Hibbett Sporting Goods is opening a new store in Chattanooga.
Hibbett plans to open the new location this spring in the Brainerd Park shopping center located on Brainerd Road. The store anticipates employing eight full- and part-time workers.
Currently, Hibbett has 59 other locations in Tennessee, including one in Northgate Mall.
Hibbett is an operator of over 915 full-line sporting goods stores in small- to mid-sized markets, predominantly in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.
Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...