Less than two weeks after Lincoln Park residents learned city and Erlanger hospital officials agreed to a deal that paves the way for the restoration of their neighborhood park, those residents said they did not get what they really wanted after all.
Shawnna Tipton is a single mom who just wants to feed her family, but she is having a hard time doing that.
Elected and business leaders met just after daybreak to attend the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's annual Equal Opportunity Day breakfast Tuesday.
The Chattanooga Housing Authority board has decided that if the money runs out in its Section 8 housing program, the people on the program the longest will be the first to lose vouchers.
The Wicked Queen may ask who is the fairest of them all in the traditional Snow White tale, but in Fairytale Girl: Reloaded, she asks who is the strongest, smartest and boldest of them all.
Second Missionary Baptist Church wants to give youth an alternative to aimlessly hanging out with friends during fall break.
Most people attending the Chattanooga Housing Authority's board meeting Tuesday were concerned about the sale of the Harriet Tubman site. But board members also struggled with a policy change that could leave older children of the opposite sex sharing bedrooms.
The Chattanooga Housing Authority has estimated that $30 million would be needed to bring the Harriet Tubman public housing site up to standards. The Chicago-based Lakewood Realty Group that wants to buy the vacant buildings plans to invest about one-third of that amount in improvements.
Leaders can influence and direct change to ensure that everyone can participate in the workplace, said Gale King, executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Nationwide Insurance.
Thousands of schools from across the nation entered the "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" radio show contest to win Big Al's Recess Redo. Snow Hill Elementary in Ooltewah won.
Rats are running through Miller Park day and night and have become so bold that they’re not afraid of people, says a frequent park visitor.
Boys Leadership Summit organizers said they want to help young men understand that it's not only what they say to a judge or jury that determines the court outcome, but also the actions they take before then, even the way they talk to police officers and authority figures.
The Rev. Leroy and Gloria Griffith made a passionate plea Thursday for the city to consider a housing ordinance that would ensure that every public housing unit torn down be replaced and that a percentage of housing in new apartments built be set aside for people with low incomes.
Affordable housing may be on the horizon for some Chattanooga residents after all.
Meigs County seniors attend diabetes cooking classes at the local senior center, but some of them don't have the money to purchase the fresh fruits and veggies used in the recipes.
A former College Hill Courts resident lived in public housing for more than a decade before landing a full-time job and relocating. Then she came back to volunteer at the site because she wants to help others.
Journalist and filmmaker Amber Lyon said at the start of her 20-minute speech to a fundraising luncheon Wednesday that by the time she was finished speaking, 10 children would have been trafficked for sexual exploitation in this country.
The Chattanooga Housing Authority wanted to work with the city toward the purchase of the former Harriet Tubman housing development site, but the decision was in other hands, CHA's board chairman said Tuesday.
Mayor Andy Berke has backed away from his proposed purchase of the former Harriet Tubman public housing site, even though the land was a key part of his plan to create new jobs in Chattanooga.
Two-time felon and ex-drug dealer Greg Miller broke free from a culture of crime and is determined to help as many former felons as he can get living wage jobs and be successful.
La Pachanga Mexican Grill & Cantina, a new restaurant on Brainerd Road, is having an identity problem. Although the restaurant opened in May, the site was previously home of Club Envy.
Chattanooga Housing Authority board members may not be aware of the hardship that comes when people have no housing, Cynthia Stanley Cash said.
An organization that assists about 4,000 people a year with issues such as school registration, getting health care and overcoming domestic violence will lose 40 percent of its funding next year on its 10th anniversary.
A 1,700-member credit union started by mostly black churches to serve low- to moderate-income families will merge with the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union.
People are making more money in the Chattanooga area. New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey show a huge jump in median household income from 2011 to 2012 for people in Chattanooga and Hamilton County.
Chattanooga officials are asking residents whether the city has done a good job spending $3 million in grant funding over the past year to address housing, infrastructure, economic development and public service needs.
The Westside Community Association's affordable housing ordinance sparked a citywide discussion one year ago but no action.
The hum of an orbital sander resonated Thursday in an old gym in the Westside community that had not been used in 30 years.
The pastor who founded the city's only credit union made of mostly members from black churches is recommending that the credit union merge with the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union.
The football stadium at Howard School is so deteriorated that raw sewage tends to bubble up near the restrooms.
Alton Park residents have been asking for a recreational facility since at least 2002 when their old recreation center closed.
Being a school patrol officer is not for the faint of heart.
Lincoln Park looked and sounded like the old days Saturday, with rhythm and blues playing over the park, the Howard band performing on the ball field and fire blazing from a hot dog grill.
Nobody is going to top the 2012 United Way campaign kickoff that featured the Howard School marching band. That campaign is going down in the record books, 2013 campaign Chairman Tom Decosimo said Thursday.
The Chattanooga Community Kitchen became owner of three homes that it plans to fill with homeless people by mid-October.
The 50 years since the March on Washington have reshaped the economic landscape of America — for everyone.
After a week of controversy over Ridgedale Church of Christ's stance that a family should confess sin and repent for supporting a lesbian daughter, its pastor's Sunday sermon focused on the obligations of faith.
Rosie Hart Russell and Belinda Sears Smith remember when Eastdale was a place where families helped to raise each other's children and kids made sure they were home before the streetlights came on.
Lookout Mountain is forever memorialized in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered to more than 200,000 people at the historic March on Washington in April 1963.
Four months after the city's gang task force was disbanded, its former coordinator, Boyd Patterson, is still going to gang conferences and seeking to help fight gangs.
Standing on tired grass growing between cracks in a Lincoln Park tennis court, 85-year-old Elijah Sanders listened Friday as Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke promised that the land under his feet would once again belong to the community.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke this morning announced plans to work with Erlanger Health System to preserve five acres of land the hospital owns in Lincoln Park that could be used as green space and historic park for the community.
The YMCA wants to operate a group home for men who need social services and is asking the Chattanooga Housing Authority to help pay for it.
Local minister and former Chattanooga Councilman John Taylor couldn't round up enough folks to charter a bus to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, but he said he's going anyway because he doesn't want to miss a historic moment.
Seventy-five-year-old Verniece Hughley can recall how Lincoln Park covered acres of land near Erlanger hospital and was the site of Negro league baseball games featuring players like Willie Mays and Jackie Robinson.
Jackie Moore gripped the handle of a classroom door at Hardy Elementary School, bowed her head and asked God to make safe the children who study in that room and in rooms throughout the school. And to help them learn.
Deoaunte Dean was among more than a half-dozen young adults squeezed on chairs and a couch at Skip Eberhardt's Doris Street home. They came to learn academic skills needed to pass the GED test before the test changes in January 2014.
The nonprofit that touts itself as the biggest, baddest, boldest civil rights organization in the country had so little participation in its Chattanooga-Hamilton County branch that former President James Mapp had to take the head position again this year at age 85 because no one else wanted the job.
Three weeks after a wrong-way driver killed a leader in Chattanooga’s autism community, the suspect is still at large.
Dr. Elenora Woods saw a need and tried to fill it.