The city is applying for a $27 million federal TIGER 6 grant for a $52 million complete reworking of the narrow Wilcox Tunnel through Missionary Ridge. The project would leave the current tunnel in place for westbound traffic with a single lane and build a new two-lane tunnel for eastbound traffic. There would be an emergency egress cross passage between the two. Final design would be completed by next February with construction ... (click for more)
The president of the Chattanooga Chapter of the NAACP, urged local residents to stay away from a planned rally here by the Nationalist Socialist Movement in August. James R. Mapp said the group seeks to provoke incidents and said counter-protests could lead to problems. Mr. Mapp said, ... (click for more)
A citizen group on Thursday launched a campaign urging voters to vote to overturn the city's domestic partnership ordinance, which grants city benefits to same-sex and live-in partners of city employees. President of Citizens for Government Accountability and Transparency Mark West said ... (click for more)
April 17, 2014
The Tennessee Court of Appeals has upheld a decision of Chancellor Frank Brown in the Elder Mountain deannexation case. Three Elder Mountain residents who opposed being deannexed by the city ... (click for more)
A man was rushed to surgery after being shot on Willow Street on Thursday afternoon. At approximately 4:23 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 300 N. Willow on a person shot. Officers ... (click for more)
One week after opening in a new location, The Big Chill and Grill was penalized by the Chattanooga Beer Board for serving alcohol to an intoxicated person. Before moving, this bar had been in ... (click for more)
How would you vote on whether to overturn the City Council ordinance granting rights to domestic partners?