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October 16, 2017

HCRW Annual Fall Fashion Show Benefits Veterans

Fall was in definitely in the the air Saturday, Oct. 7, for the Hamilton County Republican Women’s Annual Fashion Show. All proceeds from the show benefit our local Chattanooga Veterans through The Samaritan Center. Fashion Show Committee Chair Patsy Henry, said, “We get to do this benefit every year for the veterans because we have wonderful sponsors and leaders in …

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September 6, 2017

Hamilton County Commission approves tax hike, relief for elderly, disabled

The Hamilton County Commission has approved a tax hike to meet $225 million in capital education, economic development and jail needs. Commissioners also approved giving qualifying elderly and disabled citizens a break on their property taxes. Last week, Mayor Jim Coppinger announced a proposal to bring in an extra $25.5 million that will be used to borrow money to fuel a …

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August 31, 2017

Mayor’s tax hike plan cautiously received by Hamilton County Commission

Many Hamilton County commissioners said they have not decided if they will vote for Mayor Jim Coppinger’s plan to raise tax revenues to pay for school, sewer and jail upgrades, but they have decided who will lead them for the next 12 months. On Wednesday, they picked Randy Fairbanks and Sabrena Smedley as their chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively. The …

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