New Vehicle Sales Rise In April; Used Vehicle Sales Drop

Monday, May 3, 2021

New vehicle sales in Hamilton County rose in April with new vehicle sales at 1,258 and used vehicle sales dropped to 4,727, according to figures from the County Clerk's office. 

That compares to 746 new vehicles sold and 1,815 used vehicles sold in April, 2020. 

Totals for April included 328 new cars and 930 new trucks sold. They included 2,089 used cars and 2,638 used trucks sold.


Chattanooga-Based Skuid Named Best Workplace By Inc.

BBB 2021 “Student Of Integrity” Scholarship Winners Announced

CBCC Women’s Council To Host 1st Hybrid Meeting May 24


Skuid, a toolkit for creating human-centered digital experiences, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021. The list came from a wide-ranging and comprehensive ... (click for more)

The Better Business Bureau serving Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia announce the “Student of Integrity” scholarship winners for 2021. BBB will conduct its formal meeting and presentation ... (click for more)

The Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce Women’s Council will host its first program of the year on Monday, May 24 at noon in a hybrid format. Sponsored by Tennova Healthcare, the meeting will ... (click for more)



Business

Chattanooga-Based Skuid Named Best Workplace By Inc.

Skuid, a toolkit for creating human-centered digital experiences, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021. The list came from a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of American companies that have created exceptional workplaces and company culture whether teams are operating in person or remotely. Officials said Skuid was founded on ... (click for more)

BBB 2021 “Student Of Integrity” Scholarship Winners Announced

The Better Business Bureau serving Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia announce the “Student of Integrity” scholarship winners for 2021. BBB will conduct its formal meeting and presentation at its Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 11. Businesses nominated and who complete for the BBB “Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics” award will also be recognized. Now in ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Roadtec, Inc. To Expand Chattanooga Operations With $6.2 Million Investment

Roadtec, Inc. officials announced on Wednesday that the paving equipment manufacturer will expand its operations in Chattanooga. Roadtec will invest $6.2 million to make building and site improvements and relocate its Washington operations to its headquarters in Tennessee. The project represents the creation of 128 new jobs in Hamilton County. Roadtec, a subsidiary of ... (click for more)

County Commissioners Anxious To Expand Number Of Officers At Hamilton County Schools

County Commission members said Tuesday they are anxious to expand the number of officers at county school campuses - even if it means using a number of security guards in addition to School Resource Officers. They said they are concerned that a tragic incident will occur on a local campus with no officer present - either from not being assigned one or from the SRO being called ... (click for more)

Opinion

Please Stop Calling Us “Latinx”

We’re asking nicely, because we think the use of the term has been mostly well-intentioned. But let’s start with some numbers: a mere 3 percent of Americans of Latin-American descent use “Latinx” to describe themselves. This is based on a 2020 Pew Research poll of about 3,000 American Latinos. Those who want for “Latinx” to become the default say it’s preferable because it’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Earn Life's "Free Lunches"

The worst debacle in our nation’s history, it is beginning to be proven, was when the United States was quarantined during the COVID-19 epidemic. Our economy – from employment to production – was stymied. Our next generation responded with virtually no education for an entire year and a surging teen suicide epidemic and the biggest profits that were made in the second half of 2020 ... (click for more)