Gov. Bill Haslam vetoes Bible bill

Published Apr. 14 2016

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam today vetoed a controversial measure making the Holy Bible the official book of Tennessee government.

Broad differences between North Carolina and Tennessee transgender legislation

Published Apr. 13 2016

Opponents of the Tennessee transgender restroom bill have occasionally likened it to a North Carolina law approved last month which...

Proposal to study Chattanooga disparity hits roadblock with City Council

Published Apr. 13 2016

A proposal to pursue a still undefined study of inequalities experienced by Chattanoogans in regard to opportunities and quality-of-life issues...


George Love joins competition for Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District seat

Published Apr. 13 2016

George Ryan Love, a Democrat, has announced a campaign seeking Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District seat.

Improvements are in the works for city's Youth and Family Development centers

Published Apr. 12 2016

Chattanooga's Youth and Family Development centers are on track to receive a mixture of security cameras, improved lighting and gym...

Four Hamilton County school board members face challengers in fall election

Published Apr. 12 2016

The four Hamilton County Board of Education members running for reelection this fall face competition, and across the county people...

LaFayette joins growing list of cities questioning future of municipal golf courses

Published Apr. 12 2016

Behind the tee on the ninth hole, while a foursome of older men prepared to swing away their Friday afternoon,...

Collegedale Commissioner Ethan White announces House District 29 candidacy

Published Apr. 12 2016

Collegedale Commissioner Ethan White, a Republican, has announced his candidacy for the Tennessee House District 29 seat.

List of candidates who qualified to run for office in Southeast Tennessee

Published Apr. 7 2016

Here is the list of candidates who qualified to run for office in Southeast Tennessee as of Thursday's deadline. Bledsoe,...

Mayor Berke calls for innovation and early learning

Published Apr. 7 2016

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has called for continued private and public support for city's innovation economy and early leaning...

Transgender bathroom bill passes Tennessee House panel

Published Apr. 6 2016

A state House panel Wednesday night breathed new life into a controversial bill requiring transgender students to use bathrooms that...

North Brainerd Community Council still not pleased with Wilcox Tunnel

Published Apr. 6 2016

Despite the cheering and horn-honking celebration that came with the Wilcox Tunnel re-opening this week, a community council representing several...

Catoosa County sheriff candidates square off in town hall forum

Published Apr. 6 2016

In one corner of the battle for Catoosa County sheriff stands the incumbent: tough on crime, tough on criminals, compassionate...

Catoosa County Commission hopefuls face-off at GOP forum

Published Apr. 5 2016

In the race to determine who will be the head of Catoosa County's local government, the two candidates are vying...

Rep. Dan Howell announces re-election bid for District 22 seat

Published Apr. 5 2016

State Rep. Dan Howell, R-Georgetown, has announced his decision to seek re-election to the Tennessee House District 22 seat, which...

New questions raised in Bradley County surveillance van sale

Published Apr. 5 2016

A Bradley County, Tenn., commissioner on Monday had more tough questions over how the sheriff's office handled the sale of...

State Attorney General says school-funding amendment to TN Constitution has no effect on equal protections

Published Apr. 1 2016

NASHVILLE - A new legal opinion from State Attorney General Herbert Slatery says a proposed amendment to the Tennessee Constitution...

In 'spirit of cooperation,' City Council drops subpoena against district attorney

Published Mar. 30 2016

A weeklong political brawl over Chattanooga's Violence Reduction Initiative ended Tuesday when the City Council voted to withdraw its subpoena...

City Council backs down from Pinkston subpoena after war of words over VRI

Published Mar. 29 2016

The Chattanooga City Council has voted to withdraw their subpoena against Hamilton County DA Neal Pinkston.

Georgia lawmakers unanimously pass bill reforming grand juries for police shootings

Published Mar. 27 2016

On the last day of this year's session, the Georgia Legislature passed a bill that curbs how much evidence police...

Khristy Wilkinson announces candidacy for 10th Senate District

Published Mar. 26 2016

Highland Park community organizer Khristy Wilkinson announced Friday that she will run as a Democratic candidate for the state's 10th...


Tom Weldon to formally end campaign next week

Published Mar. 26 2016

State Rep. Tom Weldon plans to formally withdraw from his re-election campaign Monday.

Berke taps Justin Holland for Administrator of Chattanooga Public Works Department

Published Mar. 25 2016

This week Mayor Andy Berke tapped Deputy Administrator of Public Works, Justin Holland, to take over the as Administrator of...