LDA Engineering Hires Will Witcher As Associate Engineer

Friday, May 30, 2014
Will Witcher
Will Witcher

LDA Engineering has hired Will Witcher, P.E. as associate engineer to design and manage stormwater, wastewater and other public and private infrastructure projects in the Chattanooga office.

“Will’s solid background in a variety of engineering settings makes him a perfect addition to our team in Chattanooga,” said Jason Brooks, president and CEO of LDA Engineering. “We are excited to announce Will as a new team member and are looking forward to the contributions he makes to our projects and the Chattanooga community.” 

Prior to joining LDA Engineering, Mr. Witcher worked as a project engineer with Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc. in Columbia, S.C., and as a project engineer and hydrologist with Thompson & Litton in Bristol, Tenn. He has also worked as a design engineer and hydrologist with Tysinger, Hampton & Partners, Inc. in Johnson City, Tenn.

A Tennessee native, Mr. Witcher graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in civic and environmental engineering. He and his wife, Virginia, are relocating to North Chattanooga from Columbia, S.C.



Supreme Court Orders Trial Court To Reconsider Subpoenas In Post-Conviction Case

The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that a post-conviction petitioner may be entitled to subpoena his co-defendants as witnesses, but only if he can first demonstrate that the co-defendants are competent witnesses whose testimony is relevant to his claims. In 2009, Quantel Taylor pled guilty to charges of attempted first degree murder, second degree murder, and especially aggravated ... (click for more)

Mark Making And Glass House Collective Host Ribbon Cutting

Mark Making and Glass House Collective, in partnership with Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, will host a Glass Street ribbon cutting on Friday, Sept. 5, at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate their expanded presence in East Chattanooga. The ribbon cutting will be held at the 2500 block of Glass Street. Mark Making has relocated to their new East Chattanooga home after operating out ... (click for more)

Jury Finds In Favor Of Texas Sheriff In Suit Brought By Chattanooga Photographer

A Federal Court jury on Friday found in favor of a Texas sheriff and his chief deputy who had been sued by a Chattanooga photographer. The jury in the courtroom of Judge Curtis Collier awarded no damages to Donna Johnson. In his closing argument after a two-week civil trial, attorney John Anderson said, "This is about the Fourth Amendment." Attorney Anderson represented Ms. ... (click for more)

Justin Wilkins Selected As Deputy Chief Of Staff For Mayor Berke

Native Chattanoogan Justin Wilkins will serve as Mayor Andy Berke's deputy chief of staff, it was announced Friday. Mr. Wilkins has spent the last several years serving as the Tennessee state director for multiple advocacy and electoral organizations, including Organizing for America and Organizing for Action. Prior to that, he worked as project manager at Profit Plans LLC ... (click for more)

Mackey Should Be Thankful For The State Troopers On Highway 153

This is in response to a statement made by Warren Mackey at the commission meeting.  His question was to the mayor regarding the state troopers writing tickets on Highway 153, saying they were on a rampage.   It is apparent that Mr. Mackey doesn’t travel this highway.  His only concern was that the ticket money was going into state funds and not into county funds. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Must-Read For Parents

If you have a child or if you love one, what you are about to read could be one of the most important lessons in your life. I have a great friend in Dallas – Sandy Pohfal – who regularly shares stories with me that are moving, inspirational or important. This is all three. This story was written by a celebrated author, Christie Craig. She has written hundreds of articles for ... (click for more)