Paul Leach (Reporter, Photographer)

Phone: 423-757-6481
E-mail: pleach@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
Paul Leach is a reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Leach covers government in the Chattanooga area. He previously covered Bradley County.

Free summer camp offered in Chattanooga for disadvantaged children

Published May. 25 2017

Children who receive lunches for free or at reduced cost at Hamilton County Schools can go to Chattanooga Youth and...

Chattanooga City Council gives public more time to speak

Published May. 24 2017

Anyone who wants to publicly address the Chattanooga City Council at the end of its Tuesday evening meetings now has...

Chattanooga NAACP wants to help select new police chief

Published May. 24 2017

The Chattanooga NAACP would like to have a seat on Mayor Andy Berke's committee for selecting the city's next police...


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Newly donated American flags raised on Veterans Bridge to honor those who served in armed forces

Published May. 23 2017

Newly donated American flags now fly over Veterans Bridge downtown in honor of men and women who served in our...

Hamilton County Commissioner Jim Fields is keeping two-term limit promise

Published May. 22 2017

Jim Fields says it's really no secret he will not seek a third term on the Hamilton County Commission in...

Chattanooga's six-month study on killing off one-way streets will cost $70,000

Published May. 21 2017

The Chattanooga City Council has authorized a study on whether to convert several downtown one-way streets into two-way streets, but...

Chattanooga Fire Department saves a burning home

Published May. 20 2017

Quick firefighter response was key in preventing a living room fire from consuming a residence located at 80 Dowlen Road,...

Shooting victim walks to Chattanooga hospital after being shot

Published May. 20 2017

The Chattanooga Police Department has confirmed a person has been shot this evening.

Motorcycle collides with pickup on Bonny Oaks Drive, leaving one dead

Published May. 20 2017

The Chattanooga Police Department has confirmed one person has died after a motorcycle and pickup truck collided this afternoon.

HomeServe receives jobs expansion tax break from Hamilton County

Published May. 18 2017

HomeServe USA has secured a five-year tax break for its $5.7 million East Brainerd expansion plan.

Hamilton County Commission approves tax break for HomeServe expansion

Published May. 17 2017

The Hamilton County Commission approved a tax break today for HomeServe USA's East Brainerd $5.7 million expansion plans.

Chattanooga City Council approves tax break for HomeServe

Published May. 17 2017

HomeServe USA has scored a five-year tax break from Chattanooga for its East Brainerd expansion, and looks for a similar...

NAACP wants to help select new police chief

Published May. 17 2017

The Chattanooga NAACP would like to have a seat on Mayor Andy Berke's committee for selecting the city's next police...

Tax increase required to fund all budget requests, says Hamilton County's mayor

Published May. 16 2017

While he said he did not believe such a tax increase would become reality, he said it was important for...

Transportation Coalition of Tennessee launches statewide tour in support of Haslam plan

Published May. 16 2017

Advocates of the IMPROVE Act, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's signature road-funding and tax-cutting legislation, have launched a statewide media tour...

Mayor Tom Rowland Interchange on APD-40 holds grand opening

Published May. 13 2017

With the grand opening of the Mayor Tom Rowland Interchange on APD-40, major industrial and commercial development is expected to...

'In God We Trust' to adorn Bradley County sheriff vehicles

Published May. 12 2017

A year after he was sued for using his office to promote Christianity, Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson says he's...

Company in Chattanooga seeks tax break for local expansion

Published May. 11 2017

HomeServe USA in Chattanooga has been a major employer of women and minority workers and the company's $5.7 million expansion...

HomeServe adding 200 jobs, office building in Chattanooga

Published May. 9 2017

HomeServe USA is putting down roots in Chattanooga as the company invests about $5.5 million to construct an East Brainerd...

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke seeks continuation of current budget

Published May. 9 2017

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke is seeking to continue under the fiscal 2017 budget, which ends June 30, while the city...