Vote For Vince - And Response (2)

Friday, May 30, 2014

I strongly urge all my fellow Hamilton County residents to vote for Vince Dean as our next Criminal Court clerk. 

Vince has shown strong leadership as state representative, and I know he will bring his responsibility and wisdom to the Criminal Court Clerk's office.  

Vince has always had a passion for our community, and served 27 years with Chattanooga Police Department. We need people like Vince in our elected offices.  

Please remember to vote Vince Dean for Criminal Court clerk.

Jeff Kelly 

* * * 

I have known Vince before he became a police officer.  I have watched him grow from a young teen to a great leader for the county, city of East Ridge, and the state of Tennessee, where he has served us well in all areas.  

Vince is someone you can talk to without feeling he is talking down to you.  He knows what it takes to be a leader, he has shown it in every position that he has held. 

Vince knows about budget making, the needs of the people that will or has used Criminal Court office, and he understand the police officers needs and concern. 

A vote for Vince is a vote for leadership for the people, something we have not always had from those in the court house. 

Margaret H. Chastain
Soddy-Daisy 

* * *  

I have personally known Vince Dean for over 10 years.  Hamilton County needs a leader like Vince Dean.  Vince has served in the 104th, 105th, 106th, 107th and 108th Tennessee House of Representatives General Assemblies.  Vince has served as chairman of the House of Transportation Committee and has proven to be an effective elected official in Nashville.  

Vince supports his constituents as he was instrumental in getting motorcycles added to the Lemon Law statutes.  

Hamilton County needs someone like Vince Dean for Criminal Courts office and I think he is just the man for the job. 

Vote Vince Dean for Criminal Court clerk. 

Scott McColpin
Vice President
Hamilton County Pachyderm


Funding For The ISIS Conflict

Since it seems inevitable that the United States  will once again beinvolved in a Middle East conflict that will never have any resolution, may I present an idea about the funding for this engagement  that has not been bantered?     Despite the fact that no Middle Eastern country will commit troops to fight ISIS, considering that ISIS is much ... (click for more)

The Republican War On Public Schools

Today’s education summit and its focus on Common Core is just a minor skirmish that ignores the major battles being waged by Republicans in their on-going War on Public Schools. This administration’s education policies feed fat cats while starving students and teachers. Out-of-state corporations and in-state segregation academies are pilfering, plundering, and profiting from the ... (click for more)

Woman Stabbed Multiple Times On Cleveland Avenue Early Thursday Morning

A woman was stabbed multiple times early Thursday morning. At approximately 3 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2104 Cleveland Ave. for a stabbing. Officers located a black female in the roadway suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital by HCEMS for her injuries and is in stable condition. Investigators have not been able to ... (click for more)

CARTA Leaders Welcome Study On Passenger Rail Service For Chattanooga

CARTA leaders said Thursday they welcome an upcoming $700,000 study on re-instituting passenger rail service for Chattanooga. Lisa Maragnano, executive director, said, "This fits right into our multimodal transit center study, which we have said needs to be by rail." She added, "This is really a cool thing." Chattanooga received a $400,000 federal grant for the study and ... (click for more)

Lookouts and Minnesota Twins Sign 4-Year Agreement

In a fast-paced, high stakes game of musical chairs with the three players from Major League Baseball - Minnesota, Arizona and Colorado - vying for one chair (Chattanooga Lookouts), the Twins from Minneapolis came up the winner Wednesday. Officials from the Minnesota ball club flew to Chattanooga Tuesday and signed contract papers for a four year player development ... (click for more)

Lady Mocs Volleyball Team Set To Host Scenic City Showdown

The Chattanooga Mocs returns to action Friday and Saturday at Maclallan Gym is they host the Scenic City Showdown – Presented by Hampton Inn & Suites.  Its second three-team tournament of the season, Chattanooga welcomes UT Martin, Stetson and South Carolina State to Downtown. “This is another great opportunity for us to display our city, campus and facilities ... (click for more)