Blackburn Congratulates Memphis Following Announcement Of $12 Million DOT BUILD Grant Award

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Senator Marsha Blackburn on Wednesday congratulated Memphis following the news that the city has been awarded a $12 million grant from the Department of Transportation through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development program.

“Today, the Department of Transportation announced that the city of Memphis has been awarded a $12 million BUILD grant to be used toward the design and construction of a Bus Rapid Transit line from downtown Memphis to the University of Memphis," said Senator Blackburn.

"Congratulations to Mayor Strickland and his team on a job well done. Between this new transit system and the Union Row Opportunity Zone redevelopment project, Memphis has several impressive infrastructure projects coming its way."


City Hosting Event To Encourage Businesses To Work With The City

Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. Attorneys Selected To 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

5th Annual North Shore Holiday Window Treasure Hunt


The City of Chattanooga’s Purchasing Divison and Office of Multicultural Affairs are hosting an event to recruit and educate business owners on how to work with the city from 9 a.m. to noon on ... (click for more)

Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. announces that Gary R. Patrick, Richard A. Schulman, John H. Templeton and Jeremy M. Cothern have been selected by their peers and the publication’s ... (click for more)

The NorthShore Merchants Collective is hosting its fifth annual Holiday Window Treasure Hunt to benefit the Northside Neighborhood House. The Hunt begins Friday, Nov. 22, the weekend of the Northshore’s ... (click for more)


Business

City Hosting Event To Encourage Businesses To Work With The City

The City of Chattanooga’s Purchasing Divison and Office of Multicultural Affairs are hosting an event to recruit and educate business owners on how to work with the city from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Nov. 22, at the Brainerd Recreational Center, 1010 North Moore Road. Doing Business With the City will give businesses the opportunity to talk with different department decision-makers ... (click for more)

Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. Attorneys Selected To 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. announces that Gary R. Patrick, Richard A. Schulman, John H. Templeton and Jeremy M. Cothern have been selected by their peers and the publication’s research team for inclusion in the Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2019. "Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the states of Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee are selected ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Governor Bill Lee Helps Celebrate Start Of $800 Million Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Plant

Governor Bill Lee was at Enterprise South Industrial Park on Wednesday to celebrate the start of an $800 million electric vehicle plant by Volkswagen designed to employ about 1,000 workers. The Chattanooga facility, with 700,000 square feet of space, will be the first to produce Volkswagen's modular electric toolkit chassis, also known as MEB. The new electric model may be out ... (click for more)

County Schools To Open Regular Time On Wednesday Despite Frigid Temps; It Will Be Half Day Of School

The Hamilton County Schools will open at the regular time on Wednesday despite frigid temperatures. School officials said, "We have been closely monitoring the weather for tomorrow morning and intend to open all schools on time tomorrow, Nov. 13. Temperatures will be low so please remember to dress students warmly for the school day. "As a reminder, tomorrow is a half-day ... (click for more)

Opinion

Thanks, Georgia Public TV

All of my grandchildren have enjoyed watching PBS morning shows like Curious George and Daniel Tiger. This morning, contrary to their stated schedule and without warning, our local Public TV station, WTCI, switched to a new clown show instead of their regular children’s programming. This clown is not really funny, however. His name is Adam Schiff. But kudos to Georgia Public ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Guns Ain’t The Problem

As one who doesn’t get all juiced over every political race in the country, I tend to believe the majority of folks in their home area, be it Kentucky or Virginia for example, know a lot more about not only what happens every day where they live but what they need to fix it than I do. When Barack Obama was elected he wasn’t my pick, but America elected him and therefore he was my ... (click for more)