More Taxation Without Representation

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

As a lot of homeowners know Marty Haynes' office sent out reappraisals last month.  I was shocked at the appraisal, since I was in the middle of a re-finance, with an appraisal in hand $30,000 less than the county’s greed assessment. 

I called his office and emailed them the professional appraisal.  Like all politicians, his office ignored the factual data and sent a letter stating the appraisal would remain at their guesstimate.

I will be appealing as I have proof in hand, and I hope whomever presides over the Hamilton County Board of Equalization has more acceptance of factual data.

Charles Logan 


Another Iran Deal

Smooth Process Getting My Vaccine

Trump, Fascism And The Voter


Hopefully President Biden will make nuclear deals with Iran and North Korea. However, it is equally to be hoped that he does not repeat the fatal flaw of the first Iran deal. It imposed a waiting ... (click for more)

I got my first dose of Moderna yesterday at the CVS on Tennessee Avenue. It was really so easy, quick and convenient. I was able to set up my appointment time by going to their site via the internet. ... (click for more)

We, the public viewers, voters and the die hard loyalists, have to wonder or they should wonder. I'll explain. This country is woefully divided and history would suggest that this division is ... (click for more)



Opinion

Another Iran Deal

Hopefully President Biden will make nuclear deals with Iran and North Korea. However, it is equally to be hoped that he does not repeat the fatal flaw of the first Iran deal. It imposed a waiting period for the inspection of suspected sites. This would have allowed them to move the materials for making a nuclear weapon--such as enriched uranium--to a second site during the waiting ... (click for more)

Smooth Process Getting My Vaccine

I got my first dose of Moderna yesterday at the CVS on Tennessee Avenue. It was really so easy, quick and convenient. I was able to set up my appointment time by going to their site via the internet. The pharmacy staff was phenomenal. I understand not everyone has access to the internet. But CVS is doing walk-ins and anyone wanting the vaccine can also call to schedule an appointment. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Eight Candidates In Running For Appointment To County Commission District 9 Seat

Eight candidates are in the running for the District 9 vacancy on the County Commission. The deadline to file was Monday at 4 p.m. Those seeking the post vacated by Chester Bankston are: Shannon Stephenson Jeff Eversole Stephen Highlander Dean Moorhouse Tunyekia Adamson Andrew Mullins Rob Healy Charles Lowery Jr. The appointment will ... (click for more)

Police Release Video Of Man They Say Shot And Killed Ralph Smith, 47, Monday Afternoon At Highway 58 Circle K

Chattanooga Police have released a video of a man they believe shot and killed Ralph Smith, 47, on Monday afternoon at the Circle K on Highway 58. The video shows a young black male with dreads coming in the front door of the convenience store. Click here for the video. At approximately 4:28 p.m., Chattanooga Police were dispatched to the location on a report of a person shot. ... (click for more)

Sports

Sanmartin Sharp in Trash Panda Series Finale

Unlike his flame throwing teammates Hunter Greene and Nick Lodolo, Lookouts starter Reiver Sanmartin makes due with a fastball that tops out around 90 MPH. Instead of overwhelming batters with force, Sanmartin uses movement and breaking balls to keep hitters off-balance. The Lookouts took the Sunday series finale 7-1 over the Rocket City Trash Pandas, and Sanmartin was almost flawless ... (click for more)

Randy Smith: My First Trip To "The Hank"

Okay, I know the home of the Atlanta Braves is Truist Park but for me that's hard to say. So, I'll just call it the "Hank" after the greatest Brave ever. (It should bear the name of Hank Aaron somewhere rather than the name of a huge financial institution but that's another topic for another day.) With that said, I have now seen Braves' games in all three of their official homes. ... (click for more)