Carol Berz becomes chairwoman of Chattanooga City Council

Published Apr. 14 2015

The Chattanooga City Council will have new leadership when it next meets.

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann to host military academy day

Published Apr. 11 2015

Students who are interested in attending a U.S. military academy can learn all about the process today in Chattanooga.

Want to go to West Point? Ask Chuck Fleischmann

Published Apr. 10 2015

Students who are interested in attending a U.S. military academy can learn all about the process Saturday in Chattanooga.

Hamilton County one of the most financially agile counties in TN

Published Apr. 8 2015

Hamilton County remains among the most financially agile counties in the state.

Traffic study could halt North Chattanooga neighborhood

Published Apr. 8 2015

Though the approval of a proposed neighborhood on the Hixson Pike S Curves is essentially a done deal, a group...

So this is how 'Chairgate' ends

Published Apr. 1 2015

Well, the months-long debate over purchasing chairs for the county's courts has passed — despite last minute opposition from the...

Chattanooga City Council looks at zoning sign ordinance

Published Apr. 1 2015

It's always been against the rules to hide zoning variance yard signs from public view. But the Chattanooga City Council...

Tennessee's top attorney may decide Hamilton County commissioners' pay confusion

Published Mar. 25 2015

At this point, Hamilton County commissioners have no clue what they should be paid. And the decision will likely be...

Chattanooga steps up to pedestrian safety challenge

Published Mar. 24 2015

Chattanooga is taking a few more steps to make the city safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

Overlooked law leads to 37 years of shortchanged commissioners

Published Mar. 22 2015

Hamilton County commissioners this week scrambled to avoid giving themselves $4,000 raises. But it turns out they've been underpaying themselves...

Hamilton County commissioners leaning against school tax increase

Published Mar. 22 2015

School board member Donna Horn and County Commissioner Sabrena Smedley share the same East Brainerd constituents, but they're divided over...

Hoarding claim offends Hamilton County Schools officials

Published Mar. 22 2015

Hamilton County schools officials took offense Thursday at a county commissioner's claim that the school district was "hoarding" money in...

Councilman Smith starting early on re-election fundraising

Published Mar. 22 2015

Chattanooga Councilman Ken Smith is getting started early.

Lamar Alexander blasts Anthem for delayed response to data breach affecting 770,000 Tennesseans

Published Mar. 18 2015

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander sharply criticized leaders of the large insurer Anthem on Wednesday, decrying the company's delayed response to...

Riverfront Parkway overhaul clears first hurdle in City Council

Published Mar. 18 2015

After fending off a surprise opposition vote, the Chattanooga City Council took a pricey first step toward a major overhaul...

Chattanooga City Council renews contract of group behind city's violence reduction plan

Published Mar. 18 2015

Chattanooga City Council members on Tuesday agreed to re-hire the national organization behind Chattanooga's Violence Reduction Initiative and will pay...

Hamilton County considers changes to housing PILOT program

Published Mar. 16 2015

It doesn't look like Hamilton County will break ties with Chattanooga's tax incentive program to bring workforce housing downtown. But...

After three-month delay, Choo Choo tax freeze deal clears first hurdle

Published Mar. 11 2015

After three months of starts and stops, an agreement that will freeze taxes for more than a dozen years on...

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, local business leaders hope to take advantage of Obama's high-tech training initiative

Published Mar. 10 2015

WASHINGTON — Chattanooga is at the front lines of a White House push to boost the nation's high-tech workforce.

Fire fees first step in making Chattanooga's permit system more user-friendly

Published Mar. 10 2015

A vote today to restructure Chattanooga's fire inspection fees will be a first step in a larger effort to make...

Dismantling of decrepit barge on Chattanooga's riverfront may start this month

Published Mar. 4 2015

The city's biggest riverfront eyesore may soon start shrinking, instead of sinking.

Tax data shows $26 million waived for businesses; Hamilton County officials defend breaks

Published Mar. 3 2015

A tax break watchdog is calling for more public oversight after compiling Hamilton County Trustee records that show $26 million...

Chattanooga, county taxpayers gave $26 million to corporations in 2014, records show

Published Mar. 2 2015

After researching Hamilton County and municipal tax records, local public interest advocate Helen Burns Sharp says taxpayers have forgiven $26.2...