Hamilton County commissioners today approved the renewal of county attorney Rheubin Taylor's nearly $590,000, four-year contract.
Taylor was appointed by Mayor Jim Coppinger, but the commission had to approve the contract.
Taylor has served as county attorney for 20 years. Before becoming county attorney, he served as a commissioner for 15 years.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...
related articles »
Hamilton County Commissioners will consider whether or not to keep a contract with Will Denami, the county's lobbyist in Nashville.
Hamilton County Commissioner Fred Skillern says the commission is going to get leaner and meaner under his leadership.
The Hamilton County Board of Education today approved giving Superintendent Rick Smith a raise worth nearly $25,000.
Rheubin Taylor has been on the county payroll going on 35 years, and commissioners decided Wednesday to keep the former ...