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Shelly Bradbury

Stories by Shelly

Hotshot Hollywood directors make movies about machines that can predict the future and software programs that can peer ahead in time.

At first glance, it would have been easy to mistake 24-year-old Andrew Hammonds for a law enforcement officer.

A 24-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and charged with criminal impersonation and unlawful use of blue lights after Chattanooga police found him sitting in a black Ford Explorer on the side of Interstate 75, acting like he was running radar on passing drivers.

There’s one sure-fire way to make the new leaders at the Chattanooga Police Department laugh, and it’s not a knock-knock joke.

Chattanooga firefighters evacuated six businesses and shut down several blocks of Central Avenue on Wednesday after a private construction crew broke a 2-inch gas line at the corner of East 16th Street and Central Avenue.

Chattanooga firefighters are responding to a gas leak on Central Avenue and have blocked the street, spokesman Bruce Garner said.

Residents of East Lake Courts brought out bleach and flowers Monday.

Chattanoogans will soon see more Tennessee Highway Patrol cars in the city.

A 27-year-old Chattanooga man was arrested Thursday after he admitted to raping a 2-year-old girl.

Sometimes a bouquet of flowers is all it takes to brighten someone's day.

A 27-year-old Chattanooga man was arrested Thursday after he admitted to raping a two-and-a-half-year-old girl.

A Hixson couple have been arrested and charged with physical abuse or gross neglect of an impaired adult after Tennessee Adult Protective Services officials discovered that a mentally disabled 35-year-old was living in a dirty room with feces on the floor.

The carrot part of the city's violence reduction initiative appears to be working.

The Hamilton County district attorney will have to decide whether a recent absentee ballot flap in the Hamilton County Commission District 6 race was a misguided attempt at being helpful by a campaign volunteer or an intentional effort to manipulate election results.

Chattanooga’s police department has a handful of new leaders.

Chattanooga’s police department has a handful of new leaders.

An 18-year-old woman was shot in the knee with a BB gun at the Signal Mountain Walmart this morning, according to Chattanooga police.

Coats, hairspray, shoes and pizza are on their way to Northgate Mall this year.

North Shore restaurant and bar the Big Chill and Grill will not be allowed to serve beer for six days starting July 31 after the Chattanooga Beer and Wrecker Board decided Thursday that the bar over-served two different patrons who were intoxicated.

North Shore restaurant and bar The Big Chill and Grill will not be allowed to serve beer for six days starting July 31 after the Chattanooga Beer and Wrecker Board decided today that the bar overserved two different patrons who were intoxicated.

The long-awaited North Shore Publix is on track to open in mid-August, a Publix spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Most people are surprised when Lucy Beard tells them about her startup, Feetz.

A Chattanooga startup will compete in the final round of a nationwide business competition next month after winning $20,000 in a semifinal round in June.

A local developer who hopes to build a 240-unit apartment complex and shopping center on East Brainerd Road met heavy opposition from neighbors at Monday's Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission meeting and will have to delay his plans for at least 30 days.

The Tennessee Valley is known for its gritty factories, soaring dams, Southern hospitality and mountain views.

A new breakfast restaurant that can prepare eggs 41 different ways will open across the street from Target on Gunbarrel Road in August.

A new multifamily residential complex with 387 units could soon rise on the site of a shuttered manufacturing plant on Riverside Drive.

One by one, each woman stands up and describes her business.

The Scenic City is a great place to be a landlord.

Like a slowly breaking dam, the floodgates of Tennessee alcohol sales opened Tuesday with just a trickle.

Five-year Highland Park resident Joseph Stephens ambled up to a group of kids playing basketball on the side of South Holly Street, grabbed the ball and threw up a shot.

Lt. Jason Rains has just about seen it all.

The owner of the Westside grocery store that was denied a beer license last week said he will appeal the Chattanooga Beer and Wrecker Board's decision and will keep the store open.

Chattanooga's new police chief, Fred Fletcher, started his first official day on the job by talking with the family of a homicide victim.

Two veteran Chattanooga restaurateurs are opening two restaurants in Nashville next year — in addition to a new tavern on Chattanooga's Southside that'll open in August.

Every CEO wants to have the latest-and-greatest certification on the wall, to sit a trophy on the shelf and show the world just how great a place their company is.

The Westside neighborhood was thrilled when Mohamed 'Moe' Saleh opened his 'One Stop Shop' store at 1221 Grove Street two years ago.

Three local gas stations were punished for selling beer to minors during Thursday's Beer and Wrecker Board meeting.

The co-founder of local startup Chattanooga Whiskey was arrested on Sunday for public intoxication, disorderly conduct and retaliation against a judge, juror or officer, according to police.

Chattanooga's police and residents are not always on the same page.

People give John Fentress some weird looks when he does his job.

Apparently, Austin doesn't want to let Fred Fletcher go.

Not so long ago, a city's best and smartest companies built secluded corporate campuses on the edge of town with sprawling parking lots, tinted windows and towering walls.

A Chattanooga event hall must either shut down for seven days or pay a $1,000 fine after a brawl broke out at the site in April, the Chattanooga Beer and Wrecker Board decided Thursday.

The owners of Chattanooga's Glen Gene Deli are trying something new.

Edna Weekley is 92.

Josh Tullis knows what it's like to bring three young kids to an Ironman.

Name: Lilly Bird Coffee Owners: Houston Robertson and Denise Diggs Location: Mobile

Chattanooga developers may soon have different building height requirements for commercial developments that neighbor residential properties.

Terry Thurman steps into Griffin's Footlong Hot Dogs and immediately starts to grin.

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