Amid a cluster of nearly 50 local Tea Partyers holding handwritten signs emblazoned with anti-income tax and Libertarian slogans Tuesday, Barry Barsoumian held a sheet of white posterboard bearing a simple question in black marker: "Is this still America?"
The Chattanooga City Council on Tuesday night approved in a 9-0 vote a three-month extension for the 2013-14 fiscal year budget.
The Chattanooga budget is going to be delayed for two months because of Mayor Andy Berke's restructuring of city government and the shuffling of money for new departments.
Smiles were exchanged a week ago between Lynn Long, mayor of Fort Oglethorpe, and Chris McKeever, executive director of the 6th Cavalry Museum.
Under Mayor Andy Berke, crime fighting and public safety in Chattanooga will be a joint effort.
The Chattanooga City Council unanimously denied a zoning change for a developer who is suing the city for making the same call in 2011.
The Chattanooga Animal Control Board has a lot of homework to do if the city is going to become fowl friendly.
East Ridge is 0 for 82 in turning city manager applications into actual city managers this year. But the City Council will keep searching.
Ten million bucks may be a drop in Hamilton County's $643 million bucket, but officials say money generated by the county's five fee-collecting offices makes a big difference at budget time.
Chicken advocates who flocked to the Chattanooga City Council on Tuesday night will have to wait two months before having an answer on if they can own fowl in city limits.
Two Chattanooga City Council members said Monday an ordinance to allow chickens within city limits needs to be vetted by the Animal Control Board before the council takes up the proposal.
When it comes to budget proposals, Hamilton County Commissioner Fred Skillern has a simple measure for success: Start with last year's figure — and lower it if possible.
Fuel expenditures for Hamilton County government have risen by more than 40 percent in the past four years, and some officials are calling for fuel-efficiency standards for the county's fleet.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has named administrators for the city's Public Works Department and the City Court clerk's office, according to a news release.
Two financial gurus are joining Erlanger's board of trustees after Hamilton County commissioners unanimously approved their appointments on Wednesday.