Where to vote in Hamilton County

Published Nov. 8 2016

So you want to vote. The first challenge, assuming you're actually registered, is to find a location that will allow...

Official says Hamilton County voters treated equally during early voting

Published Nov. 7 2016

Hamilton County Election Administrator Kerry Steelman says county voters were treated equally regardless of race during early voting and will...

VRI 'actually making crime worse,' councilman Larry Grohn claims

Published Nov. 5 2016

Chattanooga mayoral challenger Larry Grohn launched a broadside this week against Mayor Andy Berke's anti-crime plan, saying the 3-year-old Violence...


Perry Lamb says bankruptcy prepared him for commissioner position

Published Nov. 4 2016

The threat came through the mail, a letter that changed Perry Lamb's life.

How Republicans lobbied Shannon Whitfield to run for office

Published Nov. 3 2016

Last fall, a group of Republicans plotted to take over Walker County politics.

Developer withdraws request for tax break to overhaul Woodlawn Apartments

Published Nov. 2 2016

Memphis developer ALCO Management has withdrawn its request for a tax break to purchase and overhaul a pair of Chattanooga...

What happened to all the presidential yard signs?

Published Oct. 29 2016

The usual flood of presidential yard signs that occupies every square inch of available grass every four years is missing...

Yusuf Hakeem announces City Council re-election bid

Published Oct. 25 2016

Yusuf Hakeem has announced he will seek re-election to the Chattanooga City Council District 9 seat.

Rep. Gerald McCormick closes door on Chattanooga mayor bid

Published Oct. 20 2016

Rep. Gerald McCormick, has confirmed he intends to stay in the Tennessee Assembly and not enter the Chattanooga mayor's race.

Jerry Mitchell announces Chattanooga City Council re-election bid

Published Oct. 19 2016

Jerry Mitchell has announced he will seek re-election to the Chattanooga City Council District 2 seat.

Commissioner's discretionary spending request ends with attack against his character and behavior

Published Oct. 19 2016

Hamilton County Commissioner Joe Graham's request to use $32,275 in discretionary commission money to replace windows at the John A....

Chattanooga City Council OKs affordable housing tax break for Chestnut Flats

Published Oct. 19 2016

The City Council has approved an affordable housing tax break for Chestnut Flats, a $20 million apartment project on Chattanooga's...

Students, legislators, teachers discuss state of education in Hamilton County [video]

Published Oct. 19 2016

After a tumultuous year for education in Hamilton County, a community of teachers, administrators, legislators and stakeholders from every part...

Beer sales may be coming soon to a Chattanooga movie theater near you

Published Oct. 18 2016

Beer sales may be coming soon to a movie theater near you, with the Chattanooga City Council potentially giving its...

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...