Hamilton County Commissioners will vote next week to consider posting discretionary fund expenditures online. The online information will only cover expenditures for the current fiscal year.
It will be easier for Hamilton County commissioners to appoint two judicial magistrate positions than originally expected. Interest in the posts dropped sharply over the weekend.
For years, grand juries in Hamilton County have been calling for a new jail, saying the present one is antiquated and needs such upgrades as a mental health wing.
A government shutdown and a few canceled speakers were not enough to keep several hundred journalists from across the nation from convening at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
The federal government might be shut down, but Hamilton County elected leaders will be busy next week.
Hamilton County Commissioners voted today to accept a $258,000 grant from the U.S. Office of Violence Against Women.
There is a hole in Hamilton County Sessions Court when it comes to domestic violence cases, and it costs about $130,000 a year to patch.
When J. Pat Williams renewed his license plate earlier this year, he was a bit disappointed the state had not yet made a tag commemorating Tennessee's Civil War sesquicentennial.
Candidates for the 2014 elections can't qualify until November, but that's not stopping anyone from looking for campaign money.
If Hamilton County commissioners follow through on a discussion Wednesday, taxpayers soon will be able to keep close tabs on how the legislative body spends nearly $1 million in annual discretionary funds.
Hamilton County Commissioners agreed today to consider a vote to have discretionary funds posted online.
In 1998, hundreds of environmental journalists came to Chattanooga to learn about the city's dirty past. But next week, they will learn about its bright, clean future.
Hamilton County residents who try to pay property taxes online may experience some sticker shock when they see how much convenience can cost.
Chattanooga City Council members on Tuesday night honored two of the city's finest and passed a hotly contested zoning exception involving Petty Road.
Chattanooga City Council members tonight approved a contested zoning exemption for addresses in the 8600 block of Petty Road.
Two Chattanooga firefighters were honored today for saving the life of a child in April.
Chattanooga City Council members will vote tonight to allow the Public Works Department to accept an $85,000 grant from the Lyndhurst Foundation.
District Attorney Bill Cox has tried more than 10 death penalty cases in Hamilton County.
Hamilton County District Attorney Bill Cox announced today he will not seek re-election next year.
Lawyers wishing to fill one of two Hamilton County judicial commissioner positions must file applications by 4 p.m. today at the County Commission office.
With new leadership in place on the Hamilton County Commission, Commissioner Marty Haynes said he will renew his call for information to be posted online about the way he and other commissioners spend nearly $1 million annually at their discretion.
It was all cheers and no jeers at the Hamilton County Commission meeting Wednesday.
Hamilton County Commissioners voted today to approve a five-year master plan for the county parks and recreation department.
In about 30 minutes Tuesday, the City Council wrapped up a week's worth of Chattanooga business.
One of Hamilton County's first plans to get more residents outdoors: Tell them about parks on the Internet.
It took six votes and a weeklong recess, but the Hamilton County Commission has a No. 2 man.
Hamilton County Commissioners today elected Commissioner Jim Fields as pro tempore of the body.
The economic impact of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga is a tough thing to nail down, but organizers agree on one thing -- the event will be a boon for Chattanooga and North Georgia.
It's taken 30 years, but members of Hamilton County's Special Tactics and Rescue Services team finally have a place to hang their helmets -- along with their flippers, scuba tanks, night vision goggles and snake chaps.
After sending two letters in as many weeks to public schools in the region over religious activities on school property, a government and religion watchdog group says a large Christian event organized by Hamilton County Schools faculty on Sunday was perfectly OK -- since it was held out of classrooms.
When Charles Goodgame returned to Chattanooga from serving overseas in November 1945, he hadn't seen his friend Wesley Epperson -- or many of the other 280 men from the First Army's 752nd Engineer Parts Company -- since their boots hit sand on Omaha Beach days after the invasion of Normandy.
Hamilton County Commissioner Fred Skillern says the commission is going to get leaner and meaner under his leadership.
Commissioner Larry Henry formally announced today he would seek the office being vacated by Circuit Court Clerk Paula Thompson.
Hamilton County Human Resources Director Leslie Longshore tendered her resignation today to return to the district attorney's office.
Hamilton County Commissioners passed a final vote today accepting a $90 million credit line from U.S. Bank National Association.
Fred Skillern was elected today as the next chairman of the Hamilton County Commission in a unanimous vote.
Boats and barges on the Tennessee River, sure. Bass fishermen, kayakers, paddleboarders and Ducks, of course. But COWS? Maybe. These are milers, not milkers.
Hamilton County commissioners next week will vote on an agreement for a $90 million credit line, a proposed policy to allow county employees to swap paid leave time in emergencies and elect their new leadership.
A nonprofit tax watchdog group says Tennesseans pay the highest combined state and local sales tax rate in the country, with Arkansas, Louisiana, Washington and Oklahoma trailing behind -- but that might be a recipe for economic success.
Hamilton County Commissioners will vote next week to approve or reject a revolving $90 million credit agreement with U.S. Bank National Association.
Hamilton County Commissioners will vote next week to name their new leaders.
A new report by a tax watchdog group shows Tennessee has the highest combined state and local sales tax rates in the nation, ahead of Arkansas, Louisiana, Washington and Oklahoma.
Chattanooga and two private companies received four air pollution violations this month over dust and mud produced at two landfills on Birchwood Pike in Harrison. And the trio has 10 days to schedule a conference with the Air Pollution Control Bureau to address the complaints.
Whether it's living large at a fine restaurant, visiting one of many museums or getting soaked at Georgia's premier water park, there are plenty of things to do in Cobb County.
Police arrested three men Thursday on charges of sex crimes.
Forget roast turkey or goose. Sandhill crane might be the holiday fowl of choice for 400 Tennessee hunters this December.
Chattanooga police arrested Melissa Tricelle Trimble, 36, Thursday, accusing her of starting a fire in a house.
The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission voted today to include sandhill cranes in the new waterfowl hunting regulations.
J.C. Goins is being surrounded.
Whiskey distilleries are now officially barred from operating in the unincorporated areas of Hamilton County.