Extra work for Hamilton County Clerk's Office earns $868,300 in excess fees

Published Sep. 18 2017

The Hamilton County Clerk's Office has announced it has turned over $868,300 in excess fees to Hamilton County's general government.

Chattanooga's newest Sister City is born

Published Sep. 14 2017

Chattanooga's newest sister city, Tono, Japan, is 6,489 miles away, but Strat Parrott said that in many ways the city...

Chattanooga City Council votes 8-1 to approve 2018 budget

Published Sep. 12 2017

The Chattanooga City Council approved its 2018 budget by an 8-1 final vote on Tuesday night, which may lead to...


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Sewanee Organize and Act group to meet Sept. 17

Published Sep. 12 2017

The multi-county community group, Sewanee Organize and Act, will meet Sept. 17 to discuss ongoing and fall projects.

Event offering services to local veterans

Published Sep. 12 2017

State and local officials are hosting an event next week aimed at giving veterans and their get access to needed...

No liquor store vote coming this year in Ringgold, Ga.

Published Sep. 12 2017

Ringgold, Ga., voters will not decide whether to allow liquor stores in that city this year.

Mayor to lead Chattanooga delegation on trip to Japan

Published Sep. 11 2017

The Chattanooga Tono Friendship Committee, also known as Chatono, has announced that a delegation of 10 Chattanoogans led by Mayor...

Commission votes to put Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in charge of Silverdale

Published Sep. 7 2017

It's a new day for the Silverdale Correctional Facility and CoreCivic, the contractor that operates it on behalf of Hamilton...

Hamilton County Commission approves tax hike, relief for elderly, disabled

Published Sep. 6 2017

The Hamilton County Commission has approved a tax hike to meet $225 million in capital education, economic development and jail...

Budget, tax hike clear first hurdle in Chattanooga City Council

Published Sep. 6 2017

Chattanoogans are one vote away from taking on a tax hike.

Commissioners satisfied state can dive deep into Bradley County Sheriff's Office finances

Published Sep. 6 2017

Bradley County commissioners looking for someone to do a deep dive into the sheriff's office's finances seemed satisfied Tuesday that...

Questions linger even as commission is poised to OK bonds for new sewage plant

Published Sep. 6 2017

Hamilton County Commissioner Tim Boyd issued a 57-page report last year that was critical of the Hamilton County Water and...

Red Bank appoints new police chief

Published Sep. 5 2017

Robert Simpson is the new chief of the Red Bank Police Department, Red Bank City Manager Randall Smith announced at...

Mayor's proposed 2018 budget up for Chattanooga City Council vote

Published Sep. 5 2017

The Chattanooga City Council plans to debate and vote on Mayor Andy Berke's 2018 budget proposal today.

Catoosa County developing career academy to prepare students for jobs

Published Sep. 4 2017

Catoosa County education officials are developing a new, specialized high school, centered on training students to work for local companies.

Marion County delays contract for hauling dirt near Regional Institute of Higher Education

Published Sep. 4 2017

A local firm has offered Marion County a seemingly good deal on moving dirt near the Marion County Regional Institute...

Find out what your estimated tax bill will be

Published Sep. 1 2017

A local tax calculator was created for people to see what their estimated tax bill is going to be

City of Chickamauga, Ga., to get $544,478 block grant for water improvements

Published Aug. 31 2017

The town of Chickamauga, Ga., has been awarded a grant of nearly $545,000 for improvements to its water system.

Hamilton County Commission hears presentation on future jail needs

Published Aug. 31 2017

A presentation given Wednesday morning by a county task force to the Hamilton County Commission about future jail needs confirmed...

Mayor's tax hike plan cautiously received by Hamilton County Commission

Published Aug. 31 2017

Many Hamilton County commissioners said they have not decided if they will vote for Mayor Jim Coppinger's plan to raise...

Committee selects three candidates for Hamilton County Circuit Court judgeship

Published Aug. 31 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam now has three candidates to consider for the soon-to-be vacant Hamilton County Circuit Court seat.

Hamilton County Commission to consider tax hike

Published Aug. 30 2017

Mayor Jim Coppinger formally presents his property tax plan to Hamilton County Commission this morning.

Hamilton County Commission to discuss future jail needs

Published Aug. 30 2017

A county task force on corrections recently completed a study on the county's future jail needs and will present the...