Hamilton County Clerk and Master Lee Akers says he will retire at the end of his current term, which ends late next year.
Akers said Wednesday he would leave office Sept. 8, 2014.
In April, the sitting chancellors, who appoint the $103,795 a year clerk and master post, will begin accepting applications. Interviews are expected in May.
W. Frank Brown and Jeffery Atherton are the sitting chancellors.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...