A City Council meeting requested by Chairman Yusuf Hakeem to consider whether to sack the city's transportation director has been canceled.

Two candidates for a court that has wide responsibilities but is rarely seen by the public will meet in the May primary.

The two remaining candidates for an open judge seat in Hamilton County Circuit Court each bring decades of legal experience to the race.

Hamilton County has enough money to complete three of six proposed new school projects, but Mayor Jim Coppinger won't say how much the county has to work with or what three schools should be built.

NASHVILLE — Hamilton County lawmakers are delaying a bill to modernize Erlanger Health Systems' governance structure after consulting with executives from the public hospital.

The District 8 Commission race has called a former commissioner back to politics and beckoned East Ridge's mayor to seek a county post. Both will challenge Commissioner Tim Boyd in the May 6 Republican primary.

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.

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