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Judge Marie Williams named 2016 Lioness of the Bar
SETLAW honors Williams as a great lawyer, jurist, and friend

During its third annual Lioness of the Bar event Thursday, Aug. 11 at DeBarge Winery, the Southeast Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women (SETLAW) named Hamilton County Circuit Court Judge Marie Williams its 2016 Lioness of the Bar. Judge Williams’ dedicated service on the bench and extensive philanthropy were cited as factors in her selection.

Chambliss attorneys listed in ‘Best Lawyers’

Twenty-two attorneys at Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017. In addition, Best Lawyers has named two Chambliss attorneys and one 2016 retiree as Lawyers of the Year.

Three Rotarians are honored as Paul Harris Fellows

During a recent meeting of the Chattanooga Hamilton Place Rotary Club, three members were honored as Paul Harris Fellows. The honor is given to members whose annual generosity distinguishes them as a member of the Paul Harris Society.

GCAR, Homebuilders co-host annual economic update luncheon

Pictured Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Chattanoogan during the annual economic update luncheon hosted by the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors (GCAR) and the Homebuilders Association of Greater Chattanooga are (L-R): GCAR president Nathan Walldorf; GCAR CEO Carol Seal; Jessica Lautz, managing director of survey research and communications for the National Association of Realtors and the guest speaker; Chris Mabee, 2016 president of the Homebuilders Association; and Terry Greene, executive officer of the Homebuilders Association.

July home sales report
REALTOR Association President's Message

Even as prices rise in many communities, homes are selling faster now than they have in the past several years. This creates a situation where buyers need to move fast in order to secure homes, and they might have to pay more for them.

Blair Waddell Mard joins Herman Walldorf Commercial
Mard brings retail recruitment savvy to commercial real estate team

Blair Waddell Mard has joined the Herman Walldorf Commercial Team as an affiliate broker after six years as a retail recruiter for the River City Company, downtown Chattanooga’s economic development engine.

Home energy audit can reveal inefficiencies
Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga

As the Tennessee Valley continues to battle unrelenting heat, conducting a home audit is a great way to find out your home’s energy deficiencies and make simple improvements that will save you time and money in the long run.Simply inspect the four areas listed here:

Investors can learn from roller coaster rides
Financial Focus

If you have an interest in looking up obscure holidays and celebrations, you will find that August 16th is National Roller Coaster Day. As you know, a roller coaster is used as a metaphor for many areas of life – including the financial markets. As an investor, what can you learn from this thrill ride?

A little bit of Italy on North Market
River City Roundabout

Fiamma is serving up delicious pizza, one wood-fired pie at a time

Mamma mia! Questo è una pizza!

Forgive me for opening this article with a little Italian, but I found the food at Fiamma Pizza Company inspiring. Never mind that I don’t know Italian; I had Google Translate at my fingertips. I also don’t know what authentic Italian pizza tastes like, having never been to Italy, but I do know what I like – and I like Fiamma.

Deutschland debacle: But did she get the theme?
I Swear

The bus arrived at Nuremberg’s Neues Museum. That would be in Germany. A group disembarked. Among them was a 91-year-old woman, whose name has not been released at this time. For purposes of this column, we shall call her Frau K.

Tennessee Riverpark extension now open

Chattanooga area residents have long looked forward to the three-mile extension of the Tennessee Riverpark from downtown to the city’s Southside, near the foot of Lookout Mountain. The latest addition to the Riverwalk is now open, and offers new vistas along the Tennessee River.

‘Sausage Party’ a filthy feast
The Critic's Corner movie review

This party is for adults only. And by adults, I mean people over the age of 17 who enjoy crude sexual content, pervasive language, and drug use. You know, the kind of stuff you’re only allowed to watch once you’re mature. If you avoid these things when selecting a movie, or are a religious person who’s offended by anything that pokes fun at what you believe, then steer clear of “Sausage Party.”

50 Years Ago
What was happening in Chattanooga in 1966?

Saturday, Aug. 20, 1966

Thomas E. Geraghty, assistant professor of economics at the University of Chattanooga, was elected chairman of the Hamilton County Republican executive committee. He succeeds LaMar Baker, who resigned after serving for the past 14 months.

100 Years Ago
What was happening in Chattanooga in 1916?

Saturday, Aug. 19, 1916

Mr. and Mrs. A. Culverson of LeGrand, Ga., will return to their home today after a visit with Mrs. Sarah Mansfield and Miss Lila Mansfield.


East Ridge turns 95

East Ridge will throw a free 95th birthday party on Saturday, Aug. 20 at Camp Jordan. The party will start at 5 p.m. with the cutting of the birthday cake. The party will be held in air-conditioned comfort inside Camp Jordan Arena. Confederate Railroad will headline the event. The band will take the stage at 9 p.m. for a 90-minute set that will lead up to a 10:30 fireworks show. Smith and Wesley will begin a 90-minute set at 7:00 p.m. Diminutive Dynamite will get the Arena crowd moving at 6 p.m. For more information, call (423) 490-0078.

Chattanooga Zoo welcomes red panda cubs

The Chattanooga Zoo this month announced the birth of two red panda cubs. The two male cubs were born at the zoo on July 10 to first time parents, Wyatt and Maina.

“Having seen firsthand the threats red pandas face in the wild, I’m proud to play a part in their conservation through our work with the Species Survival Plan,” said Betsy Eckermann, red panda primary keeper. “The birth of two healthy, genetically diverse red pandas is exciting.”

Watermelon – good for body and soul!
Kay's Cooking Corner

Cornbread is sweet,

Pork chops are good,

Black-eyed peas are mighty, mighty fine,

But give me, oh, give me,