Over 50 people turned out Tuesday night on a meeting called by County Commissioner Tim Boyd over issues with the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA), and many took turns lambasting the agency, director Cleveland Grimes and attorney Chris Clem. Commissioner Boyd said at the end of the hour and a half session at the East Ridge Community Center, "If less than 10 people had shown up, I was going to not say anything ... (click for more)
City Council members were told Tuesday they are facing millions of dollars in catchup costs for the fire and police pension fund. Pension fund officials said the city will need to invest some $1.6 million per year more with the fund to keep up with the latest state requirement. Frank ... (click for more)
The longtime EMS director for Bradley County is retiring. At the county commission meeting Monday afternoon, praise was profuse for Director Danny Lawson, who has headed the department for the past 16 years and worked in the field 20 years prior to that in ambulances for the county. ... (click for more)
February 9, 2016
Hamilton County, Cleveland Schools and Bradley County Schools will have two-hour delays on Wednesday morning due to the threat of icy road conditions. UTC will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday ... (click for more)
A Chattanooga postal worker has been charged by federal authorities with sexual exploitation of a child. Jason Wesley Ford was arrested after TBI officers set up a sting operation in a North ... (click for more)
Police arrested Jered M. Shoemate, 33, Monday for allegedly refusing to stop during a car chase, striking two police vehicles with his car, and resisting arrest. Shoemate is charged with ... (click for more)
Should the city stop funding for the Violence Reduction Initiative?