Ryan King Files Papers To Run For Chattanooga City Council District 4

Friday, September 21, 2012

Ryan King officially launched his campaign for Chattanooga City Council District 4 on Friday, filing his candidate petition with the Hamilton County Election Commission.   

Mr. King is a lifelong resident of East Brainerd and a realtor with Keller Williams Realty. 

“I love the East Brainerd area and Chattanooga, and I believe that with a more accessible and transparent local government this city can reach its potential,” said Mr. King. “For far too long, city council has segregated themselves and their decisions from the will of the people they represent, and that has been very apparent here in District 4. It is time we return the reigns of Chattanooga to its residents.”


Mr. King attended East Brainerd Elementary, as well as Ooltewah Middle and High Schools, before he earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in Chemistry.  He currently serves on the Hamilton County Zoning Board of Appeals, is vice president of Friends of East Brainerd, Secretary of the Brainerd/East Brainerd Board of the Chamber of Commerce, is the vice president of the East Brainerd Elementary PTA where his son attends school, and is a 2011 graduate of Leadership Chattanooga.

“When people ask me what kind of platform I’m running on, I tell them that I don’t have a platform so much as a vision for Chattanooga,” said Mr. King. “I envision a Chattanooga that maximizes its potential by creating a safe and businessfriendly environment, which values the inclusion and opinions of all its inhabitants, and is always mindful that an innovative spirit is the fundamental element moving us forward. This vision can be a reality and I’m committed to working to make that Chattanooga exist.”

The Committee to Elect Ryan King is comprised of Sherri Anderson (treasurer – Johnson, Hickey & Murchison), Matt Hullander (Hullco Exteriors), John Eaves (Unum), Dr. Charles Ankar (Shallowford Family Dental Group), Daniel Anderson (Keller Williams), and David Martin (La Paz Chattanooga).



Latest Bradley County Arrest Report

Click  here  for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

East Ridge City Council Agrees To Raise For City Court Clerk - Starting In July 2019

The East Ridge City Council has agreed to a raise for the city court clerk position effective July 2019. It would move the current pay of $54,472 up by six percent to $57,740. In addition, the clerk would begin to receive annual raises in line with other city employees. Patricia Cassidy was the first elected clerk with her term beginning  September 2014, and ... (click for more)

A Tribute For My Brother – Sgt. Jonathan Gardner, U.S. Army

Seven years ago today, my family and I found out that my brother, Sgt. Jonathan D. Gardner, was seriously injured by a roadside bomb, (explosively formed penetrator - EFP), while on a mission in Kuwait. The EFP went through the bottom of his seat and put a softball size hole in his upper thigh. The doctors said that if the bomb had entered the Humvee an inch to the right, he ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Black Telephone

If you have never seen one in an antique store you wouldn’t know that the first telephones were contained in a not-so-small wooden box that had a snout-looking mouth piece and a separate speaker that you would hold on your ear while you talked. This was many years ago when phones were fun as compared to today’s tiny cell phones that rudely interrupt us from the task-at-hand both ... (click for more)

Tankersley One-Hitter Leads Silverdale Past CCS

Silverdale had beaten Chattanooga Christian by a 7-0 final in a   softball game at CCS a few weeks ago, but the Lady Chargers were hoping to turn the tide after allowing just two earned runs in that earlier game. Things didn’t turn out as planned for the Lady Chargers Thursday evening at Silverdale. The Lady Seahawks are a really good hitting team and they showed it ... (click for more)

Fulmer Gets 4-Year Contract As Vols Athletic Director

University of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport announced Thursday that Director of Athletics Phil Fulmer has signed a four-year contract. Fulmer took over as UT's Director of Athletics on Dec. 1, 2017.   "Phillip has been a great partner over the last four months and I commend him for the work he has done with our student-athletes, coaches and staff," Davenport ... (click for more)