Hamilton County Mayor plans to run for 2022 re-election
Hamilton County mayor Jim Coppinger is already talking about the re-election in 2022, planning to run.
He told NewsChannel 9 about his plans after Wednesday morning's commission meeting, shooting down rumors of retirement and not finishing out his current term.
Coppinger says he wants to continue fighting challenges the county faces.
He says that includes improving public education, infrastructure and work force development.
Mayor Coppinger has been in office since 2011.