Nation of Islam leader Kevin Muhammad told a packed house at City Council on Tuesday night that a large segment of Chattanooga is impoverished, while parts of the city are enjoying a Renaissance. Given 20 meetings for a "State of the People" address, he said many city programs are failing, including the Violence Reduction Initiative and a Youth and Family Services reading program. He hit increased funding for public safety, mass incarcerations, ... (click for more)
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, ... (click for more)
Selma Cash Paty, a pioneer Chattanooga female lawyer, died at her home Sunday at the age of 89. City Judge Sherry Paty said, "She was practicing law and representing clients up to the very end. That's what she loved to do." She had practiced law in Chattanooga for almost 70 years and ... (click for more)
May 3, 2016
James Robin Roddy, 39, was arrested Tuesday night on multiple charges, stemming from Monday’s events including burglary, reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and evading arrest. Wo rking on ... (click for more)
The City Council discussed how they would handle Tuesday night’s special presentation from local Nation of Islam leader Kevin Muhammad. The presentation was meant to be a rebuttal to Mayor ... (click for more)
When the flood zone map changes, FEMA will only notify constituents with an advertisement in the newspaper. During a Planning and Zoning Committee meeting at the City Council, Councilman Russell ... (click for more)
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