Georgia Tech consultants advising stakeholders in Rossville redevelopment

Published Feb. 18 2019

Members of Georgia Tech's Center for Economic Development and Research held a "takeoff meeting" with Rossville stakeholders on Feb. 11,...

Mayor Berke unveils new plan to use $500,000 in city money to help small businesses in Chattanooga

Published Feb. 18 2019

A proposed new loan program aimed at bolstering small businesses and neighborhoods was unveiled today by Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke.

Hamilton County Commissioner Tim Boyd raises concerns to Tennessee legislators on septic tank bill

Published Feb. 18 2019

A Hamilton County commissioner is urging Tennessee lawmakers to have a "balanced discussion" when considering a bill brought by two...


Controversy over Pikeville's historic Ross House sparks solutions, teamwork in Bledsoe County, Tennessee

Published Feb. 17 2019

The Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society was blindsided last month when a local commissioner suggested the historic Ross House...

Kimball alderman raises questions about problems with Marion County emergency services' communications system

Published Feb. 17 2019

Two years ago, Marion County's 911 board set out to install a more effective digital VHF communications system for first...

Jasper, Tennessee, employees concerned about pension plan calculations

Published Feb. 17 2019

Officials in Jasper say the town's current retirement plan is unsustainable.

Hamilton County WWTA executive director resigns; interim named

Published Feb. 15 2019

The embattled Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority lost its executive director this week as Mark Harrison stepped...

Smoking at Hamilton County playgrounds may come under scrutiny by commission

Published Feb. 13 2019

Smoking at Hamilton County playgrounds soon may come under scrutiny by the Hamilton County Commission.

Chattanooga Presents! and Friends of the Festival in competition for riverfront management contract

Published Feb. 13 2019

After a deadlocked vote earlier this month, the Chattanooga City Council will revisit a proposed management contract for the Tennessee...

Appeals court upholds former Cleveland firefighter's employee rights claim after he says he was unlawfully fired

Published Feb. 12 2019

The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently handed a victory to a former Cleveland, Tennessee, firefighter who has been challenging his...

Chattanooga City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod appointed to national equity council

Published Feb. 12 2019

Chattanooga District 9 City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod has been appointed to the National League of Cities' 2019 Race, Equity and...

Former city clerk sentenced to 10 years probation, restitution on felony ethics violation in Pisgah, Alabama

Published Feb. 11 2019

The former city clerk in Pisgah, Alabama, was sentenced last week to 10 years probation and ordered to pay restitution...


Local leaders support more public industrial parks in Chattanooga area

Published Feb. 10 2019

Do you believe local government should acquire property and develop another publicly-owned industrial park to recruit more business?

Hamilton County Commission OKs new East Hamilton Middle School; no new press box for Ooltewah High School

Published Feb. 6 2019

The Hamilton County Commission approved a new East Hamilton Middle school - but not a new press box for Ooltewah...

Hamilton County school board members sound off on proposed Ooltewah High press box ahead of commission vote

Published Feb. 5 2019

Several Hamilton County school board members are riled up about a resolution to build a new press box at Ooltewah...

About 155 Ooltewah Elementary School students to be rezoned next year to Snow Hill Elementary

Published Feb. 5 2019

About 150 homes and families will be rezoned from Ooltewah Elementary School to Snow Hill Elementary next year as Hamilton...

Matt Barton upsets Jesse Vaughn in Georgia House election

Published Feb. 5 2019

Despite a significant funding deficit and fewer votes than his opponent a month ago, former city councilman Matt Barton won...

Chattanooga City Council rejects Mayor Andy Berke's plan to award riverfront services contract to local firm

Published Feb. 5 2019

Who will manage events at the Chattanooga riverfront remains an open issue after the Chattanooga City Council rejected a proposal...

Changes to Marion County's inmate health care process curb skyrocketing costs

Published Feb. 4 2019

Health care costs for Marion County Jail inmates had gotten out of control in 2018. County leaders had budgeted $450,000...

Dade County school board votes to amend elderly tax exemption

Published Feb. 4 2019

The Dade County Board of Education voted Monday night to decrease tax breaks for elderly residents.

Photos: Literary Ink opens at Chattanooga Convention Center

Published Feb. 1 2019

Literary Ink: The Convention of Secrets tattoo convention opened at the Chattanooga Convention Center on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 in...

Georgia state Rep. Kasey Carpenter files his religious protection bill for second year in a row

Published Feb. 1 2019

As Republican leadership in the Georgia legislature hopes for a tame session when it comes to cultural issues this year,...

A long time coming: Hamilton County finally breaks ground on new Howard stadium

Published Jan. 31 2019

After a decade in the making, elected officials and community members finally were able to celebrate the groundbreaking of The...