People made mountains out of molehills when complaining about long lines and voting machine malfunctions at some voting sites in Hamilton County, according to the administrator of the election commission.
A 21-year-old homeless mother of two toddlers bounced from residence to residence for two years before she made a call to a Family Promise caseworker.
After approving almost $177,000 for a physical needs assessment of Dogwood Manor Apartments, Chattanooga Housing Authority board members asked why an assessment — including an asbestos study — wasn't done sooner.
Eight-year-old Eyonnah Norman was in the hospital for at least 24 hours, had an asthma attack and cried in the bathroom because a pneumonia diagnosis kept her isolated from other children.
A decade-old dream was manifested this month when 64-year old Mahmood Abdullah opened the Southside Market.
Tonya Rooks suffered from a crack cocaine habit for 15 years before getting the help she needed to break free of her addiction.
Inclusion of all people in the workforce allows for the greatest pool of talent and economic success for a city, but such diversity doesn't happen by serendipity, said Marc H. Morial.
Avondale Recreation Center has a certified Hamilton County Schools teacher to tutor children for up to four hours a day, four days a week, but an average of only about 10 kids a day participate in the tutoring.
United Parcel Service, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce and the Rev. Paul A. McDaniel were presented awards today at the Urban League’s 30th anniversary celebration and Equal Opportunity Day Breakfast.
They came expecting job training. What they didn't expect was a citation for criminal trespassing.
No child will be without Christmas gifts this year if the Salvation Army has anything to say about it.
Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise headed a $1.8 million Bushtown/Orchard Knob neighborhood revitalization two years ago that resulted in the construction of 26 new homes.
With the skills they have learned, nearly 20 Chattanooga residents who had minimum-wage, part-time jobs or no jobs at all hope to be employed full-time by year's end and making a minimum of $10 an hour.
Seven men sit around a table at UTC, discussing ways to help younger men stay out of trouble and encourage them to be successful in school.
Dogwood Manor residents had a lot of questions about the pending relocation from their public housing apartments.
An increasing number of disabled people are living in public housing, and the Chattanooga Housing Authority plans to spend at least $1.4 million to help them.
When River City Co. CEO Kim White stood at the housing summit and suggested that people focus more on raising their income levels instead of mandating affordable housing, 64-year old Debbie McKinney said she's disabled and elderly and her income probably isn't going to change.
The Rev. Leroy Griffith has sent a written complaint to Chattanooga Police Bobby Dodd about an arrest incident he said involved police use of excessive force.
Doris Smith already was thinking she might have the answer to the gun violence at East Lake Courts.
No matter what happens outside the Bethlehem Center, there is peace inside, said Elizabeth Tallman, director of development.
With no fanfare or celebration, the One Stop Shop, the only grocery store in the Westside community, opened this week.
Everyone has a right to affordable housing, and there is no reason for that right to be denied, the Rev. Leroy Griffith insists.
The Rev. John Merriwether folded his arms across his chest and prayed for peace and solutions to make Alton Park better.
Most Housing Choice Voucher program landlords who sign new leases through the Chattanooga Housing Authority now will receive more rent money because of the authority's participation in a federal program to determine fair-market rent.
The Chattanooga Housing Authority wanted to make sure people had plenty of time to read the 2013 Agency Plan and comment on it.
Chattanooga police Lt. Brian Cotter didn't know of any drug take back days in Chattanooga when East Chattanooga Weed and Seed organized back in 2007.
Vincent Boozer says it was Thursday when he talked to 20-year-old Quincy Bell about the young man's desire to get a job and his hopes for the future.
For two years, Skip Eberhardt stayed in his car when picking up his daughter from the Westside Recreation Center. He thought she only went to play basketball until one day she told him she forgot her books.
Francoise Cobb searched for a job for nearly two years before landing full-time employment. She did it with help from the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga.
The Chattanooga Housing Authority wants to have a communitywide discussion about the future of the city's two largest and oldest public housing sites.
A candidate forum set for Sept. 27 aims to draw more blacks into the political process and to hold candidates more accountable, organizers said.
Wall sanders hummed and saws shrieked as carpenters and painters gave a face-lift Thursday to the Sheila M. Jennings Recreation Center.
Each number represented a person. No one was there to hear, but Theresa Biggs called them out anyway. "0747, 3231, 2796, 2294."
Tara Luna delivered five cakes and handmade cards to firefighters and emergency workers across Hamilton County on Monday. She'll make two more cake deliveries to local police officers today.
While nearly 2,000 people wait for public housing in Chattanooga, dozens of brand-new apartments built for them sit empty week after week.
The National Endowment for the Arts chairman will be in Chattanooga next week to participate in a panel discussion about how artists can bring declining communities back to life.
Pride and good intentions can take you only so far. Then you need a little duct tape.
A local social worker wants to provide social services to end poverty and strengthen families and communities. She wants to do it without limiting the people she serves or charging them a fee.
Robert Dunlap and his mother are among six families remaining at Chattanooga's Harriet Tubman public housing site.
The Westside is going to get a grocery store, for real this time.
Deborah Hanner has never missed a house payment in 16 years, but if the 59-year-old disabled mother of two doesn't get her roof fixed, she'll have to leave.
R&R Refurbishing and Painting renovated retired school administrator Sandra Clark's house on 10th Street.
Ministers and community leaders aren't just asking young people to stop fighting and unite on Labor Day weekend, they want to show youths how it's done.
Seventy-five Emma Wheeler Homes residents have been relocated as a result of the Chattanooga Housing Authority's renovation project on the site.
Chattanooga's gang task force is working on more than 40 projects to suppress gang violence, using as laboratories everything from a doctor's office to a nature camp and tools ranging from books to jobs.
Youths who drop out of school are more likely to become incarcerated and suffer a diminished quality of life.
Joyce Hardwick faced a choice — her sons or her apartment at College Hill Courts public housing.
Local attorneys are hosting a seminar today help more veterans and their spouses understand the benefits available to them.
Moses Freeman never suspected he had any health problems until a blood pressure screening at a minority health fair revealed he had different blood pressures in the upper and lower parts of his body.
Claudette Andrew's auburn hair dripped with sweat as she and others loaded boxes of water and groceries in the trunks of vehicles waiting in line.