Chattanooga Police Department is asking for the public's help in recruiting minorities

Published May. 20 2019

Despite promoting a minority recruitment fair more than 100 times across different media, only one person has shown up. Now...

Jasper board to consider sale of water system

Published May. 19 2019

City officials in Jasper are about to reopen discussions with Tennessee American Water about the potential sale of the town's...

Here's a list of upcoming public meetings about Hamilton County's 2020 budget

Published May. 15 2019

Several Hamilton County commissioners are hosting public meetings in the coming weeks to discuss next year's budget.

Community members speak out about more funding for schools at Hamilton County Commission meeting

Published May. 15 2019

Community members went before the Hamilton County Commission on Wednesday to weigh in on a proposed school budget that could...

With a few restrictions, Signal Mountain residents can now keep miniature goats on their property

Published May. 15 2019

Residents of the town of Signal Mountain with lot sizes of at least 2 acres can now keep miniature goats...

Superintendent presents proposed budget to the Hamilton County Commission for the first time

Published May. 14 2019

A request by Hamilton County Schools' superintendent for an additional $34 million for operating costs in the district's proposed budget...

Chattanooga's homelessness initiative, 'monstrous amount of street work' get top billing in Mayor Andy Berke's 2020 budget

Published May. 14 2019

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's proposed fiscal year 2020 budget prioritizes roadwork and homelessness in the city, emphasizing upkeep of existing...

No tax increase for East Ridge residents

Published May. 14 2019

East Ridge City Manager Chris Dorsey gave taxpayers good news over the weekend: the upcoming city budget will not include...

Tennessee legislative Black Caucus calls on Speaker Glen Casada to resign over racial texts, other issues

Published May. 13 2019

The Tennessee Black Caucus called early Monday evening for Republican House Speaker Glen Casada to resign, citing a lack of...

Judge dismisses Chattooga County petition to recall Board of Education Chair John Agnew

Published May. 9 2019

A judge dismissed a Chattooga County resident's petition to recall Board of Education Chair John Agnew this afternoon.

Catoosa County Commission votes to hire a second key employee from Whitfield County

Published May. 8 2019

The Catoosa County Commission unanimously voted Tuesday night to hire a chief financial officer from Whitfield County.

Former President George W. Bush to speak at Athens Chamber benefit

Published May. 8 2019

Former President George W. Bush will be the special guest at a benefit for the Athens, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce.

Signal Mountain Town Council votes to to retain ownership of water system

Published May. 8 2019

After more than two years of discussion, the Signal Mountain Town Council has finally decided what to do with its...

Will Chattooga County be able to recall its school board chair after he returned the school system to a five-day week?

Published May. 7 2019

Can residents try to kick out the Chattooga County school board chair?

Chattanooga police oversight board may be delayed after ordinance revision history mixup

Published May. 1 2019

The formation of a Chattanooga police oversight board may be delayed at least one more week after a mix-up in...

Hamilton County Commission nixes proposal to use hotel tax collections for homeless shelter, tourism projects

Published May. 1 2019

A proposal to use part of the hotel tax now devoted entirely to the Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau...

Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant going solar as Chattanooga joins sustainability program

Published May. 1 2019

The city of Chattanooga will build a 10-acre solar farm to power a portion of the Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment...

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond requests budget increase to raise officer wages

Published May. 1 2019

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond is requesting a $5.6 million increase in next year's budget for the sheriff's office, in...

Chattanooga City Council approves new police oversight group

Published May. 1 2019

The city of Chattanooga will have a new police advisory board.

Chattanooga's M.L. King Boulevard is now a test bed for Smart City research

Published Apr. 25 2019

At the intersection of Peeples Street and M.L. King Boulevard in downtown Chattanooga, more than 230,000 different "objects" — vehicles,...

Tax increase? Hamilton County Schools superintendent asks for additional $34 million in $443 million budget proposal

Published Apr. 25 2019

Superintendent Bryan Johnson wants to ask Hamilton County for an additional $34 million for Hamilton County Schools' annual budget.

Hamilton County Schools names Jill Levine as chief of innovation and choice

Published Apr. 24 2019

Hamilton County Schools is restructuring the leadership of the Opportunity Zone, one of the district's five learning communities established under...

New Hamilton County emergency management deputy director appointed

Published Apr. 24 2019

Marc Ericson, the Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security's fixed nuclear facility planner, has been appointed the...