Walker County Chamber Calendar Of Events

Monday, May 12, 2014

Here is the upcoming calendar of events for the Walker County Chamber of Commerce:

Membership Luncheon- Leadership Graduation
Tuesday, May 13

Executive Board of Directors
Thursday, May 15

SBDC Social Media Course 2 of 3
Thursday, May 15

Don Stultz Senior Citizens Day
Wednesday, May 21

SBDC Social Media Course 3 of 3
Thursday, May 22

Edward Jones Grand Re-Opening/Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, May 22

Chamber Offices Closed- Memorial Day
Monday, May 26

Top of GA Employer Comm. Meeting
Wednesday, May 28

 


Supreme Court Affirms Convictions For 2010 Robbery And Home Invasion In Knoxville

The  Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed the convictions of three men accused of robbing a woman outside her Knoxville residence, ordering her into her home, and confining her inside while they ransacked her property. In April 2010, Larry Jereller Alston, Kris Theotis Young, and Joshua Edward Webb accosted Carolyn Sue Maples outside her Knoxville residence. The three ... (click for more)

Professional Privilege Tax Is Due June 1

The Department of Revenue reminds professionals subject to the professional privilege tax that the tax must be filed and paid by June 1. The $400 professional privilege tax is an annual tax imposed on certain professionals who hold an active Tennessee license or registration on the  June 1  due date, regardless of whether the person practices his or her profession ... (click for more)

Corker, Alexander Say Budget Bill Is A Start, But Much Left To Do

Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander said the budget bill passed Tuesday was a first step, but much more work remains on balancing the federal budget. Senator Corker said,  “Left to my own accord this budget would look far different, but at the end of the day I believe it’s important for Congress to complete this basic tenet of governing and set the stage for a responsible ... (click for more)

Ringgold Woman Killed In Foley, Ala., Wreck

A Ringgold woman died from injuries she sustained in a two-car wreck at Foley, Ala., on Friday night, and several others from Chattanooga were injured. The victim was Sharen Mueller Shields, 56, a TVA employee for the last 35 years serving in the purchasing and transportation departments. The accident happened on U.S. 98 outside the grounds of a hot air balloon festival. ... (click for more)

Dr. King Wouldn't Approve Of The Mayhem In Baltimore

I am mostly certain that Dr. King never meant for this kind of violence to happen.  I don't recall any of the protests he led not being peaceful.  He would most definitely not approve of people burning, looting, the complete and utter unnecessary mayhem, or anything like what happened in Baltimore. Do you really believe Dr. King would condone 8, 10, 12-year-old children ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Anti-Semitism Is Now Here

To those of the Jewish faith, the celebration of Passover every year is one of freedom. The sacred holidays, held in early April, commemorate the Exodus out of Egypt when Moses led the tribe of Israel from slavery to freedom. I believe it is one of the greatest stories in the Bible. On the other hand, the Jewish people of today are hardly free. Globally, anti-Semitic attacks in ... (click for more)