State Sen. Andy Berke, D-Chattanooga, announced today he would run for the top position in city government.
“I will be a candidate for the office of mayor of Chattanooga,” Berke said.
He made his announcement in front of a crowd of about 150 people at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre.
The election for Chattanooga mayor will be March 2013.
For more information, read tomorrow’s edition of the Times Free Press.
Cliff has worked for the Times Free Press for five years and covers Chattanooga city government. He previously covered Rhea County, as well as transportation and growth and development in Southeast Tennessee. A native of Maryville, Tenn., Cliff graduated in 2003 from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis on journalism. Before coming to Chattanooga, he was a crime reporter with Hernando Today, a supplement of The Tampa (Fla.) ...