Tag: Jim Coppinger

Ramsey replacement will serve with stigma of secrecy

At 9:30 a.m. the Hamilton County Commission will attempt to decide unevenly between two candidates seeking to replace outgoing County Mayor Claude Ramsey. Two previous votes held on the same day (27 December 2010) resulted in a tie. Four commissioners

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Write-in vote: Would you choose Carter or Coppinger for Hamilton County?

Hopefully, dear Hamilton County readers, you were able to attend, watch reports about, read about, or read Twitter updates from tonight’s forum at Red Bank High School. If so, your thoughts on which candidate should receive the mayoral appointment are

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And justice 4-all: Hamilton County Commission deadlocked on mayor vote

The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners met this morning to decide a replacement for County Mayor Claude Ramsey, who is leaving local government to serve in Governor-elect Bill Haslam’s administration. No replacement was selected today, however, because the vote and

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The powered of the county

The 2010 elections now are fading into memory, and the national campaigns for 2012 have already begun, so this seems as good a time as any to assess Chattanooga’s clout as measured by the roles our elected officials will be

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