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County Budget Will Not Have A Property Tax Increase

  • 5/20/2024

County Mayor Weston Wamp on Monday proposed a balanced budget for fiscal year 2025 without a property tax increase. Despite rising healthcare costs and inflationary pressures, the budget "prioritizes key community investments, infrastructure improvements, and new programs supporting families and overdose victims," officials said. County Mayor Wamp said, “This year’s budget faced significant challenges due to rising healthcare costs and broad inflationary pressures. Nonetheless, we have remained fiscally responsible, ensuring the continued provision of essential services without increasing taxes. “We have prioritized our county employees to maintain the quality of services for ... (click for more)

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Hamilton County Mayor Weston Wamp issued a proclamation declaring May 20, 2024 as Ray C. Burrus, Jr. Day, and urged all within the county to "honor his amazing life and recognize his many accomplishments." See story on Happenings.
Hamilton County Mayor Weston Wamp issued a proclamation declaring May 20, 2024 as Ray C. Burrus, Jr. Day, and urged all within the county to "honor his amazing life and recognize his many accomplishments." See story on Happenings.

Former Chattanooga State Art Student Dies In Brazil After Being Hit By Rogue Wave

  • 5/21/2024

A former Chattanooga State art student has died after he was struck by a "rogue wave" while walking along a beach in Brazil. Clifford Gordon was leading a group of students from across Tennessee on a study tour. He was on a walk with three of the students when the wave suddenly struck. They had stopped to take a picture at the location ... (click for more)

Former Nashville TV Producer Releases Video Of "Unsettling" Experience With Chattanooga Impound

  • 5/20/2024

A former Nashville TV producer, who had her pickup truck towed from the Brainerd Walmart, said a local wrecker company is giving Chattanooga a bad name. Corrine Gould, who is currently assistant commissioner for public affairs at the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, has released a video of her experience with Chattanooga Impound last ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report
  • 5/21/2024

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report. (If your case is dismissed, just email us your name and date we ran it and we will promptly take off. Email to news@chattanoogan.com ) BAKER, DELJARA SAUNJAE 4549 ALABAMA AVE HOMELESS CHATTANOOGA, 374091617 Age at Arrest: 46 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga PD CRIMINAL TRESPASSING POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BATES, DEREK ALAN 6409 FOREST MEADE DR HIXSON, 373433275 Age at Arrest: 42 years old Arresting ... more

Walker Valley Soccer Heads To Its First Spring Fling
  • 5/19/2024

ROCKVILLE — A season of "firsts" continued for the Walker Valley soccer Mustangs Saturday, not only playing in, but also winning their initial TSSAA Sectional match to punch their ticket for their inaugural Spring Fling berth. Having to go to overtime for the four straight postseason battle, senior Bryan College signee Grey Davies beat the Region 4 champion Rockvale goalkeeper on a second overtime penalty kick for a 2-1 victory. "Our substate win over Rockvale was another history ... more

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