BB&T Promotes Holly Walsh To Banking Officer

Monday, September 09, 2013

BB&T has promoted Holly J. Walsh  to banking officer. Ms. Walsh, who joined the bank in 2006, is a mortgage loan officer in BB&T’s Mortgage department at 721 Broad St.

The Athens, Tenn., native earned her bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Tennessee.


Allan And Janie Jones Make 1st International Flight From Cleveland Airport

A message from Cleveland Regional Jetport Manager Mark Fidler congratulated local businessman Allan Jones on another first in the City of Cleveland’s aviation history with a nonstop flight from KRZR to Dublin, Ireland. Fidler wrote that the Sept. 11 flight demonstrated on a global scale that Cleveland is prepared to conduct business with friends and allies abroad. He wished ... (click for more)

Cleveland/Bradley Incubator Assists Entrepreneurs

The Cleveland/Bradley Business Incubator (CBBI), housed on the Cleveland State campus, offers quality office and manufacturing/service spaces at a cost affordable for new small businesses.     "The Business Incubator has the reputation for being one of the most successful business incubators in the south,” stated Executive Director Hurley Buff. “We have people ... (click for more)

EPB Says "Close To A Wash" On City Street Light Billing

EPB President Harold DePriest denied Wednesday that EPB owes the city over $1 million on street light billing. He stated,  “EPB has never said that we owe the city $1.2 million. When all the facts are taken into account, the financial difference is close to a wash.” Mr. DePriest said, "I regret that this complicated issue has been oversimplified in some reports. As we’ve ... (click for more)

New Red Bank Zoning Ordinance Is Ready For Review

The new Red Bank zoning ordinance is ready for review, City Manager Randall Smith said Tuesday night. It can be seen on www.redbanktn.gov and the link to zoning regulations. The new ordinance will replace one that was created 30 years ago.    The plan will encompass both residential and commercial development and is intended to direct ... (click for more)

Why So Much For A Rail Study?

From the things that make you go hmm department. Ok, so the feds are giving us $400k and the city is kicking in another $300k for a total of $700k to do a study on having in town rail service. Why so much for a study? Don't get me wrong, I'm totally down with Chattanooga having some passenger trains running around. I get that. It's awesome. We've needed it for a long time. I ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: I’m Certainly No Expert

Sometime on Monday night, after I had written a piece on getting swatted with a switch as a kid, I got an email from ESPN Canada asking if I would be a televised guest on “Off the Record,” the most watched daily sports show in Canada. The subject: corporal punishment in America. Are you kidding me? I am hardly an expert. All weekend my world of sports and its excitement was warped ... (click for more)