Thursday, April 24, 2014 · 3:36 p.m.

Government

Fred Fletcher picked for Chattanooga police chief

The mayor's office announced that the 20-year veteran of the Austin Police Department will be the city's next police chief. ...

Patsy Hazlewood jumps into House District 27 race

If elected, she says she wants to focus on education and economic and workforce development. ...

Study: 33 percent of Tennesseans hold college degrees

A new study finds that the number of Americans with two- and four-year degrees is on the rise, but the rate in Tennessee falls short of the national average. ...

Council chair to make committee assignments

The committee assignments set the stage for the next year of action by the Chattanooga City Council. ...

Updated: Berke charts new territory for city government

Mayor Andy Berke highlighted first-year achievements and announced new initiatives in his State of the City address. ...

Groups call for governor to veto legislation that criminalizes drug use while pregnant

As of late last week, Senate bill 1391 and its companion legislation, House bill 1295, had been signed by state Senate and House speakers, but had not officially headed to Haslam's desk for his signature. ...
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