Nokian Tyres Extends Dayton Factory Closure

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

In accordance with guidelines from public authorities, Nokian Tyres will extend the temporary closure of its Dayton, Tennessee Factory through at least Sunday, April 26.

Company leadership will continue to evaluate the COVID-19 situation and monitor guidelines from the CDC, state and local leaders to determine when to reopen the factory. Nokian Tyres initially closed its factory on March 27.


JJ Jerman Receives 2 Annual BOMA Awards

Rep. Fleischmann Named Ranking Member Of House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee

Rep. Mark Hall Appointed Transportation Committee Vice Chairman


John “JJ” Jerman, president of Office Furniture Warehouse, LLC and a board member and professional member of BOMA, was presented the annual award for “Professional of the Year” and the “Mike ... (click for more)

Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) issued the following statement after being named ranking member of the House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee for the 117th Congress: ... (click for more)

Representative Mark Hall, R-Cleveland, was reappointed on Wednesday by House Speaker Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville, to serve as vice chairman of the House Transportation Committee for the 112th ... (click for more)



Business

JJ Jerman Receives 2 Annual BOMA Awards

John “JJ” Jerman, president of Office Furniture Warehouse, LLC and a board member and professional member of BOMA, was presented the annual award for “Professional of the Year” and the “Mike Weaver Volunteerism Award”, by BOMA of Chattanooga. “Professional Member of the Year” is provided to BOMA professional members who own or manage real-estate. They also provide exemplary and ... (click for more)

Rep. Fleischmann Named Ranking Member Of House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee

Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) issued the following statement after being named ranking member of the House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee for the 117th Congress: “I am excited to once again assume the position of Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee in the 117th Congress. This is a critically important role, and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Lee Tells General Assembly "It's Time To Intervene For Our Kids

Saying the COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions for schools, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee told members of the General Assembly, "It's time to intervene for our kids." The governor spoke at the opening of a joint convention on education that he called. His remarks as prepared for delivery are: Thank you Lt. Governor McNally and Speaker Sexton, Speaker Pro-Tem ... (click for more)

2 Men, 21, 40, Shot In Separate Incidents Monday Evening

Two men were shot in separate incidents on Monday evening and showed up at a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. At approximately 8:41 p.m. Monday, Chattanooga Police were dispatched on a report of shots fired in the area of Olive Street and Roanoke Avenue. While en route, officers were advised that a 40-year-old man had arrived at a local hospital by private vehicle ... (click for more)

Opinion

It's Time For Impact Fees

This letter is regarding the potential high density development on Snowhill Road in Ooltewah. Growth is good. But it needs to be responsible growth. It would be instructive to see studies by other communities who have already gone through this so we can understand just what is the taxpayer cost burden of these high density developments. Additional taxes to add infrastructure, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Ramp Up

As you know, federal and state employees will honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday today (Monday) so it will be tomorrow (Tuesday) when the vaccination efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Hamilton County will really begin to ramp up. This week will also mark the start of “Round Two” for our First Responders, our medical providers, and others who were given their ... (click for more)