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Coppinger, Haynes are Hamilton County primary winners

Here are your unofficial winners in the contested Hamilton County GOP primary races: County Mayor Jim Coppinger County Commission, District 3 Marty Haynes More later.

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Four vie for county mayor special election

The Times Free Press has the latest on the slate of candidates running in next year’s special election for Hamilton County Mayor. The election is being held to choose a mayor who will serve in the remainder of the 2010-14

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Chattanooga Mayor Urges County Government to Seek Home Rule

Mayor Ron Littlefield on Thursday spoke to a crowd of city leaders about his 12-month challenge to pursue a unified government in Hamilton County. Earlier, county leaders expressed their discontent at having the city government assume the lead on consolidation

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A little (more) conversation

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger has kicked off his tenure with a series of community meetings, one in each county commission district, to be held over a period of seven weeks. The public is invited, as are local elected officials.

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