Chattanooga Chamber Holds Small Business Awards Luncheon And EXPO On Wednesday

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Chamber’s Small Business Awards recognize outstanding nonprofits and small businesses in the area.

The Small Business Awards luncheon will be on Wednesday at the Chattanooga Convention Center. The EXPO will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be closed during the luncheon which will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Finalists and recipients are selected by an independent volunteer committee of local business leaders convened by the Chattanooga Chamber. Of 12 finalists, four organizations will receive a Small Business Award.

The 2019 finalists can be viewed here


American Red Cross Of Georgia Hires Executive Director For Northwest Georgia

Judicial Conferences, Supreme Court Name Appointees To New Board Of Judicial Conduct

UNIPOWER Names Shawn Kilmartin Manager Of Its Dunlap Plant


The Red Cross of Georgia has named Leigh Brock-Barba as executive director for the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia. Ms. Brock-Barba will lead a team of staff and volunteers in providing ... (click for more)

The current Board of Judicial Conduct will sunset on June 30 and a new board will take its place on July 1, per Tennessee Public Chapter 496, passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor ... (click for more)

UNIPOWER, a provider of AC and DC power systems for mission critical industrial and commercial applications, today named Shawn Kilmartin of Bryant, Al. as manager of its Dunlap, Tennessee plant. ... (click for more)


Business

American Red Cross Of Georgia Hires Executive Director For Northwest Georgia

The Red Cross of Georgia has named Leigh Brock-Barba as executive director for the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia. Ms. Brock-Barba will lead a team of staff and volunteers in providing Red Cross services to 800,000 people across 14 counties. Last year, the Red Cross of Northwest Georgia helped Georgia’s Red Cross provide disaster assistance for 15,596 families; teach ... (click for more)

Judicial Conferences, Supreme Court Name Appointees To New Board Of Judicial Conduct

The current Board of Judicial Conduct will sunset on June 30 and a new board will take its place on July 1, per Tennessee Public Chapter 496, passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Bill Lee. Under the new law, four of the Tennessee judicial conferences appointed one or two members to the new board and the Tennessee Supreme Court appointed one member. The new board members ... (click for more)

Breaking News

City Council Expanding Some Territory For Short Term Vacation Rentals; Approves No-Tax-Increase Budget

City Council members are eyeing changes in the popular short term vacation rental business, including some likely expansion of district boundaries. Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod said one change she is seeking soon is to allow the rentals on the opposite side of Pinewood Lane. She also said at one section of Eastdale there are four residents interested in setting up the rentals. ... (click for more)

Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod Says Black People "Can Come Downtown"; Says BID Has Nothing About "Black Removal"

City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod said Tuesday she is tired of some individuals saying that creation of a Business Improvement District (BID) means black people can't come downtown. She said, "I'm tired of the fact that the plight of black people is being used when it comes to those type conversations." She said, "We can come downtown. There are black people walking downtown ... (click for more)

Opinion

Why I Support Funding The Proposed Budget - And Response

Dear Commissioners of Hamilton County, I attended the District 3 community meeting with Commissioner Greg Martin and School Board Chairman Joe Wingate, who was filling in for District 3 Rep. Joe Smith. Commissioner Martin stated he had not made up his mind on how to vote for the tax increase at that time. He requested thoughtful input on why the citizens of his district wanted ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: VW Needs Big Repairs

The banner headline on Monday morning read, “Gov. Lee, top Republicans celebrate failed UAW bid to unionize Volkswagen,” and that’s the second-worst thing that the headline could have said. The worst, of course, is if the UAW had won, and the Detroit-based union that lost 35,000 members last year would be revived -- breaking a hole into the tight wall of foreign-owned auto assembly ... (click for more)