Hamilton County Commission To Vote On Elected Officials’ Hiring Family Members With County Funding

The Intention Of The Proposed Resolution Is Not To Keep Elected Officials From Being Able To Hire Family Members. However, It Does Prohibit Those Officials From Being Able To Use County Funds To Pay For Those Individuals. Any Family Member Hired Would Have To…

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School Board Members Who Disagree With Partisan Elections Connected To UnifiED

Several Hamilton County School Board Members Spoke Out Against Partisan School Board Races Back In October’s Special Session When The Tennessee General Assembly Voted To Pass A Bill That Allowed County Political Parties To Hold Primaries. These Same School Board Members Received Donations To Run For School Board From…

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Hamilton County Commissioner Calls Out HCDE For Not Being Transparent About Money Or Data

Hamilton County District 8 Commissioner And Chair Pro Tem, Tim Boyd Is Calling Out The Hamilton County School System For What He Calls A Lack Of Transparency And Unacceptable Academic Performance In Many Of The Schools.

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Hamilton County Lags Behind On Redistricting Process

Chair Sabrena Smedley Urged The Commissioners Forward By Stating That She Had Been In Contact With The Tennessee State Comptroller’s Office And That Hamilton County Is Behind On The Redistricting Process.

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Smedley Considers Run For Hamilton County Mayor

Following Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger’s Announcement On October 20th That He Will Not Seek Reelection In 2022, District 7 County Commissioner And Chairperson Sabrena Smedley Has Been Approached By Numerous People Encouraging Her To Run For The Office.

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Hamilton County Commissioners Push For Continuity of Neighborhoods In Redistricting

During The Hamilton County Commission Meeting On September 22, 2021, Concerns Were Raised That The Current Demo Maps Of County Redistricting Do Not Provide For A Continuity Of Neighborhoods.

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Hamilton County Commission Elects New Chair & Chair Pro Tem

During The Hamilton County Commission Meeting Yesterday, September 1st, The Commission Nominated And Voted On The Commissioners To Fill The Roles Of New Chair And Chair Pro Tem.

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Hamilton County Commissioners Debate Funding for Tyner Academy

Students From Tyner Academy Stood Before The Hamilton County Commission Last Week, Demanding A Response To Their Pleas For Much Needed Repairs And Renovations For Their School As The Debate Over Funding Continues.

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James B. Walker Sworn In As New District 9 School Board Member

After Several Weeks Of District 9 Having Zero Representation On The Hamilton County School Board Due To The Resignation Of Steve Highlander From The School Board For His New Role As County Commissioner, The Hamilton County Commission Voted In James Brent Walker As The New District 9 School Board Member.

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