published Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Walker County commissioner submits proposal to Erlanger


by Emily Bregel

Walker County Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell said today she submitted a revised proposal to Erlanger Health System regarding a partnership with Hutcheson Medical Center.

In a news release, Heiskell said the proposal brings the two parties close to a finalized agreement.

Walker, Catoosa and Dade counties have worked “feverishly” on reviewing and editing a draft proposal from Erlanger, the release said. If adopted, the finished document will be in effect for at least 20 years, the release said.

“It was nothing to be taken lightly on behalf of the taxpayers,” Heiskell said in the release.

For complete details see Friday’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.

about Emily Bregel...

Health care reporter Emily Bregel has worked at the Chattanooga Times Free Press since July 2006. She previously covered banking and wrote for the Life section. Emily, a native of Baltimore, Md., earned a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Columbia University. She received a first-place award for feature writing from the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists’ Golden Press Card Contest for a 2009 article about a boy with a congenital heart defect. She ...

Comments do not represent the opinions of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, nor does it review every comment. Profanities, slurs and libelous remarks are prohibited. For more information you can view our Terms & Conditions and/or Ethics policy.
please login to post a comment

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.