After a lengthy debate, only two members of the Bradley County Commission voted in favor of a 30-cent wheel tax on Monday night. The measure needed 10 votes to pass. Several commissioners said a wheel tax would have certainly brought on a petition for a referendum and then defeat at the polls. Commissioner Jeff Yarber said the last wheel tax lost by 70 percent in a referendum. Commissioner Bill Winters said the tax had been approved ... (click for more)
A Ringgold woman died from injuries she sustained in a two-car wreck at Foley, Ala., on Friday night, and several others from Chattanooga were injured. The victim was Sharon Shields, 56, a former TVA employee. The accident happened on U.S. 98 outside the grounds of a hot air balloon festival. ... (click for more)
The man charged with rape in the case in which a city detective allegedly became romantically involved with the alleged rape victim said he was told his case would be dismissed by now. James Works Jr. told Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman on Tuesday that Assistant Public Defender ... (click for more)
May 5, 2015
The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent domestic incident that took place earlier Tuesday on Burke Ridge Road. Reports indicate one person was injured after ... (click for more)
Police have charged Tiara Jenkins with stalking and aggravated stalking after a pregnant woman said "she was going to make sure she loses her unborn baby." Police responded on Thursday to ... (click for more)
Michael Stephan Power has been arrested in a case in which a couple on Overman Street noticed that jewelry and other items were missing. Power, 29, lives nearby to where the burglary took ... (click for more)
Should the EPA been allowed to expand the definition of waterways to give more government say-so over smaller bodies of water?