County Commissioner Tim Boyd on Wednesday morning read a letter in which he asked County Mayor Jim Coppinger for a public apology. However, he did not get one. Instead, County Mayor Coppinger called remarks last Wednesday by Commissioner Boyd that the county mayor had $4.4 million in discretionary funds "ridiculous." He said that money includes such items as the Humane Educational Society, the Chamber of Commerce, the Bessie Smith ... (click for more)
The fourth Family Justice Center in Tennessee opened on Wednesday in Chattanooga to much fanfare from community members and advocacy groups with comments from Executive Director Valerie Radu, Mayor Andy Berke and City Council Chair Carol Berz among others. ... (click for more)
Some women are expected to get in the mix in the quest to replace Judge Rebecca Stern, who was the only local female judge in Criminal Court. Stevie Phillips, an attorney with the Davis and Hoss law firm, said she plans to apply. Other female names mentioned include Amanda Dunn, who was ... (click for more)
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A 51-year-old Chatsworth, Ga., man died in a motorcycle accident in Decatur, Tn. on Monday. Mitchell Leroy Green did not stop at a red light at the Highway 60 Bridge, the Tennessee Highway ... (click for more)
Police on Wednesday morning cordoned off a large section of Renaissance Park. One observer said it appeared that a body had been found near hills where park visitors slide down on cardboard. ... (click for more)
New tighter procedures for tax increment financing (TIF) projects were presented to the City Council on Tuesday. They include a required economic impact report paid for by the developer and ... (click for more)
Should the U.S. Supreme Court have voted to allow gay marriage?