Bredesen To Hold Forum At Bessie Smith Center On Monday

Friday, September 28, 2018

Phil Bredesen, candidate for U.S. Senate, will visit Chattanooga on Monday to host his “Choose Chattanooga Ideas Forum” at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.

 

During the discussion, he will answer questions submitted by the audience and "share his vision for Southeast Tennessee as the state’s next U.S.

Senator."


The forum will be moderated by Garry Mac, a Chattanooga native and longtime figure in the city’s media landscape who is a host and political commentator on WGOW Talk Radio 102.3. In 1988, he helped lead the campaign of former Congresswoman Marilyn Lloyd before going on to serve as her 3rd District Director before returning to his broadcasting roots.


Members of the community who would like to submit a question for consideration can do so on social media using the hashtag #ChooseChattanooga. Those wishing to tune into the forum can do so via the Bredesen Facebook page starting at 6 p.m.


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Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BANKS, TONY BERNARD 727 E 11TH ST CHATTANOOGA, 374033104 Age at Arrest: 38 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- BETTIS, CHRISTOPHER BRAD 1732 E CRABTREE ROAD HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 39 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County VIOLATION ... (click for more)

Fort Oglethorpe Arrest Report For Feb. 15-21

Here is the Fort Oglethorpe arrest report for Feb. 15-21: 02-15-19 Tracy Renee Hill, 34, of 2601 Larkwood Lane, Knoxville arrested on charges of window tint and driving while license revoked. Alexis Ramsey, 17, of 131 Ballew Drive, Tunnel Hill arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct. Crystal Sharon Parvin, 42, of 922 Highway 70 N, Rogersville, TN arrested on a ... (click for more)

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