Hamilton County Commissioner Larry Henry was pleased to see election numbers roll in Tuesday, as he gathered with friends and campaign workers for an "election watch."

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding primarily Christian prayers at the start of town council meetings could have implications nationwide.

Hamilton County commissioners next week are expected to approve the sale of four acres of land near the Tennessee Riverwalk for a nuclear power support company to expand in Chattanooga.

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond is optimistic about the future of his relationship with the Chattanooga Police Department.

Future Hamilton County employees won't get the cushy deal in place for current workers if the county follows a move by the state to modernize its retirement benefits.

The local primary election is about three weeks away, but registered voters who already have their picks can fill out their ballots starting today.

Chattanooga officials went on the offense Tuesday in an ongoing feud between the city and Hamilton County Schools.

After filing a lawsuit on Friday, Hamilton County School officials have countered a city offer to make reparations for years of unpaid liquor taxes.

Erlanger Health System will get to turn $10 million into $30 million after Hamilton County commissioners agreed Wednesday to help the hospital tap into a pool of federal money for treating uninsured patients.

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger is seeking his first full term as the county’s executive, but he won’t enjoy a walk-in election like 13 other incumbent county officials.

In two weeks the city of Chattanooga will own the dilapidated former Harriet Tubman public housing site, but Mayor Andy Berke said it could take several years to see an industrial user on the East Chattanooga property.

An inch of snow this winter that paralyzed streets and highways, stranded some children at school and sent vehicles skidding off roads cost Chattanooga and Hamilton County taxpayers nearly $370,000 to clear.

All the players in the 2014 election season have taken the field. And four incumbent state legislators from Hamilton County can just ease along this election season if they like.

A Hamilton County commissioner, a lawman and a lawyer are vying for the soon-to-be vacated Circuit Court Clerk post.

For $50 million, county officials say taxpayers can afford to fix issues at five zoned neighborhood schools, or replace one magnet school.

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