Hamilton County Democratic Party Announces Presidential County Convention

Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Hamilton County Democratic Party will host its 2020 Democratic County Presidential Convention on Saturday, March 7, at the Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter Street in Chattanooga, to select representation from the county to attend the 3rd Congressional District Convention on March 21, to select the delegates to the 2020 DNC Convention in Milwaukee.

The deadline to submit one's declaration of candidacy to become a delegate is Feb. 20; forms can be found on the Tennessee Democratic Party’s website.

The doors will open for convention registration at 12 p.m. The convention is open to all registered voters in the county who are supporters of the Democratic Party, have voted in the March 2020 Presidential Primary, and who agree to support the nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2020 Presidential election. The convention will begin at 1 p. when caucuses will be held for the top vote-getting presidential candidates in the 3rd Congressional District.

Officials said, "The party welcomes all who wish to participate in selecting Tennessee's delegates to the Democratic Presidential Convention in Milwaukee the week of July 13."

Information about becoming a DNC delegate and the rules governing the DNC Delegate Selection Process may be obtained from tndp.org, or from the Tennessee Democratic Party, 319 Plus Park Blvd, Ste 203, Nashville, Tn. 37217, 615 327-9779.

More information about the Hamilton County Convention can be found at hamcodems.com, or by emailing the Hamilton County Democratic Party at hcdp.us@gmail.com.


Erlanger Implements Temporary Cost-Cutting Plan In Needed Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

President Trump Extends Guidelines To April 30 To Slow The Spread Of Coronavirus

Emission Testing To Resume May 1


Erlanger is among the nation’s essential public safety net hospitals which operate on particularly thin margins. To help offset the significant costs of treating patients with life-threatening ... (click for more)

President Donald Trump extended the “15 Days to Slow the Spread” guidelines to April 30 in an effort to slow the COVID-19 Pandemic. "The better you do, the faster this whole nightmare will ... (click for more)

County Clerk Bill Knowles reminded motorists, “The Governor’s recent Executive Order only waives emission testing for vehicle tag renewals that expire through April 30. However, first time title ... (click for more)




Breaking News

Erlanger Implements Temporary Cost-Cutting Plan In Needed Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

Erlanger is among the nation’s essential public safety net hospitals which operate on particularly thin margins. To help offset the significant costs of treating patients with life-threatening emergencies, chronic disease and traumatic injuries, Erlanger and other safety net hospitals have relied on such services as elective surgery procedures and imaging to maintain financial viability. ... (click for more)

President Trump Extends Guidelines To April 30 To Slow The Spread Of Coronavirus

President Donald Trump extended the “15 Days to Slow the Spread” guidelines to April 30 in an effort to slow the COVID-19 Pandemic. "The better you do, the faster this whole nightmare will end,” said the president during his Sunday press conference. “Therefore, we will be extending our guidelines to April 30 to slow the spread. On Tuesday we will be finalizing these plans and ... (click for more)

Opinion

Focus On Treating COVID-19, Not The Blame

Our novice senator needs a lesson in first responder process. The house is on fire and she has run off to find who brought the matches. There will be plenty of time to do this hunt of witches. Now is the time to focus on what the whole of Tennessee needs from the good senator. That being hospitals, care facilities and health departments having the tools and supplies they need ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: More Suicides Than Virus

In a week where six Tennesseans died of the coronavirus, it is disheartening indeed to learn more people in our state died of suicide last week. While the actual number of those who took their lives across the state isn’t yet known, the fact that nine in Knoxville died by their own hand within a 48-hour period last week is frightening. What is worst is the prediction the coronavirus ... (click for more)

Sports

Dalton State's Randy Bell And Kevon Tucker Named NAIA All-Americans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dalton State senior guards Randy Bell and Kevon Tucker were named to the NAIA All-American team on Wednesday. Bell garnered first team honors, while Tucker was named honorable mention. Since the Roadrunners became eligible for awards and postseason play in 2014, at least one men's basketball player has made the All-American list. Bell led the Roadrunners ... (click for more)

Randy Smith: Chattanooga's Mount Rushmore Of Football Players

Today I'll continue with my Mount Rushmore theme as we enter week number three of self-isolation or self-quarantine in order to slow down and eventually stop this deadly coronavirus. Keep in mind the players chosen represent athletes that I have personally seen play at some level. Today, it's football players. Reggie White-Howard, Tennessee, USFL Memphis Showboats and NFL. Eagles, ... (click for more)