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)
All the county school overcrowding is not out in the fast-growing East Brainerd and Ooltewah sections, school board members were told Thursday. Several central city schools are far above capacity. East Lake Elementary - with 655 students and a capacity of 493 students - is at 133 percent ... (click for more)
The County School Board is considering carrying out a "Best Practices Audit" to determine if board policies are filtering down to the school level. Board member Greg Martin said members of the Superintendent's Student Leadership Council told him that only a fraction of students are familiar ... (click for more)
February 12, 2016
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)
Here is the Fort Oglethorpe arrest report for Jan. 29-Feb. 4: Paul Mahler Hattendorf, 56, of 727 East 11th Street, Chattanooga was arrested January 29 on an outstanding warrant. Jack ... (click for more)
Should the city stop funding for the Violence Reduction Initiative?