Memorial To Host Clinical Career Fair March 20

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Memorial Hospital and Memorial Hospital Hixson are inviting clinical professionals to attend a recruitment open house on Thursday, March 20, from 6–7:30 p.m. in the Community Rooms at Memorial Hospital.

Memorial’s managers and recruiters will be available to meet with registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, medical assistant/x-ray technicians, radiologic technology professionals, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, phlebotomists, laboratory professionals, emergency medical techs, paramedics, surgical techs, sterile processing techs, patient financial counselors, nursing students and more to discuss career opportunities.


Those who are interested are encouraged to RSVP by Tuesday, to Lee Carder, RN, Clinical Recruiter at 423 495-2769 or Lee_Carder@memorial.org.

Site Of Future West Tennessee State Veterans Home Announced

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder, Department of Intellectual Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Debra Payne, and Department of General Services Deputy Commissioner John Hull, in partnership with Tennessee State Veterans Home Executive Director Ed Harries, formally announced the site of the future West Tennessee State Veterans Home Wednesday ... (click for more)

Air Quality For Wednesday Is Moderate

Air quality is forecast to be in the moderate range with ozone predicted to be the dominant pollutant.     Unusually sensitive   people should consider limiting strenuous outside activity.   "Moderate" AQI is 51 to 100. Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people. ... (click for more)

County Commission Gives Up Fight On $900,000 In Discretionary Funds

County Commission members have given up the fight for the annual $900,000 in discretionary funds. Commission Chairman Chester Bankston said there was not enough money available after requests from a number of agencies and departments were cut to balance the budget without a tax increase. Commissioner Sabrena Smedley said the fact that commissioners can no longer allot the ... (click for more)

1 Person Killed And Several Others Injured In 2 Wrecks Near Ooltewah Exit Of I-75

One person was killed and several others injured in two wrecks early Wednesday morning on I-75 northbound at exit 11.   Northbound lanes were closed while emergency crews worked both accidents. Traffic was rerouted to Old Lee Highway to avoid the accident scene.   Traffic was backed up for an extended time before it eventually re-opened.   The initial ... (click for more)

General Bell: Chattanooga Needs The Coolidge Medal Of Honor Heritage Center - And Response (7)

I'm pleased and indeed compelled to let you know a bit more about the exciting and most honorable "Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center" planned for Coolidge Park.     Here's what the Heritage Center will be:  It will be a fitting capstone for Chattanooga's Coolidge Park on Northshore in downtown Chattanooga.  While this exceptional Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What You Leave Behind

Randy Travis, one of the best at singing country songs that has ever been, had a song about three people who got killed when an 18-wheeler missed a stop sign. There was a farmer and a teacher, a hooker and a preacher on this bus and Randy tells us: “One's headed for vacation, one for higher education, An' two of them were searchin' for lost souls.” In that wonderful song, the ... (click for more)