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Catoosa commissioners vote to issue $35 million in bonds for Hutcheson Medical Center

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Aerial of Hutcheson Medical Center at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Photo by Dan Henry /Chattanooga Times Free Press. Aerial of Hutcheson Medical Center at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Photo by Dan Henry /Chattanooga Times Free Press.
CATOOSA COUNTY, GA (Times Free Press) -

The Catoosa County Commission voted this morning to issue $35 million in bond anticipation notes immediately to help refinance Hutcheson Medical Center's debt.

The bailout, which was requested by a group of doctors and the hospital's board, would keep the Fort Oglethorpe hospital afloat while it finds a new partner.

But the $35 million bailout still needs approval from Walker or Dade County to proceed, Catoosa County officials said.

Read the story from our news partner the Times Free Press.

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