Lt. Governor Ramsey Appoints Janice Bowling To Transportation Coordination Committee

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville) on Wednesday appointed Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) to the Transportation Coordination Committee. The special joint committee is charged with creating a strategic transportation coordination plan for Tennessee.
 
“In order for our economy to grow, it is crucial that transportation barriers be removed so that people and goods can travel freely and easily,” said Lt. Governor Ramsey. “Senator Bowling is a dedicated public servant who distinguished herself on many issues in her first year in the Senate.
I look forward to seeing her contributions to this committee.”
 
“I’m grateful to be appointed to this important committee,” said Senator Bowling. “I look forward to helping form a transportation plan for Tennessee that encourages commerce and economic growth in the state.”

The Transportation Coordination Committee is a special committee created to study the improvement of the methods of delivery and coordination of transportation services by the Tennessee Department of Transportation, as well as other State departments and agencies.
 
The group makes recommendations about the effectiveness of existing services; improvements in the effective use of existing funding; reduction of barriers to the effective funding of transportation services; identification of new sources of transportation funding; and improvement of universal mobility for Tennessee citizens and visitors.

Kid To Kid Chattanooga Awarded Store Of The Month For August

Kid to Kid in Chattanooga, owned by mother and son, Lyn and Justin Shepherd, has been awarded Store of the Month for August. Through this award, the Kid to Kid franchise recognizes achievement exhibited by one of its more than 100 children’s resale locations across the United States, Canada and Portugal. As one of three Kid to Kid stores in Tennessee, Kid to Kid Chattanooga ... (click for more)

16 Young Professionals Selected For YPAC’s Protégé Chattanooga 2016-2017 Class

The Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga (YPAC) announced the individuals selected for its 2016-2017 Protégé Chattanooga mentorship program.  This year’s class includes: Joseph Cadle , Business Development Consultant, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Amy Donahue , Director of Marketing and Communications, River City ... (click for more)

Boy In Critical Condition; Another Person Stabbed And Man Shot In Dispute At Apartments On Citico Avenue

A boy is in critical condition after being stabbed on Sunday afternoon in what police described as a dispute between neighbors. One other person was stabbed and a man was shot in the melee in the 2700 block of Citico Avenue. The injuries to the second person stabbed and the shooting victim were said to be not life-threatening. the incident happened at the City View Apartments. ... (click for more)

Woman, 25, Shot On Dodson Avenue Early Sunday Afternoon

A 25-year-old woman was shot onDodson Avenue just after noon on Sunday. Officers with the Chattanooga Police Department were notified at 12:13 p.m. by a local hospital that a victim arrived with a gunshot wound. The shooting reportedly occurred in the 1300 block of Dodson Avenue. Shaday Millener arrived at the hospital in a personal vehicle with a non-life threatening ... (click for more)

Patrol Cars Donation To Kevin Muhammad's Nation Of Islam Sets A Dangerous Precedent

Re: City Police donating two patrol cars to Kevin Muhammad's Nation of Islam: While I know it's unpopular to mention the wisdom of separation of church and state, this sets a dangerous precedent and should meet with concern from everyone who values religious and secular freedom. What's next? Southern Baptists getting old city parking scooters to patrol church parking lots ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Thanks A Lot For Nothing

Somebody should have gotten an award last Tuesday when a 90-minute “education summit” involving our school leaders, politicians and media produced absolutely nothing. Zilch. Zero. Oh, there are a number of candidates we could give an award for “nothing,” both in our school district and on its fringes. Yet to find Tennessee Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen brought her high-and-mighty ... (click for more)