Two weeks into the qualifying period for Hamilton County's 2014 elections, nearly 40 people have picked up petitions to seek office, and seven already are locked in to run.
A conservative group seeking to overturn a new domestic partner benefits ordinance has already managed to effectively stop enrollment planned for the spring.
Hixson Pike residents left the Chattanooga City Council angry Tuesday night after being on the losing side of a 5-4 split vote to prevent their annexation.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Bradley County commissioners postponed voting Monday night on a proposal to change how candidates for that panel are elected.
Today is the deadline for a local conservative group to submit enough signatures to force a public vote on whether Chattanooga city employees' gay or straight unmarried partners should receive health insurance and other benefits.
Republicans have enjoyed a majority in Hamilton County politics for nearly two decades, but the county's Democratic Party chairman says the local left is staging a comeback.
As the deadline to petition the Chattanooga City Council's domestic partner benefit ordinance inches closer, Mark West turned in enough signatures Wednesday afternoon to cross the halfway point.
The petition challenging Chattanooga's same-sex partner benefits is more than a third of the way complete.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Friday he's not opposed to the idea of a works council at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, but he called the United Auto Workers "a destructive force."
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County's 3rd District commissioners have announced their intentions for the 2014 elections: Jeff Morelock will seek re-election, but Brian Smith will not.
Dayton, Tenn., attorney Larry Roddy said he will seek election as Rhea County General Sessions/Family Court judge in the August 2014 county elections.
Fired former Jackson County, Ala., administrator Sandra Erickson on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the County Commission, its members and chairman, claiming breach of contract, wrongful termination, defamation and denial of due process.
Next year could bring big changes to the political landscape in Hamilton County — and the state.
East Ridge City Councilman Marc Gravitt said this week he will not leave his local post if he's elected to a state seat. He will just do both jobs.
After two months of public debate among residents across the Scenic City, members of the City Council spoke their mind en route to taking the first step toward making Chattanooga the third city in Tennessee to offer benefits to employees in same-sex and other domestic partnerships.