New Fire Hall Dedicated On Mowbray Mountain

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Officials dedicated a new fire hall on Mowbray Mountain for its volunteer fire department.

County Mayor Jim Coppinger was among those taking part.

The design was by MBI Companies, which merged with TWH Architects. Vance Travis is a principal with the firm.


Unum Names Martha Leiper Executive Vice President And Chief Investment Officer

Chattanooga COC Hosts Women’s Unity Networking Breakfast Nov. 13

Lee Davis Named Fellow To The American Board Of Criminal Lawyers


Unum Group named Martha Leiper as executive vice president and chief investment officer for the company effective Monday. She is responsible for the investment and asset management strategies ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce will host a Women’s Unity Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 8-10 a.m. at the INCubator in the Hamilton County Business Development Center. ... (click for more)

The American Board of Criminal Lawyers at their annual meeting in Charleston, S.C. unanimously accepted Lee Davis as a Fellow. Membership to the American Board of Criminal Lawyers is by invitation ... (click for more)


Business

Unum Names Martha Leiper Executive Vice President And Chief Investment Officer

Unum Group named Martha Leiper as executive vice president and chief investment officer for the company effective Monday. She is responsible for the investment and asset management strategies of Unum’s $51 billion portfolio (size excludes policy loans). Ms. Leiper previously held leadership roles of increasing responsibility with Unum from 1985-2010, most recently as senior vice ... (click for more)

Chattanooga COC Hosts Women’s Unity Networking Breakfast Nov. 13

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce will host a Women’s Unity Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 8-10 a.m. at the INCubator in the Hamilton County Business Development Center. "The breakfast is part of our work to increase representation and accelerate growth of diverse businesses and leaders in the Chattanooga region," organizers said. The Women’s Unity Networking ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Brothers Who Promised 1,000 Jobs In Bledsoe County And Did Not Deliver Now Face Federal Fraud Charges

Two brothers who in 2017 pledged to build a textile plant in economically distressed Bledsoe County that would provide 1,000 jobs have been indicted by federal authorities on a variety of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering charges. Governor Bill Haslam had been among those attending the announcement at Pikeville by Karim and Rahim Sadruddin. Prosecutor Steve Neff ... (click for more)

ATM Leader Says Market Center, The Maclellan Should Give Up PILOT Tax Break Agreements

The head of the citizen watchdog group, Accountability for Taxpayer Money (ATM), says both the Market Center and the The Maclellan apartment building should give up their PILOT tax break agreements. Helens Burns Sharp noted that both have changed their business models and now include short-term rentals. Ms. Sharp sent an email to members of the board of the city's Health Educational ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Wheel Tax Wouldn't Be A Sacrifice And Supports Our Teachers - And Response (9)

I appreciate our underpaid teachers here in Tennessee so much. We as a whole have a moral obligation to make sure we contribute to their pay. A wheel tax on our cars is a minimal expense to most of us. Sixty dollars is not enough for us to complain. We shouldn't even bat an eye at that if it contributes to the hard working teachers who sacrifice daily for our children. We ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Me & Eric Trump

One summer’s day when I was in my early teens, I was walking home from swimming practice and decided I might stop by the house of the most beautiful girl my age that I had ever seen, which was about halfway between the pool and where I grew up. Told she was at the house next door; I went to find her and was confronted with something I had never experienced. She was being playfully ... (click for more)