Five things to look for on Thursday's school board agenda

Published Aug. 15 2018

The Hamilton County school board meets Thursday for the first time since students returned to class last week.

Marion County man's appeal denied in 2016 conviction, sentence in death of infant son [document]

Published Aug. 15 2018

A Marion County man's appeal of his conviction, motion for new trial and 25-year sentence in the battering death of...

Hamilton County, Airbnb ink pact on lodging tax collections

Published Aug. 15 2018

Hotel-motel tax collections in Hamilton County are about to skyrocket, Hamilton County Trustee Bill Hullander told county commissioners Wednesday.

Crane topples onto Jackson Square subdivision condo

Published Aug. 15 2018

A toppled crane blocked part of East Boy Scout Road in its 1700 block Wednesday afternoon.

Hamilton County election results certified

Published Aug. 15 2018

Hamilton County election commissioners met Wednesday and certified the results of the Aug. 2 election.

Former Cheeburger Cheeburger owners' new restaurant suffers large illness outbreak

Published Aug. 15 2018

At least 47 people reported illnesses after visiting River Drifters Bar & Grill along Suck Creek Road in Chattanooga, according...

State to seek death penalty for 3 accused of killing woman for testifying in daughter's shooting [photos, documents]

Published Aug. 15 2018

The three men accused in the 2016 murder of Bianca Horton may face the death penalty if convicted.

Public Education Foundation names Dr. Yancy Freeman to board of directors

Published Aug. 15 2018

The Public Education Foundation has named UTC Vice Chancellor of Enrollment and Student Success Dr. Yancy Freeman to its board...

Chris Adams appointed Hamilton County emergency management director

Published Aug. 15 2018

Former Chattanooga fire chief Chris Adams has been named director of Hamilton County's Office of Emergency Management.

Polk County church destroyed Wednesday by suspicious fire

Published Aug. 15 2018

Arson is suspected in a fire early Wednesday that destroyed a Polk County, Tennessee, church, according to authorities.

Excessive force claim against trooper who pulled woman into ditch dismissed [video]

Published Aug. 15 2018

A federal judge has dismissed an excessive force lawsuit against a Georgia State Patrol trooper, arguing he didn't do much...

Local organization provides backpacks, school supplies to meet student needs

Published Aug. 14 2018

Pencils, crayons, glue sticks, loose-leaf paper, rulers - these are some of the supplies that can help a student have...


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Tree now at center of development debate

Published Aug. 14 2018

A tall, old tree is at the center of a debate between Mountain Creek residents living near the old Quarry...

Sunday's shooting death on Mowbray Mountain ruled a homicide

Published Aug. 14 2018

The death of 69-year-old Roger Kelley has been ruled a homicide, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

Man arrested in Sunday gas station armed robbery

Published Aug. 14 2018

A man has been arrested in connection to an armed robbery at 2727 Rossville Boulevard early Sunday morning.

Georgia congressional candidate sentenced to six months in jail

Published Aug. 14 2018

A congressional candidate for northwest Georgia will be in a jail cell from now through election day.

Suspect in Peeples Street stabbing allegedly tried to stab witness first, followed victim all day

Published Aug. 14 2018

A witness said Raymond Hill was stabbed after intervening when David Oliphant first tried to stab the witness in the...

Court records: Dispute over outbuilding break-in led to Museum Street shooting

Published Aug. 14 2018

Shernard Stewart Jr. confronted Willie Edwards about breaking into an outbuilding before he shot him in the 2000 block of...

Phil Noblett tapped as city attorney for Chattanooga

Published Aug. 14 2018

Chattanooga's longtime deputy city attorney is moving up to the top spot.

Police shoot 87-year-old woman with stun gun in Chatsworth, Georgia [audio]

Published Aug. 14 2018

A Chatsworth, Georgia, police officer shocked an 87-year-old woman with a stun gun last week after she refused to drop...

Woman facing additional charges for allegedly running over sheriff's major

Published Aug. 14 2018

Lora Leeanne Wooten, the woman who led a police chase and allegedly ran over Dade County Sheriff's Office Major...

Filing: Waffle House shooting suspect found unfit for trial

Published Aug. 14 2018

Prosecutors are seeking a court hearing after the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House was deemed...

Chattanooga City Council puts hold on city's surplus buildings request

Published Aug. 14 2018

Unable to provide specifics to the Chattanooga City Council or the public about its plans for disposing of three city-owned...