Accra, Capital of Ghana, to be Chattanooga’s First African Sister City

Announcement comes after Accra was featured in NFL Super Bowl Commercial seen by 100+ Million Americans. Today Mayor Tim Kelly announced that Accra, the capital city of Ghana, has agreed to become Chattanooga’s first sister city located on the continent of Africa.  The relationship has been in the works for more than a year, but […]

Chattanooga Rises 26 Spots in Milken “Best-Performing Cities” Ranking

Ranking of 46 is the highest in at least 12 years, driven by strong economic growth and progress on affordable housing and broadband access. Today Mayor Tim Kelly announced that Chattanooga rose 26 places in the latest Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities rankings, moving up to 46 from 72, placing Chattanooga third amongst Tennessee’s largest cities.  […]

City of Chattanooga to offer resource fair for homeowners looking to sustain property

The fair will provide resources around improving homes, credit counseling, and estate planning for current homeowners. The City of Chattanooga is excited to host current homeowners for its Housing Sustainability Fair, an opportunity for homeowners to learn about resources related to home improvements, utility relief, credit counseling, and estate planning. The resource fair features various […]

Chattanooga awarded $500,000 grant for South Chattanooga, East Lake economic opportunity priming

The City of Chattanooga was also named a finalist for a federal implementation grant ranging from $20-$50 million in funding. The City of Chattanooga has been awarded a $500,000 strategy development planning grant by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) with the purpose of analyzing and developing strategies around improving workforce outcomes […]

Mayor’s Council for Women to host sixth annual policy conference

Women from across Tennessee will convene in Chattanooga with the Mayor’s Council for Women for two days of discussion on policy issues affecting women. The Chattanooga Mayor’s Council for Women is thrilled to host the sixth annual Tennessee Statewide Women’s Policy Conference, a two-day in-person conference dedicated to empowering women and shaping the policies that […]


Plan Chattanooga will host two online public meetings next week to solicit further public input on the future of Chattanooga’s neighborhoods. The online sessions are intended to build on the in-person community input meetings held in November, with the goal of giving more residents an opportunity to share their thoughts on Chattanooga’s future zoning and […]