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With position comes responsibility
Parkridge COO reflects on obligation to hospital, greater community
Parkridge Medical Center chief operating officer Whitney Evans Snardon can encapsulate her duties with great efficiency.
“I provide leadership and oversight of growth initiatives and hospital operations,” she says between eye blinks. Her word use is so proficient; she doesn’t even have to pause to draw a breath.
Judge Daughtrey a trailblazer in women’s history
As we look back over our history, we see the tremendous strides women have made in the legal profession since the start of the 20th century.
More than half of the graduates of law schools are now women. Four women are associate justices of the United States Supreme Court. Women make up approximately 33% of federal judges and 30% of state judges. And women are represented on all of the states’ supreme courts.
Chambliss Law honors exceptional UT-Chattanooga business students
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel honored the 2022-2023 John C. Stophel Distinguished Students from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Gary W. Rollins College of Business during the firm’s community reception March 22.
The reception was held at the Chambliss Conference Center in Liberty Tower and offered the seven award recipients an opportunity to interact and engage with members of Chattanooga’s business community.
Meet the women leaders of Parkridge Health
Each March, Parkridge Health System honors the contributions of women throughout history, celebrates women in health care who show up every day to care for patients and remains committed to supporting the advancement, equity and full representation of all women.
Finding shelter for clients, pets in need
Berry intertwines profession, drive to help animals
When northerners A. Rose Berry and her boyfriend, Eirik, moved to Tennessee in 2020 to begin new chapters in their lives, they arrived hoping to grow their family by one.
They started, as many aspiring parents do, at the local animal shelters. “One of our goals was to find a dog,” Berry, 32, recalls with a bright smile.
Ways to guard against real estate fraud
I recently wrote about the ongoing land scams involving fraudulent listings that take advantage of vulnerable consumers seeking affordable property. This week, I want to discuss other ways to remain vigilant in real estate transactions.
Sadly, crimes involving real estate have been prevalent for years, and as many real estate searches and transactions have moved online, the chances of being caught up in a cyber scam have become even greater.
What do homebuyers want in their next home?
New Homes Month in April is an excellent time to think about what you want in your next new home.
Most Americans have a vision of their dream home or envy amazing renovation makeovers seen on television shows or social media. But how does your dream home compare to what homebuyers across the country are looking for in their new home?
New airport exhibit features works by local, regional artists
Cha Art Space has debuted a new juried show titled “Emergence.” The installation, which features the work of 15 local and regional artists, marks the sixth installment to the project since it launched in July 2021.
Cha Art Space is a modular exhibit space currently residing in the ticketing area of the Chattanooga Airport and curated by local artist Carrie Pendergrass.
Briefs: Chattanooga State, UTC launch program
Chattanooga State Community College and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are launching the ChattState UTC Connect program, a dual admission initiative for transfer students.
The program is designed to transition students who have earned an associate degree at Chattanooga State to a bachelor’s program at UTC.
Erlanger gynecologic surgeon performs minimally invasive surgery for fibroids
On March 20, Dr. Mitch Dizon, a subspecialist in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at Erlanger Women’s Health, performed the region’s first laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation surgery for uterine fibroids.
Approximately 540,000 hysterectomies are performed annually for non-cancerous conditions, including uterine fibroids, national statistics reveal.
Physician explains colorectal cancer, AI connection
The American Cancer Society estimates colorectal cancer will cause 52,550 deaths during 2023.
The good news? The number of Americans diagnosed with the disease has continued to drop since the mid-1980s due in large part to regular screenings that lead to an earlier diagnosis.
UTC graduate earns prestigious Fulbright Award
By Chuck Wasserstrom, director of communications, UTC
Oleander Reagan-Artemis can count on two hands the number of times she’s traveled outside of the state of Tennessee – and she’s never been out of the country.
It’s time to get a passport.
Financial Focus: CDs can be part of your investment strategy
In the financial world, stocks and stock-based mutual funds often get a lot of attention. And deservedly so, because they often form the core of a portfolio. But to help achieve your goals, you may also want to consider a broader array of investments – one of which may be a certificate of deposit.
Personal Finance: How to use a tax refund to fight mounting inflation
If inflation has eaten away at your budget the way waves erode a beach, then your tax refund might just provide a much-needed protective barrier.
As of March, prices are 6% higher during the past 12 months, the most recent consumer price index reveals. At the same time, just 55% of filers are expecting tax refunds for the 2022 tax year, with an average expected refund of $2,205, the 2023 Nerdwallet Tax Report shows.
Rogers column: Spring Training trophy comes with an asterisk
It finally happened: After decades of attending loads of games from Single A to the Major Leagues, I snagged an official, game-used baseball. Or, rather, sort of snagged. I’ll explain later.
First, the background: My friend Ed and I try to alternate spring training visits annually between the Grapefruit League in Florida, which features my team, the New York Yankees, and the Cactus League in Arizona, which has his team, the Cleveland Indi ...er, Guardians.
The hottest electric cars to check out in 2023
Electric vehicles had their bestselling year in 2022 with market share surpassing 5% Edmunds data reports, which is nearly double than 2021.
EV sales should continue to soar in 2023. But more importantly for consumers, there also will be a larger selection of models to choose from, including electric sedans, SUVs and luxury models.