Chattanooga Chamber Holds Mayors’ Business Breakfast June 11

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke will give an update on their activities and recognize key decision makers from local business and industry for their support of Chattanooga’s economy in a ceremony on Wednesday, June 11 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. This will be the 11th annual Mayors' business breakfast hosted by the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce.


Senator David Perdue Announces Banking Subcommittee Assignments

U.S. Senator David Perdue, a new member of the Senate Banking Committee, on Tuesday announced his Banking Subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress: Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection; National Security and International Trade and Finance; and Economic Policy.  “After spending 40 years in the business world working closely with our job creators and trade ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Chamber Mayors' Business Breakfast Is Wednesday

The 2017 Mayors’ Business Breakfast featuring keynoter David Altig, executive vice president and director of Research at the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank will be held Wednesday from 7:30-9 a.m. City of Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger will give economic updates.  The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce presents the Mayors’ Business ... (click for more)

County Commission Votes 8-1 To Deny Permit For Controversial Bakewell Firing Range

The County Commission voted 8-1 on Wednesday to deny a special exceptions permit for a $2.4 million firing range at Retro-Hughes Road at Bakewell. Only Commissioner Greg Martin was in support. Opponents and supporters were again gathered at the courthouse, but the commission voted without hearing further argument. Commissioner Randy Fairbanks said to him "it is not a gun ... (click for more)

City Council Told Cost Has Soared For Moving Sewer Line Off Tubman Industrial Site

City Council members were told on Tuesday that the cost has soared for moving a sewer line completely off the Harriet Tubman industrial site. Bill Payne, city engineer, said it initially was around $1.5 million, but is now pegged at over $4 million. Councilman Chris Anderson, who heads the council's economic development committee, said the assertion brought "stunned looks" ... (click for more)

Beyond Freedom Of Speech - And Response

Yes, most people know about the First Amendment to our Constitution, "The right, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, to express beliefs and ideas without unwarranted government restriction."  I being a "deplorable" draw the line when people block traffic, try to disrupt, and even stop an activity through malice and disregard for others. Case being ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Want To Protest? Get Paid!

In a troubling time when “false news” is the rage and people ask me – to my face – if anybody from Russia ever approached me personally searching for votes for President-elect Donald Trump, there appears a website that, to cop a phrase, “is too good to be true.” There is a group out of California that allegedly wants to hire “operatives” to protest Friday’s inauguration. Forget ... (click for more)