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Workers At Chattanooga Volkswagen Plant Vote By Large Majority To Join United Auto Workers

  • 4/19/2024

Workers at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant voted by a large majority to join the United Auto Workers. The workers voted 2,628 to 985 for union representation . There were seven challenged ballots that were not counted, because they weren’t determinative to the outcome of the election. There were three void ballots. The total number of eligible voters was 4,326. Officials said, "The employer must now begin bargaining in good faith with the union. Parties have five business days to file objections to the election. If no objections are filed, the result will be certified." Tennessee AFL-CIO President Billy Dycus said, "Tonight's historic victory in Chattanooga confirms what ... (click for more)

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Runners try to break ahead at the Stan Sumrell Classic Track and Field Meet at Soddy Daisy. See more track and field photos by M.A. Locke on Prep Sports.
Runners try to break ahead at the Stan Sumrell Classic Track and Field Meet at Soddy Daisy. See more track and field photos by M.A. Locke on Prep Sports.
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School Board To Ask To Get Bigger Share Of County Revenue; Dr. Robertson Gets $30,000 Raise, Contract Extension

  • 4/19/2024

The Hamilton County School Board will ask county commissioners to raise the percentage of county property taxes allocated to schools from 43 percent to 49 percent this fiscal year. Board members discussed preliminary budget numbers at the April meeting Thursday night. “We’ve taken our eye off the ball in terms of local funding,” said Superintendent ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Gas Seeks Rate Increase That Would Raise Average Bill $4.21 Per Month

  • 4/19/2024

Chattanooga Gas filed a financial review of its 2023 revenues, operational costs, and investments with the Tennessee Public Utility Commission (TPUC), including seeking a rate increase. Through TPUC’s Annual Rate Review Mechanism (ARM), the company "seeks to adjust 2024 rates in order to recoup the cost of work performed to meet the region’s ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report
  • 4/20/2024

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ALDERETE, JOE ERIC 115 HARLEY DAVIDSON DR Trenton, 307524259 Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga PD Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) BRIGHT, CONNOR 7816 OLD CLEVELAND PIKE OOLTEWAH, 37363 Age at Arrest: 19 years old Arresting Agency: HC Sheriff EMBEZZELMENT BROCK, FREDERICO DAMONE 905 WHEELER AVE CHATTANOOGA, 37406 Age at Arrest: 22 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga ... more

Bradley Central Opens Trojan Classic With Win Over Silverdale
  • 4/19/2024

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Runs were hard to come by Friday evening as Bradley Central opened the annual Trojan Classic with narrow victory over sixth-ranked (DII-A) Silverdale Baptist Academy, at the McKenzie Baseball Complex. The pitchers gave up just one earned run in the 2-1 outcome to push the Bears' month-long winning streak to 15 straight outings. Bradley (17-6) was turning around to host Wilson Central later Friday evening, before facing Shelbyville in a rematch of last ... more

Chattanooga Red Wolves Host Northern Colorado On New Natural Turf At CHI Memorial Stadium
  • 4/19/2024

The Chattanooga Red Wolves highly anticipated 2024 home opener is Saturday, April 20th with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff against Northern Colorado Hailstorm FC. The match will be the first ever on the natural grass pitch, part of $2 million in additional investments into CHI Memorial Stadium. Saturday's festivities will feature $2 Beer Night with special pricing on select beers and a Red Out t-shirt giveaway for the first 500 fans presented by Liberty Apparel. For Head Coach Scott Mackenzie, ... more

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