Chattanooga Whiskey Co. leaders took a victory lap Thursday in their newly refurbished 1913 White Depot Hack — outfitted with whiskey casks — after seven Hamilton County commissioners agreed to sign a letter in support of bringing liquor distilleries back to the county.
Seven Hamilton County commissioners’ signatures on a formal letter show enough support to pass the issue of liquor distillation along to a local delegation of state lawmakers.
The grassy fringe of the Battle Academy school yard on Chattanooga's Southside could remain just that for the next decade, and many wouldn't give it a second thought.
The men attempting to halt the Hamilton County Commission's practice of prayer before meetings have taken the next steps in their appeals process, emphasizing their claims that the commission's recently-adopted prayer policy a "sham."
Enough signatures on two formal letters could allow Hamilton County commissioners to present two controversial issues before state legislators.
It may take 150 years, but Hamilton County officials hope an Osage orange seedling they are planting in front of the County Courthouse this week will one day become as storied as the large, legendary tree that once stood ther
State officials have fined a Chattanooga manufacturing company nearly $16,000 in the death of a plant worker this spring.
A trial date has been set for the Cleveland, Tenn., woman accused in the summer heat deaths of her two young boys.
A trial date has been set for the Cleveland, Tenn. woman accused in the summer heat deaths of her two young boys.
Hamilton County Election Commission secretary Jerry Summers said an abrupt Election Night vote to name the commission’s building after late elections administrator Bud Knowles “smacks of politics.”
Shortly after the Hamilton County Election Commission voted unanimously today to certify the Nov. 6 election, local Democrat leaders presented the commission with a list of problems they said hampered voters at at the polls.
An attorney for the Cleveland, Tenn., mother charged with murder in the heat-related deaths of her two young boys says the public has yet to hear her side of the story.
A special judge has ruled that East Ridge City Manager Tim Gobble "overstepped his bounds" when he disciplined several court clerks for their handling of a case in which his daughter was the victim.
A special judge has determined that East Ridge City Manager Tim Gobble “overstepped his bounds” when he disciplined several court clerks for their handling of a case in which his daughter was the victim.
Tennessee Democrats raged and state Republicans went quiet Thursday as new revelations rocked the post-re-election world of U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn.
Supporters of Chattanooga-made whiskey bottlenecked into the security line at the Hamilton County Courthouse on Thursday morning.
When Hamilton County residents first filed into their new county courthouse in November 1913, they "gazed with admiration at the tiled floors and marble walls," and "opened their mouths in astonishment" when they beheld the glass rotunda in the building's center.
Documents reveal liasons with three coworkers, two patients and a drug rep
A decade before calling himself “a consistent supporter of pro-life values,” Tennessee physician and Republican U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais supported his ex-wife’s decision to get two abortions before their marriage, according to the congressman’s sworn testimony during his divorce trial.
r More than 400 people have signed up to crowd into Hamilton County Commission chambers today in support of bringing whiskey production back to the county.
For years, the pink house on the corner of St. Elmo Avenue and 47th Street was a neighborhood fixture -- as was Loretta Morris, the woman who lived there.
Only a fraction of voters complained they were restricted from casting ballots on Election Day because of Tennessee's controversial and highly publicized voter photo ID law, but opponents of the law insist that even "low" numbers are unacceptable.
Hamilton County Commission members met in a closed legal meeting on Wednesday to discuss "threatened or pending" litigation, according to the commission's attorney.
Two years after coming up short in the race for East Ridge's City Council and being passed over for a council appointment, businessman Marc Gravitt nabbed one of the city's two available council seats after a nail-biter finish against the widow of a longtime East Ridge mayor.
Incumbent Denny Manning and Marc Gravitt have won East Ridge’s two available council seats in a hotly contested race.
A judge ordered the release of U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' divorce trial transcript on Monday, but attorneys said it's unlikely that 4th Congressional District voters will see its contents before polls close today.
A Hamilton County judge has decided not to unseal certain records in the 10-year-old divorce file of U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., but is still reviewing previously unavailable court transcripts in the case to determine whether they will be released later today.
Election Day for Jerry Woods once meant a trip, leaning on his walker, from Whiteside's Faith Manor, through a parking lot and across the street to the downtown Chattanooga polling place to cast his ballot.
Shuttered public housing developments and growing trends in suburban poverty have set the stage for a rise in gang activity outside Chattanooga's urban core, Hamilton County commissioners were told Thursday.
The Chattanooga Gang Task Force told the Hamilton County Commission today that the city’s gang problem has begun migrating into the more suburban areas of the county.
Red Bank commissioners have settled two lawsuits in federal court, saying they are willing to spend more than $43,000 in taxpayer money to close a bitter and turbulent chapter for the city and police department.
East Tennessee was only on the fringes of superstorm Sandy's wrath, but the storm left its mark as snow rapidly piled up in higher elevations.
Hamilton County commissioners will have whiskey brought before them next month. The issue of whiskey manufacturing, that is.
The featured photo on East Ridge's government Facebook page Oct. 18 was of a City Hall chair with several ripped cushions.
As the spectacle of autumn colors continues to unfold across Hamilton County, one tree is missing.
A three-year-old boy who died of severe heat stroke in June suffered core body temperatures of at least 109 degrees before his death, according to final autopsy results released Wednesday.
The core body temperature of a 3-year-old boy who died in June from hyperthermia was 109 degrees, according to the Tennessee Medical Examiner.
Hamilton County officials still are trying to decide the best use for the old Osage orange tree which fell on the county courthouse lawn last month.
Crews in hazmat suits will be a regular fixture in the yards of Chattanooga's Southside for the next several months as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency works to remove toxic levels of lead from soil on 68 residential properties.
U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman Sam Johnson is not the type to get nervous.
A dust blanket that blew in Friday from the Great Plains to shroud the Tennessee Valley had unraveled by Friday night.
A dust plume that originated in the Plains states has settled in over the Tennessee Valley.
Hamilton County residents will have to brace themselves for one of the largest sewer fee hikes in the local utility's history.
A question of whether one county employee was due about $2,000 in unpaid leave ended up dominating the Hamilton County Commission's meeting this week and resulted in stricter time-clock rules for magistrates.
Hamilton County sewer users outside Chattanooga are facing a 38.9 percent increase.
Hamilton County Commissioner Warren Mackey said he is "extremely disappointed" by a recent incident in which two teens were arrested and several juveniles detained at a party his grandson threw at Mackey's house while the commissioner and his wife were out of town.
Hamilton County Commissioner Warren Mackey said he is “extremely disappointed” by a recent incident in which two teens were arrested and several juveniles detained at a party his grandson threw at Mackey’s house while the commissioner and his wife were out of town.
Every 30 seconds or so, the ringing phones at the Hamilton County Election Commission interrupted elections Administrator Charlotte Mullis-Morgan Tuesday as she tried to explain how swamped her office is on the eve of early voting.
East Ridge's city manager and city attorney came under fire in East Ridge's City Council candidate forum Monday.
Lifelong residents of Hamilton County: Now may be a good time to clean the attic, air out the yellowed scrapbooks and crack open the dust-caked lids of Grandma’s old photo boxes.
When Christina Atchison's family moved to Hamilton County this summer, one of the first things on the family's to-do list was to find a library.