Husch Blackwell Welcomes Andrew M. Hodgson

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Husch Blackwell announced that Andrew M. Hodgson joins the firm’s corporate group in Chattanooga. 

He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Tennessee College of Law (2013), with a concentration in business transactions. While there, he was on the Dean’s List, received a Certificate of Academic Excellence in Business Associations, was a member of the Student Bar Association, a student advisor and a member of Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law

Mr. Hodgson received his B.A. in English and his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Tennessee (2008).


Metro Dalton’s Unemployment Rate Rises To 5.5 Percent In June

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate in June was 5.5 percent, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 5.2 percent in May. In June 2016, the rate was 6.3 percent. The rate rose as the labor force grew, partially because high school and college students entered the job market, which led to an increase in the number of unemployed ... (click for more)

Northwest Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Rises To 5 Percent In June

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region in June was 5 percent, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 4.7 percent in May. In June 2016, the rate was 5.6 percent The rate rose as the number of unemployed residents increased and the labor force grew. The number of unemployed increased by 1,541 to 20,933. ... (click for more)

Desmond Clay Shot And Killed On Wilcox Boulevard

Chattanooga Police said 39-year-old Desmond Clay was shot and killed while driving in a vehicle on Wilcox Boulevard on Wednesday night.   At 10:18 p.m., o fficers responded to a person shot call  at 3399 Wilcox Blvd.   The v ictim was located in a vehicle that crashed into a business. He had  suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He ... (click for more)

HCSO Arrests 2 Fugitives On Hamilton County’s Top 12 Most Wanted

The HCSO Fugitive Division captured two fugitives on Wednesday who were listed on the Sheriff’s 12 Most Wanted. Fugitive Marcus Demetrious Brooks, 24, was taken into custody by detectives with the Sheriff’s Fugitive Division with the assistance of the Chattanooga Police Department in the 1300 block of E. 3rd St. in Chattanooga.  Brooks is being processed into the Hamilton ... (click for more)

Prayers For Denny - And Response (2)

I don’t live in Chattanooga any longer unfortunately and haven’t for many years now, but when I did live there, I was more than a regular at Yesterdays.  It was basically my second home….as it was for many, many of my friends and others that I may not have known their names, but definitely knew their faces.   It was the “Cheers” of Chattanooga. It was the place that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘No Sir -- It Stays Here’

To any of the millions who have served the United States on the field of combat, the most hallowed and prized distinction is our nation’s Medal of Honor. It is never given, it is always earned before it is ever awarded.  At least that’s the way it was up until a sun-splashed Wednesday three weeks ago in Vicenza, Italy. There is an Army base there that houses the 173 rd Airborne ... (click for more)