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Tom Glenn lounged on a gray sofa in his father's now-unoccupied office, and there were a few trinkets on the table before him: nothing more than made-by-the-thousands promotional merchandise, if you didn't know better.

Project: Arby's near Exit 1 in East Ridge. Location: 6302 Ringgold Road. Owners: Restaurant Management Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio.

Bass Pro Shops developer Exit One LLC will swap fill dirt from Camp Jordan Park for a list of company-bought park improvements, including a large pavilion with fire pit, new restrooms and renovated existing restrooms.

David Bruce found no answers Monday when he briefed planning commissioners on the problems he is having getting a visible sign at Chattanooga Bone & Joint Surgeons on Gunbarrel Road.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — Lily the Schnauzer set her brown eyes on her mom, Cindie Robinson, and in the nonverbal way dogs do, she said something.

There are more dollar stores than supermarkets in East Ridge, Hamilton County’s second-most populous city.

Project: Integra Hills Luxury Apartments is adding 220 units built to National Green Building Standards.

Where the bed should be, there's instead an examination table complete with crackling procedural paper on top.

One Central Plaza, the flatiron-style building wedged between Georgia Avenue and Cherry Street in downtown Chattanooga, was purchased earlier this month by Chattanooga-based startup incubator Lamp Post Group for $3.5 million.

DALTON, Ga. — When the lights flick off and Green Spot Superette goes dark and quiet this evening, 60 years of commerce will fade into the night.

Project: Vine 324 apartment-style student housing. Location: 324 Vine St., Chattanooga. Owner: Green Real Estate Group.

East Ridge officials voted unanimously Thursday to give the first $4 million of a potential $11 million-dollar incentive package to the developer of a new Bass Pro Shops and Jordan Crossing development along Interstate 75 at Exit 1.

One of Collegedale's biggest apartment complexes has a new owner as it continues to add more units.

A near-perfect growing season has American corn farmers on the threshold of a hearty harvest as the first corn of the year comes in.

Every week, U.S. Xpress hires 200 drivers for its fleet, trying to meet shipping demands.

Project: Springs at Chattanooga apartments. Location: 7401 Allemande Way. Owners: Continental Properties Co., Inc.

Farmers markets are growing and spreading in Tennessee faster than anywhere else in the country, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

KIMBALL, Tenn. — You can tell where the public road ends and John "Thunder" Thornton's Jasper Highlands road begins — four inches of asphalt on top of gravel and red clay, compacted under the knobby teeth of a sheepsfoot roller.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — David Snyder stood with family and friends Tuesday morning in front of RevTel’s new Cleveland branch.

Wine in Tennessee's grocery stores inching closer to vote

Aug. 21 is deadline for petition the referendum

The drive to get wine in Tennessee's grocery stores is picking up traction.

Chattanooga-owned municipal broadband provider EPB on Thursday applied to become the first of possibly many electric utilities to begin offering gigabit Internet and TV service across the traditional boundaries set up over years of cable TV dominance.

EPB officials want the Federal Communications Commission to remove barriers preventing them from taking gigabit Internet into surrounding communities.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — Two hours after the Georgia Department of Labor's jobs expo began Wednesday, Bill Bexley felt it was a success.

The rain held off Monday morning for Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Co.'s outdoor ceremony on the grounds of what was formerly Chattanooga-based photography company Olan Mills.

Free Coca-Cola is available today at a handful of Chattanooga locations as Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Company marks 115 years to the day of existing in the Scenic City.

Coke brass, elected officials and Shepard residents broke ground this morning on Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Company's new distribution center off W. Shepard Road at the old Olan Mills property.

It’s a sultry summer morning, and the Big Woody’s Tree Service guys are already at it.

A large East Brainerd development by a Chattanooga contractor looks to have new life after regional planning staffers gave it a thumbs down a month ago.

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — The sun came up on this date a year ago to very different circumstances.

Uber claims that its ride-share service UberX is faster, cheaper and more convenient than taking a taxi.

Project: New multi-lab center at Chattanooga Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Center. Owner: Chattanooga Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Center. Location: 3924 Volunteer Dr.

Taco Mac will close Sunday night for two weeks to undergo extensive renovations and an expansion of the 16-year-old eatery in downtown Chattanooga.

The bombs bursting in air have put a kink in some Americans' Independence Day plans this year.

Chandlee Caldwell and Archie the dog hung around Certified Electric Bike Specialist's Main Street digs on Tuesday, putting on the finishing touches here and there.

At least $5 million of tax incentives will be provided to the developers of East Ridge's Bass Pro Shops project under a plan approved Monday by the East Ridge industrial development board.

A few years ago, Jason Bowers and Matt Skudlarek met in the basement tavern called O'Heiney's Pub at the corner of Houston Street and ML King Boulevard.

DAYTON, Tenn. — Many locals say the years-long romantic relationship between attorney Carol Ann Barron and District Attorney General Mike Taylor was common knowledge.

Tennessee Code Academy's 100 Girls of Code program passed through Chattanooga on Wednesday, luring 22 area 12- through 18-year-old girls interested in learning the basics of coding.

One of Chattanooga's most popular new restaurants, Chicken Salad Chick, announced Tuesday that Chattanooga is getting another franchise location, on Gunbarrel Road, to open on July 22.

DAYTON, Tenn. — A blue ribbon panel of Tennessee Department of Transportation officials and engineers made a stop here Monday to look at a new interchange and improvements to state Highway 30.

Project: Lee Pointe, Miller-Motte Technical College. Owner: Pointe General Contractors, Chattanooga. Location: 6397 Lee Highway.

DAYTON, Tenn. — After four decades of operation, a pair of staple Jiffy 7 Till 11 stores here have been sold to Knoxville's H.T. Hackney Co., a national brand that distributes a myriad of products around the eastern part of the country.

Biker gear and comfort food are coming to the 400 block of Broad Street, filling out two empty retail spots, one in the Vision Hospitality Building and one in the old Sweet Peppers Deli space.

Barrier Properties' Cambridge Square development in Ooltewah announced today the addition of two new tenants, Heaven and Ale and Wine Down Ooltewah.

This has been seven years coming.

Bob Mason keeps talking about families, and it becomes clear that the people he's referring to are not actual family, but customers.

Owner Trent Brockie said in five years he hopes Thirst Juice Co., will have a presence in nearby cities like Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville and Birmingham.

Bass Pro Shops is coming to East Ridge in 2016.

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