Some Hamilton County commissioners consider overturning chairman election

Published Oct. 18 2016

Hamilton County commissioners might reconsider whether they want Chester Bankston to serve as the panel's chairman for the second year...

Republicans attack Bebe Heiskell for accepting too much money

Published Oct. 18 2016

Georgia Republicans on Monday filed a complaint against Walker County Commissioner Bebe Heiskell for accepting too much money from campaign...

Several Chattanooga community groups coordinate to transport voters to polls

Published Oct. 18 2016

For the first time in more than a decade, Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church will help transport people to cast...


Hamilton County Commission candidates spar over local support, schools

Published Oct. 17 2016

Both of the candidates vying for the open seat on the Hamilton County Commission described themselves tonight as conservatives and...

Group to continue handling social services side of program to curb gangs

Published Oct. 12 2016

The Chattanooga City Council has approved a new agreement with nonprofit Father to the Fatherless to continue to handle the...

Here's what the ballot will look like in Hamilton County and where you can vote

Published Oct. 10 2016

A sample of what the ballot will look like in Hamilton County for the Nov. 8 general election.

City Council asks leaders how to measure success of gang deterrence program

Published Oct. 5 2016

Chattanooga may continue its partnership with Father to the Fatherless, which has long provided social services for the Violence Reduction...

Political feud between two Georgia judges erupts with allegations of corruption

Published Oct. 5 2016

The loose seams holding a Georgia court system together gave way this week as an old political rivalry burst forth.

National Night Out aims to foster relationship between community, police

Published Oct. 5 2016

The Chattanooga Police Department Community Outreach Trailer pumped music into East Lake Park as First Bible Methodist Church members put...

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office to begin using drones for law enforcement [video]

Published Oct. 4 2016

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office will begin using drones to gather evidence for court cases, detect bombs and find missing...

Mayor wants revamp of downtown Chattanooga's Miller Park to be a 'home run' [video]

Published Oct. 4 2016

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke says public feedback has resulted in some new features in a plan to recreate Miller Park.

Mayor calls allegations he purposely dodged records rules a 'blatantly partisan attack'

Published Oct. 3 2016

Chattanooga City Councilman Larry Grohn, who is running for mayor opposite incumbent Andy Berke, has accused Berke of using WhatsApp...


Erskine Oglesby seeks District 7 Chattanooga City Council seat

Published Oct. 1 2016

Erskine Oglesby Jr. announced Friday he will seek the District 7 seat on the Chattanooga City Council.

Former Republican leaders endorse Joe Smith for District 3 commission seat

Published Sep. 29 2016

Three former elected Hamilton County leaders, including former Mayor and Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey, have endorsed Joe Smith, the independent...

McCormick keeps door open on running for mayor in Chattanooga

Published Sep. 28 2016

Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick says running against incumbent Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke was the furthest thing from his...

Prospective North Georgia judges say current system inefficient, unfair

Published Sep. 28 2016

No matter who becomes Northwest Georgia's newest judge, he says he will make cases run faster and more fair.

Housing authority listens to landlord's concerns, approves agency plans

Published Sep. 28 2016

Chattanooga Housing Authority board members listened quietly Tuesday as Housing Choice voucher property owner Jerald Peterson listed his concerns and...

Chip Henderson announces re-election bid for Chattanooga City Council

Published Sep. 28 2016

Chip Henderson, a construction business owner, has announced he will seek re-election to the Chattanooga City Council District 1 seat.

Council hosts second hearing on plans for new short-term vacation rental rules

Published Sep. 28 2016

The public has now weighed in twice on proposed rules changes for operating short-stay vacation rentals in Chattanooga.

Chattanooga mayor admits using encrypted messaging app to converse with staff

Published Sep. 27 2016

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and City Attorney Wade Hinton on Monday said they've both used encrypted smartphone message applications to...

Controversial tax break program for developers squeaks through City Council

Published Sep. 21 2016

The Chattanooga City Council has narrowly approved a new set of tax breaks to encourage developers to create more affordable...


City Council approves tax break plan to promote affordable housing

Published Sep. 20 2016

The Chattanooga City Council has narrowly approved a new tax break plan to promote affordable housing.

Darrin Ledford announces City Council District 4 election bid

Published Sep. 17 2016

Darrin Ledford, owner of a printing and graphic design company, has announced he will seek the Chattanooga City Council District...