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Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:53:43 -0700

Authorities on Wednesday arrested 22 individuals from over nine counties, spanning Southeast Tennessee, Northern Georgia and Northern Alabama for their roles in a large methamphetamine distribution conspiracy centered in Marion County, Tn.

THP confirms one dead in Highway 91 crash
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:14:42 -0700

THP has confirmed that the driver of the motorcycle, a woman, has died.

Schools exceed snow day limit in Northeast Tennessee
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:15:22 -0800

February's harsh weather has school systems in Tennessee trying to figure out how to make up all these snow days.

County commission changing how it votes
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:30:12 -0700

There’s going to be a change in how Carter County commissioners take their votes. They voted to install an all-electronic voting system.

Tennessee looks at school systems' administrative costs
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:31:52 -0700

NASHVILLE — Northeast Tennessee public schools systems’ administrative costs as a percentage of operating budgets vary from 7.2 percent in Washington County to 13.3 percent for Rogersville City School, according to a just-released state report based on 2012-13 data.  The other area systems fell in at less than 10 percent, except for the grades pre-K-8 Rogersville school — which had the ...

Business Closings and Event Cancellations
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:07:42 -0800

Several closings and cancellations have been announced because of inclement weather.

Motorcycle Safety: An optional class could save your life
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:00:35 -0700

"When it comes to motorcycle riding, you have two buckets. You have a bucket of skill and a bucket of luck. The goal is to fill your bucket of skill before your bucket of luck runs out." -Michael Previtera

State Appeals Court Reverses Attempted-Murder Conviction
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:28:45 -0700

The Tennessee Criminal Court of Appeals has reversed a Shelby County Criminal Court conviction of attempted second-degree murder. The Tuesday, March 1...

Motorcycle rider killed in Carter County crash
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 05:35:50 -0700

A two-vehicle collision in the Stoney Creek area of Carter County left a motorcycle rider dead, although authorities aren't sure what caused her to crash.According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Brad Proffitt, the woman was riding on the red Kawasaki Vulcan northeast on Highway 91, between Unaka High School and Barker's Drive Thru at 5:30 p.m. when, for an unknown reason, the motorcycle ...

Hamilton man arrested for statutory rape
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:27:36 -0700

A man was arrested Thursday night for having sex with a minor.