Breaking News

City Council Expanding Some Territory For Short Term Vacation Rentals; Approves No-Tax-Increase Budget

City Council members are eyeing changes in the popular short term vacation rental business, including some likely expansion of district boundaries. Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod said one change she is seeking soon is to allow the rentals on the opposite side of Pinewood Lane. She also said at one section of Eastdale there are four residents interested in setting up the rentals. She stated, "I might favor allowing them in my whole ... (click for more)

Swimmers start the mens 15-18 50m breaststroke at the Red Bank pool. The Red Bank Gators defeated the Cleveland Aqua Tigers in a Chattanooga Area Swim League meet.
Photo by M.A. Locke
Swimmers start the mens 15-18 50m breaststroke at the Red Bank pool. The Red Bank Gators defeated the Cleveland Aqua Tigers in a Chattanooga Area Swim League meet.

Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod Says Black People "Can Come Downtown"; Says BID Has Nothing About "Black Removal"

Smith Seeks To Place 6-Month Moratorium On Electric Scooters In Chattanooga


City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod said Tuesday she is tired of some individuals saying that creation of a Business Improvement District (BID) means black people can't come downtown. She said, "I'm tired of the fact that the plight of black people is being used when it comes to those type ... (click for more)

City Councilman Ken Smith said he is seeking a six-month moratorium on scooters in Chattanooga. The City Council earlier turned thumbs down on the scooters that some members said have caused multiple problems - and some deaths - in other cities. They are allowed in the state's other three ... (click for more)



Red Bank Commissioners Give Final Approval To Budget

Fort Negley Residents To Get Parking System Similar To Fort Wood

Petition Seeks To Keep Dollar General Out Of New Salem Community On Lookout Mountain As Dollar General Market, Ante-Bellum Event Venue Are Planned


Red Bank’s $6,420,800 budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 was accepted unanimously after the second and final reading at the commission meeting Tuesday evening. There will be no change in the property ... (click for more)

The City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday allowing restricted on-street parking at Fort Negley on the Southside. Council Chairman Erskine Oglesby said parking has become at a premium ... (click for more)

A petition is seeking to keep Dollar General out of the New Salem community on Lookout Mountain. It comes as Stan Carnahan said a new Dollar General store as well as an event venue in a replica ... (click for more)


Daily Poll