ORNL Director Dr. Thomas Zacharia To Address Local Entrepreneurs

Monday, August 21, 2017

Dr. Thomas Zacharia, director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will address local entrepreneurs at a special reception to introduce him to Chattanooga and to celebrate his new leadership role at ORNL.

At this event, Dr. Zacharia will discuss ways entrepreneurs can partner with the ORNL scientific community to bring innovative technologies into the private sector, as well as the unique resources and capabilities ORNL offers to entrepreneurs.

This event is hosted in partnership between The Company Lab (CO.LAB) and 1 Million Cups Chattanooga.

The reception will be Wednesday from 9-10:30 a.m. at Edney Innovation Center, 5th Floor
1100 Market St.

Dr. Zacharia will deliver a brief address, with introductory and closing remarks from Rep. Chuck Fleischmann; Jack Studer, former interim executive director of CO.LAB; and Marcus Shaw, chief executive of CO.LAB. 

This event is meant to introduce Dr. Zacharia to the Chattanooga community and empower local entrepreneurs to take advantage of the resources ORNL offers to help them drive innovation in the private sector, said officials. 
 



Former U.S. Attorney Bill Killian Joins Chambliss Law

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. announces former presidentially appointed U.S. Attorney William "Bill" C. Killian has joined the firm. Mr. Killian will concentrate his practice in assisting clients with regulatory investigations, white collar criminal defense, and governmental law.  Mr. Killian has been trying cases for more than 40 years and has experience in representing, ... (click for more)

Cambridge Square Welcomes 3 New Office Tenants

Cambridge Square, Ooltewah’s growing commercial, entertainment, and residential community, has added three new office tenants, according to Marketing and Leasing Director Jim Cheney. Additionally, in response to the increasing demand for professional space, Cambridge Square has expanded its flex space office portfolio to accommodate small business owners seeking shorter term lease ... (click for more)

Snow Reaches Chattanooga on Tuesday Afternoon, But Brings Little Accumulation; Many Schools, Most Courts Closed Wednesday

Snow began falling in downtown Chattanooga early Tuesday afternoon, but there was little accumulation.  The National Weather Service issued a special statement on Tuesday night warning of icy roads. It says:  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL  9AM EST  WED ...VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND PATCHY ICE ON ROADS THROUGH  WEDNESDAY MORNING... TEMPERATURES ... (click for more)

Young Gets 23 Years In North Chattanooga Murder

Abram "AB" Young pleaded guilty on Tuesday morning to a murder in North Chattanooga and was sentenced to 23 years in prison. Young was 17 at the time of the 2015 slaying of 19-year-old Charles Holsey during a drug deal behind the Kangaroo on Dallas Road. He is now 20. Prosecutor Cameron Williams said the sentence for second-degree murder will be served at 100 percent. Young ... (click for more)

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you, Dr. King for stepping-out.  Thank you for your lasting voice to what it's all about. Thank you, Dr. King for  stepping up and also showing-up, ...when decisions were being made and  your refusal  to shut-up.  We find your fingerprints on both directions and toward progress.  your modeling, mentoring,  and reactions helps ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Once In A Blue…

On August 21st this past summer, four black women were walking down the street in Dayton, Tn., when a white man asked from his porch, “Are you ladies here to see the eclipse?” Told that yes, they most certainly were, the gentleman pointed to his back deck and another white couple and said, “If you don’t have plans, would you care to sit with us?” The ladies were delighted and ... (click for more)