Chattanooga Chamber Hosts Young Innovators At TechTown Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce will host Young Innovators at a Show-and-Tell Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at TechTown.

This event welcomes fourth to 12-grade students from Normal Park Museum Magnet, Chattanooga School for the Arts and Science, STEM School Chattanooga, Red Bank High School, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy and Chattanooga Christian School.  These students submitted innovative ideas ranging from community solar power initiatives, weather and water quality gadgets and a lunchroom idea for facilitating friendships.

The 2016 Young Innovator Award, presented by Office Depot, awards finalist status to three students in each of three categories: elementary, middle and high school. One winner in each category will be announced at the Chamber’s Nov. 9 Spirit of Innovation event.

All Show-and-Tell attendees will have the opportunity to cast a vote for A People's Choice recognition at the conclusion of this event. 


Dan Howell Awarded Legislator Of The Year Honors By FGA

Oreck Of Chattanooga Has New Location

Check Into Cash Named Best Overall Payday Lender In USA


The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) has named Tennessee Representative Dan Howell as legislator of the year. The award was presented December 6th at the annual FGA policy summit ... (click for more)

Oreck of Chattanooga/Bobby Majors Vacuum & Service has moved to 2515 Lifestyle Way, Suite 109, in the Waterside development between Burlington and REI Co-op. The store was previously at ... (click for more)

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Business

Dan Howell Awarded Legislator Of The Year Honors By FGA

The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) has named Tennessee Representative Dan Howell as legislator of the year. The award was presented December 6th at the annual FGA policy summit in Orlando, Florida. The award is traditionally given to an elected official who is dedicated to promoting work and combating long-term government dependency in their state. “Across the ... (click for more)

Oreck Of Chattanooga Has New Location

Oreck of Chattanooga/Bobby Majors Vacuum & Service has moved to 2515 Lifestyle Way, Suite 109, in the Waterside development between Burlington and REI Co-op. The store was previously at Hamilton Point at 7200 Hamilton Place Blvd. Former UT All-American Bobby Majors owns the store. They sell Oreck and Miele vacuums and accessories and service all brands. They may ... (click for more)

Breaking News

New Pro Soccer Team Is Interested In Building Training Facility At Camp Jordan Park

The Chattanooga Red Wolves professional soccer team may be coming to East Ridge. In Thursday night’s Agenda Session of the East Ridge City Council meeting, Red Wolves owner Bob Martino told the council that he wants to enter into a public/private partnership with the city to build a practice facility near the existing Weldon Osborne Stadium in Camp Jordan Park. The facility would ... (click for more)

Center Turn Lane To Be Added On Cummings Highway Beginning Next Week

The Tennessee Department of Transportation in conjunction with the City of Chattanooga will modify a 0.7-mile section of U.S. 41/Cummings Highway in the Tiftonia/Lookout Valley area of Chattanooga to add a continuous center turn lane. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, TDOT contract crews will restripe the section of Cummings Highway from the entrance of the Walmart Supercenter to ... (click for more)

Opinion

Tom Caldwell Was Always A Champion For Orange Grove

Tom Caldwell was a devoted husband, father of four children and 13 grandchildren, veteran of World War II, Harvard University law school graduate, church member and outstanding corporate, tax and estate planning attorney at three of Chattanooga's leading law firms. His family, personal, legal, military, religious and civic duties are too many to list. As a member of the Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: So Long, 'Mr. Chaudion'

It’s been a couple of years ago, almost three, when I walked into a well-respected horse barn at the foot of Lookout Mountain, not far into Georgia, and caught sight of four black men, silently watching me enter. When I got to their midst, I nodded my respect to each of the four, as I was taught from the very start in my life, before I said, “I’d like a word with Mr. Chaudion Womble.” ... (click for more)