Chattanooga City Council approves architect for Avondale community center

Published Jan. 25 2017

Chattanooga now has an architect on board for the construction of a new Youth and Family Development center for Avondale.

Cost-sharing plan could cost local cities more than $700,000

Published Jan. 24 2017

Hamilton County Property Assessor Marty Haynes wants to set the record straight about sharing reappraisal costs with the county's 10...

East Ridge forum buzzes over medical marijuana and gas tax hike legislation

Published Jan. 20 2017

A proposed gas tax hike and medical marijuana received some buzz at an East Ridge community forum hosted by a...

Hamilton County Commission explains decision to shoot down firing range proposal

Published Jan. 19 2017

The Hamilton County Commission shot down a proposed commercial firing range on Tuesday morning.

Looming sale of former East Brainerd School back in spotlight after Central track vote

Published Jan. 19 2017

The commission voted 5-4 to indefinitely table a resolution that would have authorized $500,000 in county credit to replace the...

Berke offers Chattanooga workforce plan

Published Jan. 18 2017

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke today released a four-point workforce development plan that includes offering jobs services which target neighborhoods with...

Hamilton County Commissioners table motion for funds to replace Central track

Published Jan. 18 2017

The Hamilton County Commission voted Tuesday to table a motion that would have authorized $500,000 in bond funds to replace...

Proposal for commercial firing range shot down by county commission

Published Jan. 18 2017

The Hamilton County Commission shot down a proposed commercial firing range on Tuesday morning, citing location as the primary drawback...

Mayors call for continued workforce development

Published Jan. 18 2017

Mayor Andy Berke named workforce development as one of Chattanooga's biggest challenges.

Council eyes sewer relocation at former Harriet Tubman public housing site

Published Jan. 18 2017

Chattanooga might put another $1 million or more into the site of the former Harriet Tubman public housing site to...

Bradley County commissioners agree oversight at fault in credit card misuse

Published Jan. 18 2017

A raft of findings related to improper use of Bradley County credit cards isn't a policy problem, it's an oversight...

Chattanooga City Council expects state lawmakers to make final call on short-term rentals

Published Jan. 17 2017

Chattanooga City Council members believe state legislators will make the final call on short-term rental rules when they reconvene for...


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Hamilton County cities push agreement waiving appraisal fees

Published Jan. 14 2017

Hamilton County's cities have never paid for property reappraisals, and they want to keep it that way.

Mayor Andy Berke, Larry Grohn trade shots

Published Jan. 12 2017

Mayor Andy Berke has pushed back against allegations claiming the police department harasses gang members.

Watson named TN Senate Finance Committee chairman

Published Jan. 12 2017

Sen. Bo Watson, R-Hixson, will lead the Tennessee Senate's powerful Finance Committee as its chairman.

Mayoral candidates share visions, trade barbs at forum

Published Jan. 11 2017

Chattanooga's four mayoral contenders shared the stage today in a candidate forum hosted by the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors.

Lt. Cmdr. Tim White receives ovation at state Capitol

Published Jan. 11 2017

Lt. Cmdr. Tim White, who sought to defend his staff against Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez's deadly 2015 attack in Chattanooga,...

Chuck Payne defeats Debby Peppers to become Georgia's newest state senator

Published Jan. 11 2017

In a landslide, Chuck Payne became the newest Georgia state senator Tuesday night.

East Brainerd's Heritage Park renamed for former councilman Jack Benson

Published Jan. 11 2017

The Chattanooga City Council has renamed East Brainerd's Heritage Park in honor of three-term former District 4 councilman Jack Benson.

Commissioner Shannon Whitfield appoints new attorney for Walker County

Published Jan. 11 2017

Robin Rogers will be Walker County's new attorney.

Bradley County credit card critics call for policy review

Published Jan. 10 2017

A Bradley County commissioner asked Monday for an in-depth review of the county's credit card policy after a recent state...


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Chattanooga City Council explores legislative researcher options

Published Jan. 10 2017

The Chattanooga City Council wants outside help researching zoning, housing development tax breaks and other matters upon which members might...

TN Economic Development Commissioner Boyd steps down amid widespread expectation of 2018 run for governor

Published Jan. 9 2017

Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd is stepping down to return to the private sector, Gov. Bill Haslam...