Collegedale, East Ridge May Have Contested Judge Races; 2 Pick Up For New East Ridge Elected Court Clerk Post

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Attorney Harry W. Miller III has picked up papers to run for Collegedale judge. The longtime judge, Kevin Wilson, has also picked up.

In East Ridge, attorney Ryan Hanzelik is challenging Judge Arvin Reingold.

Lookout Mountain Judge John Higgason Jr. and Signal Mountain Judge Mark Rothberger thus far do not have opposition.

Patricia Cassidy and Mark Brandt have picked up for the new position of elected court clerk in East Ridge. 

Six people have indicated interest in running for the open District 5 seat on the County School Board. They are Richard Bennett, Patrick Hampton, Karitsa Mosley, Lynn Smith, Jacqueline Thomas and Cynthia Stanley-Cash. Jeffrey Wilson is not running again.

Samevelyn Rock is challenging David Testerman in District 8.

In District 9, potential candidates are Dean Moorhouse and Charles Stephens. Mike Evatt currently serves.

Collegedale Judge

Harry W. Miller III

Kevin Wilson

East Ridge Judge

Ryan Hanzelik

Arvin Reingold

Lookout Mountain Judge

John Higgason Jr.

Signal Mountain Judge

Mark Rothberger

General Sessions Court Judge

Division 1

Christie Mahn Sell

Rex Sparks

Division II

Larry Ables

David Bales

Division 3

Clarence Shattuck

Division 4

Lila Statom

Division 5 

Gary Starnes

East Ridge Court Clerk

Mark Brandt

Patricia Cassidy

County School Board

District 3

Greg Martin

District 5

Richard Bennett

Patrick Hampton

Karitsa Mosley

Lynn Smith

Cynthia Stanley-Cash

Jacqueline Thomas 

District 8

Samevelyn Rock

David Testerman

District 9

Dean Moorhouse

Charles Stephens

State House District 26

Gerald McCormick

State House District 27

Richard Floyd

State House District 28

JoAnne Favors

State House District 29

Mike Carter

State House District 30

Marc Gravitt

State Senate District 11

Bo Watson

State Executive Committee District 10 D

Chris Anderson

Sandy Norris Smith

State Executive Committee District 11 D

Sandra Lusk

State Executive Committee District 11 R

Bobby Wood

John Wilson To Autograph New Hiener Photo Book Of Historic Chattanooga On Tuesday At Zarzour's

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Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At Hixson House Early Tuesday Morning

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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Picture a sold-out baseball game at Wrigley Field or Nationals Park packed with 40,000 fans. That image represents roughly the same number of women and men who die from breast cancer each year.  In Tennessee alone, an estimated 900 women will die from the disease in 2016. It is a sad statistic, but there is some good news: thanks to early detection and improved treatments, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What Southerners Sing

Barry Norris plays the organ at Birmingham’s East Lake United Methodist Church and two days ago the church hosted what we used to call “A Singing on the Grounds.” Today it is called a “Hymnfest” and, believe it or not, it is has to be just as fun today as it was 100 years ago when our forefathers tied their horse and wagon to a tree. It just so happens I know a little bit about ... (click for more)

After Productive Open Week, Vols Eye Gamecocks

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. --  Tennessee football coach Butch Jones, Josh Malone, Colton Jumper, Ethan Wolf and Emmanuel Moseley spoke to reporters at a weekly press conference. No. 18 Tennessee (5-2, 2-2 SEC) is coming off of its bye week and next face South Carolina (3-4, 1-4 SEC) on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium with a 7:15 p.m. ET broadcast on ESPN2. ... (click for more)

Notre Dame Draws Top Ranked Greeneville, CCS Opens With Madison Magnet

For the second year in a row, Notre Dame drew the top-ranked Greeneville in the opening round of the TSSAA Class A/AA state tournament.  Notre Dame is scheduled to play Greeneville on Wednesday at 8 p m. (EST)  in Murfreesboro. CCS will play Madison Magnet in the first round on field #1 at 7:30 p.m. (EST) . CCS and Greeneville met in the state championship game ... (click for more)