Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events For Dec. 12-14

Thursday, December 7, 2017

TUES/12 Hixson Chamber Council Community Coffee

8 – 9 a.m.

Elliot’s Boots: 5414 HWY 153

 

WED/13 midTown Chamber Council Meeting

11:45 - 1 p.m.

Family Justice Center : 5705 Uptain Rd.

Cost: $10

 

THUR/14 Southside Chamber Council Meeting

12 - 1 p.m.

green|spaces: 63 E Main St.

Cost: $12

 

THUR/14 Ribbon Cutting for Bingo's Market

2 - 2:30 p.m.

Bingo's Market: 1080 Georgia Ave.



Chattanooga Invention Wins $40,000 Prize From Mozilla And National Science Foundation

Last year, the National Science Foundation and Mozilla announced the Wireless Innovation for a Networked Society challenges : $2 million in prizes for big ideas to connect the unconnected across the U.S. The first set of winners was announced Tuesday: 20 bright ideas from Detroit, Cleveland, Albuquerque, New York City, and beyond. The winners are building mesh networks, solar-powered ... (click for more)

Barge Design Solutions' Employees Neal And Carr Achieve Professional Status

Two employees of Barge Design Solutions, Inc. have achieved professional status.  Gloria Neal has passed the required examination and is now a licensed professional engineer in Tennessee, and Andy Carr has passed the required examination and is now a licensed landscape architect in Tennessee. Ms. Neal joined Barge Design Solutions in 2014 upon graduation from the ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Identify, Charge Social Media Poster Who Warned Students Not To Go To School; 2nd Student Also Charged In Hoax

Police said they have identified the person who used social media to place warnings of a possible shooting at three local high schools.   Authorities said the teenage girl would be charged in Juvenile Court.   Police said additional hoax threats have been made, and a teen boy from another school has been charged in Juvenile Court.   Officials said, ... (click for more)

Hazelwood Ordered Confined To His Home Until Sentencing In Chattanooga On June 27; Defense Renews Objection To Release Of "Incendiary" Racist Tapes

A federal magistrate in Knoxville has ordered former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood confined to his home pending sentencing in Chattanooga on June 27 on three felony convictions. The confinement at his Knoxville home is to be on a 24-hour basis except for medical needs. Federal Magistrate Judge Bruce Guyton also ordered Hazelwood, who made over $27 million his ... (click for more)

MLK Boulevard TIF Is A Public Scam From People You Should be Able To Trust

TIFs (Tax Incremental Financing) were created to allow cities to do projects they cannot afford.  A TIF project also allows various private construction costs to be subsidized by sequestered  future  property taxes that normally would go into the general fund for running a city. It’s credit card spending with a new fancy name. Politicians love it because it sounds ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Want To Buy An AK-47?

On Sunday night I got an email from a reader who I enjoy that read, “How about, ‘Don’t sell assault weapons to 18-year-olds.’ The blood is on your hands (and all the other gun and violence idolaters)!” While I beg to disagree with him, this is a nation where – right now, this minute -- there are an estimated ONE TRILLION rounds of ammunition and over 300 million firearms. I can ... (click for more)