South Pittsburg board approves bucket truck purchase

Published Apr. 19 2019

If the cityscape along Cedar Avenue in downtown South Pittsburg has seemed unchanged in recent months, that's because it hasn't...

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is seeking funds for a new rescue boat

Published Apr. 19 2019

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office may get a new specialized boat to use for water rescues and monitoring local waterways...

In State of the City, Mayor Andy Berke addresses climate change, school safety, economic mobility [video]

Published Apr. 18 2019

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke outlined plans to address three hot-button national issues at a local level during his sixth annual...

Hamilton County educators speak out against Gov. Bill Lee's school voucher proposal

Published Apr. 18 2019

About a dozen teachers and representatives from the local teachers' union gathered outside the Hamilton County Department of Education tonight...

Hamilton County's sewer authority says any merger would require Moccasin Bend be able to handle WWTA sewage flow

Published Apr. 18 2019

Hamilton County's sewer authority says any agreement between Chattanooga and county officials on a potential sewer merger will require that...

Mueller report mentions fake Twitter account claiming to represent Tennessee Republican Party

Published Apr. 18 2019

The just-released redacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller mentions a Tennessee Twitter account set up by the Russia-based Internet...

Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority names new executive director

Published Apr. 18 2019

Michael Patrick has been named the executive director of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority.

Dockless electric scooter companies looking to come to Chattanooga will need a permit first

Published Apr. 17 2019

After months of discussion, city staff presented a revised dockless bicycle and electric scooters ordinance to council members this week...

Resolution calling for Democratic Party to pay for House District 26 lawsuit legal fees fails in Hamilton County Commission [document]

Published Apr. 17 2019

A Hamilton County Commission resolution calling for the Tennessee Democratic Party to pay the county's legal fees stemming from last...

Ringgold council members raise discussion for controversial 'entertainment district' that would allow customers to carry alcohol downtown

Published Apr. 17 2019

After a rough start to the discussion last month, Ringgold council members once again broached the controversial subject of establishing...

Signal Mountain votes to raise water rates

Published Apr. 17 2019

The town of Signal Mountain will raise its water rates by 15% starting July 1 if an ordinance establishing new...

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke calls for TennCare oversight after reports that 130,000 children lost coverage

Published Apr. 15 2019

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke is calling on the state to remedy TennCare problems after reports that 130,000 low-income Tennessee children...


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At NAACP meeting, Chattanooga mayor says he wants to modify police leave policy during investigations

Published Apr. 15 2019

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said he is working with police Chief David Roddy to review a policy that allows police...

Jasper board hires co-fire chiefs, moves to repair damaged equipment

Published Apr. 15 2019

When the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 3-2 to dismiss Fire Chief Chris Rector in February, city leaders...

Urbanist coming to Chattanooga to speak about potential solutions to affordable housing crisis

Published Apr. 15 2019

Urbanist Karen Kubey will speak at an free and open event at the Camp House Tuesday night about potential solutions...

Hamilton County creating first comprehensive master plan for its parks system

Published Apr. 12 2019

Hamilton County is in the midst of creating a master plan for its parks system, marking the first comprehensive overview...

Funding is still almost $84,000 short for sewer project in Marion County, Tennessee

Published Apr. 12 2019

Funding for a proposed sewer line extension in Marion County that would service an industrial site along Valley View Highway...

Hamilton County Election Commission OKs another $20,000 for House District 26 lawsuit legal fees

Published Apr. 10 2019

Hamilton County Election Commission members on Wednesday approved another $20,000 to pay ongoing legal fees stemming from last year's lawsuit...

Dogs or no dogs: Commission reverses its decision to let dogs into the Hamilton County Courthouse

Published Apr. 10 2019

Hamilton County commissioners reversed its decision Wednesday to allow shelter dogs to visit the clerk and master's office in the...

Khristy Wilkinson maintains leadership of Democratic Party

Published Apr. 9 2019

Khristy Wilkinson has once again been selected to lead the Hamilton County Democratic Party.

Chattooga County school board member resigns for second time in a month, saying his presence created animosity

Published Apr. 9 2019

Board of Education member John Turner resigned Monday, saying his presence at meetings was only creating animosity.


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Dennis Clark challenging Khristy Wilkinson for Democratic Party leadership

Published Apr. 5 2019

Members of Hamilton County's Democratic Party will have two candidates from which to choose when they vote for a leader...

Hamilton County Commission meetings can now be viewed live online

Published Apr. 4 2019

After months of waiting, Hamilton County Commission meetings will now be live-streamed on Facebook.