Crowd pushes Hamilton County Commission to deny Mahan Gap sewer plant

Published Dec. 12 2018

Hamilton County commissioners mostly didn't tip their hands Wednesday while hearing more than four hours of arguments for and against...

Hamilton County school board members want guidelines for open enrollment students

Published Dec. 12 2018

The Hamilton County Board of Education is set to vote on opening enrollment at seven more of the district's schools...

Local governments helping Georgia state representative bring hotel to downtown Dalton

Published Dec. 12 2018

With help from local government, a Georgia politician will bring a hotel to downtown Dalton for the first time in...

Chattanooga City Council members leave meeting after public protests over filmed arrest, beating [video]

Published Dec. 11 2018

Chattanooga City Council members walked out of Tuesday evening's meeting after citizens showed up in protest over the arrest of...

New owners pitch tax break for Patten Towers project to Chattanooga City Council

Published Dec. 11 2018

The new owners of the Patten Towers are seeking a 25-year tax break they say is key to renovating the...

Land owners fight back on TVA plan for Meigs County power line

Published Dec. 10 2018

Meigs County landowner Greg Vital isn't giving up his Georgetown farmland to the Tennessee Valley Authority without a fight.This story...

Ringgold City Council passes urban camping ban to keep homeless off public property

Published Dec. 10 2018

Though they're still trying to figure out how to implement it, the Ringgold City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Monday...

Mahan Gap residents rally ahead of Hamilton County Commission's sewer plant meeting

Published Dec. 10 2018

Neighbors around the site of a proposed sewage treatment plant met Monday to rehearse before their only formal opportunity to...

Planning commission unanimously approves rezoning for former Harriet Tubman public housing site

Published Dec. 10 2018

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission voted unanimously Monday to approve the city's request to rezone the former Harriet Tubman...

Trenton, Georgia, mayor opposes proposed change to Dade County water authority

Published Dec. 7 2018

Trenton Mayor Alex Case is opposing a plan to push politicians off the Dade County Water and Sewer Authority board.

Marion County leaders donate property for new water tank on South Pittsburg Mountain

Published Dec. 7 2018

In an effort to promote growth and benefit residents of South Pittsburg Mountain, Marion County leaders have opted to donate...

School board to vote on opening enrollment to out-of-zone students at 7 Hamilton County schools

Published Dec. 7 2018

Next week, the Hamilton County Board of Education will vote to potentially open enrollment at seven schools to any Hamilton...


Letter: Suspended East Ridge police chief being investigated for lack of leadership, hostile environment

Published Dec. 6 2018

A newly released letter sheds more light on why East Ridge officials are investigating suspended Police Chief J.R. Reed.

Hamilton County school district hires Brent Goldberg, former Chattanooga chief operating officer

Published Dec. 5 2018

Former chief operating officer for the city of Chattanooga Brent Goldberg is joining Hamilton County Schools' finance department.

Hamilton County Commission tables resolution to limit balcony access

Published Dec. 5 2018

The balcony in the Hamilton County Commission's meeting room will be open to all after commissioners tabled a resolution to...

New plan for helping Chattanooga's homeless calls for $10 million investment

Published Dec. 4 2018

Leaders of the Chattanooga Interagency Council on Homelessness got feedback from the rest of the council's members during the unveiling...

Community leaders want Andy Berke to pull Chattanooga rezoning request for former Harriet Tubman housing site

Published Dec. 4 2018

The Unity Group and other community leaders gathered in front of Chattanooga City Hall asked Mayor Andy Berke to pull...

Chattanooga has a new plan to fight homelessness

Published Dec. 3 2018

Chattanooga's mayor says one key piece of getting homeless people off the streets and into housing is, literally, staying on...

Hamilton County Schools must build off 'lessons learned,' says state's school improvement leader Sharon Griffin

Published Dec. 3 2018

For its second meeting, the advisory board that oversees Hamilton County's five worst-performing schools through a collaboration with the state,...

Hamilton County sheriff admits police officer got special treatment in DUI probe [video]

Published Dec. 3 2018

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond says special treatment was given to a Chattanooga police officer who was recently investigated for...

City tax freeze offers help for Chattanooga seniors

Published Nov. 29 2018

Bill and Virginia Weldon sat with a stack of paperwork in front of them Thursday at the Shepherd Youth and...

Catoosa County to hold town hall Thursday on sales tax

Published Nov. 26 2018

Anybody curious about Catoosa County's proposed 1 percent sales tax can lob questions at elected officials this week.

Chattanooga Housing Authority meeting with landlords over planned renovations

Published Nov. 26 2018

The Chattanooga Housing Authority will be meeting with property owners and rental managers over lunch this week as it seeks...