County Mayor Jim Coppinger told members of the County Commission at a budget workshop on Tuesday that it would take a 28 1/2-cent property tax increase to fully fund the county school budget request. The county schools are asking for $24,218,919 in new money for a focus on workforce readiness, literacy and low-performing schools. County Mayor Coppinger did not say whether or not he is recommending the increase. He said county school ... (click for more)
Developers of the McCallie Commons student housing at McCallie and Central are wanting to expand the project, but it would involve tearing down three old homes on Oak Street. The proposal from developer David Hudson would be an expansion of the four-story apartment building and separate ... (click for more)
A botanical garden is being planned on 65 acres of a 96-acre tract in Lookout Valley. Members of the Coleman family are planning the new Chattanooga attraction at Wilcox Road, just off of Cummings Highway not far from the Marion County line. The property is owned by Roy Coleman and the ... (click for more)
May 3, 2016
An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Crossville woman being charged with stealing from someone for whom she served as power of attorney. ... (click for more)
A powerful lightning strike on Stoney River Drive in Harrison tore up the pavement and made the street temporarily undrivable Monday evening. HCSO Deputies’ Jason Smith and Kevin Ritchey responded ... (click for more)
As northern Hamilton County has grown, the traffic on Lee Highway has been increasing and Police Chief Brian Hickman of Collegedale is expecting that to continue. Because there are more cars, ... (click for more)
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