Chattanooga Diary

Millions of shoppers will once again arise before daybreak on Friday morning and descend into the traditional commercial Bacchanal that is Black Friday. But given the hyper-competitive nature of the retail business and the expectations of bargain hunting consumers, the mega doorbuster sale is losing its unique appeal.

  • Nov. 26th, 2014  |
  • By Chris Hopkins

Joseph M. Winick, senior vice president of planning, analytics and business development for Erlanger Health System, received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior Level Healthcare Executive Award at the recent meeting of the Tennessee Hospital Association in Nashville.

Q: I plan to start my holiday shopping the week before Thanksgiving to take advantage of early holiday sales. What advice can you offer to help me stick to my budget? — Geraldine Gifter

Project: Bella Vita Restaurant Location: 1400 Cowart St., Chattanooga (formerly Niko’s Southside Grill) Owner: Tammie Taylor

Volvo's stated corporate strategy is to ask itself: "What can we do to make the customer's life better, easier or more comfortable?"

My sister and I are excited about shopping on Black Friday. Does BBB have advice on things to look out for while shopping?

  • Nov. 21st, 2014  |
  • Comment  |

The open enrollment period for insurance under the Affordable Care Act began last Saturday.. The signup deadline is Dec. 15 for coverage beginning Jan. 1. Individuals who are not covered at work or not otherwise exempted must enroll by Feb. 15 to avoid paying a penalty.

  • Nov. 19th, 2014  |
  • By Chris Hopkins

Barnett & Company announced that George Bryant, CFP, has joined the firm as a portfolio manager, serving individuals, trusts and retirement plans. Bryant has assisted clients in Chattanooga for more than 20 years.

Q: We’re planning a long drive during the holidays to show off our new baby to the family. He’ll obviously be strapped into a car seat, but what other safety tips we should know about before starting out? — Meticulous Mommy

Project: Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits. Location: 6105 Ringgold Road, East Ridge. Owners: Nashville Restaurant Management.

Is there a market for a baby Chevy Silverado?

Q. As we honor and support our veterans and military this week, does the BBB have advice to how we chose the charities that support veterans and the active military troops?

  • Nov. 14th, 2014  |
  • By By Jim Winsett
  • Comment  |

Republicans had an undeniably good night on Nov. 4, recapturing control of the U.S. Senate and attaining the largest number of House seats since the Great Depression.

  • Nov. 12th, 2014  |
  • By Chris Hopkins

The Lillian L. Colby Charitable Foundation has added three new members to its board of directors: BettyeLynn Smith, Howard Roddy and Dr. Kathleen Hunt.

Thanksgiving is the most heavily traveled holiday of the year.

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »


Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.