Judge Shattuck won’t let go, binds Watt over to grand jury

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. 21, 2019 — Today in sessions court in Chattanooga Judge Clarence Shattuck sends the case against Diana Watt to the grand jury. At least one of the a charges against her is being dropped, that of retaliation against officer or official for past action. By David Tulis / 92.7 NoogaRadio Mrs. Watt, […]

Using pleasure, whimsey to defend right to travel

The ideas of liberty of movement are worth exploring because they are positive benefit to Chattanooga and Hamilton County and and encouragement of capitalism and entrepreneurship. By David Tulis / 92.7 NoogaRadio As we have seen in transportation administrative notice, the freedom of movement has a keyword. That is pleasure. The roads exist for the […]

Velocity 2040 plan discounts beauty of unorganized free market

The Velocity 2040 proposal for Chattanooga is a civic vision of the city 20 years out as seen by the local chamber of commerce. In the alternative is a free market perspective that is not a vision, but a fruit — the fruit of growth and liberty that does not constitute a coherent reportable vision. […]

Gig City opts to renew snoop in Internet ban on rentals

City council with little discussion Tuesday voted to enter into an option to renew a surveillance contract with Host Compliance LLC, which says it “makes it easy for municipalities to implement and enforce fair and effective short-term rental rules,” and also ones that are flatly unconstitutional. By David Tulis / NoogaRadio 92.7 On its website […]

Less socialism, more free markets, Tubman M-1 rezoning backer says

A local economy booster wins a vote in city council to go all out in the rezoning of a vacant tract of land that once bore a federal slum for welfare clients. By David Tulis / NoogaRadio 92.7 City council vote 7 to 1 tonight to designate the former Harriet Tubman housing development site as […]

Hint of thaw among police, but reforms have much ground to cover

For all the grief that chief David Roddy takes from Chattanoogans critical of policing and demanding other improvements or reform, there is a sign of a thaw or a melting. By David Tulis / NoogaRadio 92.7 And that is the orders he gave to the officers Dec. 11 assigned to maintain order at the city […]

Protesters decry beating of singer Toney; council members flick out

City hall Tuesday night is lit by a spotlight that says police act like thugs when they should act like public servants. Nearly 40 angry people of color chase members of Chattanooga’s city council from their dais tonight by demanding justice and crying for deliverance from police thuggery in Chattanooga and Hamilton County. By David […]

City rejects visitors, says they cannot stay in Airbnb houses if hosts not live there

Refugees from Atlanta, Scott and Melissa Mainwaring of Chattanooga are shocked that city council rejects their plea to have Airbnb in a house bought for investment income in Highland Park. (Photo David Tulis) A young woman is increasingly enchanted by Chattanooga, thanks to her stays at Airbnb homes, and moves here with her husband to […]

State agencies raid Burt, other families for children needed to keep cash flow

Shameca Burt and her suitcase of legal papers from which she fights for her children, though the state terminated her momma’s rights for all of them. Mrs. Burt of Chattanooga researches the law and asserts her claims for damages as a “pro se litigant” and belligerent claimant in person, going to the federal courthouse three […]