The current leaders of the Hamilton County Commission and the county school board will face off in May for the open Circuit Court Clerk seat.
Mike Evatt, chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Education, will run for the county's Circuit Court Clerk position.
An ordinance that would give city police authority to better regulate and potentially shut down an unruly event hall operating without a permit is one step closer to being on the books.
Chattanooga is one step closer to adding more police officers on the streets and programs to boost reading scores and clean up neighborhoods.
Chattanooga officials denied a developer's plan to build a 260-apartment complex in East Brainerd and took steps to eliminate the project altogether.
Tennessee Democrats think 2014 can be good for them. They hope, at the least, that the Volunteer State will become more purple in its politics, a shift from its deep red tendencies of late.
East Ridge City Councilman Marc Gravitt announced plans Thursday night to reorganize the city’s government.
Hamilton County Commissioner Larry Henry says he’s not putting his name in the hat for the chairman’s seat when the position is elected next month. After most recently serving as chairman for three years, and serving two time prior, he said it’s time someone else got a shot at leading the legislative body.
In the latest chapter of “dysfunctional” East Ridge politics, the city attorney recently told a councilman to “exhibit the ‘testicular fortitude’” to confront him in person.
City Council members did not get the answers they wanted Tuesday as they dissected Mayor Andy Berke’s proposed $212 million budget, and they wanted to know why the mayor didn’t show how he will track the success or failure of new government programs as he promised.
Chattanooga’s former wireless network contractor has hired a former mayoral chief of staff, deepening a relationship that City Council members have criticized as being too cozy.
Less than a week after Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced plans to buy the derelict Harriet Tubman housing development, City Council members gave him the green light to move ahead.
The Chattanooga city attorney’s office is expected to use notes from a public safety hearing to help draft or revise regulations for event halls in the next two to three weeks and report back to the City Council, Public Safety Chairman Moses Freeman said Tuesday.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee state Senate’s No. 2 Democrat is calling it quits and won’t run for a third term in 2014, thereby handing majority Republicans a prime opportunity to seize an open seat.
While Head Start programs across the country are in jeopardy because of federal sequestration, Chattanooga will continue partnering with day care centers across the city with only a slightly smaller federal grant.