Commission Appoints Steve Highlander As District 9 Commissioner

With The Hamilton County Commission Unable To Reach The Required Five Votes For Any Of The Three Nominated Candidates To Fill Commissioner Bankston’s Vacancy Last Week, They Voted Again Yesterday Adding Additional Nominations From The Eight Individuals Who Applied For The Position.

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Hamilton County Commission At Impasse On Vote For Bankston’s Replacement

After Receiving The Resignation Of District 9 Commissioner Chester Bankston, The Hamilton County Commission Made The Decision To Fill The Vacancy At The June 2nd Regular Meeting. However, They Were Unable To Reach The Majority Vote Needed For Any Of The Three Nominated Candidates.

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Hamilton County Commissioners Divided In Support Of Chamber’s Woke Agenda

Some Hamilton County Commissioners Support The Chamber’s Claims That The Area Is Systemically Racist; While Others Say The Area Is Not Racist, Does Not Need To Be Remedied And That The Chamber Has No Business Being Involved In Political And Racial Issues.

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Radical Left-Wing Groups Back Tim Kelly Yet Some Republican Supporters Remain In Chattanooga Mayor’s Race

Kelly Has Accepted Donations From At Least Two Left-Leaning Progressive PACs, Yet Still Garners Support From Some Republican Officials.

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County Commissioner Advocates For Restoration Of Discretionary Funds To Aid Overlooked Organizations In Helping The Homeless

Mackey Advocates For Discretionary Funds That Would Allow Commissioners To Grant Monetary Rewards To Organizations Within Their Districts That Are In Need Of Financial Help In Providing Services To The Homeless.

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Hamilton County COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Changes; Concerns About Reaching Herd Immunity

More People Moved Up In Line For COVID Vaccination, How Decisions Are Made To Move Between Tiers And Concerns About Reaching Herd Immunity.

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Commission Approves Budget Increase To Support Vaccination Efforts, Some Residents Have Vaccine Concerns

The Hamilton County Commission Gives Approval For Two Additional Positions In Health Department And Expresses Support For Vaccine Efforts, While Some In The Public Feel The COVID Vaccine Is Harmful. Council Agrees To Review Both Schools Of Thought.

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Hamilton County Residents Speak Out Against Mask Mandates – Updated

Mayor Coppinger and the Commissioners who spoke regarding the matter all touted the effectiveness of masks, social distancing, and general COVID-19 restrictions while call-in residents voiced concerns and asked questions regarding policies.

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