Catoosa commissioners donate land for career academy

Published Aug. 21 2018

In exchange for about 6 1/2 acres, Catoosa County's board of education will provide space for a new 911 center...

Appeals court affirms that Hamilton County Schools violated federal special education laws

Published Aug. 20 2018

For the last five years, Luka Hyde's family has argued in multiple federal courts that their 15-year-old son should have...

Plan would move small Georgia police department to school campus

Published Aug. 19 2018

What's tougher than putting a police officer on campus? Putting all your police officers on campus.


Bredesen wants TVA mission expanded to provide rural broadband service

Published Aug. 17 2018

Nearly a century after the Tennessee Valley Authority was created to help bring electricity to an impoverished rural Appalachia, a...

Alderman Paul West wants fire chief removed in Jasper, Tennessee

Published Aug. 17 2018

Jasper Alderman Paul West has made a habit of periodically and publicly criticizing fire Chief Chris Rector and his job...

Former U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp to speak at First Amendment dinner

Published Aug. 17 2018

Former U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp will be the speaker at this year's First Amendment dinner hosted by the Jewish Federation...

Hamilton County Commission delays vote on magistrates' unused vacation pay mistake

Published Aug. 16 2018

Hamilton County commissioners this week put off a vote on whether to try and recover more than $30,000 wrongfully paid...

Speaker announced for this year's First Amendment dinner

Published Aug. 16 2018

Former U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp will be the speaker at this year's First Amendment dinner hosted by the Jewish Federation...

Chris Adams appointed Hamilton County emergency management director

Published Aug. 15 2018

Former Chattanooga fire chief Chris Adams has been named director of Hamilton County's Office of Emergency Management.

Chattanooga City Council puts hold on city's surplus buildings request

Published Aug. 14 2018

Unable to provide specifics to the Chattanooga City Council or the public about its plans for disposing of three city-owned...

Lawsuit hearing on Tennessee House District 26 ballot delayed

Published Aug. 13 2018

Tennessee Democrats are having a tough time getting their lawsuit over what they say is an illegal ballot substitution in...

Chattanooga City Council to vote on surplus property

Published Aug. 13 2018

The Chattanooga City Council will decide Tuesday night whether to declare three city-owned buildings near City Hall surplus property.

Commissioners must decide whether to go after money wrongly paid to magistrates

Published Aug. 8 2018

A policy change and missing paperwork have Hamilton County commissioners facing a tough decision: whether to try to retrieve nearly...

Bradley County Sheriff-elect Steve Lawson names command staff

Published Aug. 7 2018

Bradley County Sheriff-elect Steve Lawson on Tuesday said he'll take office Sept. 1 with a command staff of law enforcement...

Local Republican leaders call for unity

Published Aug. 6 2018

The bumps and bruises from Thursday's intramural squabble might still be tender, but now it's time to forget them and...

Lee's winning formula: 'Conservative outsider,' 'man of faith' and relatability

Published Aug. 5 2018

As his supporters and family rallied under a blistering July sun several weeks ago, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bill Lee was...

District leaders, families gearing up to go back to school

Published Aug. 5 2018

Dozens of families braved the heat Saturday to celebrate and prepare for one of the biggest days of the year:...

Bradley County elections: School board turnover and all-Republican county commission

Published Aug. 2 2018

Voters again made the Bradley County Commission a Republican-only body and tossed out a Bradley County Board of Education member.

One challenger defeats incumbent in Hamilton County Commission race, others keep seat

Published Aug. 2 2018

In Hamilton County Commission races, a former school board member claimed a spot on the commission in the same district...

Yusuf Hakeem wins contested state House primary

Published Aug. 2 2018

Former Chattanooga councilman Yusuf Hakeem pulled away early to defeat four competitors in the Democratic primary for the state House...

Hill takes District 6 school board seat

Published Aug. 2 2018

Jenny Hill is leading opponent Michael Henry for the District 6 Hamilton County school board seat.


Esther Helton wins in District 30

Published Aug. 2 2018

Negative campaigning failed to be a ticket to office in the House District 30 Republican primary, while the District 28...

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond wins re-election

Published Aug. 2 2018

Two-term incumbent Jim Hammond has taken a commanding lead.