The Chattanooga Housing Authority voted unanimously in a Tuesday morning board meeting to accept the City of Chattanooga's bid for the Harriet Tubman housing project property. The city's bid was for $2.6 million. Instead of renovating the housing, the city plans to make the area a light industrial zone in order to bring in jobs. Commissioner Jim Steffes said, "East Chattanooga needs jobs. It does not need substandard housing." ... (click for more)
FSG Bank announced Tuesday afternoon the Chattanooga-based bank has made improvements so that it is no longer under federal oversight. Officials said, "The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has provided written notification of the termination of the consent order with FSG Bank." ... (click for more)
Glen Howard was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted of five counts of child rape and one count of aggravated sexual battery. Howard still maintains his innocence. The two victims, the daughters of his former girlfriend, were six and eight years old when ... (click for more)
March 11, 2014
The City Council on Tuesday night approved rezoning and tax breaks for a $62 million expansion of Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Company United. The new site is the former Olan Mills property ... (click for more)
A 25-year-old woman was critically injured in a grinding crash on Interstate 75 in Bradley County on Tuesday afternoon. At 4:30 p.m., Bradley County EMS responded multiple emergency crews ... (click for more)
In a press conference given in response to the Chattanooga Housing Authority's acceptance of the city's bid to buy the Harriet Tubman housing site, Mayor Andy Berke said, "When I took office ... (click for more)
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