Sewell Seeking Re-Election In East Ridge

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

East Ridge Councilman Larry Sewell has qualified to seek-re-election.

In the upcoming Red Bank Commission race, Jane Hosemann had qualified. However, she has decided to drop out of the District 3 race.

Terry Pope picked up for Red Bank's District 3.

Annette Allen picked up for the Signal Mountain Commission

Curtis L. Jones has picked up for the Lakesite Commission.

Chuck Moore is the first to pick up for the Soddy Daisy Commission, and Janet Jobe is the first to pick up for the Ridgedale Commission. .

Red Bank Commission

Commission at large

John Roberts

District 1

Eric Fairchild

David R. Smith

Terry Pope

District 3

Dalton Alexander Templeton

Edward Lecompte Qualified

East Ridge Council

Robert Stahl Qualified

Jacky Cagle Qalified

Doris Rogers Qualified

Brian White Qualified

John Clemmer

Robert Bedwell Qualified

Larry Sewell Qualified


Jim Bethune Qualified

Frances Pope Qualified

Lakesite Commission

William Neighbors

Valerie Boddy

Curtis L. Jones

Signal Mountain Council

Chris Howley Qualified

Susan Robertson Qualified

Robert Spalding Qualified

Annette Allen

Soddy Daisy Commission

Chuck Moore

Soddy Daisy Commission

Chuck Moore

Lakesite Commission

Phil Garver

Ridgedale Commission

Janet Jobe

2 Arrested In Bradley County On Burglary Charges

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Alexander Urges Action On Bill That Includes Funds To Restart Work On Chickamauga Lock

The U.S. Senate will take a first step this week toward considering a bipartisan energy and water appropriations bill, and Senator Lamar Alexander is urging Senate Democrats to allow the bill to be considered by the full Senate. “This legislation appropriates record-level funding for basic research, and increases funding for deepening our ports and improving our inland waterways. ... (click for more)

VW PILOT Crash Landing

The Volkswagen emission scandal proves the point citizen activist, Ms. Helen Burns Sharp, has repeatedly brought to the attention of local government officials. She urged them to "beef up" the PILOT contracts before approving PILOT tax abatements. Any logical person would agree, because it is the only way to recoup a tax loss when unthinkable situations arise. Volkswagen's willful ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Readers Are Right

Jeffrey Cross is a community activist in the very finest way. He has no idea that I and many others have followed what he has done, and tirelessly I might add, to enhance the St. Elmo neighborhood at the foot of Lookout Mountain. I wish this world had a million Jeffrey Crosses. So when he wrote in protest of my Monday story, “We Want Our City Back,” I was more than eager to read ... (click for more)

Baylor Boys Win 17th D-II AA Golf Title; Baylor Girls Take Second

  MANCHESTER – On a sun-drenched afternoon, it was a special day for Baylor golf and for the King Oehmig family. Highlighted by a 5-under, 31 on the final nine holes, Baylor senior Oliver Simonsen shot a two-day, 3-under 141 to lead Baylor to the 2015 TSSAA D-II AA boys state championship at WillowBrook Golf Course here Tuesday. Carrying one-of-a-kind black golf ... (click for more)

Ooltewah Whips Lady 'Canes For Shot At District 5-3A Volleyball Title

(Story will be updated) CLEVELAND, Tenn. – Old rivals will play for the District 5-3A volleyball tournament championship on Wednesday. Ooltewah (41-11) and Walker Valley (28-11), the tourney’s Nos. 1 and 2 seeds, respectively, posted semifinal wins Tuesday night at Cleveland Middle School and earned their shots at the title, along with berths in the Region 3-3A tournament ... (click for more)