Restaurant Group Makes Georgia Northwestern A Priority

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The Burger King restaurants in Dalton, Ga. are making Georgia Northwestern Technical College a priority. For the second straight year, franchisees Middleton & Middleton, Inc. have donated $1,000 to GNTC Athletics and the GNTC Foundation.

“Sponsorships like this really help us get the things our student-athletes need,” said Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Athletic Director David Stephenson. With the college since 2007, Mr. Stephenson prioritizes community involvement and giving back as a top responsibility of his programs.
“These restaurants taking this step by showing support of what we do really makes us feel like we are making a positive impact on more people every day. We couldn’t be more appreciative.”

Partnership signage is being manufactured to be put on display at the college’s Whitfield Murray Campus in Dalton, as well as the Rossville Athletic Complex, home of the Bobcats. “We wanted to give to (GNTC) in some way and show we are a proud partner of what they are doing here this area,” said Middleton & Middleton, Inc.’s Franchise Business Partner Chris Bock. 

Showing their partnership even further, the Burger King location on the Dalton By-Pass in Dalton, even dons a framed Georgia Northwestern Men’s Basketball jersey. This location is just a couple of miles from the main entrance of the Whitfield Murray Campus of GNTC. “We’ve even got workers from the college,” said Dorie Nesper, Middleton & Middleton, Inc.’s director of Operations.

 

 


Chick-fil-A Announces Dawson Halliday As New Owner/Operator Of Ooltewah's 1st Location

Tennessee native Dawson Halliday is bringing his love of developing leaders and serving the community to his new role as franchise owner of Chick-fil-A’s first stand-alone restaurant in Ooltewah.  When the Chick-fil-A restaurant opens at 8959 Old Lee Highway it will be the realization of a dream for Halliday who has had a long history with the brand and vividly remembers ... (click for more)

Springer Mountain Farms Recognizes Chef Rebecca Barron With Celebrate The Chef Award

Chef Rebecca Barron, executive chef of St. John’s Restaurant in Chattanooga, has received the highest honor bestowed by Georgia-based poultry producer Springer Mountain Farms, the Celebrate the Chef Award. The award is presented to a select handful of chefs that demonstrate culinary excellence, consistency in the dining experience and a commitment to the use of fresh and local ingredients. ... (click for more)

Man Shot And Killed On Arlington Avenue On Wednesday

A man was shot and killed on Wednesday afternoon on Arlington Avenue at the Bayberry Apartments. Chattanooga Police responded around 5 p.m. and found the victim. Officials said it appeared to be the result of a disorder between the suspect and the victim. The investigation is ongoing.   (click for more)

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire On Workman Road Tuesday Morning

Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched at 6:03 a.m. on Tuesday, to a commercial fire at 400 Workman Road. When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were shooting through the roof and the request was immediately made for a second alarm response. The flames could be seen for miles as a total of 13 fire companies rushed to the scene. The large, two-story ... (click for more)

Am I Alone?

 Am I alone seems to be quite apt as I begin to form sentences, thoughts and concerns regarding the state of this country. I feel like I am alone trying, somehow, to justify Trump and understand why he is constantly in the middle of chaos.  Now coined as the Liar-in-Chief, Chief Foreign Affairs Coordinator acting for his pal Russian Dictator, Putin.  The silence ... (click for more)

Six Things We Can Do About Mass Shootings - And Response (3)

All politics aside, the recent shooting in Florida, and every other shooting in a public place, is a senseless and, possibly, preventable tragedy. It is absurd that we can’t gather in a free society without the fear of some nut job or terrorist using us as targets.   And then the cries of “do something!” from every quarter. But, other than the obvious attempt by agenda-pushers ... (click for more)