Furrow Automotive Acquires Infiniti Chattanooga

Friday, April 19, 2013

Furrow Automotive announced that Infiniti Chattanooga is joining the Furrow family of dealerships. The Infiniti dealership will relocate to 7648 Lee Highway and open for business on April 22nd.

Taking over from Kelly Infiniti, Infiniti Chattanooga will offer the full range of Infiniti vehicles as well as providing full servicing facilities, and an extensive after sales department supplying parts and accessories.

Lee Ann Furrow Tolsma, co-owner, said, "Furrow Automotive has a long standing tie to Chattanooga with our Jaguar, Land Rover, and Porsche dealerships and we are delighted to open this new Infiniti franchise in the area."

"I’d like to take this opportunity to reassure Infiniti customers that it is business as usual for Infiniti. Infiniti Chattanooga will take care of all their motoring needs and are fully committed to providing the high levels of service that customers have come to expect. 

"Many of the previous dealership staff who will be well known by Infiniti customers are joining us and bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and expertise to ensure that the Infiniti experience continues to be as enjoyable as possible.

George Becknell has been brought on to serve as executive manager, to guarantee the level of excellence required by Infiniti. Mr. Becknell has been in the automobile business since 1986, serving in the Chattanooga market since 1989, with eight of those years as executive manager.

"We look forward to welcoming new and existing customers to Infiniti Chattanooga soon," said Mr. Becknell. "I look forward to reconnecting with past customers and making new friends at our new location."


Administrative Office Of The Courts Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Administrative Office of the Courts is now accepting Grant Applications for the Parent Education and Mediation Fund as well as the Victim Offender Reconciliation Program for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.   The Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Tennessee (VORP) was sanctioned by the legislature in 1993.  Pursuant to this legislation, the Administrative ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Chamber Presents Business Calendar For March 28-31

TUES/28 Reality Check at Ivy Academy 9:45-11 a.m. Mile Straight Baptist Church: 8448 Springfield Rd. Reality Check teaches 9th graders budgeting and emphasizes the connection between education and income by having roleplay as heads of household with a set budget. To volunteer for this Chattanooga Chamber career readiness program, contact Cathy Humble at  423.763.4321 ... (click for more)

2 Shot On Rawlings Street Friday Night; 1 In Critical Condition

Two people were shot, Friday night, and one is in critical condition. At approximately  9:56 p.m.  Chattanooga Police officers responded to the 2000 block of Rawlings Street on a report of a person shot. Officers arrived on scene and located one victim lying next to a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. A second victim arrived at a local hospital suffering from ... (click for more)

Car Crashes Into Motel 6 In Dalton; Driver, 17, Admits To Texting While Driving

The Dalton Police Department and Dalton Fire Department responded Saturday morning to a crash at the Motel 6 at Highway 41 and Tibbs Road. The driver of the 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix involved left the roadway and crashed into the Motel 6 building causing severe damage to one of the rooms. There were no major injuries. Investigators believe texting while driving was a contributing ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Ballooniac’ Fined $25K

The Calgary Stampede is one of the biggest events in Canada and every year it draws well over 1.5 million people to one of the most beautiful places in the world. It started in 1912 as a big rodeo event and today it lasts 10 straight days. A highlight is the chuck-wagon races, where $4 million of advertisements are sold on the wagon’s canvas covers and there are pancake breakfasts ... (click for more)