My husband and I gathered signatures on petitions over the Thanksgiving holiday. Given the future impact of the domestic benefits ordinance narrowly passed by the City Council, we felt it was important for all Chattanoogans to have an opportunity to be heard at the ballot box. We have lived here for decades; we are both recently retired (TVA management and real estate brokerage). I tell ... (click for more)
Allow me to write very little today so that Nelson Mandela might say a lot. “Madiba,” as he was lovingly called by a nation of blacks and whites who equally adored him, died on Friday after becoming one of the greatest heroes the world has ever known. I have tried to studiously watch his every move for over the last 20 years and can say that I have loved his mantra and his teachings too. The entire world will mourn his passing at a huge ... (click for more)
December 7, 2013
December 6, 2013
The trustees at the Girls Preparatory School believe they have a phenomenal new Head of School in Autumn Graves, who will become the first female in over 40 years to lead the highly-acclaimed ... (click for more)
There has been an emphasis in recent days on the loss of experienced teachers in Tennessee classrooms. Make no mistake, every time a classroom teacher walks out the school door never to ... (click for more)
It is interesting to me that on the eve of the SEC championship game, an informal poll of the nation’s top oddsmakers reveals that five of six think Alabama’s football team is still the best ... (click for more)
Should the minimum wage be raised to $15 per hour as some employee groups are asking?