Sabrena Turner Will Provide A Better Future For Our Kids - And Response

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

I’m Ben Phillips.  I reside in District 7, have two small children and I so desire to have a successful district for their future.  Paving the road for their success requires passion today from you and me. It's not sacrifice, it's life as a parent, love.  Who we chose in the commissioner role and all political positions has significant impacts on the future of our children.  I've witnessed it in my 37 years.  

So, what about your children? A vote for Sabrena Turner is a vote for a new middle school at East Hamilton and a new school for CSLA which are both needed but need paid for in a way of business development in a way of business success. That's what Sabrena will do. 

What about our children’s safety, our children’s future? We need someone in District 7 that can run it like their District 7 real estate business- at the top of mind of all her peers and industry, enough to be awarded a leadership award in a field of some 1,150 licensed agents right here in Chattanooga. That's right, Sabrena did that.  That is why I trust her to make the financial decisions that will impact my children, not someone that doesn’t have proof of being at the top right now.  Safety and success starts with leadership. She has something special in her and she answered the call to serve her clients, be it Real Estate Agent of the Year.

This is my district's answer. It's not politics, it's a clear choice for a better future.  I’m inspired by Sabrena’s delivery of result to my mortgage clients.  She treats them with respect like she will treat your family, our family, our community, a great community that I call District 7. She will lead us to a brighter future for our children’s sake, and their children’s sake.

I love my hometown. I love moving forward and seeing our community thrive. Won't you stand with me and give Sabrena Turner your support?

Ben Phillips  

District 7 resident and business owner 


* * * 

My name is Brendon Severs and I'd like to provide first hand insight regarding candidate Sabrena Turner who is running for the District 7 County Commission seat in Hamilton County.  Sabrena is my sister and she was also my real estate business partner for five years from 2005 to 2010.  I would like to speak to you regarding her work ethic, integrity, and her overall character. 

Sabrena is an extrovert who has never met a stranger.  She could befriend a billionaire or a pauper and treat them the same.  Sabrena has a compassionate heart and the will to see things through.  As a real estate agent, she has been an active leader with the Chattanooga Association of Realtors.  I have seen her dogged determination and steadfastness on full display as she has completed waning real estate transactions that most would have considered lost causes.  When Sabrena sees and inkling of hope, she does not accept no for an answer. 

Sabrena cares for her clients and people in general.  I have seen her counsel and hug clients who were going through tough times personally and financially.  Sabrena has a way of comforting people by finding the silver lining and reassuring them that things will turn out okay.  She has a magnetic personality just like many other candidates.  The difference is Sabrena always follows through on her promises.  She is motivated to serve the people and not herself. 

As many of you know, Sabrena has been active in the local community.  She can multi-task like no one I have ever seen.  If you are looking for a candidate who is tireless, honest, accessible, intelligent, and compassionate, then Sabrena Turner is the obvious choice.  I could not have chosen a better sister or a better business partner.  Let her make you proud as your County Commissioner just as she has made me proud to be her brother.     

Brendon Severs


Being Proactive With Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s and is the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. It affects an estimated one million Americans and four to six million worldwide,  There is no cure for Parkinson’s, and 60,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in the United States alone. Source: National Parkinson’s Foundation  ... (click for more)

Stop Yet Another Grocery Store And Gas Station On Signal Mountain Road

For those of you who enjoy the frisbee park on Signal Mountain Road (Hwy 127) and the beautiful view of trees and natural landscape at the foot of Signal Mountain, it might be time to kiss that beautiful scenery goodbye.  The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission will be voting May 9 on whether to re-zone four tracts of land directly across from the frisbee ... (click for more)

Dewayne Ray Burns Wanted After Firing Shots At Fort Oglethorpe Police Officers

Dewayne Ray Burns is wanted after police in North Georgia were led on a chase, and he fired shots at officers. Burns fired shots in their direction late Thursday night. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department are investigating the incident. According to park rangers on the scene, the Burns ran away, while firing shots in the direction ... (click for more)

5 Considered For Cleveland City Manager Position

Five names were selected  Friday  by a citizens advisory committee to send to the Cleveland City Council for consideration as the next Cleveland city manager. The five are Angie Carrier, Joe Fivas, Mark Reeter, Seth Sumner and Julie Underwood. The list is being sent in alphabetical order so no one has an advantage when the city council considers the candidates. ... (click for more)

Shoulders, Hester Lead CSAS Past Lookout Valley, 10-7

Most of the regular-season district softball games are in the book and teams are trying to sharpen their skills as they prepare for the post-season in hopes of landing in Murfreesboro for the season-ending TSSAA state tournament the week before Memorial Day. Such is the case for the Red Bank Lionettes, who are hosting the 2016 Red Bank Invitational this weekend at the Red Bank ... (click for more)

McMasters Makes Tough Call To Play Volleyball At Lee

Grace Baptist Academy two-sport standout Claire McMasters envisioned playing basketball and volleyball at a small college after her career ended with the Lady Golden Eagles. So, she “looked at” Covenant College and Maryville College as two schools where she thought that would be possible to extend her two-sport status. McMasters’ recruiting shifted quickly once Lee University ... (click for more)