published Monday, November 4th, 2013

Hamilton County Commission Chairman Fred Skillern set to face opposition in May primary

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    Hamilton County Commissioner Fred Skillern is photographed in his office at Dixie Souvenirs, the Soddy-Daisy business he started with his father.
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Hamilton County Commission Chairman Fred Skillern is set to face opposition in the May primary.

Minutes after Skillern was key speaker at the Hamilton County Pachyderm Club's weekly lunch, Randy Fairbanks, a Republican accountant, announced he would seek to unseat the long serving commissioner in District 1.

For more, read Tuesday's Chattanooga Times Free Press.

about Louie Brogdon...

Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...

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