Chattanooga firefighters did not have far to go when fire broke out at the IHOP on Highway 153 in Hixson around 9 a.m. on Friday. Battalion Chief Don Bowman and firefighters with Quint 16 had just enjoyed a nice breakfast there while having a morning staff meeting. When the firefighters returned to their fire truck and were getting ready to drive off, one of the firefighters spotted a fire on the outside of the building. They ... (click for more)
City Councilman Chris Anderson is already gearing up for the next city election, though it is over a year away. In the financial disclosures due Feb. 1, he reported receiving $24,165 for the reporting period from July 16, 2015 to Jan. 16, 2016. He spent $4,887 during that period. Councilman ... (click for more)
The Bradley County School Board is asking the Bradley County Commission to commit up to $14.5 million toward construction of a new academic building at Lake Forest Middle School. The board said it would provide the balance of $2,625,000 needed for the new facility, which is estimated to ... (click for more)
February 12, 2016
An investigation by special agents with the Human Trafficking Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with several other agencies, resulted in a Georgia man being arrested on multiple ... (click for more)
The Hamilton County Grand Jury has indicted two men on charges of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape. Charged are Darren Lee Smith, 22, and Iver Diaz-Cruz, 19. The indictment says ... (click for more)
Here is the Red Bank Commission meeting agenda for Feb. 16: I. Call to Order – Mayor John Roberts AMENDED II. Roll Call – City Manager ___ Mayor Roberts, ___ Vice-Mayor Pierce, ___ ... (click for more)
Should the city stop funding for the Violence Reduction Initiative?