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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.

DAYTON, Tenn. — The biggest thing since the prosecution of John Scopes is here.

An assisted living facility is likely moving into the vacant lot south of Academy and Kohl's in Hixson, after planning commissioners gave the project a green light on Monday.

Owner: Family Dollar. Location: 4697 Main Street, Jasper, Tenn. Architect: ESD Architecture and Interior Design, Charlotte, N.C.

Paran Homes is breaking a long-held status quo with its entry into the Chattanooga housing market.

Buell Hulsey didn't understand why one April morning a few years back, his lawn was covered in snow.

Working in the greater Chattanooga metropolitan area, you probably make less than others in your field around the country.

The question will be if Ooltewah-Ringgold Road and East Brainerd Road can handle the traffic introduced by new retail and residential developments potentially going up right off the intersection of the two East Brainerd thoroughfares.

Chris Weir said over the next five years, the hope is to grow Tabor's business and clientele, while fishing for talent in Chattanooga.

It's Friday afternoon, and three Chattanooga teenagers — Jay Watkins, Kayla Wells and Christine Montgomery — know the score.

An upscale cigar and spirits lounge is the latest addition to Ooltewah's Cambridge Square mixed-use development at the corner of Ooltewah-Georgetown Road and Lee Highway.

An upscale cigar and spirits lounge is the latest addition to Ooltewah’s Cambridge Square mixed-use development at the corner of Ooltewah-Georgetown Road and Lee Highway.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — This big hollow mouse is full of memories.

Seth Joyce likes being able to see the road from his Park Avenue house.

A concrete slab bounces the late-May sun into the eyes of Andrea Jaeger, programs director at Crabtree Farms, as she explains what the Greek-cross shaped building-to-be will look like.

The idea is to put the services of Gymnastics Center of Chattanooga within reach of kids living in northern Chattanooga, Red Bank and Soddy-Daisy.

Bringing home the bacon may be a luxury during the next nine months.

Brainerd Road will look very different if proposed new zoning requirements are enacted in the Brainerd area.

A long-vacant lot at the corner of North Holtzclaw Avenue and East 3rd Street has been tagged by Marathon Petroleum Corp. to be the home of a new $4.3 million Speedway convenience store and gas station.

Project: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga library.

The legacy of Ken Burke is written in grass, dirt and a few thousand orange tractors.

Here's a little good news for those picking up their college diplomas this month.

The twang in David Harris' voice is indicative of the thing he says after addressing the folks who came out to hangar four at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport on Thursday evening to hear about his Bahamian island development.

Near the intersection of Lee Highway and Bonny Oaks Drive, right off Interstate 75, is the spot Value Place leaders and franchisers have picked for a new four-story, 124-room extended-stay hotel.

Even before primary votes were counted Tuesday night, Paul West knew he had a place on the August general election ballot in Marion County, Tenn.

Marion County Mayor John Graham lost the Democratic primary today to David Jackson.

Gregg Ridley won the Bledsoe Republican county mayor primary today with 971 votes.

Bill James won the Republican primary for mayor in Meigs County with 665 votes today while Jeremy Bivens captured the Democratic primary with 400 votes.

McMinn County Mayor John Gentry won the Republican primary today with 4,187 votes.

Monroe County Mayor Tim Yates won the Republican primary today with 2,551 votes.

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