Chattanooga City Council passes controversial rezonings, hears public concern about law enforcement

Published Jul. 16 2019

The appointment of a former Chattanooga Police Department sergeant to the city's new Police Advisory and Review Committee came under...

Councilwoman calls for city to keep Chattanooga Business Improvement District appeals process at 'arms length'

Published Jul. 16 2019

Chattanooga City Council members spent much of Tuesday, like many recent Tuesdays, debating the legislation and process for forming the...

Hamilton County chancellor orders bank to turn over some materials in lawsuit filed by Chattanooga's Fire and Police Pension Fund

Published Jul. 16 2019

A Hamilton County chancellor on Monday ordered Wells Fargo to turn over some documents related to a lawsuit filed more...


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Chattanooga's Council Against Hate gives update on action teams

Published Jul. 15 2019

On the eve of the fourth anniversary of the July 16, 2015, terrorist attacks, action teams for Chattanooga's Council Against...

School fees, teacher's union contract up in the air amid Hamilton County Schools budget revisions

Published Jul. 15 2019

Hamilton County school board members will have to take a second look at the board's plan to eliminate school fees...

Some Hamilton County commissioners critique revised schools budget, deny budget 'cuts'

Published Jul. 15 2019

Though Hamilton County Schools leaders announced a balanced budget last week, the debate between the county's school board and county...

Collegedale commissioners discuss alleged police quota system, eye reducing property tax increase

Published Jul. 15 2019

In an executive session Monday night, the Collegedale Board of Commissioners met with its attorney to discuss accusations against the...

Business improvement district legislation, controversial rezoning decisions on tap at Tuesday's Chattanooga City Council meeting

Published Jul. 15 2019

The Chattanooga City Council will vote for the final time on significant rezoning requests in St. Elmo and in Harrison...

Chattanooga area organizations discuss immigration raids set to begin Sunday

Published Jul. 12 2019

While Tennessee is not expected to be affected by President Donald Trump's nationwide immigration enforcement operation that is expected to...

Hamilton County school board members call for consistency in new discipline guidelines

Published Jul. 11 2019

Hamilton County Schools board members say the district's new guidelines for student behavior and discipline won't be effective without consistency.

District leaders present $410 million balanced budget to Hamilton County school board

Published Jul. 11 2019

Hamilton County Schools leaders presented a new $410 million balanced budget to the Board of Education for consideration Thursday night,...

Ex-police officer suing city of Collegedale and officials over alleged forced resignation, 'illegal quota system'

Published Jul. 11 2019

A Collegedale, Tennessee, city commissioner is calling for a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probe into the city's alleged use of...


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Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond says he won't seek reelection in 2022, endorses Chief Deputy Austin Garrett

Published Jul. 11 2019

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond says he will not seek re-election when his current term ends in 2022.

Boyd, budget and behavior: Things to look for at Thursday's Hamilton County school board meeting

Published Jul. 10 2019

The Hamilton County Board of Education had planned for a regularly scheduled review of board policies on July 11, but...

Chattanooga City Council temporarily bans dockless electric scooters, appoints former sergeant to police oversight committee

Published Jul. 9 2019

The Chattanooga City Council has put a moratorium on dockless electric scooters and made a controversial appointment to the recently...

Fire department bills spark arguing among Jasper city leaders - again

Published Jul. 9 2019

In recent months, the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen has become plagued with infighting, which has led to confusion...

Hamilton County school board to review draft of new code for student behavior, discipline guidelines

Published Jul. 9 2019

Hamilton County school board members will finally discuss the district's long-awaited plan for handling student behavior and discipline issues on...

Molly Blankenship named executive director of Chattanooga 2.0

Published Jul. 9 2019

Molly Blankenship, vice president of Talent Initiatives for the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, has been officially named executive director...

Eastdale residents call for Chattanooga City Council to allow short-term vacation rentals in their neighborhood

Published Jul. 8 2019

Eastdale community members are asking the Chattanooga City Council to allow short-term vacation rentals in their neighborhood.

Here's what you should know about Tuesday's Chattanooga City Council meeting

Published Jul. 8 2019

The Chattanooga City Council will have a busy day Tuesday with votes on the proposed scooter moratorium and a study...

Tennessee House GOP candidates for speaker vow not to follow Casada's style

Published Jul. 8 2019

In his campaign to succeed controversy-plagued Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada, Rep. Mike Carter is promising "fair treatment to all...


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Here's what you need to know about public comments at Chattanooga City Council meetings, upcoming BID hearing

Published Jul. 5 2019

Some recent Chattanooga City Council meetings have gotten heated as the council and some citizens clashed over public comment protocol.

City audit shows Chattanooga police use of confidential funds are in compliance with state law but need stronger recording, training

Published Jul. 3 2019

A recent city audit found that the Chattanooga Police Department's use of funds for undercover investigations "substantially" complies with state...