Three Hamilton County companies and a nonprofit were cited by the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce today.
Headlight Renew Doctor, Hullco Exteriors and Mike Collins & Associates Inc. were named small businesses of the year.
McKamey Animal Center was picked as nonprofit of the year.
Ron Harr, the Chamber's chief executive, said that small companies have a big impact in the region.
"It's great to see small businesses drawing a big audience," he said at a meeting at the convention center before a large crowd.
See full story in Thursday's Times Free Press.