BB&T Promotes Holly Walsh To Banking Officer

Monday, September 9, 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.


Party To Celebrate Special Olympics Athlete Is At Capital Toyota July 14

With the Special Olympics World Games approaching on July 25, Capital Toyota, in conjunction with Special Olympics of Tennessee, is raising money, sending volunteers and holding a Special Olympian Party to honor and raise funds for the Special Olympics.  The party will be July 14 at 1 p.m.  During the event, Capital Toyota owner Bob McKamey will present a donation check ... (click for more)

Volkswagen Reports June Sales - Gaining 5.6 Percent Over 2014

Volkswagen of America, Inc. on Tuesday reported sales of 30,436 units delivered in June 2015. The all-new Golf family of vehicles continued to find success in the market. In June,  Golf family sales totaled 6,145 units.  “We continue to see strong results from the Golf family, delivering the best June in 15 years. Diesel also proved its strength this month ... (click for more)

Boyd Asks Coppinger For Public Apology; Does Not Get One

County Commissioner Tim Boyd on Wednesday morning read a letter in which he asked County Mayor Jim Coppinger for a public apology. However, he did not get one. Instead, County Mayor Coppinger called remarks last Wednesday by Commissioner Boyd that the county mayor had $4.4 million in discretionary funds "ridiculous." He said that money includes such items as the Humane Educational ... (click for more)

New Family Justice Center Opens Near Eastgate

    The fourth Family Justice Center in Tennessee opened on Wednesday in Chattanooga to much fanfare from community members and advocacy groups with comments from Executive Director Valerie Radu, Mayor Andy Berke and City Council Chair Carol Berz among others.       Ms. Berz, who has been an advocate for the establishment of such ... (click for more)

Police Need To Stop The Road Cowboys - And Response

Where is our highway patrol?  If they were known to regularly patrol our interstate highways through our city I don't think it would take long before the "truckers" were aware of it.  There are places in our country where this is the case.   When I have traveled Interstates 24 and 75 I may see the occasional car pulled over but rarely if ever is it an 18-wheeler. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden This July

As the month of July dawns this morning, a walk through my garden shows some flowers blooming, my marigolds dying, and the grass is greener than I thought it would be. But as I look for what’s good and what’s bad, let’s remember that some firecrackers pop while others fizzle. Here we go… A BANG to career criminal Whitely Bulger, the 85-year-old master criminal who in a recent ... (click for more)