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‘I’m not giving them a hard sell; I’m being real’
Realtor Regan embraces power of social media to stand out in competitive field

There’s a video online that reveals the truth about Keller Williams Realtor Jennifer Regan.

The video shows Regan driving her car, the pulsating beat of Drake’s hit song, “In My Feelings,” thumping through the speakers. A voice off camera says, “Do it.”

Baker Donelson hosts memory seminar

Like most attorneys, Pat Vital has more than a few things on her mind. When am I due in court? Where are my notes for the cross-examination? How am I going to remember the points of my closing argument?

On any given day, Vital, a family attorney, could be preparing for a trial, strategizing the marketing of her solo practice and interacting with her clients through various media, all while juggling personal obligations and the needs of loved ones with her efforts to maintain a healthy quality of life and positive outlook.

View from the Hill: Boyd’s campaign haunts UT presidency debate

Randy Boyd probably knows the age-old sermon about reaping what you sow. But after a highly successful business career in which he made millions selling electric fences – enough money to throw away millions in a failed gubernatorial bid – he must have forgotten that timeless teaching from the Bible.

Backer named principal broker of Coldwell Banker Pryor Realty

Robert Backer has been named principal broker of Coldwell Banker Pryor Realty. He replaces Peggy Pryor, founder of the firm, who’s retiring from the position.

In his new role, Backer is responsible for recruiting, hiring and training new and experienced real estate agents. He will also retain his listing duties as a full-time Realtor.

Realtors tackle environmental concerns

As I thought about a topic for this week’s column, I kept coming back to all the rain lately – not just our area but across the country.

In addition to that issue, other communities have been battling wildfires. Recently, homeowners across the country have been evacuated due to both natural disasters, reminding me of the importance of Realtors continuing to work on behalf of all property owners.

How to find an honest contractor

With severe winter weather around the corner, home owners might find it necessary to call in professionals to help repair damage to their homes. Although there are dishonest people who might try to profit from your misfortune, a fly-by-night contractor is one problem you can prevent if you follow a few simple steps.

Critic‘s Corner: Gotta have Hart? No, and ‘Night School’ confirms it

The comedy of Kevin Hart has been lost on me. I know the man’s movies and stand-up comedy performances have made him rich and popular, but I don’t think they’re funny.

As I purchased a ticket to “Night School,” Hart’s new comedy, I tried to keep my skepticism in check. “Maybe he’ll actually make me laugh this time,” I told myself.

Coppinger wins Tennessee PHA Award

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger has received the Tennessee Public Health Association’s Partners and Leadership Individual Award.

The award is presented to a non-public health professional who has made a significant contribution on behalf of public health.

Firefighters raise more than $79K for MDA

During the 2018 MDA Fill the Boot campaign, the Chattanooga Fire Department and Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association Local 820 took to the streets to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. More than $79,000 was raised to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Understanding risk tolerance is essential for investment success

To succeed as an investor, you might think you need to know about the economy, interest rates and the fundamentals of companies in which you’d like to invest. And all these things are indeed important. But it’s most essential to know yourself. Specifically, you need to know how much risk you are willing to tolerate to achieve your goals. 

Section of Ashland Terrace to close

Recent infrastructure reviews revealed a culvert on Ashland Terrace would require attention.

Red Bank’s engineering firm reported that while the structure connecting Ashland Terrace to Dayton Boulevard was operational, the city was advised to repair or replace the culvert. City officials made the decision to remove the existing culvert and replace it with a reinforced concrete structural box culvert.

Renaissance Park spruced-up

To celebrate National Public Lands Day, the City of Chattanooga Department of Public Works’ Parks Division partnered with GreenSteps to host a spruce-up project at Renaissance Park.

The beautification of an underutilized area of Renaissance Park and an addition to the park’s existing amenities were the goals.

‘Pandas 3D’ coming to IMAX

Screenings of “Pandas 3D” will be offered at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater Oct. 5-7.

The Giant Panda is a national treasure and symbol of pride in China. At Chengdu Panda Base in China, scientists are preparing captive-born cubs for the wild.

Events: Fireside outdoor concert series

Fireside is a free outdoor concert series that gathers around a campfire at Chattanooga’s Greenway Farm Park on Thursday evenings in October, 7-9 p.m. The stage is located on the porch of the Sniteman Log Cabin behind the gardens at the park. Performers include: