Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, September 23, 2013

Here is the upcoming Walker County Chamber calendar of events:

Oct. 2: Ambassadors Council Meeting

Oct. 3: Chambers Jewelers & Gemologist Ribbon Cutting

Oct. 9: Adult Leadership Walker County

Oct. 9: Young Professionals Council Event

Oct. 10: Executive Board Meeting

Oct. 10: Pie Slingers Ribbon Cutting 

Oct. 15: Business & Industry Council Lunch & Learn

Oct. 16: Chairman's Council Luncheon  

Oct. 22: Membership Luncheon - 40 Under 40

Oct. 24 and 25: 2014 Board of Directors Retreat


Tennessee Seeing Spike In Workplace Fatalities

The Administrator of the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Steve Hawkins, urges employers and workers pay special attention to workplace safety and health after 22 Tennessee workers suffered fatal job-related injuries since January.  "In the month of July alone, 10 Tennessee workers lost their lives in workplace accidents, devastating families, friends, ... (click for more)

FASTSIGNS of Chattanooga Employees Receive National Recognition

Three sales employees from FASTSIGNS of Chattanooga received national recognition at the 2016 FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Summit, held in Arlington, Tx.  David Murphy received the Platinum Sales Award, which recognizes outside sales professionals who achieved sales exceeding $1 million from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. With more than 615 independently owned and operated ... (click for more)

Pinkston Says Offer Was Made To Dismiss Lawsuit Against Him If Prosecution Of Detective Burns Was Dropped; Judge Greenholtz "Greatly Bothered" By Any Such Offer

District Attorney Neal Pinkston said at a hearing Tuesday that an offer was made to drop a lawsuit filed against him by Gatlinburg detective Rodney Burns if he would dismiss two perjury counts against Burns. The district attorney said he should not be disqualified from continuing to prosecute the case or else attorneys would begin suing him or the judge to get a new DA or trial ... (click for more)

2 People In Critical Condition After 3-Vehicle Crash On Highway 58

Two people are in critical condition after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 58 on Monday night. At approximately 8:13 p.m. , officers with the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash with injuries in the 5400 block of Highway 58.  One of the involved vehicles flipped on its top causing the occupants to be trapped inside the vehicle. The ... (click for more)

Say No To Armed Police Volunteers - And Response (5)

The last thing the Chattanooga Police Department needs is a cadre of “armed” volunteers placed in the community as reserve officers. How will this plan address the problem between the department and the communities in which there is lack of trust? If these volunteers are strategically added to strengthen the “police state” in certain neighborhoods, that plan will widen the gap between ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Already, 248 Mass Shootings

There is not a word – not one – that I can use to respond to Dr. Loretta P. Prater, whose letter in Chattanoogan.com just condemned the idea that proposed volunteers in the Chattanooga Police Department be armed. Dr. Pater signed her letter, “Mother of Homicide Victim Leslie Vaughn Prater” and I’ve no doubt there is nothing in this world that will assuage the lifelong horror she ... (click for more)