Rick Brines Is Keynote Speaker At Walker Chamber's October Luncheon

Monday, October 7, 2013

Rick Brines will be the Keynote Speaker at the October 22 Membership Luncheon where the Young Professionals Council of the Walker County Chamber of Commerce will honor the winners of the 2013 "40 Under 40" Awards.

Mr. Brines is the owner of 'The Growth Coach' which specializes in business coaching to help his clients grow and develop their businesses through workshops and one-on-one coaching.  His focus is to help business owners, professionals, entrepreneurs, the self employed and managers, work more effectively, make more money, and get more our of their business and personal lives. 

The 40 honored individuals will be recognized for their efforts to push Walker County forward, either through professional, civic or volunteer efforts.  Consideration for the award is based on accomplishments and meritorious service performed during the last five (5) years.  

The luncheon will take place on Oct. 22 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Walker County Civiv Center in Rock Spring. The cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $25 for non-members. For more information, contact Glenda Jones at info@walkercochamber.com.


2015 Audi Chattanooga Hole-In-One Winner Is George Gannaway

Audi Chattanooga and Bowers Automotive Group sponsored hole 17 and the associated Hole-In-One Competition at the Metropolitan Ministries 2015 Annual Golf Tournament on May 11. Competing in a field of over 100 golfers, George Gannaway sunk a Hole-In-One, winning a new 2016 Audi A6. Ginny, his wife, has claimed co-ownership because she had recently given George his new golf clubs. ... (click for more)

Nearly $2 Million In Stolen Public Money Remains Uncollected

Theft and misuse of public money continue to be a concern as outlined in two reports released today by the Tennessee Comptroller’s office.   The 2014 Report of Cash Shortages updates the status of money stolen and missing from Tennessee’s 95 county governments as of June 30, 2014. The report documents money stolen during the 2014 fiscal year, as well as previous fiscal ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Loses Bicycle National Championships To Winston-Salem

After a three-year run, Chattanooga is losing the national championship bicycle races. Winston-Salem, N.C., has been selected to serve as the host city for the 2016 and 2017 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & TT National Championships. The 2016 Volkswagen USA Cycling Pro Road & TT National Championships will be held May 22-30. The nine-day event will combine the ... (click for more)

County Jail Employee Charged With Posing As Doctor To Steal Drugs From Local Hospitals; Epperson Is Suspended; Erlanger Says Safeguards Worked

An employee of the Hamilton County Jail has been charged with posing as a doctor so he could steal medicine from local hospitals. Police said Ryan Epperson was wearing hospital scrubs when he was caught in a secure area of Erlanger Hospital on Wednesday by a Walden Security guard. In his pockets were found a crushed bottle of Demerol and a syringe filled with fentanyl. A search ... (click for more)

The Truth About The Rising Costs To East Ridge On The Fire Hall Property

Re:East Ridge Has To Pay Unexpected $428,000 On Bass Pro Shop Deal   H ere is the truth about this article.    One section of the article says: " Unknown to anybody on the council today, the agreement limited use of the land to a fire hall."     In a letter dated Dec. 15, 2010, Mayor Lambert asked TDOT officials to ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: I Know About Dowries

There is a lawyer in Kenya who wants to meet President Barack Obama very badly. He knows the President will visit Kenya in July and the noble, young lawyer, Felix Kiprono, is very sincere when he says he wants to marry the oldest of the Obama daughters, 16-year-old Malia. He became interested in Malia in 2008 and can proudly say he has dated no other women since then, it has just ... (click for more)