Former Chattanooga City Councilwoman Pam Ladd has entered the political fray once again.
Ladd picked up qualifying papers to run against District 4 County Commissioner Warren Mackey for the Democratic nomination in the May 6 primary. Kirkland Robinson has also picked up qualifying papers to seek the Democratic nod. No Republicans have announced for the position.
Ladd is the former chairwoman of the Chattanooga City Council serving in District 3 of the city. She lost the 2013 election to current Councilman Ken Smith. Five city council incumbents were unseated that year.
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 ...