Alexander Says John Ryder Would Be Valuable Addition To TVA Board

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Senator Lamar Alexander is pleased the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today approved John Ryder to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors.
 
“John would be a valuable addition to the TVA Board. President Trump first nominated John a year ago, and he was approved unanimously by this same committee, but Senate Democrats inexcusably held up his confirmation. I hope he will now be confirmed without delay.”
 
Senator Alexander introduced Ryder at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works last year.

Chattanooga's Taimen Transport Named 1 Of America's Fastest Growing Companies

Local Attorney Selected For “On The Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers” In America List

Best Lawyers In America For 2020 Includes Environmental Attorney David Higney


In Inc.com's annual guide “The Most Successful Companies in America,” Chattanooga’s Taimen Transport, LLC has been listed as the 1,339th fastest-growing privately-held company in the United States. ... (click for more)

The Law Firm of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison P.C. recognizes the selection of one of their directors, Brittany Thomas Faith, as a 2019 American Bar Association On the Rise – Top 40 Young ... (click for more)

Grant Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C., announces attorney David C. Higney is recognized and included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Environmental Law. Best Lawyers ... (click for more)


Business

Chattanooga's Taimen Transport Named 1 Of America's Fastest Growing Companies

In Inc.com's annual guide “The Most Successful Companies in America,” Chattanooga’s Taimen Transport, LLC has been listed as the 1,339th fastest-growing privately-held company in the United States. Founded in 2012, Taimen Transport, which focuses on full truckload transportation services, offering transportation technology for customers to monitor shipments, presently has 17 full-time ... (click for more)

Local Attorney Selected For “On The Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers” In America List

The Law Firm of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison P.C. recognizes the selection of one of their directors, Brittany Thomas Faith, as a 2019 American Bar Association On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers in America. Ms. Faith’s selection is based on her "dedication and tireless advocacy to her clients as part of her immigration practice." The annual award “provides national recognition ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Motorcyclist, 55, Killed In Collision With SUV On Tuesday Morning On Lee Highway

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with an SUV on Lee Highway on Tuesday morning. At approximately 9:01 a.m., Chattanooga Police were notified of a serious traffic crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle at 7500 Lee Highway. The CPD Traffic / DUI Unit responded to the scene. A GMC Acadia, driven by Gary A. Moore, 68, was traveling south on Lee Highway and merged ... (click for more)

Construction Set To Start Next Spring On $25 Million Chattanooga Airport Parking Deck; Terminal To Expand; Enplanements Continue To Increase

Terry Hart, president of the Chattanooga Airport, said at the August board meeting that it has been a good summer for the airport with enplanements in June increasing 12½ percent above last year and seven percent in July. For the first seven months of the year, enplanements are up 12 ½ percent with an increase of 2,500 arrivals and departures year-to-date over 2018. However, a leveling ... (click for more)

Opinion

What Does The White Privilege Presentation Have To Do With Education?

On Aug. 2, Hamilton County Schools held a professional development presented by motivational speaker, Robert Jackson. The PD was for the teachers in the Opportunity Zone, which includes the 12 lowest-performing schools in Hamilton County where 90 percent of the students are black. During the 90-minute presentation, there was a 15-20-minute segment concerning “White Privilege”. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 'White Privilege' Is A Myth

Several weeks ago, I must admit I had never heard of Patrick Hampton, an African American who has just joined a promising conservative think talk not-for-profit group known as Hamilton Flourishing. Headed by longtime executive and dream-maker Doug Daugherty, the group is in the perfect position to make a lasting impact on our all-inclusive community. Patrick Hampton made a huge ... (click for more)