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A war to stop the spread of municipal broadband Internet is raging.

  • Sept. 3rd, 2014  |
  • By Allan Holmes

John "Thunder" Thornton, the driving force behind the 9,000-acre Jasper Highlands development, has weighed into the debate over whether EPB and other municipalities should be allowed to expand high-speed broadband in the face of criticism from cable giants.

A Chattanooga Industrial Development Board member who made the motion last month to accept the Black Creek tax-increment financing deal apparently has been serving improperly since 2002 because he doesn't live in the city.

Entrepreneurs don't have to go it solo and could get help connecting with investors — if they are able to check off the follow

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target.

For the third time in 16 years, Gallery 1401 is moving.

Americans inherited the English common law doctrine that "a man's house is his castle."

Christopher Beasley is a self-described nerd whose passions live in both the ancient world of Medieval fantasy and the real-time world of Internet commerce.

The small house movement has been getting bigger — not the houses, the movement itself.

A five-story, 90-room upscale boutique hotel is planned for downtown Chattanooga near the Walnut Street Bridge, and the proposal is drawing more support than a similar project two years ago.

Yes, Chattanooga's zippy Internet sped it onto a new worldwide smart-and-hip list.

• Member orientation Tuesday from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in the Chamber board room, 811 Broad St. Learn more about how the Chamber can benefit you and your business. Free for members and non-members. Light breakfast provided.

Orbitz says it reached an agreement that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its sites. The Chicago company added that tickets previously bought on its sites are still valid.

When Joyce Coltrin looks outside the front door of her wholesale plant business, her gaze stops at a spot less than a half mile away.

Nearly 35 million Americans are projected to journey more than 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the last major summertime holiday since 2008.

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