Races Shaping Up For Bradley County Commission, Other Posts

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Races are shaping up for the Bradley County Commission and other top county positions for the May primary.

The qualifying deadline is Thursday at noon.

A top battle pits Sheriff Eric Watson against former Capt.

Steve Lawson.

Circuit Court Clerk Gayla Miller has competition from Jeff Young.

All commission members are running again except for Mark Hall, who has qualified for the state House District 24 contest.

Louie Alford, Mike Hughes, Milan Blake, Thomas Crye, Johnny Mull, Howard Thompson, Jeff Yarber and Bill Winters do not yet have opposition.

County Mayor

County Mayor D. Gary Davis Qualified


Sheriff Eric Watson R Qualified

Steve Lawson R Qualified

Circuit Court Clerk

Dewayne Hicks R

Clerk Gayla Miller R Qualified

Jeff Young R Qualified

County Clerk 

Donna Simpson R Qualified


Trustee Mike Smith R Qualified

Register of Deeds

Register Dina Swafford Qualified

Road Superintendent

Superintendent Sandra Collins R

Bradley County Commission


Rick Bice Qualified

Justin Davis

Dennis Epperson Qualified

Incumbent Terry Caywood 


Incumbent Mike Hughes Qualified


Chairman Louie Alford Qualified


Incumbent Thomas Crye Qualified

Zach Kilby

Christopher Scoggins


Incumbent Milan Blake Qualified


Incumbent Johnny Mull Qualified


Alex Morrow Qualified

Incumbent Charlotte Peak Qualified


Incumbent Howard Thompson Qualified


Jerry Cross Qualified

Incumbent Bobby Goins Qualified


Incumbent Jeff Yarber Qualified


Tim Mason Qualified

Iincumbent Dan Rawls Qualified

James O. Taylor 


Erica Davis Qualified

Cody Herron

Tommy Ledford Qualified

Incumbent Robert Rominger Qualified


Floyd Clevenger

Tammy Davis

Incumbent Mark Hall

Blake McPherson

Kevin Raper Qualified

Joshua Watson Rogers Qualified


Debbie Williams

Incumbent Bill Winters Qualified


Constable 1 Charles Carroll, Jeffery Lewis, Garry D. Moore Q

Constable 2 Richard Alford, Jimmy Kendrick Jr. Q, Robert C. Patton, Tony Whitener

Constable 3 Jason Corum Q

Constable 4 Larry Curry, Wayne Henry Q

Constable 5 Steve Anderson Q

Constable 6 Tim Colbaugh Q, Charles Dunson, Dewayne Hicks Q, Rob Jensen Q

Constable 7 Brent Runyon Q

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ADAMSON, PHILLIP TROY  1282 TATUM GULF MINLOW,  Age at Arrest: 45 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DOMESTIC ASSAULT --- AGUILAR, ADELSO ALBERTO  907 S WILLOW ST CHATTANOOGA, 374043632  Age at Arrest: 39 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DRIVING ON REVOKED, SUSPENDED ... (click for more)

Latest Bradley County Jail Booking Report

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

Liberal Conspiracy Afoot

According to Roy Exum’s Sunday column, there are now upwards of six or seven Democrats in Hamilton County, and all of them have secretly maneuvered their way onto the boards of a couple of dozen local organizations. Unlike Republicans, some of them serve on multiple boards and some of them serve with one another on the same boards. This is outrageous. We all know that boards and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Please Don’t Get Numb

Several weeks ago we woke up to learn there had been another shooting in Chattanooga and the next day there were two paragraphs on the fourth page of the newspaper.  It has become so common we as a society have grown numb to it and, when a teen-aged girl in Texas said she wasn’t surprised last week when eight students and two teachers were massacred in her school some 30 miles ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Christian, Silverdale Fall In Division II-A State Softball

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – It was a rough day at the Division II-A girls state softball tournament for Silverdale and Chattanooga Christian. Both teams suffered one big inning by their opponents and quickly fell into the loser’s bracket, making the road back to title contention paved with potholes. After a 45-minute delay starting their game, Chattanooga Christian took it on the ... (click for more)

Baylor, McCallie Both Win In D-II Baseball

LEBANON, Tenn. – It will be another Baylor-McCallie battle here at Wilson Central High School Wednesday afternoon at 12:30 in the winner’s bracket of the Division II-AA baseball state championship. Baylor opened play with an 8-2 victory over Christian Brothers while McCallie posted an impressive 5-1 win over Memphis University School in the second game, despite having to sit ... (click for more)