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    The Issue of Overpayments

    This article was originally published on hbma.org.Usually when you find that crumpled $20 bill in the pocket of your favorite pair of jeans, you get a smile on your face. It is an unexpected find. Maybe you remember how it got there.   Read More...

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    A first-timers trip to NYC and tips on the new direct flight

    This article was originally published on nooga.com.Last week, I took the inaugural direct flight from Chattanooga to New York City with several other members of the media.I've already written about what it was like to be in the city around the time of the 9/11 anniversary, about similarities in how Chattanooga and NYC approach economic development, and about how to visit the city without overspending.But there's so much more to say. So here we go.Details about the direct flight 
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    Newk’s Eatery Bringing Back Seasonal Favorites

    This article was originally published on qsrmagazine.com.Newk’s Eatery will satisfy fall cravings with a seasonal lineup of savory favorites. Starting September 12, Newk’s is leading off its latest limited-time offerings with the return of three hot toasted sandwiches—Newk’s Turkey Cranberry, Pork “Q,” and Cuban sandwiches, as well as a Chicken Alfredo Pizza. These hearty creations will be served up alongside seasonal made-from-scratch desserts, including Newk’s six-layer German Chocolate C...  Read More...

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    National Realtor Safety Month Being Locally Recognized By …

    This article was originally published on OriginatorTimes.com. The  Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors (GCAR), a regional nonprofit organization with more than 1,600 members, understands the importance of safety when it comes to potential threats and dangers faced by many realtors every day. That’s why the organization will be advocating for realtor safety throughout the month of September, respectively known as National Realtor Safety Month.To recognize National Realtor ...  Read More...

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    Blood Assurance doubles up on promotions with Boy Scout coupon card, T-shirts

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com.Blood Assurance is teaming up with the Cherokee Area Council of Boy Scouts of America to host a week-long blood drive at Chattanooga-area donor centers and mobile blood drives.Community members who donate blood during Boy Scout Week, happening Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 6-9, will receive a Boy Scout coupon card valid at several restaurants and businesses. A coinciding campaign also will reward donors with an "I Bleed" colle...  Read More...

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    Randi Zuckerberg to be keynote speaker at Impact 2017

    This article was originally published on WRCB-TV.com.Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media and best-selling author, will be keynote speaker at the 12th annual IMPACT Leadership Dinner. If the name sounds familiar, she is the sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.The event is hosted by Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute (CWLI) and celebrates women in leadership roles, according to a news release.As an early employee at Facebook, she led major marketing initia...  Read More...

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    Newk’s Eatery names Michael Clock CFO

    This article was originally published on nrn.com.Newk’s Eatery has named former Good Smoke Restaurant Group executive Michael Clock chief financial officer, the company said Wednesday.Clock, who replaces Robert Nygren in the role, previously served as CFO for Good Smoke, parent company to the barbecue brands Dinosaur BBQ and Jim ’N Nick’s Community BBQ. Nygren left to take a position with Houlihan’s Restaurants Inc.“As a career-long financial leader in the restauran...  Read More...

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    Chambliss attorneys listed in ‘Best Lawyers’

    This article was originally published in the Hamilton County Herald.Twenty-two attorneys at Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017. In addition, Best Lawyers has named two Chambliss attorneys and one 2016 retiree as Lawyers of the Year.Best Lawyers recognized Tim Gibbons as the 2017 Construction Law Chattanooga Lawyer of the Year. Gibbons, listed since 2013, is a former licensed architect who focuses...  Read More...

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    Suburban companies help Brazil with products, services during Olympics

    This article was originally published on dailyherald.com.Suburban companies united to help fight potential terrorism, provide sponsorship and increased communications with products and services to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during the Olympics and throngs of visitors.Some of the companies included Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions, Oak Brook-based McDonald's Corp., Chicago-based AT&T, Downers Grove-based DeVry University and Romeoville-based Isovac Products LLC.Here's what they...  Read More...

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    Pimiento Cheese Ball

    This article was originally published on fox10tv.com.INGREDIENTS: Newk’s Pimiento Cheese   1.5 lbs. white sharp cheddar, shredded 2.5 lbs. yellow sharp cheddar, shredded 10 oz.   Read More...

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    United to Help Propel Chattanooga Airport to Record Year

    This article was originally published in Aviation Pros. Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, already on pace for a record-breaking year in passenger boardings, is expected to gain a big lift from new United Airlines service, officials said Monday.United, slated to start nonstops between Chattanooga and the New York City area and Chicago on Sept. 7, will help the airport top 400,000 passenger boardings for the first time ever this year if figures stay on course, said Terry Hart, Lovell Field's ...  Read More...

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    Newk’s Eatery opening first Orlando restaurant Aug. 15

    This article was originally published on orlandosentinel.com.Newk’s Eatery will open its first Orlando restaurant in East Orlando’s Waterford Oaks shopping Center on Aug. 15.The fast casual eatery will have made-from-scratch dishes that include pizzas, salads, sandwiches, soups and desserts for lunch and dinner.It also offers Grab-N-Go meals as well as online ordering options.“We have more of a culinary flair than your other chain restaurants,” said general manager Michae...  Read More...

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    Blood Assurance kicks off annual ‘I Bleed’ initiative starting Aug. 15

    This article was originally published on the Cleveland Daily Banner.Nonprofit regional blood center Blood Assurance has invited the Cleveland and Bradley County community to participate in its annual “I Bleed” initiative beginning Monday, Aug. 15, and continuing until the end of October.During this time, all donors will receive a customized, limited edition football T-shirt from their choice of the following colleges: Auburn, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Virginia Tech, UT-Chattanooga...  Read More...

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    Hardwick Clothes on the main stage during Olympic ceremony tonight

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com.There's very little sorrow spreading around the Old Tasso Road office of Hardwick Clothes for Jake Cremer, who is entrenched most of this month in pleasant, Brazilian resort town Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics.Cremer, director of brand and strategy at the Cleveland-based men's suit maker, arrived in Rio late last week and is on hand to represent Hardwick in person, as NBC on-air talent wear the Cleveland company's clothi...  Read More...

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    National housing expert to speak in Chattanooga

    This article was originally published on Nooga.com.National housing expert Jessica Lautz is slated to speak in Chattanooga about real estate trends. "[Our] main research is looking at homebuyer and seller trends," Lautz said of her research department at the National Association of Realtors. "It's a really interesting time to be working here because the demographics are changing."Lautz, who has been featured in publications such as Bloomberg, Fox Business and The Ne...  Read More...

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    Hardwick Clothes in Cleveland clothing NBC crews in Rio

    This article was originally published on WRCB-TV online. In June Hardwick Clothes in Cleveland, TN celebrated its 136-year anniversary. They are the oldest clothing manufacturer in the United States.   Read More...

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    Menu Tracker: New items from IHOP, KFC, Popeyes, more

    This article was originally published on nrn.com.Newk’s EateryItem: 11-Grain Wheat Bread, a blend of quinoa, rolled oats, rye, buckwheat, rolled and cracked wheat, millet, sorghum, amaranth, grits, rice flour, barley, sesame and flax seeds with no artificial color or preservatives, now the standard bread for five sandwiches — chicken salad, turkey breast, pesto chicken, vegetarian club and turkey avocado, price varies by sandwich and locationAvailability: Permanent   Read More...

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    Say Cheese

    This article was originally published on qsrmagazine.com.While cheese may not always be the most top-of-mind ingredient when consumers look for burgers, sandwiches, salads, pizza, or other menu items at restaurants, it’s certainly a key component in giving food the flavor people love.Some 90 percent of limited-service restaurants mention cheese on their menus, according to market research firm Datassential. And it’s not just familiar varieties like Cheddar, Mozzarella, Parmesan, and ...  Read More...

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    2016 Rio Olympics

    This article was originally published on thedappermethod.com.Ever since I was a kid, I was always fascinated by the summer Olympics.  Granted, I couldn’t wrap my head around the fact that it only came around every 4 years, but needless to say when the time did come, I was glued to the television.  From the sprinting events all the way to gymnastics, the amount of athleticism in one location was just astonishing.   Read More...

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    Blood Assurance launches “New Blood in North Georgia” campaign

    This article was originally published in the Walker County Messenger. As blood donations run dangerously low throughout the summer months, Blood Assurance, the local non-profit blood donor center, is launching the “New Blood in North Georgia” campaign during the month of August. The campaign aims to recruit first-time blood donors in Catoosa and Walker counties while encouraging existing donors to continue giving blood.   Read More...

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    New York entity buys Nashville-based tile company

    This article was originally published in the Nashville Post. Decosimo Corporate Finance has announced it advised in New York-based Stone Source’s acquisition of Mission Stone and Tile of Nashville for an undisclosed sum.With the purchase, Mission Stone Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mary Elizabeth Oropeza has joined Stone Source’s Nashville office as director of residential design and procurement, according to a release.Oropeza launched Mission Stone and Tile, which she describe...  Read More...

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    5 Foolproof Ways to Make Your Groom's Wedding Suit Pop

    This article was originally published on brides.com. You're not a basic bride, so girls, don't let your groom be anything but extraordinary on the big day either! Memories may fade, but pictures last forever, and you'll both want to look back on those images one day thinking, "Dang, we looked good, didn't we?" From finding the perfect fit to making all the little details count, here are 5 foolproof ways to ensure your groom's wedding suit pops and is seriously ...  Read More...

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    Planning For The Future:Ensuring Your Children's Care through Elder Law

    This article was originally published on eparent.com.Knowing your family will be safe and secure, even when you may not be around to care for them, is a concern nearly every parent faces—a concern only amplified for parents of children with special needs. But it’s not an issue without an answer. Elder law— which specializes in special needs trusts, estate planning, incapacity procedures and more — is a powerful tool that can not only ensure your peace of mind now but secu...  Read More...

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    Decosimo adds House majority leader as director

    This article was originally published on NashvillePost.com Gerald McCormick, a principal in the commercial real estate firm of Stone Fort Properties and the majority leader in the Tennessee State House, is now a director with investment banking firm of Decosimo Corporate Finance.In addition to overseeing Chattanooga-based Stone Fort, McCormick will assist Decosimo in sourcing and executing sell-side advisory engagements and debt and equity raises, according to a rel...  Read More...

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    Blood Assurance blood drive honors July 16 victims

    This article was originally published on Nooga.com. As the one-year anniversary of the July 16 shootings approaches, Chattanooga's Blood Assurance is hosting a NoogaStrong blood drive July 11–16 at donation centers across the region.Community members are encouraged to donate blood in remembrance of the U.S. Navy officer and four U.S.   Read More...

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    Effectively Managing Your EHR Relationship

    This article was originally published on PhysiciansPractice.com. Now that the digitization of healthcare information has evolved from a preference to a mandate, healthcare providers face the need to make ""Meaningful Use of EHRs or lose existing Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement levels. At the same time, healthcare entities must choose the right EHR platform — a seemingly overwhelming decision because of the number of choices, the ever-changing identities of vendors and th...  Read More...

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    One of Chattanooga's oldest law firms adds Nashville presence with government expertise

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. One of Chattanooga's oldest law firms is adding a Nashville presence — at least when the Tennessee General Assembly is in session.Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. added Nicole Osborne to its 65-attorney staff at the end of last year to head the firm's first governmental affairs division.   Read More...

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    What makes Tennessee a top retirement spot?

    This article was originally published on Nooga.com. Washington, D.C.-based business and personal finance publisher Kiplinger.com recently ranked Tennessee the fourth-best state to retire, and locals agree. The ranking from this month put Tennessee in the top 10 states, and the report cited the state's low cost of living, low property taxes, low average health care costs, higher average household income, high number of residents 65 years old and older, and wide range of entertainme...  Read More...

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    Collegedale residents begin 9-day walk to Nashville for The Commons project

    This article was originally published on Nooga.com.With 346 official municipalities in Tennessee, it sometimes takes a bold gesture to get noticed by the state government."Sometimes, you've just got to walk to Nashville," said David Barto, executive director of the Collegedale Tomorrow Foundation.Barto, along with others, will embark on a nine-day, 166-mile walk from Collegedale to Nashville to raise awareness and support for The Commons.A "cultural, recreational and civ...  Read More...

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    Blood Assurance Medical Director Receives Prestigious Award

    This article was originally published on Chattanoogan.com. Dr. Liz Culler, Medical Director for the non-profit, regional blood donor center Blood Assurance, received the prestigious Lemuel W.   Read More...

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    Today declared 'Blood Assurance Day,' goal set to get 600 blood donations

    This article was originally published on HeraldCourier.com. The cities of Bristol, Tennessee and Bristol, Virginia have declared today “Blood Assurance Day,” which coincides with World Blood Donor Day – a globally recognized day to encourage blood donations and raise awareness for the constant need for blood donors, a written statement from Blood Assurance says.The nonprofit regional blood center asks 600 community members to make a blood donation today to help replenish t...  Read More...

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    Applications Being Accepted For Local Women's Empowerment Program

    This article was originally published on Chattanoogan.com. Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute (CWLI), a non-profit organization for empowering and educating local businesswomen, announced on Monday that it is accepting applications for its 2016 Women Mentoring Women program.Since 2008, the annual program has encouraged strong and passionate businesswomen to develop critical leadership skills by providing an intricate and extensive network of women in the community. Participants will ...  Read More...

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    City Of Chattanooga Declares June 14 "Blood Assurance Day"

    This article was originally published on Chattanoogan.com. The city of Chattanooga has declared Tuesday, June 14 “Blood Assurance Day” which coincides with World Blood Donor Day, a globally recognized day to encourage blood donations and raise awareness for the constant need for blood donors. The organization is asking 600 community members to make a blood donation on Blood Assurance Day to help replenish the blood supply used by local hospitals so far this summer.As a thank you for ...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga Realtors learn self-defense for on-the-job protection

     This article was originally published on Timesfreepress.com. An open house may not seem like a danger zone, but it is one of many situations that could make a Realtor a sitting duck for a violent attack.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that since 2004 an average of 25 real estate agents have died on the job, many from attacks while showing homes for sale.That's why the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors on Friday hosted the latest class in a series of self-defens...  Read More...

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    Library group to open bookstore at Chattanooga Airport

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com.Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport offers food, drinks, and even live video of the alligator exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium to help travelers pass time awaiting their flights.Soon, airport patrons will have access to a bookstore as well.Friends of the Library, calling the business model a first for an airport nationally, will lease about 750 square feet in the lower level of the terminal where it will sell books.William Sundquist, chai...  Read More...

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    Brackish to Offer Capsule Bow Tie Collection

    This article was originally published on wwd.com. Brackish, a four-year-old Charleston, S.C.-based men’s accessories brand, will introduce its first capsule collection for summer.The capsule consists of four limited-edition bow ties inspired by co-founder Ben Ross’ passion for the South Carolina waterways.“For Brackish, a capsule collection for summer was inevitable,” he said. “We want to continue to create pieces that elevate a man’s look, redefine traditions...  Read More...

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    Newk's Unites 100 Restaurants to Raise $100,000 for Ovarian Cancer Research

    This article was originally published on fb101.com. Pairing a big moment with a big cause, fast-casual Newk’s Eateryis celebrating its centennial restaurant opening by uniting system-wide to raise $100,000 for ovarian cancer research starting April 4. Each of Newk’s 100 restaurants has committed to raising $1,000, inviting guests to join the search for a cure by adding a dollar or more to their purchases at the register.Newk’s 100th restaurant will be opening its doors in Lake ...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga Realtors hold close to 300 open houses this weekend as home sales soar

    This article was originally published on timesfreepress.com. See you in church on Sunday — and then later at open houses of homes for sale. That's a thing here in Chattanooga, a real estate agent says."In Chattanooga, open houses are almost always Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4," said Daniel Staub, an agent with Todd Henon Properties at Keller Williams Realty.   Read More...

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    Unique bow ties made from… feathers?

    This article was originally published on wgno.com. Jazz Fest is upon us and in addition to the great music and awesome food, you can also pick up some pretty unique items, including something that can add a bit of flash to your man's wardrobe made from bird feathers.From pheasants to peacocks, turkeys to roosters and everything in between, the Brackish booth near the Gospel Tent at Jazz Fest has handcrafted a unique way to give you some flash the next time you dress up. Bow ties and lapels ...  Read More...

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    2016 GCAR Open House Weekend Is Saturday And Sunday

    This article was originally published on chattanoogan.com. The Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors (GCAR) is kicking off the popular spring homebuying season with its annual Open House Weekend on Saturday and Sunday.“Hundreds of our most knowledgeable Realtors step up to the plate each year during this event and welcome the public to tour some of the highest-quality homes in the southeast Tennessee and northwest Georgia areas,” said Nathan Walldorf, president of GCAR. “...  Read More...

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    How this American Suit Brand Scored an Olympic Partnership Two Years after Bankruptcy

    This article was originally published on Maxim.com. When the Olympic games air in August, they are likely to take over social media feeds, news reports and conversations everywhere. Naturally, brands are angling for a piece of the action.   Read More...

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    Chattanooga airport Announces Aircraft upgrades to Dallas/Fort Worth & Charlotte

    This article was originally published on newschannel9.com. Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport officials announced this week that American Airlines is upgrading aircraft at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) to include increased seating capacity for direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).Originally servicing DFW and CLT, the Bombardier CRJ-200 features 50 seats. DFW will be serviced using the Embraer 175, which seats 76 ...  Read More...

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    United to offer nonstops from Chattanooga to New York, Chicago

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. For the first time in a dozen years, Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport fliers can travel nonstop to the New York City area as United Airlines begins two daily flights starting in September.The new United nonstops between Chattanooga and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey will cut more than half the time it now takes travelers to fly to the Big Apple, officials said Friday.United, which hasn't serviced Chattanooga in...  Read More...

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    Tee Up & Wine Down for Habitat golf tournament

    This article was originally published on newschannel9.com. Two local nonprofits are joining together to make home-ownership a reality for people in our community.Habitat for Humanity and the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors held a golf tournament fundraiser today.More than a dozen teams took part at Black Creek Club to raise money.. which will be used to build a home for someone in the coming year.Chattanooga Association of Realtors President, Nathan Walldorf, says serving the communi...  Read More...

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    Carolina Brewery Creates Limited-Edition Pale Lager

    This article was originally published on brewbound.com. With the coming of spring, Carolina Brewery— one of the few founding craft brewers of the Tar Heel State’s now-booming beer culture— is playing on the tastes and aromas of the season with a limited edition India Pale Lager handcrafted for easy-drinking. The new beer was brewed in special celebration of Carolina Brewery partner and fellow Chapel Hill mainstay, the North Carolina Botanical Garden, for their 50th Anniver...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga Airport offering mobile payment option for airport parking

    This article was originally published on newschannel9.com. Chattanooga Airport announced on Monday that it has implemented mobile payment solution Parkmobile to enhance its current parking structure and make parking at Chattanooga Airport easier than it was before.Parkmobile's mobile application will let motorists use their mobile phones to pay for parking in approximately 1300 spaces in the three airport parking lots."Our passengers are constantly telling us what a positive, convenien...  Read More...

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    Jasper Mountain welcomes high speed internet

    This article was originally published on wrcbtv.com. The internet has become part of the daily lives of millions of Americans but not everyone has access to broadband. Thanks to one developing company internet speed will be a lot faster in one neighborhood in the Sequatchie Valley.   Read More...

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    EPB's high-speed Internet live streams Aquarium's gator exhibit

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. Two innovations for which Chattanooga is well known, the Tennessee Aquarium and EPB's high-speed Internet, have joined together to give the city another first.Chattanooga on Tuesday became the world's first city to use live ultra-high definition video for tourism as it began to transmit from the aquarium's alligator exhibit.A 98-inch Planar UltraRes 4K display screen was unveiled at the lobby of Chattanooga Metropolitan ...  Read More...

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    Aging forum for Chattanooga's geriatric community, caretakers this week

    This article was originally published on nooga.com. Chattanooga Friends of Elder Justice's 2016 Southeast Tennessee Aging Forum: It Takes a Village for baby boomers, their family members, geriatric professionals and caretakers will take place April 1 at Concord Baptist Church to discuss questions and showcase multifaceted resources to help locals "age well."A wide spectrum of topics—including self-care, navigating Medicare, estate planning, legal issues facing elders, and ho...  Read More...

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    Airport works to get nonstop NYC flight

    This article was originally published on nooga.com. Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport leaders are still working to get a direct flight to New York City; they are applying for a federal grant—which they didn't get in 2014—to attract a new carrier to provide the service. "The New York market is our largest market not currently served with nonstop service," Terry Hart, CEO of the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority, said via email. Community and business l...  Read More...

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    UPDATE: Local schools name Jasper Highlands fire trucks

    This article was originally published on wrcbtv.com. UPDATE: General Neyland, Big Squirt and Ole' Smokey are the names of the new firetrucks serving the Jasper Highlands Community. Elementary schools from Grundy, Marion, and Sequatichie Counties were a part of the naming contest that started on March 24th. The grand prize winner of the contest, Jasper Elementary School is taking home the grand prize of $10,000 for their firetruck name submission of ‘General Neyland’, i...  Read More...

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    Jasper Highlands launches its own volunteer fire department after community squabble

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com.Jasper Highlands, the high-end mountain-top development in Jasper, Tenn., now has its own volunteer fire department, complete with three trucks.Developers were previously rebuffed  when they sought fire protection from neighboring Foster Falls, so they bought their own trucks. In an announcement of the fire department's formation on Thursday, John "Thunder" Thornton, owner and developer of the Jasper Highla...  Read More...

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    Carolina Brewery Announces Pamlico Pale Ale

    This article was originally published on thefullpint.com. Carolina Brewery, craft beer pioneer and Chapel Hill institution, is releasing a brand new year-round beer to its robust gamut – Pamlico Pale Ale. This clean, crisp pale ale is available in 16-ounce cans and on draft at both Carolina Brewery locations, Chapel Hill and Pittsboro, and will also be found throughout North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina this March.“We are very excited to release this new easy drinking pale ...  Read More...

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    Outstanding UTC students honored by Chambliss law firm

    This article was originally published in the Hamilton County Herald.Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel honored the 2015-2016 John C. Stophel Distinguished Students from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga during the firm’s annual Stophel Scholars reception on Thursday, Feb. 11.The reception at the Chambliss Conference Center in Liberty Tower offered the 10 award recipients, including one graduate and nine undergraduate students, the opportunity to meet and engage with members of Chatta...  Read More...

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    GCAR aims to keep Realtors safe with self-defense instruction

    This article was originally published in the Hamilton County Herald. In light of the potential dangers real estate agents face on a daily basis and the growing number of attacks on Realtors, self-defense has become both a hot topic and a crucial concern. With this in mind, the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors (GCAR) is preparing local agents with a series of interactive self-defense courses tailored to the safety risks specific to the realty community.   Read More...

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    MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski keynotes leadership dinner

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. MSNBC news anchor Mika Brzezinski, co-host of "Morning Joe," will deliver the keynote address for the Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute's 11th annual Impact leadership dinner, set for 5:30-8:30 p.m. today, Feb.   Read More...

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    Fastest internet in the U.S., but thousands of families fight for access

    This article was originally published on wrcbtv.com. One East Tennessee mom is fighting to have equal access online. Imagine not being able to access your email, Facebook, Twitter or weather app when there's a severe thunderstorm or tornado warning that you need to know about. Thousands of families are fighting to keep up in an internet savvy world.   Read More...

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    Videos: Coppinger, Berke, Fletcher, Adams pitch #HeroesHunt campaign

    This article was originally published on nooga.com. Community leaders recently partnered with Blood Assurance to get the word out on the seriousness of blood typing through goofy videos in advance of the Hero’s Hunt campaign kickoff event at City Hall, 101 E. 11th St., on Thursday from 11 a.m.   Read More...

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    Blood Assurance will hold blood typing day on Thursday

    This article was originally published on wrcbtv.com. Blood Assurance is kicking off a blood typing campaign with local community leaders on Thursday.Join Blood Assurance for a number "typing days" at businesses and organizations across Chattanooga. The blood typing days will take place in February and March.These "typing days" will give local community members a chance to find out their blood type in just a few minutes, with just a simple prick of the finger.The blood typing ...  Read More...

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    Stir to host George Dickel Tennessee Whisky Dinner

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. The recently opened Stir restaurant inside the Chattanooga Choo Choo will host a George Dickel Tennessee Whisky Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 17.To be held in the private Kabooze room, the event will feature a Southern-inspired, four-course gourmet dinner paired with five signature cocktails made with Dickel whisky.   Read More...

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    Carolina Brewery Celebrates 21 Years with Anniversary Ale

    This article was originally published on fsrmagazine.com. Carolina Brewery is celebrating 21 years in the microbrewery business this month. One of the few founding brewpubs of North Carolina’s now-booming beer culture will be tapping a limited edited Belgian witbier style “Anniversary Ale” on the brewery’s official birthday, February 9, at both locations in Chapel Hill and Pittsboro.   Read More...

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    Carolina Brewery Celebrates its 21st Anniversary!

    This article was originally published on craftbeer.com. Premium craft brewery and Chapel Hill institution, Carolina Brewery, is celebrating 21 years in the microbrewery business this month. One of the few founding brewpubs of the Tar Heel State’s now-booming beer culture will be tapping a limited edition Belgian witbier style “Anniversary Ale” on the brewery’s official birthday, February 9, at both locations in Chapel Hill and Pittsboro.   Read More...

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    Berkshire Hathaway Realtor honored as Chattanooga's Realtor of the Year

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. Travis Close, a Realtor at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Realty Center who served as president of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors last year, was recognized Wednesday at the 2015 Realtor of the Year in Chattanooga.The award was presented Wednesday at GCAR's membership breakfast.The Realtor of the Year award is given to a Realtor in recognition of his or her civic, business and industry/organization contributions....  Read More...

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    Newcomb family poses a triple threat

    This article was originally published on franchisetimes.com. It was long after the lunch rush, but Chris Newcomb still wasn’t comfortable taking up a booth in the Jackson, Mississippi, restaurant that bears his nickname, Newk’s. The reason was what James Patterson was holding in his hand—a camera.   Read More...

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    Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport sets new passenger record for 2015

    This article was originally published on Timesfreepress.com. Another year, another passenger boarding record at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport.For the second consecutive year, the airport in 2015 set a new high mark in boardings, and it nearly hit the 400,000-passenger level, officials said Monday.It's the first time since record-keeping began at the airport 45 years ago that Lovell Field has posted back-to-back annual highs.A growing economy, competitive fares and convenience compared to...  Read More...

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    50 Best Places in the South Now

    This article was originally published on southernliving.com. 29. Chattanooga Is Creating a STIRPart of the new Chattanooga Choo-Choo entertainment district, STIR restaurant and bar puts innovative spins on fresh, local ingredients.   Read More...

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    Ethics Among Social Workers and Attorneys: The Value of a Referral Relationship

    This article was originally published on socialworktoday.com. The often-blurred lines between social work and law present an age-old ethical challenge for those in the social work field. Sharing common interests and objectives—such as improving quality of life for clients, combatting social injustice, and promoting social well-being—social workers and attorneys are often faced with needs and issues that intersect and go beyond their respective scope of services.   Read More...

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    Attorneys draft free wills for dozens of first responders

    This article was originally published in the Hamilton County Herald. Nearly 50 first responders took advantage of Saturday’s Wills for Heroes program, which provided free wills and other estate planning documents to emergency personnel employed within Hamilton County.The annual event was held at Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, and was sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (TBA-YLD) and the national Wills for Heroes Foundation. Roughly 30 attorneys from Chamblis...  Read More...

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    GCAR Names Kathy Tucker As 2015 George Kangles Community Citizenship Award Winner

    This article was originally published on chattanoogan.com. The new year began with a night of celebration for the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors (GCAR) as the group welcomed a fresh leadership team and recognized one deserving local realtor with the association’s prized George Kangles Community Citizenship Award. Established in 2011, the award honors a member of the realty community who demonstrates a proven track record of active political involvement and ...  Read More...

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    Stir Mixes Custom Cocktails with Artsy Ice

    This article was originally published on newschannel9.com.If your cocktail vocabulary consists of shaken, not stirred, STIR is ready to mix up your next mixed drink with their consistently perfect ice. "The ice is denser and purer so it melts slower," partner Jamie Walton says. "We use different shapes and styles to have the correct delusion rate for alcohol."This pure ice starts in Stir's kitchen where water freezes in a cooler, until Walton removes what makes ordinary ...  Read More...

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    Walldorf is third generation head of Chattanooga Realtors group

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. Following in the path previously walked by his grandfather, father and uncle, Nathan Walldorf was elected last week as president of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors.The 39-year-old Realtor, who works as an affiliate broker at the real estate agency founded by his grandfather Herman, was sworn in as the new volunteer head of the 1,600-member association by his father Charles, who headed the local Realtors group three deca...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga lawyers to provide free wills for emergency first responders

    This article was originally published in the Hamilton County Herald. The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD), in conjunction with dozens of local attorneys, will be drafting free wills and other basic estate planning documents for first responders employed within Hamilton County and their spouses on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.   Read More...

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    High-speed Internet access impacts home sales

    This article was originally published on nooga.com. Locally and nationally, consumers are opting not to buy homes if they don't have access to high-speed Internet. The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted the topic, and Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors President Travis Close said that residents in rural areas value high-speed Internet access just as much as people who live in city centers.But access isn't always available. There are still unincorporated areas of Ham...  Read More...

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    Southern Showcase: 28 Gifts For Everyone on Your List

    This article was originally published on Styleblueprint.com. Christmas shopping can be daunting, but today, we are here to make it as easy as A-B-C. Our holiday list, comprised of Southern goods and retailers, has something for everyone.   Read More...

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    In Chattanooga, Paypro helps employers maneuver changing health insurance

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com.Debo's Diners Inc. the local Steak N Shake franchisee offered health insurance for all of its full-time restaurant employees long before the Affordable Care Act mandated such benefits.But company president Matt Richman still discovered recently the business faced a new challenge from the requirements of so-called Obamacare. Under the law, employers with more than 50 full-time employees must file forms 1094-C and 1095-C by January f...  Read More...

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    Newk's Cares Surpasses Its $150,000 Fundraising Goal

    This article was originally published on QSRmagazine.com. With the close of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September, teal has become more than the talk of the town; it’s become the talk of a brand nationwide. In its second year, “Newk’s Cares”—Newk’s Eatery’s ovarian cancer awareness movement—has raised more than $150,000 for research through both last month’s annual OCRF Ovarian Cycle Jackson fundraiser and its year-round, in-restaurant ...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga Airport officials eye new passenger record

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com.Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport passenger boardings soared 12.8 percent in September as Delta Air Lines has added more seats out of Lovell Field, officials said today."It's been very positive," Airport Chief Executive Terry Hart said about the boardings increase, which could hit an annual record for the second consecutive year at the airport. For the year through September, boardings are 12.9 percent above a year ago to ...  Read More...

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    New restaurant plans to serve up fresh food, unique cocktails

    This article was originally published on nooga.com. Take one part local food and one part approachable atmosphere; add craft cocktails and eight types of artisanal ice; combine those ingredients with two former Craftworks executives. The result is new Southside restaurant Stir. "We've added an oyster bar as well," said Allen Corey, CEO and founder of SquareOne Holdings, whose leaders will own and operate the new restaurant. Corey and SquareOne Chief Operating Officer Rob...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga Airport celebrates LEED certification

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. Chattanooga Airport officials Monday celebrated the achievement of LEED Silver Certification of the commercial terminal with a dedication ceremony in honor of the late architect, Andy Roth."Andy Roth was a talented architect who had a significant impact on the overall look of our community and the airport," Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport President Terry Hart said. "He was an integral part of the DH&W design team, b...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga area nonprofit gives former inmates new chances, more hope

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. Prison is gray concrete and no privacy.Women entering for the first time strip naked, squat and cough. Then it's two to a cell with a shared toilet."You always had to courtesy flush," notes Donna Stephenson, who served time for stealing items worth more than $500 in 2008 — a felony in Tennessee.   Read More...

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    After $15 billion in deals over two decades, DCF begins affiliations with CPA firms across the country

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. In 2001, Tom Decosimo got a call from the owners in the Gulftel Communications Co. Co., in Foley, Ala., whose owners were excited about a $150 million offer from a private equity group wanting to buy the telephone company.After one financial advisor confirmed the value of the offer, one of the owners suggested that they get a second opinion and the business hired Decosimo and his partner, Paul Cheney, to assess the business and offer a...  Read More...

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    Hop on a bike and join the fight against ovarian cancer

    This article was originally published on msnewsnow.com. Dozens of folks are pedaling at their own pace while raising money for ovarian cancer research! Spin classes are going on right now during the 2nd annual "Ovarian Cycle Jackson." The fun filled event is taking place at the Club at the Township in Ridgeland from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All of the folks pedaling on spin bikes are raising money for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.The day of awareness and fundraising was insp...  Read More...

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    New eatery aims to raise Scenic City's cocktail consciousness

    This article was originally published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Chattanooga is about to have its cocktail consciousness raised.Hand-cut, "artisanal" ice cubes and more than 350 brands of liquor stacked high behind a 30-foot-long bar will greet customers at STIR, a restaurant due to open in early November at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel."We'll have what we call an 'ice chef,'" said Allen Corey, founder and president of Chattanooga's Squar...  Read More...

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    Delta Queen to call Kimmswick home

    This article was originally published on bizjournals.com. The Delta Queen Steamboat Co. has selected Kimmswick to serve as its new homeport and operations base.The company expects the historic Delta Queen steamboat to visit more than 80 U.S.   Read More...

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    Delta Queen may have chosen Kimmswick to be its home port

    This article was originally published on stltoday.com. The company trying to resurrect the Delta Queen’s cruising career on the Mississippi River may have chosen the city of Kimmswick as its headquarters.The Delta Queen Steamboat Co. and city officials are planning an announcement Sept.   Read More...

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    "Newk's Cares" Places Women's Health Front & Center

    This article was originally published fb101.com.With one in 70 women facing ovarian cancer, Newk’s Eatery— a fast-casual brand known for its fresh, flavorful menu— is shining a spotlight on this relatively silent killer by turning up the volume on its growing “Newk’s Cares” initiative, which includes permanent changes within the brand to further support the cause. Following a tremendous community response last year, the ongoing ovarian cancer awareness campaig...  Read More...

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    Higher Chattanooga Airport traffic drives more parking for travelers

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. With Chattanooga Airport passenger traffic on pace for another record year, 300 new parking spaces are opening up to help travelers who've been pressed at times to find a spot.Terry Hart, the airport's chief executive, said parking is growing by more than 20 percent to about 1,650 spaces. The $3.4 million project will add canopies over sidewalks in the parking lots to shield travelers from the elements, he said."That&apo...  Read More...

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    Giving life: The need for blood donations never lets up

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. "A lot of people, for example, think that if you've had a recent tattoo, you can't donate. And, yes, you can, if you got your tattoo in Tennessee, and you've waited for it to heal.   Read More...

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    Woodhouse Day Spa now open in Warehouse Row

    This article was originally published on Nooga.com. Woodhouse Day Spa franchisee Calina Burns opened a Franklin location of the business in 2008 and noticed that people were driving there from Chattanooga.That's just one of the reasons she thought the Chattanooga market would be a good place for another location of the day spa, which is now open in Warehouse Row. "I love what's happening in the downtown area and in Warehouse Row," Burns, whose daughter goes to UTC, said....  Read More...

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    Liberty Tower, Law Firm in Chattanooga Earn LEED Gold Certification

    This article was originally published on rebusinessonline.com. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded Liberty Tower, a 214,000-square-foot office building in Chattanooga, LEED Gold certification, making it the largest LEED Gold-certified core and shell project in Tennessee.   Read More...

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    Blood Assurance stepped up; we must do the same

    This article was originally published in the Cleveland Daily Banner.As Chattanooga and her Southeast Tennessee neighbors continue their recovery from last week’s senseless — and still inexplicable — shooting deaths of five military servicemen, it is prudent to remember life must go on because our region’s needs demand it.One such need lies with an organization whose life-giving resources played an integral role in gallant attempts to save the lives of those four U.S. Mari...  Read More...

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    Wacker Institute apprenticeship program benefits company, students

    This article was originally published on Nooga.com. For previous generations, apprenticeships were common transitions into adulthood. In the days when post-secondary education was rarer and less necessary, apprenticeships were practical, hands-on ways to learn a skill in the absence of a classroom.Although apprenticeships aren't as common as they once were, some institutions still embrace the potential that the hands-on training can offer.   Read More...

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    Steamboat could return to rivers if OK’d by Congress

    This article was originally published on Neworleanscitybusiness.com. The historic Delta Queen steamboat could once again carry passengers on overnight river trips if Congress approves legislation recently introduced by Ohio’s two U.S. senators and a representative from the state.Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman introduced a bill last week that would clear the way for the wooden steamboat to return to the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.   Read More...

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    Wacker project making history, prepares for production startup

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. Wacker continues to flex its financial muscle at its sprawling plant construction site that the company terms the largest single private manufacturing project ever in Tennessee."It's the third largest construction site in North America," said George Graham, production manager for Wacker.The German-based Wacker is investing $2.4 billion at its Charleston, Tenn., plant, which later this year is scheduled to begin productio...  Read More...

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    Chambliss Law Firm and Liberty Tower Earn Dual LEED® Gold Certifications

    This article was originally published on ibtimes.com. While attaining LEED Gold certification, Chambliss law firm reduced its office footprint by 9% largely by reducing its reliance on paper and embracing electronic file storage. While 60% of office furnishing were reused during construction, 50% of waste was also diverted from area landfills and either recycled, repurposed or reused.   Read More...

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    Newk's Eatery opens second Baton Rouge location

    This article was originally published on LSUnow.com. The long-awaited Newk’s Eatery held its grand opening at 3332 Lake St., on Monday and will now operate daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.“People are excited that we’re here and it’s so close to campus,” said Reginald Holmes, the location’s general manager.   Read More...

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    The Peach Truck returns to Warehouse Row

    This article was originally published on Nooga.com. A celebration of the region's rich handicrafts will feature "the best peaches you'll ever have" and more this weekend. The annual Crafted by Southern Hands event returns to Warehouse Row Saturday. Festivities begin at 10 a.m.   Read More...

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    Building, tenant achieve energy advantages while earning Gold environmental status

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. When the late Jim Berry bought the 17-story Chestnut Tower next to his own Republic Centre in 2009, he quickly realized what was then a largely vacant building would need to be revamped to be successful.So after paying $4 million to Franklin Haney, the original developer of the office tower, Berry proceeded to spend another $20 million to revamp and upgrade the Chestnut Street office complex with a new shell, windows, heating and air c...  Read More...

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    Presentation Sells the Salad

    This article was originally published on restaurantbusinessonline.com. Seafood isn’t a surprise catch at fast casuals. But this spring, Jackson, Miss.-based Newk’s Eatery hoped to hook guests with a premium ingredient more often found in full service—ahi tuna.   Read More...

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    'Shark' investor highlights Urban League luncheon

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. The man who transformed dead air space into infomercials and was an original investor on NBC television's "Shark Tank" will share wisdom he's gleaned from four decades as an entrepreneur with local businesses this month.Kevin Harrington was an obvious fit for the May 26 Urban League of Greater Chattanooga Third Annual Entrepreneur Power Luncheon, said Warren E. Logan, Jr., the organization's president and CEO.&...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga airport begins parking equipment installation

    This article was originally published on nooga.com. The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport started upgrading its parking revenue control equipment today.Leaders said that visitors should be on the lookout for posted signs for guidance through the transition. "We are trying to create awareness of this project to help our customers exit our parking lots as easily as possible and to minimize customer confusion during this process," President Terry Hart said in a prepared statement.&nbs...  Read More...

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    BASF Helps Hixson High School Students Create Chemistry With A $2,000 Sponsorship

    This article was originally published on chattanoogan.com.Students at Hixson High School are creating chemistry with the support of BASF, who contributed $2,000 toward the purchase of needed chemicals and lab equipment for the school.Officials said, "With its first Chattanooga plant built in 1964, BASF has been a long-time partner in the science education of the youth of greater Chattanooga."    Read More...

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    Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors plan Open House Weekend

    This article was originally published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. With home sales on the rise and spring in full bloom, more than 200 Chattanooga home sellers are expected to open their houses to prospective buyers this weekend during Chattanooga's biggest open house event of the year.The Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors is organizing the citywide open house to help boost housing sales as the traditionally busy home-buying season begins."With no phone calls or appoi...  Read More...

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    Chattanooga Airport expands parking to cope with record boardings

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com.Passenger boardings at the Chattanooga Airport are on the ascent again this year and may jet past 400,000 this year for the first time ever.To help address the parking crunch created by the increased passenger traffic, airport officials Monday approved plans for $3.4 million in improvements, including adding 300 more spaces and a new "economy" lot.In March, boardings climbed 13.2 percent over a year ago to 32,859 passengers, t...  Read More...

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    Hundreds of homes unlock their doors for Open House Weekend

    This article was originally published on hamiltoncountyherald.com. The Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors will host its second annual Open House Weekend on April 25 and 26. Hundreds of available homes in the Chattanooga and Northwest Georgia areas will be open to the public for viewing.“With no phone calls or appointment times to make, this event allows everyone to have a fair chance at finding their dream home,” said Travis Close, president of the Greater Chattanooga A...  Read More...

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    Doctors with Cash Practices Find Way into Local Economy

    This article was originally published on nooganomics.com. Two tenets of local economy are “Near is better than far” and “small is better than big.” Doctors are rediscovering the beauty of local economy by holding to these two concepts in either cash businesses or concierge practices. They are rediscovering a lost joy: “Personal is better than corporate” — real relationships once again with patients.One in Chattanooga who has received press attention is David Redd, who recently opened QuikSurg on...  Read More...

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    Tax tips, resources and April 15 giveaways

    This article was originally published on nooga.com. Few things strike fear into the hearts of Americans like tax season. But don't worry.   Read More...

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    Chambliss Attorney Rosemarie Hill Honored With Fellowship From The American Bar Foundation

    This article was originally published on chattanoogan.com. The American Bar Foundation announced the nomination of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. attorney Rosemarie Hill to its fellowship program.   Read More...

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    Delta Queen steamboat to pass through New Orleans

    This article was originally published on nola.com. The historic Delta Queen steamboat will pass New Orleans around 6 p.m. Sunday, on its way to dock in Houma where the 1927 vessel will undergo a $5 million renovation.The steamboat, which docked in New Orleans from 1986 to 2008, left Chattanooga, Tenn., in March, and is being towed to Houma to begin renovations and repairs that could see the Delta Queen cruising under her own power as soon as 2016, said Cornel Martin, president of the steamb...  Read More...

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    Blood Assurance celebration offers free lunch, donors get free vouchers for movie tickets, Mayfield ice cream

    This article was originally published on dailypostathenian.com. Blood Assurance, a non-profit regional blood center, will hold grand opening celebration of its Athens donor center on Tuesday, April 7 from 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.Visitors will have the opportunity to receive a free lunch courtesy of Don Armando, as well as Mayfield Dairy ice cream vouchers.The grand opening will feature a special ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:30 p.m.   Read More...

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    Chattanooga Embassy Suites ranks as best Embassy Suites in the world

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. A Chattanooga hotel that recently won honors for outstanding reviews on travel websites has been crowned the best of its own brand for 2014.Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place won "Hotel of the Year," meaning it outranked all other 217 Embassy Suites on the globe. Owned by Hilton Worldwide, Embassy Suites has locations in the United States, Canada and Latin America.Excellent marks for specific criteria pushed the Shallo...  Read More...

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    Cutting out the middleman: Some doctors opting out of insurance, moving toward private pay

    This article was originally published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Tucked behind the new North Chattanooga Publix, where the Easter hams are now on sale, and a door down from Great Clips, touting its $13 hair cuts, stands a new storefront boasting another kind of deal: Simple, elective surgeries, paid for up front."We're Open!" a sign propped outside the door reads. "Mole removal.   Read More...

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    Restaurants elevate menu items with upscale ingredients

    This article was originally published on nrn.com. Premiumization, or the use of upscale ingredients in foods and beverages, is one of the most reliable tricks of the trade employed by menu planners. A classy ingredient can differentiate, add value and bring traffic through the front door, and restaurateurs throughout the food chain, from casual to quick service, have taken very similar approaches to upmarket touches.Premium proteins.   Read More...

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    Delta Queen departs Chattanooga North Shore

    This article was originally published on wrcb-TV online. CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -The historical Delta Queen sailed away this afternoon after docking on Chattanooga's north shore for more than five years.The boat is on its way to Louisiana where it will receive a full renovation inside and out, before being put back on the water to begin a new chapter of river tours."It's been a great day. It's an exciting day.   Read More...

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    Chattanooga surgeon decides to abandon insurance system

    This article was originally published on wrcb-TV online. CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - As doctors deal with more red tape from insurance companies, some are opting to abandon the insurance system entirely. Cash-only outpatient clinics are starting to pop up across the country.   Read More...

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    Fifty Plus Racing Foundation Ramps Up Fundraising Efforts

    This article was originally published on racingnation.com. As drivers rev up their engines at the 12 Hours of Sebring event this weekend, the Fifty Plus Racing Foundation team will be raising support and encouraging donations for Alzheimer’s research as well as for unfunded caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. The team of vintage car racers will be participating in this year’s Sebring endurance race with the same driver line up featured at the Rolex 24 at Daytona.   Read More...

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    This Is What It Looks Like To Flip On Your Car's Roof

    This article was originally published on blackflag.jalopnik.com. Here's an in-car video from onboard Byron Defoor's roof-bound Highway to Help Riley-BMW Daytona Prototype, running at Daytona for the Roar Before the 24. It's one of the most bizarre videos I've ever seen, mainly because it feels like forever before the car hits the ground.The announcer describes it as "peaceful." I don't want to agree with that knowing what it's going to feel like ...  Read More...

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    Bon voyage! Delta Queen sold, will sail away from Chattanooga this spring

    This article was originally published on TimesFreePress.com. The historic Delta Queen riverboat is sold and set to sail in March to Louisiana, where millions of dollars in repairs could ultimately return the storied steamer to America's waterways by 2016.New Orleans businessman Cornel Martin purchased the Queen from TAC Cruise, a division of Xanterra Holding Corp., for an undisclosed sum Tuesday following years of torturous political and business wranglings that ultimately involved two of t...  Read More...

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    Urban League partners for program to boost small businesses

    This article was originally published on nooga.com. The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga has partnered with other local and national organizations to launch NextLevel Chattanooga, a program that will help area small businesses grow and succeed. NextLevel Chattanooga is a seven-month program that will provide business owners with the tools and connections to help them create jobs and grow, according to a news release. "Chattanooga is an inherently entrepreneurial region and has ...  Read More...

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    BASF Sponsors UTC Engineering Students With $3,000 Contribution

    This article was originally published on chattanoogan.com. Students and faculty from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga accepted a $3,000 donation from BASF employees, including $1,500 to support the university’s American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) student chapter competition team and $1,500 to support UTC’s Chem-E-Car competition team.“BASF is proud to play a role in enriching the lives of our future engi...  Read More...

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    Ellie's Fine Lingerie

    This article was originally published in The Best of Intima (page 14). A renovated warehouse dating back to the early 1900s was transformed into an upscale shopping center and, since June 2001, has been home to this lingerie haven. Store owner Betsy Dougherty Henson opened the store in an effort to provide her local community with a place to receive a proper bra fitting and buy a quality bra.In-keeping with its heritage, Ellie's Fine Lingerie boutique stays true to a Victorian-inspired...  Read More...

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    Newk's Highlights Healthy Choices with 600 Calorie Menu

    This article was originally published on QSRmagazine.com. New Year’s resolution makers will now find dozens of healthful, culinary-inspired meals on Newk’s Eatery’s menu to help jump-start this year’s healthy choices. Newk’s 600 Calorie Menu, which will be highlighted in restaurants in early 2015, is a complement to the fast-casual brand’s diverse menu of fresh tossed salads, California-style pizzas, hot toasted sandwiches, and made-from-scratch soups and dess...  Read More...

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    Gifts That Give Back 2014

    This article was originally published on rageagainsttheminivan.com. Every year I try to curate a list of products that would make great Chrsitmas gifts, that also having a component of either giving back or empowering impoverished people groups. Here are some of my favorites.   Read More...

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    Felt App Review: Yes, it’s cool

    This article was originally published on yournerdybestfriend.com.In my last newsletter, I promised I’d let you know if the Felt App was worth buying. It’s between $3 and $7 for an accordian-fold photo greeting that is mailed for you to whomever you want.Short answer: Yes, it’s cool.Long answer: Watch this short video review.https://youtu.be/fe6lFYM-6Ks   Read More...

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    BASF Donates $2,000 To Chattanooga State Athletes

    This article was originally published on Chattanoogan.com. BASF donated $2,000 to the men’s and women’s basketball teams at Chattanooga State Community College. The company has been a primary sponsor of the Tiger Athletics basketball program since 2009."BASF is proud to support Chattanooga State for the great chemistry they create between the school and the community,“ said Robert Gagliano, BASF Chattanooga site manager.   Read More...

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    Fabulous Fashion Finds at The GO Exchange #fashion

    This article was originally published on weidknecht.com. Check out these gorgeous batiked scarves I found at The GO Exchange! I will be wearing these over and over.   Read More...

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    Felt creators launch Storyframes photo sharing product

    This article was originally published on Nooga.com.The creators of Felt—which is an iPad app that allows users to send personalized, handwritten notes without the hassle of envelopes, stamps and the post office—have made a new product that allows users to customize and share photos on greeting cards. The product is called Storyframes, and when customers download the Felt app, they can also use Storyframes.Local entrepreneurs David Littlejohn and Andrew Clark teamed up with Color...  Read More...

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    Let’s Fold – Origami puzzle game: Review

    This article was originally published on iphoneglance.com. In the days before computers, people played games like Scrabble, Ludo, noughts and crosses and Mousetrap. One game in particular was played for hundreds of years and originated in eastern Asia; that game was a paper-folding art known as Origami.   Read More...

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    J. Crew Will Open At Warehouse Row Wednesday

    This article was originally published on Chattanoogan.com. Warehouse Row will reach a new milestone when J.Crew’s first signature store in the historic downtown property opens on Wednesday at 10 a.m. The 4,800 square-foot store fronts Building North along Market Street and features J.Crew’s full line of classic, tailored apparel and accessories.   Read More...

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    Chain Store Age Newk’s Eatery launches online ordering

    This article was originally published on ChainStoreAge.com. Jackson, Miss. – Newk’s Eatery’s is launching a new online ordering platform.   Read More...

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    6 of the most fun Halloween apps for kids to get them excited about something other than chocolate

    This article was originally published on CoolMomTech.com. So of course Halloween has crept up on us seemingly faster than ever before. I’m going to avoid thinking about what happens after Friday (holiday shopping, eek!), and focus on getting those costumes ready and devising a strategy to not eat every peanut M&M in the house.   Read More...

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