Donna Sims quit smoking when she found out that she was pregnant at age 16.
Hamilton County commissioners on Wednesday agreed to spend $540,000 for three new volunteer fire halls, to settle a claim by a county resident struck by a bicycle and to narrow zoning in parts of the Flagstone subdivision in Ooltewah.
For the first time since it became federally protected in 2002, Moccasin Bend Archaeological District may be able to map out a 20-year building strategy.
The Hamilton County School District moved closer to its long-range goal to shut down Alpine Crest, DuPont and Rivermont elementary schools and replace them with a new, supersized elementary school where the Hixson Pike YMCA now stands.
Hamilton County residents can rest easy. No backroom deal was cut to decide the new County Commission chairmanship. In fact, there was almost no deal at all.
The elections are over, along with the campaign hijinks and hurly-burly politics.
For Hamilton County Commissioner Fred Skillern, the meeting is adjourned.
Long time Hamilton County Commissioner Fred Skillern dropped the gavel for the last time today.
City and county officials have abandoned plans to move the local law enforcement firing range from its decades-old home on Moccasin Bend to a proposed $5 million indoor shooting range on East 12th Street.
Hamilton County commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved nearly $3 million in contracts with four architects for design work at four schools.