Hamilton County Commission delays vote on magistrates' unused vacation pay mistake

Published Aug. 16 2018

Hamilton County commissioners this week put off a vote on whether to try and recover more than $30,000 wrongfully paid...

Speaker announced for this year's First Amendment dinner

Published Aug. 16 2018

Former U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp will be the speaker at this year's First Amendment dinner hosted by the Jewish Federation...

Chris Adams appointed Hamilton County emergency management director

Published Aug. 15 2018

Former Chattanooga fire chief Chris Adams has been named director of Hamilton County's Office of Emergency Management.

Chattanooga City Council puts hold on city's surplus buildings request

Published Aug. 14 2018

Unable to provide specifics to the Chattanooga City Council or the public about its plans for disposing of three city-owned...

Lawsuit hearing on Tennessee House District 26 ballot delayed

Published Aug. 13 2018

Tennessee Democrats are having a tough time getting their lawsuit over what they say is an illegal ballot substitution in...

Chattanooga City Council to vote on surplus property

Published Aug. 13 2018

The Chattanooga City Council will decide Tuesday night whether to declare three city-owned buildings near City Hall surplus property.

Commissioners must decide whether to go after money wrongly paid to magistrates

Published Aug. 8 2018

A policy change and missing paperwork have Hamilton County commissioners facing a tough decision: whether to try to retrieve nearly...

Bradley County Sheriff-elect Steve Lawson names command staff

Published Aug. 7 2018

Bradley County Sheriff-elect Steve Lawson on Tuesday said he'll take office Sept. 1 with a command staff of law enforcement...

Local Republican leaders call for unity

Published Aug. 6 2018

The bumps and bruises from Thursday's intramural squabble might still be tender, but now it's time to forget them and...

Lee's winning formula: 'Conservative outsider,' 'man of faith' and relatability

Published Aug. 5 2018

As his supporters and family rallied under a blistering July sun several weeks ago, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bill Lee was...

District leaders, families gearing up to go back to school

Published Aug. 5 2018

Dozens of families braved the heat Saturday to celebrate and prepare for one of the biggest days of the year:...

Bradley County elections: School board turnover and all-Republican county commission

Published Aug. 2 2018

Voters again made the Bradley County Commission a Republican-only body and tossed out a Bradley County Board of Education member.

One challenger defeats incumbent in Hamilton County Commission race, others keep seat

Published Aug. 2 2018

In Hamilton County Commission races, a former school board member claimed a spot on the commission in the same district...

Yusuf Hakeem wins contested state House primary

Published Aug. 2 2018

Former Chattanooga councilman Yusuf Hakeem pulled away early to defeat four competitors in the Democratic primary for the state House...

Hill takes District 6 school board seat

Published Aug. 2 2018

Jenny Hill is leading opponent Michael Henry for the District 6 Hamilton County school board seat.

Esther Helton wins in District 30

Published Aug. 2 2018

Negative campaigning failed to be a ticket to office in the House District 30 Republican primary, while the District 28...

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond wins re-election

Published Aug. 2 2018

Two-term incumbent Jim Hammond has taken a commanding lead.

Smith keeps District 3 school board seat

Published Aug. 2 2018

In District 3, which includes the Hixson, Lakesite, Middle Valley and Big Ridge areas, incumbent Joe Smith, 64, is in...

Coppinger wins handily in county mayor race

Published Aug. 2 2018

In the campaign for Hamilton County mayor, Republican incumbent Jim Coppinger cruised to an easy victory over Democratic challenger Aloyse...

Marc Gravitt wins register of deeds race

Published Aug. 2 2018

After nearly 25 years with Pam Hurst at the helm, the Hamilton County register of deeds office has a new...

2018 primary election turnout higher than 2010, 2014

Published Aug. 2 2018

Overcast skies and the occasional downpour didn't deter Hamilton County voters from turning out at the polls Thursday and surpassing...

Hamilton County election day voter turnout 'steady' despite rain, traffic

Published Aug. 2 2018

Polls across Hamilton County close in less than two hours, and despite the rainy weather, some precincts are seeing much...

Rough governor's race highlights Tennessee primary election

Published Aug. 2 2018

Four candidates who have spent tens of millions of dollars of their own wealth fighting over who is more devoted...