The City Council on Tuesday night will consider a policy that city job applicants would not have to reveal their criminal past. Councilman Yusuf Hakeem cited problems those with felony records have in securing employment. The policy would go into effect by the first of the year. The resolution says: WHEREAS, the City of Chattanooga (the "City") is committed to recruiting a broad, diverse, and skilled workforce; and ... (click for more)
The City Council is considering an ordinance that would require city employees to be residents of the state of Tennessee. Currently, the city has employees who live in North Georgia and North Alabama and that is allowed. If the ordinance is approved by the City Council, it ... (click for more)
Darrel Jones, 43, was shot and killed on Central Avenue on Thursday afternoon. Then, early Friday morning, 34-year-old Desmond Benson was shot, leaving him in critical condition. as a wave of new Chattanooga shootings continued over the Thanksgiving holidays. Chattanooga ... (click for more)
November 27, 2015
Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Freeman). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. ... (click for more)
The time-honored Chattanooga tradition of EPB’s downtown holiday windows feature the themes of “Chattanooga Strong” and other beloved holiday stories. For the second year, STEM School Chattanooga ... (click for more)
Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: AGUILAR-MEDES, FREDDY 2016 S ORCHARD KNOB AVE CHATTANOOGA, 37404 Age at Arrest: 31 years old Arresting Agency: ... (click for more)
Should the City Council approve a 7-story apartment complex next to the historic district on the Southside?