Chattanooga Planning Family Justice Center

The City of Chattanooga recently received a $240,000 state grant for the research and planning of a Family Justice Center, a resource center for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports.  “Mayor (Andy) Berke made it clear that public safety is his number one issue and a part of that is domestic violence,” spokeswoman Lacie Stone said. “It’s a critical part of his agenda ... it is very important to Berke.”