Election Day

In the race for Chattanooga mayor, this is what former state Sen. Andy Berke has in his favor: $674,000, 300 volunteers, four paid staff and wealthy donors.

School board contender Katherine Benefield says she's the "diametric opposite" of District 1 incumbent Rhonda Thurman.

There’s a petition floating around Sale Creek asking its 2,600 or so residents if they’d rather be part of Rhea County.

Sequatchie County’s emergency room is on track to be converted into an urgent care clinic in two weeks, but county officials still are scrambling to find a new emergency services provider.

In a Hamilton County Commission race in which the top fundraiser also is the chairman of the county school board, public education looms as a large issue among the other candidates.

Georgia congressional candidates issued fresh pleas for support Wednesday ahead of a midnight fundraising deadline and, according to one district party chairman, they'll need every penny.

Residents will have a chance to voice their concerns beginning Sept. 1 about possible annexation into Chattanooga.

City Councilwoman-elect Deborah Scott says she wants to patch up any differences that exist with other council members for the good of Chattanooga.

Several council members fired at District 1 candidate Deborah Scott for being fast and loose with facts and targeting the entire council in her campaign.

Candidates in the city runoff elections said Friday there is plenty of fight left until the April 14 election.

The District 8 City Council race has no overarching issues or controversies, but instead is defined by one factor: age.

Mayor Ron Littlefield won his second term Tuesday night in a decisive victory over mayoral candidates Rob Healy and Thomas Smith II.

Two council incumbents, Leamon Pierce and Linda Bennett, are in runoffs, as are newcomers Peter Murphy and J.T. McDaniel in District 9.

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City Council incumbents Manny Rico and Carol Berz and three unopposed council incumbents won re-election Tuesday. Pam Ladd won the District 3 seat outright.

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With two days to go before polls open for city elections, candidates are hustling for votes and attacking one other on issues.

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