Taxpayers of Hamilton County should take note that a majority of the members of the school board are getting ready to give Rick Smith the buyout that he wants. Do you agree that someone should be paid for taking the coward's way out? Rick Smith should be fired for cause. Not paid to leave. If you don't want the board members to pay him off, call or write to them before it is too late. Liz Norris (click for more)
If I could count Hamilton County’s best educators on one hand, Normal Park Elementary Principal Jill Levine would be the biggest finger. What she and her faculty and a dazzling commitment from both her students and parents have accomplished is an educational dream. I am told people literally move to North Chattanooga just so their children will be zoned for the award-winning school. But, oh my, what it this? It has been reported over ... (click for more)
February 9, 2016
I’m writing this letter in support of electing County Commissioner Marty Haynes as our next assessor of property in Hamilton County. I have worked on committees with Marty and have been ... (click for more)
It has been my privilege and honor to have known Tom Greenholtz for half of my life. I know no finer person, no superior intellect, and no greater generosity of one’s self than can be found in ... (click for more)
It was the summer of 2010. Our nation, as well as our community, was in a deep recession. Houses were being foreclosed on, wages were falling, people were losing jobs, and households all across ... (click for more)
Should the city stop funding for the Violence Reduction Initiative?