A lifelong Chattanoogan and political veteran will serve as the county’s next election administrator.
Hamilton County has spent $270,000 in the past three months settling two lawsuits levied by former employees who claim to have been fired for having disabilities.
Two of three examiners at the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office recommended hiring a deputy who was fired and arrested last week on accusations he forced a woman into a sex act after a traffic stop.
For its first full meeting of 2014, the Hamilton County Commission approved a measure to bring internet visitations to the county jail, OK'd the minimum bids for 112 county properties up for auction and grabbed the last few pieces of land for the next section of the Tennessee Riverwalk.
Robert Livingston thanks God because he can stay sober. But a piece of technology coupled with stiff court penalties is what got him on the path.
Hamilton County is gearing up for its next delinquent property sale, and officials are hoping — but not expecting — to have another good sale year.
The Hamilton County Commission met Wednesday after a six-week holiday break with plenty of county business to mind.
Hamilton County Finance Administrator Louis Wright is bowing out after a 38-year career.
Family and friends of Hamilton County Jail inmates often line up daily with hundreds of others for the chance to visit their loved ones, according to Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Allen Branum.
Former Chattanooga police Chief Bobby Dodd picked up qualifying papers Thursday for a potential run for Hamilton County sheriff, just two days after his retirement from the police department.
With two months left to qualify to run for office, 49 potential candidates have taken the first step, and nearly half of them are locked in to the May 6, 2014, Hamilton County primary ballot.
As the year comes to a close, Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger is already getting ahead of the fiscal 2015 budget. And to avoid a barrage of questions and criticism from the County Commission, Coppinger hopes to present his new budget about a month early.
Next week, Tennessee will start getting sales tax from online retail giant Amazon, and Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger said he'd like to see the county get some of that new money.
Sheriff Jim Hammond says Tennessee should pay Hamilton County more for housing state inmates -- but lawmakers say it will be a tough year to get more dough out of Nashville.
The Hamilton County Election Commission formalized on Monday what officials have already announced — that petitioners gathered enough valid signatures to force the city to repeal the same-sex benefit ordinance or let the public decide in a vote next year.