County school board members are gearing up to set priorities for the next round of new school construction in Hamilton County. Lee McDade, assistant superintendent, said officials may know by the spring how much money will be available to build new schools or add on to existing ones - or do a combination of both. Board member Rhonda Thurman said a proposal to build a new Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts would eat up the funding ... (click for more)
Incoming Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield said under his administration there will no longer be a full-time county attorney. "We will outsource this service on a fee basis," he said. Mr. Whitfield said he has begun interviewing attorneys who might be able to help out ... (click for more)
An attorney argued Thursday that a Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) officer should not have taken four pet turtles from an East Ridge woman. Chris Jones said afterward, "I'm tired of people being told they can't have pet turtles." He said he plans to appeal the decision of General ... (click for more)
December 8, 2016
Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ABERNATHY, LEROY LEE 4003 LAURA LANE CHATTANOOGA, 37407 Age at Arrest: 60 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton ... (click for more)
The new Paul Hiener Historic Chattanooga Photos book published by Chattanoogan.com is available at Zarzours Restaurant. Zarzours is located on the Southside on Rossville Avenue behind the ... (click for more)
The Hamilton County Grand Jury has indicted a Hixson man on a child rape charge. Edward Jackson Thorpe, 52, of 6732 Levi Road, is charged with rape of a child and rape. The indictment says ... (click for more)
Should local municipalities like Signal Mountain and Red Bank move to take over schools within their boundaries?