Now Is The Time For Tom Decosimo

Saturday, August 1, 2020
Now is the time.  What do I mean by that?  I believe that we are at a crossroads with our public education system in Hamilton County.  I'm so thankful that my good friend, Tom Decosimo, decided to run for the District 2 School Board seat. 
 
Public trust needs to be restored to our School Board. Tom is a man of the highest character and integrity.  He has the ability to cut through the "noise" with his clear-thinking, analytical approach, listening to all viewpoints. 
 
He has demonstrated for many years that he is capable of bringing people together, whether through his experience in business or his civic experience.  He is able to provide the leadership skills, not only to help develop plans, but also to execute on those plans.  I agree totally with Tom that each child has a fundamental right to a foundational public education. 
 
Tom is the right man at the right time.  We highly commend Tom to you.  Please join my wife and me in voting for Tom Decosimo.

Del and Tom Francescon
Signal Mountain

Schools System In Chaos

Mail In Voting Is A Disaster Waiting To Happen

A Certain Kind Of Uncertainty


Why was the school system scrambling at the last minute to get things in line when they’ve been out of school for right at five months? See Tucker McClendon’s Facebook post looking for 90 employees ... (click for more)

Mail in voting has been touted as the lifesaver of elections in 2020. For Joe Biden. Mail in voting has been shown not to work. We see this through the awful mess from New York's primary, ... (click for more)

Uncertainty seems to be the only thing we can be certain of today, which is a theory put forth by French theologian, writer, and mathematician Blaise Pascal. Yet it was Carl von Clausewitz, a ... (click for more)



Opinion

Schools System In Chaos

Why was the school system scrambling at the last minute to get things in line when they’ve been out of school for right at five months? See Tucker McClendon’s Facebook post looking for 90 employees to sanitize schools. I’ve seen these poor teachers scrambling this week with last minute preparations all over Facebook. Some were complaining that the school system was 35 school ... (click for more)

Mail In Voting Is A Disaster Waiting To Happen

Mail in voting has been touted as the lifesaver of elections in 2020. For Joe Biden. Mail in voting has been shown not to work. We see this through the awful mess from New York's primary, held a few weeks ago. The results are still pending. Mail in voting is ripe for fraud. Case in point - Nevada has mailed over 200,000 ballots to people who have either died or are not registered ... (click for more)

Breaking News

County Commission Told That Local Company With $85 Million Expansion Got "No Help" From City Government

County Commission members were told Wednesday that a local firm's effort to invest $85 million and create 120 new jobs in Chattanooga got absolutely no help from city government. Officials of Southern Champion Tray on Tuesday announced the major project, but the press release did not have any quotes from Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke as usually would be the case. County Mayor ... (click for more)

Commissioner Smedley Says Most Apison Residents Do Not Want New Dollar General

County Commissioner Sabrena Smedley said Wednesday that most Apison residents like their rural way of life and do not want a new Dollar General. She said the location of the requested store at 11156 East Brainerd Road "is right in the middle of a residential area." Ben Berry, an engineer from Cleveland, Tn., said Apison is growing and many residents would welcome a new shopping ... (click for more)

Sports

Lee University Postpones Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball Until At Least Jan. 1

Lee University in partnership with the Gulf South Conference will postpone competition in basketball, soccer, and volleyball until at least Jan. 1. These sports are identified as high contact risk sports by the NCAA and are subject to significant testing requirements for all student-athletes and "inner bubble" personnel. Three significant factors helped the conference ... (click for more)

Covenant Postpones All Fall Sports

The USA South Athletic Conference announced that it is postponing fall sports competition due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The presidents of the USA South voted unanimously to postpone all fall sports conference competition until the spring 2021 semester. The USA South sports impacted are football, men's soccer, women's soccer, volleyball, men's cross country, and ... (click for more)