Times Opinion and Editorials

An 18-year veteran sheriff's deputy and investigator in the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department is looking to unseat his boss as the county's sheriff.

Circuit Court Judge, Division 1: Catherine Cate White

The Clerk of the Circuit Court maintains clerical functions for Circuit and Sessions civil courts, and is responsible for management of all complaints, petitions, summons, orders and other documents.

Don't be blinded by the hype over recent stories about big Medicare payouts uncovered in data analysis.

  • April 14th, 2014  |
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Put the guns down!

Given the field of candidates for Hamilton County mayor, we endorse Jim Coppinger.

  • April 12th, 2014  |
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In Hamilton County's Republican primary election for District 8, it would be nice to be able to put the three candidates in a blender to cook up the perfect commissioner.

  • April 11th, 2014  |
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There is no race in Hamilton County's District 9 until after the primary.

  • April 11th, 2014  |
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A vote for Hamilton County District 6 incumbent Joe Graham, a Republican, and one for his Democratic challenger, former Commissioner John Allen Brooks, will send each of them victoriously on toward the August general election. Neither man has opposition in the May primary.

  • April 10th, 2014  |
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Hamilton County Commission endorsements

Pam Ladd easy pick for District 4, Isiah Hester offers vitality for District 5

It’s no secret that our county’s leaders don’t seem to play well with others when it comes to meeting and talking with leaders of local municipalities, school board officials or even dog catchers.

  • April 9th, 2014  |
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In a few months, Hamilton County will have at least one new face on its nine-member county commission. Potentially — though not likely — there could be as many as seven new faces on the commission. Today, the newspaper’s two editorial pages begin a week of endorsements.

  • April 8th, 2014  |
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Climate change is not a conspiracy — at least not a political one.

Nothing illustrates this country's gummed up leadership better than the stalled Chickamauga Dam lock.

It's official, Tennesseans. When the state's Republican leaders talk about recruiting jobs during their campaign speeches, they're not being completely honest.

  • April 4th, 2014  |
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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander should know better.

  • April 2nd, 2014  |
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