The board of trustees at Erlanger Health System voted tonight to look for someone who can build a new Southside Community Health Center and lease it back to the hospital system.
The present center is in the ancient and crumbling former Franklin Middle School. Erlanger trustees discussed a replacement facility costing under $900,000 that they could pay for in 15 years.
See Friday’s Times Free Press for complete coverage.
Chris Carroll covers federal politics for the Times Free Press. A Chattanooga native, he went to Red Bank High School and graduated with honors from East Tennessee State University. Chris investigated violent crime, municipal government and hospitals before taking the political beat. For tornado coverage, he and Pam Sohn won a first-place Tennessee Associated Press Managing Editors deadline reporting award. In 2010, Chris won the Golden Press Card Award of Merit and another deadline reporting ...