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A Republican National Committee fundraising mailer resembling a government document and titled "2010 Congressional District Census" has some Tennessee Democrats saying the tactic is deceptive.

Former Chattanooga City Councilwoman Marti Rutherford said she won't be entering the race to succeed Hamilton County Commission Chairman Curtis Adams.

Knoxville Mayor and Republican Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Bill Haslam took aim at national issues this week in a news release responding to the election of U.S. Sen.-elect Scott Brown, R-Mass.

A local Republican group aiming to raise funds for county political races was looking to Massachusetts on Thursday night.

The Republican field hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Lincoln Davis, D-Tenn., got a little larger Wednesday as Franklin, Tenn., businessman Jack Bailey entered the race.

A proposal for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office to buy equipment so it can listen in on telephone calls will have to wait another month, county commissioners decided Wednesday.

Hamilton County commissioners this morning agreed to delay a vote on purchasing telephone surveillance equipment for the sheriff’s office.

No Democrats officially have entered the race for Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District, and observers have said the state's gubernatorial race is a Republican's to lose.

The Rev. Bernie Miller, who ran against Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Beck as a Republican in 2006, will face off against the incumbent commissioner in the Democratic primary in May.

State Rep. Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, said Monday that Tennesseans can expect to see another set of gun bills come through the General Assembly this year.

A plan to set up a public park in a north Hixson subdivision won't keep a registered sex offender from trying to live there, according to the man's attorney.

The seven candidates for Tennessee governor who participated in a Thursday night Nashville forum largely agreed on the big topic of the night: education.

Collegedale Mayor John Turner said Thursday he's mulling over a run for the Hamilton County Commission seat from which Commissioner Bill Hullander is stepping down.

John Turner of Collegedale and Terry Turner of East Ridge have each picked up qualifying papers to run for open Hamilton County Commission seats.

Sewer customers in Signal Mountain and East Ridge will get some visits next month as plumbers start doing work in the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority's program to repair or replace lines.

Hamilton County Commissioner Larry Henry said in a news release today that he’s running for re-election in commission District 7.

Chattanooga attorney Chuck Fleischmann has raised about $520,000 so far in his race for Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District, according to a release from his campaign.

Brandon Lewis has stepped down as finance chairman for the Hamilton County Republican Party to serve on the county’s Election Commission, according to a news release from the county GOP.

Democrat Brad Parish of Kingston, Tenn., announced Sunday that he was forming an exploratory committee to run for the congressional seat now held by U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp, R-Tenn.

A Hamilton County Republican group hopes to raise money for local races by tapping into conservative anger over national issues.

Developer Julian Bell came before the Hamilton County Commission on Wednesday to see if he could get some help running a convicted sex offender out of a house his company built.

Hamilton County Trustee Carl Levi will face a challenger, County Commissioner Bill Hullander, for the office he has held since 2002.

All four Republican senators from Tennessee and Georgia signed a letter this week asking for transparency in the process of putting together the House and Senate health care bills. "Closed door negotiations and unprecedented special provisions in exchange

Hamilton County Commissioner Bill Hullander, a Republican, said he’s going to pick up qualifying papers today to run for county trustee.

The new macaroni penguin chick at the Tennessee Aquarium hatched only about six months ago, but her new name indicates she's a seasoned performer.

The Tennessee Aquarium’s first penguin chick, a macaroni, now has a name to match her feisty disposition: Pepper.

The Tennessee Aquarium’s first penguin chick, a macaroni, now has a name to match her feisty disposition: Pepper.

Hamilton County government employees found out Tuesday that they're the latest to get special pricing for Volkswagen vehicles.

With hesitation in their voices, all nine Hamilton County commissioners voted Wednesday to approve $72,872 for a federally mandated transportation study.

Hamilton County commissioners voted hesitantly but unanimously this morning to spend $72,872 for a transportation study required for the county to receive federal funding.

As of today, the race for the open Tennessee governor's seat will have reached the one-year mark, and candidates have seven months remaining to scramble for position in the primaries.

Hamilton County Commissioners Jim Coppinger and Richard Casavant have made it official that each would like to serve another four-year term in office.

In a new video on his Web site this week, Cleveland, Tenn., businessman Art Rhodes, a Republican candidate for Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District, called for "real health care reform."

CASEY PHILLIPS 1. Phoenix. "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix." Glass Note. The moment the electrified, bopping strains of "Lisztomania" start popping out of your speakers like musical candy, it's obvious this French pop/rock quartet's fourth album is something special. From the upbeat, danceable opener to the more subdued, dreamy two-part "Love Like a Sunset," Phoenix's command of your ears and feet is unassailable.

Georgia state Sen. Don Thomas, R-Dalton, will attempt to drive ahead in the upcoming legislative session with a bill to require the state's pickup truck drivers to wear seat belts.

Hamilton County commissioners will vote this morning on whether to approve a plan to move and re-bury an Ooltewah cemetery more than 100 years old.

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