Vince Dean Thanks Supporters - And Response

Monday, May 12, 2014

I would like to thank each and everyone of the over 12,000 voters that chose to vote for me in the primary race for Criminal Court clerk.  While I had no opposition in the primary, it still astounds me that I received such overwhelming support.   

My party showed its confidence in me and for that I am very appreciative.  I look forward to the campaign leading up to the general election that will inform the voting public the difference in me and the Democrat nominee, who is also the incumbent.  I feel confident that the public will see that I am willing to take this office and provide it with the leadership that it deserves.   

While the majority of citizens will never set foot in the office, those that are in the office day in and day out agree, changes need to be made.  They agree that a good sound manager is the most important skill needed.  I have those proven skills and will use my experience, along with the dedicated employees of the criminal court clerk's office to give the service deserved to our employers, the public.   I will give this office a vision and provide the hard working employees, in the office, with an ever present leader that they can depend on.   

This is a very busy office, handling thousands of cases each year,  it demands a leader that supports the staff that handles each case.  Again, I appreciate the confidence placed in me last Tuesday.  It matters who governs.

Vince Dean 

* * * 

Vince,
  Back in the days when we wore the blue uniform and CPD shield, you always cracked me up. You are one of the funniest guys I know and it was a pleasure having you for a sergeant. 

You deserve good things and I say good luck to you in the future election.  I have no doubt you're the right man for the job.  

Michael Burns


Send Your Opinions To Chattanoogan.com

We welcome your opinions at Chattanoogan.com. Email to news@chattanoogan.com . We require your real first and last name and contact information. There is no word limit, but if your article is too long you may lose your reader. Please focus more on issues than personal attacks. (click for more)

Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw - Respected By Bradley County Juvenile Department

Juvenile Judge Rob Philyaw has earned the respect of Bradley County Juvenile Court Staff by reaching out and sharing ideas and resources with the purpose of becoming more efficient in dealing with juvenile offenses and the rising drug problems facing our youth in southeast Tennessee. Judge Philyaw recognized Bradley County Juvenile Court as having one of the ... (click for more)

Harr Outlines $40 Million Plan For Chattanooga Light Rail System

Outgoing Chamber of Commerce President Ron Harr on Monday outlined a $40 million plan for a Chattanooga light rail system that would serve not only downtown, but also the Airport and the Enterprise South Industrial Park. In a speech to the Chattanooga Engineers Club, Mr. Harr said most cities looking at such an ambitious plan "would be facing costs of over a billion dollars." ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Choo Choo Adding Clubs, Restaurants In $8 Million Renovation

The historic Chattanooga Choo Choo is adding clubs and restaurants in a $7 million renovation, it was announced in front of the South Market Street landmark on Monday morning. The Comedy Catch will be moving from its longtime home in Brainerd and there will be a new 500-person music venue that will be in addition to Track 29. The new venue, managed by Track 29, will feature a ... (click for more)

Prep Football Practice Starts Today

Coaches barking instructions, players blocking and tackling, quarterbacks and receivers working on timing routes and error-free handoffs to fleet-footed running backs.   In the greater Chattanooga area and throughout the state it can mean just one thing. It’s time for Prep Football 2014.   Today is the first official day ... (click for more)

NPSL National Championship To Be Played At Red Bulls Arena

The NPSL announced on Monday that the national championship match between Chattanooga FC and the Red Bulls U23 will be played on Saturday at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey.  The match will be played following an MLS match between New York Red Bulls and the New England Revolution.   Local fans took to social media to appeal for the game to be played in Chattanooga. ... (click for more)