Judges, juries and court audiences will have to wait indefinitely to get new chairs on the third floor of the Hamilton County Courthouse.
The local branch of the NAACP has launched an effort to prohibit employers from asking about a job applicant’s criminal background.
Hamilton County Criminal Court Judge Rebecca Stern said Friday she is strongly considering retiring to her Puerto Rico beach house in 2014.
A guard at the Hamilton County Jail has been accused of misusing his authority by promising to interfere with a female inmate's jail records, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Democracy was served in abundance at the Hamilton County Commission's agenda session Wednesday.
$14.5 million annually is at stake for schools
The Hamilton County Department of Education loses out on about $14.5 million annually because Tennessee doesn't fully fund the school district through its Basic Education Plan.
In May the U.S. Supreme Court strengthened the constitutional armor protecting prayer at public meetings, but an attorney in a local public prayer case said that defense may soon be tested.
They come to participate in the long process of justice.
Hamilton County officials last week voted to clarify a policy that pays full health benefits for some retired county employees. But one commissioner said that policy needs to be examined, and possibly ditched.By Louie Brogdon
There is no Ben & Jerry's in jail. No Netflix, no recliners.