Lone Voice Against Another PILOT

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Thank you Commissioner Tim Boyd for recognizing the con foisted upon the taxpayers by the Patten Tower project.

I have railed against these PILOTs for years knowing full well that these tax deferments will be made up sooner than later on the backs of Hamilton County taxpayers. 

Unfortunately, you were the lone voice in this vote.
 
Ron Ray

When Lies Become Normal In Politics

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When Lies Become Normal In Politics

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Cleveland Wrestlers Lock Up AAA State Title Again

The longest day of the traditional state wrestling tournament is now over and it’s time for the best to stand up and do their thing for all the marbles Saturday night. There was a whole lot of action in all three divisions here at the Williamson County Agricultural Expo Park in Franklin and it’s really no surprise which teams are standing tall at the top of the list. The defending ... (click for more)

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There’s an old saying in golf: “It’s not how you drive, but how you arrive.” A long drive is fine. A flubbed approach to the green can ruin everything. It’s been said in basketball that, “It’s not always how you start, but how you finish.” Bradley Central and Ooltewah both started slowly Friday night in their District 5-3A tournament game at Soddy-Daisy High School. However, ... (click for more)