The federal government might be shut down, but Hamilton County elected leaders will be busy next week.
There is a hole in Hamilton County Sessions Court when it comes to domestic violence cases, and it costs about $130,000 a year to patch.
When J. Pat Williams renewed his license plate earlier this year, he was a bit disappointed the state had not yet made a tag commemorating Tennessee's Civil War sesquicentennial.
If Hamilton County commissioners follow through on a discussion Wednesday, taxpayers soon will be able to keep close tabs on how the legislative body spends nearly $1 million in annual discretionary funds.
There were many recollections, stories, anecdotes and likely yarns shared in the standing-room-only courtroom for Hamilton County General Sessions Judge Ronald Durby's portrait unveiling ceremony Wednesday.
Hamilton County residents who try to pay property taxes online may experience some sticker shock when they see how much convenience can cost.
District Attorney Bill Cox has tried more than 10 death penalty cases in Hamilton County.
With new leadership in place on the Hamilton County Commission, Commissioner Marty Haynes said he will renew his call for information to be posted online about the way he and other commissioners spend nearly $1 million annually at their discretion.
It was all cheers and no jeers at the Hamilton County Commission meeting Wednesday.
It took six votes and a weeklong recess, but the Hamilton County Commission has a No. 2 man.
Hamilton County Commissioner Fred Skillern says the commission is going to get leaner and meaner under his leadership.
The current leaders of the Hamilton County Commission and the county school board will face off in May for the open Circuit Court Clerk seat.
Mike Evatt, chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Education, will run for the county's Circuit Court Clerk position.
Hamilton County commissioners next week will vote on an agreement for a $90 million credit line, a proposed policy to allow county employees to swap paid leave time in emergencies and elect their new leadership.
Parents, students and teachers at East Brainerd Elementary School will have to wait another year for a new school.