Hamilton County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com
Jim Coppinger, who as the mayor of Hamilton County has understandably had to grow some thick skin, wants no part of the repulsive billboards now seen around town that ask, "Do you have gonorrhea?" His Tuesday morning telephone call revealed he is just as disgusted as the rest of us who see them showing a picture of a forlorn African-American male.
Trending on the Topix Network
5 hrs ago | North Hamilton Community News
Voters in the May 6 Republican primary, for which early voting starts April 16, will have to choose between Jim Coppinger of Hixson and Basil Marceaux of Soddy-Daisy as the party's candidate for Hamilton County mayor.
9 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com
County Trustee Bill Hullander said he has turned over a record $7.3 million in excess fees to county general government.
13 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com
Police have made an arrest in the slaying of Daniel Adams on Pinewood Avenue, charging a man who showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound shortly afterward.
17 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann announced today his first-quarter fundraising has provided his re-election campaign with $640,000 cash on hand, which he said is almost $275,000 more than his opponent, Weston Wamp.
April 15 --Planners gave a green light Monday to the first phase of $100 million in proposed housing and commercial space on Chattanooga's downtown waterfront, including townhouses, single-family cottages, apartments and condominiums.
The Athens Post said one victim, Johnny Ghormley, was found unconscious inside his home on Palos Street.
Zachary Bryant has been identified as the 6-year-old boy who was killed after being run over by a school bus on Monday.
The Cleveland City School Board on Monday, faced with lower revenues, approved a 10 percent cut in the upcoming 2014-2015 general fund budget.
We are all familiar with the well-known opening by Dickens: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of timesa " Of course, many of us may be less familiar with how Dickens continued the opening to his classic novel: "it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishnessa " News from the past few weeks have left me in a position where I think ... (more)
I'm told it is impossible to predict political races in Chattanooga and Hamilton County and, while most of this spring's contests will be as boring as the Masters Golf Tournament finish late Sunday afternoon, I'm silly enough to give it a try.
The Hamilton County Public Works Department will begin signalization work on Highway 58 at Hunter Road on Wednesday, at 9 a.m. Workers will be installing a left turn signal light - for southbound Highway 58 traffic.
A Criminal Court jury on Monday afternoon ruled Tony Bigoms guilty of the murder of Dana Wilkes on Nov. 9, 2012.
Former Hamilton County Mayor Claude Ramsey recalls flying into Arizona four years ago as part of a job recruiting trip to check out three Amazon distribution facilities in the Phoenix area.
Police said a man on Creek Drive was "dry firing" his Glock 17 9mm handgun, though it had a round in it.
Funeral services will be Wednesday for 53-year-old John Francis Lang, one of three men who was gunned down in Lookout Valley last Wednesday night.