Gov. Bill Haslam asked Chattanooga teachers today for their honest critiques of public education, and said he was leaving town with a list of concerns.
Downtown Summerville, Ga., will get a $500,000 makeover that will link several key historic elements in the Chattooga County seat.
Downtown Summerville, Ga., will get a $500,000 makeover from the Georgia Department of Transportation that will link several key historic elements in the Chattooga County seat.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — The Old Rock Building has been a part of Chatsworth’s landscape for 77 years, but after a 2009 fire that gutted the stone-and-mortar structure, it wasn’t clear if anyone would grace its halls again.
Overall, about 16 percent of the teachers in the 11 Georgia counties closest to Chattanooga reside in Tennessee. In Catoosa County, the trend is amplified with roughly one-third of its teaching ranks being drawn from the Volunteer State.
Murray County officials are officially re-opening the 80-year-old Old Rock Building, a former school gutted by fire in 2009.
Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger says the county is planning a second draft of a new city-county sales-tax agreement, and he hopes its terms will allow the county and city to share sales tax money to fund specific agencies.
Rough storms in the tri-state area overnight kicked up high winds and more than an inch of rain along with hail, lightning and the potential for tornadoes.
Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger today said the county is planning a second draft of a new city-county sales tax agreement, and he hopes terms of that document will allow the county and city to share sales tax money to fund specific agencies.
A few years ago, Tirrani Eason would have had her choice of jobs. But at 23, even with a double major in accounting and finance from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, she’s had a hard time finding full-time work.
The Chattanooga area saw a improvement in unemployment in February, according to figures released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor.
Jobs-strapped Dalton, Ga., saw a slight break in unemployment for February, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures released today.
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Nearly 80 years ago, the family that runs Rock City thought white deer fit in nicely with the park’s enchantment theme.
Meteors and other space rocks streak through the skies every night, and four camera stations spread over the tri-state area keep watchful vigil, recording important data for researchers.
Ten Walker County public schools have been given accolades — and money — while serving students from largely disadvantaged homes.
Museums — big, small, weird and wonderful — dot the landscape in Chattanooga, and many offer affordable ways to see their wares.
What you need to know about getting a driver's license and emissions testing.
Hamilton County is home to a slew of groups that rescue animals and offer adoptions, but there are four facilities that specialize in offering animals for adoption.
The story goes something like this: Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor graced the sheets in Room 531 at the Lookout Mountain, Ga., hotel that now is Covenant College.
Community leaders have been promising for years that the Chattanooga-made 2012 Volkswagen Passat would create jobs and change the community.
A Hamilton County grand jury has indicted a Chattanooga business owner and golf professional, accusing him of bilking his ailing half sister out of more than $650,000.
A Hamilton County Grand Jury indicted a Chattanooga business owner for allegedly bilking his ailing sister out of more than $650,000.
Through 85 summers, the shores of Lake Winnepesaukah in Rossville have been the site of first roller coaster rides, teen romances and generous consumption of buttery popcorn, hot dogs and cotton candy.
A Georgia bill that would have afforded secrecy to government and private business looking to locate in Georgia is dead for this session.
The Georgia bill that would have afforded secrecy to government and private business looking to locate in Georgia is dead for this session.
Voters in Catoosa County have approved a renewal of the county’s 1-cent sales tax for education.
Voters in three North Georgia counties have approved special 1 percent taxes worth tens of millions of dollars for public education.
Voters in Walker County have approved a renewal of the county’s 1-cent sales tax for education.
Voters in Murray County, Ga., have approved a renewal of the county’s 1-cent sales tax for education.
Three counties in North Georgia will ask voters today to renew penny sales taxes meant for education.
Apple rolled out its iPad 2 on Friday as it attempts to stay atop the growing tablet PC market, and educators are one segment of the population that’s embracing the new technology with gusto.
Tennessee and Georgia schools will have more failing schools in the coming year as states toughen testing standards under the federal No Child Left Behind act, officials say.
East Ridge resident Dan Fletcher judges floods by a stake across the street that marks his neighbor’s address.
The National Weather Service says the most substantial part of this week’s storm has passed, but it dumped slightly more rain than predicted.
The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for much of the Chattanooga area as the result of heavy rains.
Meet Rene. She’s the only employee at Stone Creek Elementary School allowed to take naps on the job.
A Georgia bill set to be introduced this week seeks to extend HOPE scholarship benefits to some Tennessee residents.
Monday’s storms came and went within minutes, but EPB still is reeling from the impact of torrential rain, wind and a third tornado, which was confirmed Wednesday.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF1 tornado on Signal Mountain was the cause of the path of damage during Monday’s storm.
EPB reported this morning that still more than 3,000 customers are without power in some of the worst electrical system damage in decades, and it could be Thursday before everyone has power restored.
A Hixson woman did a triple-take upon scratching off a winning $2 million instant lottery game this week.
Georgia state school board members may vote in mid-March to allow schools to abandon the state’s largely unpopular integrated math teaching technique.
A Hixson woman did a triple take upon scratching off a winning $2 million instant game this week.
A decision Monday on whether to rebuild a Whitfield County middle school split school board members and boiled down to a decision between breaking promises or being cautious in fragile economic times.
Whitfield County School Board members today voted to go ahead with plans to re-build Eastbrook Middle School at a cost of $24.2 million.
At least three and maybe four counties in Northwest Georgia will ask voters in the coming year to renew one-cent sales taxes to benefit education.
A year ago, Josh Hurst’s engineering and video production lab at Ridgeland High School contained a mish-mash of outdated computers, some approaching 10 years old.
If Georgia has any more teacher layoffs, a bill before the state House would make performance rather than seniority the first criteria in deciding whom to fire.
At 46 years old, Eastbrook Middle School has seen better days.
Students in some school systems across the region missed up to 15 days of class this year as heavy ice and snowstorms swept the area.