Mountain View Chrysler Has Ribbon Cutting In Ringgold Friday

Friday, July 18, 2014

The all-new Mountain View Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Ringgold will celebrate its ribbon cutting grand opening celebration Friday at 2:30 p.m. along with the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce. The festivities will include a grill out prior to the ribbon cutting and live music. The celebration continues on Saturday with a grill out and live music. The public is invited.

The Ringgold dealership, formerly Ringgold Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, opened under the Mountain View name on Feb. 1 and has been ramping up to this grand opening.  Don Thomas, who oversees the store says, “The last nearly six months have been great.  Our team is in place and is so excited to be in Ringgold.”  

Mountain View Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is a full service dealership offering new vehicles, used vehicles of all makes and models as well as service and parts. The dealership has been increasing inventory and now has one of the largest Jeep inventories in the area and also offers customized Jeep and Ram vehicles. Lebron Clark, general manager of the store says, “Being local to the area makes this store special to me. We’ve listened to our community and created a mecca for the Jeep and Ram lover, not to mention to those who love our sharp, new lineup of Chrysler vehicles. We invite the community to come out this weekend to say hello and meet our team.”

Mountain View Chrysler is at 7154 Nashville St. in Ringgold. Their website is www.mtnviewcdj.com. Learn more about the weekend festivities at https://grandopeningcdj.eventbrite.com



Drunk Driving Charge Reinstated By State Supreme Court After Finding That Police Acted Reasonably

The Tennessee Supreme Court has reinstated charges of driving under the influence and violating the open container law against Williamson County resident Mechelle Montgomery in an opinion that restores evidence gained during a search. In February of 2012, two officers with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the residence of a woman named Corey Brown, who ... (click for more)

State Supreme Court Rules That Employee Does Not Qualify As Whistleblower

The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed the dismissal of a whistleblower claim by Charles Haynes, a former employee of Formac Stables, Inc., in Obion County. Mr. Haynes worked as a groom at Formac Stables. In April of 2010, hesuffered an injury to the head when kicked by a Tennessee Walking Horse named “Bruce Pearl.” Mr. Haynes claimed that Formac’s owner refused to allow him ... (click for more)

Hard Freeze Predicted In The Area For Saturday Night

Temperatures are expected to drop Saturday night to 28 degrees or less. Here is the latest report from the National Weather Service:  HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT /11 PM CDT/ TONIGHT TO 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ SUNDAY... * EVENT... A HARD FREEZE EXPECTED WITH LOWS FROM THE TEENS NORTH TO THE UPPER 20S SOUTH LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. ... (click for more)

Man Charged In Shooting On Sixth Avenue Had Been Shot Himself Last Week; Police Say Incident "Part Of Gang War"

A man charged with attempted first-degree murder on Sixth Avenue Court on Thursday afternoon was shot himself earlier this month. O'Shae Kadaris Smith, 20, of 2114 E. 12th St., is also charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and possessing a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was one of two people shot on Rawlings Street on March 16. Kendre Allen, ... (click for more)

Finley Stadium Needs To Grow Up - And Response

RE:  Finley Stadium Financial Picture Rosy; Beer And Alcohol Sales Approved; AstroTurf Almost Ready and City, County Pitching In $250,000 Each For New Finley Stadium AstroTurf I read a story here five days ago about a rosy future for Finley stadium. It lead me to believe that the stadium was making money and even improvements with donations.  Then we get a short ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Sunday Funnies

They say March roars in like a lion and leaves like a lamb. So as you reach for your lambs-wool sweater on this last Sunday of the month, allow me to lighten up a bit with a new edition of my Sunday Funnies. I have a delightful crowd that keeps me supplied in jokes and these are some of the best that have come my way: A WOMAN'S PERFECT BREAKFAST -- She's sitting at the table ... (click for more)