Among public hospitals throughout the country, Erlanger Health System provides the greatest amount of safety-net care for the least amount of local government funding, a national public hospital association has determined.
Most Hamilton County commissioners say they will keep an open mind about upping the county's contribution to Erlanger Health System to $5 million — and two say they support the idea.
With contests in the Democratic and Republican primaries, there is no question that the District 7 Hamilton County Commission race is the most active of all local races going into the May 7 election.
The District 5 Hamilton County Commission seat likely will be filled by one of two Democrats come August.
All of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Hamilton County’s District 4 Commission seat agree: The inner-city district is lagging economically. The schools need improving, and crime must be reduced.
They gathered to talk about school facilities — where new schools should be built and when.
Sheriff’s deputies in Hamilton County will have to continue policing speed the old-fashioned way.
The Hamilton County Election Commission's former attorney, who resigned in December after butting heads with its chairman, has been tapped to serve the body again — this time as a commissioner.
Public backlash was so overwhelming and "brutal" that three Hamilton County commissioners already have changed their minds about a decision that opened the door to traffic cameras.
Drivers in Hamilton County soon can be ticketed for speeding without ever being pulled over.
Three years ago, Marcia Griffin went door to door in the inner city, meeting with dozens of parents to pitch her idea for a new charter school in Chattanooga. She quibbled with the Hamilton County Board of Education for approval and finally opened her elementary school in the Eastgate Town Center, between a call center and a nightclub.
Mike Evatt, chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Education, will not run for re-election, he announced Monday.
Thanks to last week's weather, the Hamilton County Commission pulled double duty Wednesday.
Hamilton County has put the brakes on a health department customer service policy that was highlighted in a $180,000 lawsuit the county settled last month.
Former Chattanooga police Chief Bobby Dodd announced Saturday that he has decided not to run for Hamilton County sheriff.