published Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Coppinger wants to keep most of Ramsey’s staff


by Dan Whisenhunt

New Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger is planning on keeping all the staff left by former Mayor Claude Ramsey.

Coppinger on Thursday presented a plan to commissioners which does not include any staffing changes, though a few key positions are unfilled.

Rebecca Hunter, the former human resources director, left to work for Gov. Bill Haslam along with Ramsey, and the Human Services Administrator’s job, vacated by Scott Schoolfield, remains open.

More: Coppinger proposes changes to county mayor selection process

about Dan Whisenhunt...

Dan Whisenhunt covers Hamilton County government for the Times Free Press. A native of Mobile, Ala., Dan earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Alabama. He won first place for best in-depth news coverage in the 2010 Alabama Press Association contest; the FOI-First Amendment Award in the 2007 Alabama Press Association contest; first place for best public service story in the Alabama AP Managing Editors contest in 2009 for economic coverage; and ...

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