Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, August 26, 2013


Here is the upcoming calendar of events for the Walker County Chamber of Commerce:


Aug. 27:Membership Luncheon: City Updates 

Aug. 29: Young Professionals Mentor Panel  

Sept. 2: Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Sept. 4: Ambassadors Council Meeting

Sept. 5: Young Professionals Council After Hours

Sept. 9: Adult Leadership Walker County Retreat 

Sept. 12: Executive Board Meeting

Sept. 13: Membership Appreciation Tailgate

Sept. 28: Walker County Gala 




Senator David Perdue Announces Banking Subcommittee Assignments

U.S. Senator David Perdue, a new member of the Senate Banking Committee, on Tuesday announced his Banking Subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress: Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection; National Security and International Trade and Finance; and Economic Policy.  “After spending 40 years in the business world working closely with our job creators and trade ... (click for more)

Waterhouse Public Relations Expands Digital PR And Client Support Team

Waterhouse Public Relations has expanded its team with the additions of Kendall Litton as digital PR strategist and Lauren Henley as account coordinator. Ms. Litton will execute WPR’s strategic digital tactics, counsel on client industry trends and manage client accounts as Digital PR Strategist. She joins the firm with an extensive background in various industries, serving as ... (click for more)

Walker Charged With Sunday Night Murder Of Girlfriend In LaFayette

A 29-year-old Walker County man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, also 29. Sheriff Steve Wilson said David Ryan Walker was charged in the slaying of Candace Ann Hankins. He said she was killed inside a house on Wheeler Road in LaFayette and her body was found in woods behind the house. The sheriff said Walker called relatives to express remorse about the killing. ... (click for more)

Man With Gun Runs From Police At Hamilton Place Mall; Pushes Shoppers Out Of The Way

A man who was found to be armed with a handgun was chased by police early Saturday afternoon. He pushed shoppers out of the way during the pursuit, which included racing down an escalator.   Erwin J. Rogers, 22, of 6111 Nottingham Dr., is facing multiple charges.    Around 1:50 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers working at the Hamilton Place Mall ... (click for more)

Beyond Freedom Of Speech - And Response

Yes, most people know about the First Amendment to our Constitution, "The right, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, to express beliefs and ideas without unwarranted government restriction."  I being a "deplorable" draw the line when people block traffic, try to disrupt, and even stop an activity through malice and disregard for others. Case being ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What Else $3 Can Mean

Orchard Knob Middle School, located on North Highland Park Avenue in Chattanooga, led every other secondary school in the state of Tennessee last year with 6.8 percent of its students expelled. So as people are working feverishly to keep the school from being taken over by the state’s Department of Education, allow me to pose a question. Last Friday during the last period of ... (click for more)