Sheriff candidates Jim Hammond, Victor Miller headed for general election showdown

Published May. 1 2018

The only two candidates in the race to be Hamilton County sheriff marched toward a general election showdown Tuesday night...

Judge Kyle Hedrick retains Hamilton County Circuit Court seat

Published May. 1 2018

Judge Kyle Hedrick will remain on the bench in Hamilton County Circuit Court after a landslide victory in Tuesday's Republican...

Tim Boyd keeps seat, Katherlyn Geter topples Greg Beck in Hamilton County Commission race

Published May. 1 2018

A longtime Hamilton County commissioner was tumbled by a newcomer Tuesday night, while another handily fended off a challenge despite...

Area primary election results

Published May. 1 2018

Polls closed at 8 p.m. May 1 in Hamilton County after voting in primary elections.

5 races go uncontested in Hamilton County

Published May. 1 2018

There were five seats in Hamilton County that went uncontested this election year, giving incumbents another four years because they...

It's election day in Hamilton County: What to know before going to the polls

Published May. 1 2018

Hamilton County residents who didn't make it to the polls for early voting still can make their voices heard today.

Dr. Ben Carson's wife, Candy, visits Lookout Valley Elementary reading room

Published May. 1 2018

Jade knew right away who she was going to write about in her essay.

Four more Future Ready institutes announced for Hamilton County high schools

Published Apr. 30 2018

Incoming Hamilton County high school students have four more options to choose from when applying to Future Ready Institutes in...

Largest gathering in Hamilton County Lincoln Day history hears from former Trump campaign manager

Published Apr. 28 2018

Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski stood in front of a sold-out crowd in The Chattanoogan hotel's ballroom Thursday...

Parental Accountability Court underscores new approach to child support in Northwest Georgia

Published Apr. 27 2018

Northwest Georgia's court started a new program to recover more child support payments.

Hamilton County school board candidate debates scheduled throughout May

Published Apr. 26 2018

Debates between Hamilton County Department of Education candidates have been scheduled from May 7-21 for candidates in districts 3, 6,...

Early voting turnout remains consistent in Hamilton County

Published Apr. 26 2018

Hamilton County's upcoming primary election got off to a slow start, picking up steam as the second week of early...


Hamilton County Commission seeks new magistrate candidates

Published Apr. 26 2018

Dangling a hefty pay raise as an incentive, Hamilton County commissioners are ready to take applications for two judicial commissioner...

Bradley County deputies, county sued for alleged excessive force [document]

Published Apr. 25 2018

A Bradley County resident who said two deputies manhandled and abused him in 2017 is suing them and the county...

Athletic trainers coming to all Hamilton County high schools this fall

Published Apr. 25 2018

For years, at some Hamilton County public schools, when a player is injured at practice or during a game, it...

Walker County Schools, Georgia Northwestern Technical College partner for career training program

Published Apr. 25 2018

Walker County Schools will begin a duel enrollment partnership with Georgia Northwestern Technical College this fall.

Chattanooga citizens need more of a voice, community leaders argue

Published Apr. 25 2018

Too many Chattanoogans don't have a voice in local efforts related to development, education, affordable housing and economic mobility, said...

Chattanooga City Council moves to bar rental apartments at former golf course

Published Apr. 25 2018

Faced with a roomful of upset homeowners Tuesday night, Chattanooga City Council members voted to make sure a developer won't...

City making emergency allocation for homeless housing in Chattanooga

Published Apr. 24 2018

The city of Chattanooga will make an emergency allocation of up to $49,500 to fund temporary shelter for dozens of...

Hamilton County school board attorney gets new $20,000-a-month retainer fee

Published Apr. 24 2018

Hamilton County Board of Education attorney Scott Bennett now will get paid $20,000 a month, and that might not cover...

Former Hamilton County magistrate's discrimination trial resumes in federal court

Published Apr. 24 2018

A former Hamilton County magistrate's discrimination trial started back up Monday, as her attorney argued that a former colleague contributed...

More residents turning out to vote early in Bradley County, Tenn.

Published Apr. 23 2018

Early voters in the Bradley County primary are well on their way to outdoing their turnout from four years ago.

Regional Political Notebook: Hamilton County early voting ends April 26

Published Apr. 23 2018

Early voting in the May primary elections for Hamilton County offices continues through Thursday, April 26.