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Seven of nine

Here are the winners in Tuesday’s elections for Chattanooga City Council: District 1 – Chip Henderson District 2 – Jerry Mitchell District 3 – Ken Smith District 5 – Russell Gilbert District 6 – Carol Berz District 7 – Chris

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You’ve seen the résumés and heard the interviews, now hire the best candidates

Chattanoogans go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new mayor and city council, as well as to vote on a charter amendment. Two sitting council members are stepping down, leaving seven incumbents vying to stay on. Two of

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Keenly aware

(Programming Note: Gentle reader, you are not forgotten. Being a grownup calls for occasionally having to put down the blogging toys for uncomfortable stretches of time.) Meanwhile, the Chattanooga municipal elections are charging past at a good clip, and I

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Deborah Scott drops mic so hard in the paint

Chattanooga City Councilwoman Deborah Scott has announced that she will not seek re-election after serving a single four-year term in District 1. Scott also wrote a thorough explanation for her decision. The news has been met with a great deal

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Chattanooga municipal election season officially open

Incumbent Chattanooga City Council members Russell Gilbert (5th District) and Peter Murphy (9th District) were among those who dropped by the Hamilton County Election Commission Friday morning to pick up qualifying petitions to run in the March 2013 City of

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