The Chattanoogan Hotel Appoints Conference Services Executive

Monday, February 4, 2013
Megan Inglis
Megan Inglis

The Chattanoogan Hotel has appointed Megan Inglis as the new conference services planning manager. Ms. Inglis is responsible for planning and managing group meetings, conferences and events at the upscale property.   

Ms. Inglis has worked as an events manager for the past seven years.  She was previously employed at True North Custom Media, an integrated media company, in Chattanooga. In that role, she was responsible for planning and organizing trades shows, meetings, events and conferences for True North in the healthcare and banking industries.  Ms. Inglis also coordinated marketing outreach and business development efforts. 

Ms. Inglis received her B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  She is a volunteer with Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga.




Ed Cromer Retires At Tennessee Journal

The Tennessee Journal announced Friday’s publication will be the last with Ed Cromer serving as editor.  “It is very difficult to express how much I will miss the weekly writings of Ed Cromer – he is one of a kind," said Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery, III.  "Ed combined a deep knowledge of state government and politics with a sharp wit and unmatched journalistic ... (click for more)

City of Chattanooga Receives $300,000 To Implement Energy Efficiency Projects In Neighborhoods In Partnership With EPB And green|spaces

The Southeast Sustainable Communities Fund (SSCF) is investing $1.5 million in six Southeastern communities with the City of Chattanooga receiving $300,000 to implement energy efficiency projects in local neighborhoods. In partnership with EPB and green|spaces , the city was selected from a pool of applicants across the South.     “We will ... (click for more)

1 Killed, Another Injured In Shooting On The Southside Early Sunday Morning; Delivery Driver Carjacked On Southside Earlier

One person was killed and a second person injured in a shooting on the Southside early Sunday morning. The victims are Sharone Porter, 22, who was killed, and Torrie Porter, 24, who had non-life threatening injuries.  At 2:47 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 1400 Cowart St.  on a person shot. Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police found two victims suffering ... (click for more)

Bradley County Deputy Shoots And Kills Stabbing Suspect At Charleston

A Bradley County deputy shot and killed a man who was a suspect in a stabbing early Sunday morning. The Sheriff's Office said, "At approximately 11:54 p.m. on Saturday, a call was received at the Cleveland/Bradley County 911 Center to report a stabbing at a residence on Leyland Drive in Charleston. "The caller indicated a male had been stabbed and another male had fled from ... (click for more)

The Growing Monopoly

Over the last decade, five tech giants have risen to the top, and created, discovered and invented services and products that have made these companies worth billions today. Those five, of course, are Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. Each of these companies are responsible for several products and services that we use in our everyday lives. They have devoured the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Last Day Of School

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This story first appeared in the Chattanooga News-Free Press in the late 1970s and every year about this time I am asked repeatedly about it. It is far and away the most famous story I have ever written – copies have been sent to me from numerous foreign countries, it’s included in teaching manuals and people I haven’t seen in years get in touch when they read it ... (click for more)