Chattanooga is the ideal place to appreciate Engineers Week. Described as the River City, Scenic City and Gig City, the Tennessee town owes its legacy to engineers.
In a week or so, state Sen. Todd Gardenhire plans to introduce legislation that will take some political bravery.
Several weeks ago after church, I met a woman who told me a story about growing up in Chattanooga.
A fascinating and thought-provoking event took place in our city this weekend that focused on the single most important event in our national history — the War Between the States from 1861 to 1865. The symposium, hosted by the General Stephen D. Lee Institute, was titled, "The South Experiences the First Modern Total War."
Some measure compassion by their personal commitment of time and treasure to benevolence through a church, synagogue or faith-based nonprofit group.
Clint Cooper found his way into journalism by way of Engel Stadium.
On a cold evening last week, about 50 of us — in coats and scarves, some strangers, some not — gathered in Franklin and Tresa McCallie's Read Avenue home to talk about the one thing we don't ever talk about.
As the oldest local society in America for general engineering, the Chattanooga Engineers Club boasts a legacy of 90 continuous years of service to the profession and community.
As both a businessperson and the Chair of the Chattanooga Chamber Board, I applauded the recent National Assessment of Educational Progress, which revealed that Tennessee students are improving their academic performance more rapidly than students in any other state.
I got my wife a card. It cost $2.95 at the grocery store and has a picture of two cats cuddling by the fire. The inside reads: "Thoughts of you make me feel warm and fuzzy all over."
One thing you never hear in an American household is, "Honey, hurry in here, the luge is about to start."
It's been 10 days since Philip Seymour Hoffman, possibly our era's finest actor, was found dead and alone in his apartment, a needle in his arm.
Over the last several decades, Tennessee has become a powerhouse of automotive manufacturing. With a strong market share of vehicle production, GM, Volkswagen and Nissan all show significant signs of growth. That is great news for Tennessee's work force and state economy.
I strongly support Chattanooga's Volkswagen workers who are seeking to unionize in order to get better conditions and wages -- just like their counterparts in Germany.
Volkswagen executives recently announced that the nearly 1,500 workers at its assembly plant in Chattanooga will be holding a secret ballot election to determine whether or not they will join the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW). According to The New York Times, the UAW “has voiced unusual optimism about winning.”
It was hard to tell which was the more unbelievable.