Upcoming Calendar Of Events For The Walker County Chamber Of Commerce

Monday, June 2, 2014

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

Chamber Offices Semi-Closed
Monday, June 2 - Friday, June 6
 
Ambassadors Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 4
 
Executive Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, June 10
 
Membership Luncheon - One -Walker
Tuesday, June 17
 
Young Professionals Council After Hours
Wednesday, June 18
 
General Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, June 19
 
Edward Jones - Rob Looney Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Celebration
Thursday, June 26
 
Chamber Offices Closed in Observance of Independence Day
Friday, July 4


GDOL To help Lake Winnepesaukah Hire Lifeguards Next Week In Rossville

The Georgia Department of Labor will help Lake Winnepesaukah, an amusement park near Chattanooga, recruit 12 certified lifeguards next week in Rossville. The recruitment will be held Thursday, July 7, from 2-6 p.m. at the park located at 1730 Lakeview Dr. The park will be open until Oct. 31. In addition to being certified, applicants must be able to pass a swimming test. ... (click for more)

Alexander Statement On Labor Department’s Proposed Overtime Rule

Senate labor committee Chairman Lamar Alexander made the following statement on the Department of Labor’s proposal to more than double the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay: “Just imagine how discouraging this rule will be to the working mother who can no longer negotiate her schedule to, say, work from home when she needs to, or to the young restaurant assistant ... (click for more)

Judge Wants Proof That Signal Mountain Man Made "True Threat" Against Muslim Town; Robert Doggart Allowed Home Confinement

Federal Judge Curtis Collier has directed attorneys who worked out a plea deal for a Signal Mountain man who admitted plotting to kill Muslims in a town in Upstate New York to show that it was "a true threat." And, Federal Magistrate Susan K. Lee has reversed her earlier ruling and allowed 63-year-old Robert Rankin Doggart to go free pending disposition of the case. Prosecutor ... (click for more)

Smith Says He Was Involved In Robbery Of Man Killed In North Chattanooga, But Another Youth Did The Shooting

A police interview was played in General Sessions Court on Tuesday in which 18-year-old Briston J. Smith Jr. admitted taking part in a drug deal, but he said it was another youth who shot and killed Charles Holsey, 19. Smith said he turned and left when Abram Young allegedly fired shots after Holsey refused to turn over marijuana he was demanding. He said he stated at the time, ... (click for more)

On The News Tonight: A Reflection On A Horrifying Crash And Its Aftermath

On the news tonight,  on the news tonight. The unobtrusive tones on the news tonight. It's just make-believe You can't believe everything you see So baby, close your eyes to the lullabies On the news tonight.   "The News" by Jack Johnson On Journalism On Thursday I was in Jackson, Tennessee playing music. I was a minimum of four hours away ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Tonight, Take A Second

Peter Whibberley, known globally as “The Time Lord,” will freely tell anyone, “There are consequences of tinkering with time,” but tinker we must because the world – planet Earth -- is spinning slower. So tonight at 7:59:60 p.m. EDT, the Senior Research Scientist at Britain’s National Physical Laboratory will add an extra second to the hour – and our day -- before it becomes 8:00 ... (click for more)