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Shelly Bradbury

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A Chattanooga restaurant and bar will either have to stop selling alcohol for three days or pay a $1,000 fine after overserving a drunk customer, the Chattanooga Beer and Wrecker Board decided Thursday.

The Chattanooga Visitors Center is shrinking, again.

Four years ago, Co.Lab was barely more than an idea: just a couple of guys running around the city, hosting events and talking about entrepreneurship.

The company that employed the 48-year-old man who fell through a roof and died at Shaw Industries’ WD plant in Dalton, Ga., on Saturday has been cited by federal regulators 10 times since 2008 for failing to provide fall protection to workers and other fall-related safety violations.

A 48-year-old man died after he fell through the roof at a Shaw Industries plant in Dalton, Ga., Saturday morning, said Gary Baggett, deputy fire chief the Dalton Fire Department.

A pair of technology entrepreneurs who got an early taste of Chattanooga and decided the city wasn't for them have moved back six years later with a new company, new game plan and new enthusiasm for the Scenic City.

While the rest of Chattanooga basks under blue skies and 70 degree weather, tax preparers across the region are pulling 12- and 13-hour shifts today to pump through the rush of last-minute filers before Tuesday's deadline.

From a company that 3D prints custom shoes to a software analytics provider that helps power utilities harness the data generated by smart grids, 11 startup companies will converge on Chattanooga this summer for GigTank 2014.

Eleven startup companies are in the running this year for GigTank, the Co.Lab's annual 12-week accelerator program aimed at launching viable businesses.

The Lindley brothers' Chattanooga restaurant reign took another turn Wednesday when Daniel Lindley sold his majority stake in St. John's Restaurant and Meeting Place to his minority partner, Josh Carter.

From creating modular wall art to installing glass panes in a staircase, there are still a few finishing touches to add to Vision Hospitality Group's new headquarters on Broad Street.

Grilled sandwiches, fresh-cut fries and hand-squeezed lemonade are coming to Broad Street this summer.

Is coding the language of the future?

Six years ago, Donna Chambers started her business with no capital.

A new Italian restaurant and a new raw juice bar are slated to open this spring in North Chattanooga, filling up a section of retail on Hixson Pike that's been empty for years.

A Chattanooga therapy company that shut down unexpectedly earlier this month amid a fraud investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has reopened and is once again accepting patients.

Local TV news station WRCB-TV3 News debuted a new, half-million dollar studio set this week after about 18 months of planning and renovating.

The relief in McMinn County Mayor John Gentry's voice on Thursday was almost palpable.

Being an entrepreneur isn't as sexy as people seem to think.

Strangers have been staying in Tom and Gabrielle Sweets' spare bedroom on and off during the last two years, trooping in from out of town and dishing out $45 a night for the privilege of a private room and bath in the couple's Chattanooga home.

Nine-year-old Garrett Allsen craned his neck back to gape at the top of the clear blue climbing wall that hangs off the side of downtown development The Block on Broad Street.

One of the country's largest climbing gyms is going to get even bigger.

The Chattanooga children's therapy company that abruptly shut down last week is being investigated for fraud by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, according to the TBI.

A Chattanooga therapy company shut down unexpectedly Thursday, leaving a sign on the door to notify customers and sending staff members scrambling to find new jobs.

Run-down retail center being converted to shopping destination

Miller-Motte college moving to new center

A group of local developers plan to upgrade, renovate and revitalize the run down 18-acre shopping center at the highly visible corner of Lee Highway and Highway 153 in Chattanooga.

Miller Industries is cutting ties with the Delavan brand after losing $1.3 million on a joint venture to build large, over-the-road trailers at Miller Industries' Greeneville, Tenn., plant.

Tuesday was a homecoming of sorts for 30-year-old Katrina Gilbert.

Kingwood Pharmacy in East Ridge is always packed during the first weekend in November because that's when the 69-year-old pharmacy holds its annual Christmas open house.

Jacobo Salazar Jr.'s birthday gift just keeps on giving.

What happens when you take 20 designers, coders, entrepreneurs and marketing folks, stick them on a bus, send them on a three-day trip from Nashville to San Antonio and tell them to start businesses along the way?

Every Friday night at 11 p.m., Carter Garrett's inbox fills up with trash talk. From his co-workers. About sales.

With his school uniform flying untucked, 6-year-old Dallas Jowers sprinted across a big black trampoline that curved gently up a wall.

A Chattanooga developer is planning to build the first new major apartment complex in Red Bank in years — much to the dismay of neighbors.

Lisa Price turned a few homemade batches of lotion into a multimillion dollar beauty company that pulls in an estimated $40 million in revenue annually — but she still feels like a young entrepreneur.

State investigators faulted Wrigley Manufacturing in the October 2013 death of a 34-year-old employee at the Chattanooga plant, according to the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

It's been a week since Phil Talley sold Chickamauga Drug Store to Fred's Pharmacy and moved the store from its decades-old home in downtown Chickamauga to a white corner in the back of a Fred's Super Dollar about two miles away.

Japanese companies kept a close eye on the United Auto Workers election at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant last week, Japanese Consul-General Motohiko Kato said at an event at UTC Tuesday.

Chattanooga's Siskin Children's Institute is shuttering one of its two early learning centers, citing dwindling numbers of special-needs children at the center and a shifting tide in early education for children with disabilities.

A week after Michelle and Mark Petersen welcomed their second child into the world, the world started to fall apart.

The snow wasn't the only thing melting away when temperatures soared to 45 degrees Thursday — so did the worries of area florists as they hit one of the busiest times of the year: Valentine's Day.

The City Council will decide tonight whether to give a local developer approval to build the largest commercial project in Chattanooga since Hamilton Place mall, adding $2 million annually to the city and county tax base.

Seven months after buying his first house, 29-year-old AJ Bembry wryly remembers a conversation with one of the mortgage brokers who was fighting for his business.

Less talking and more doing. That's what officials from international technology company Mozilla promised Thursday as the company launched a $150,000 fund to figure out ways to practically apply Chattanooga's gigabit Internet to solve real, local problems.

Less talking and more doing. That’s what officials from technology company Mozilla promised today as the company launched a $150,000 fund to figure out ways to practically apply Chattanooga’s gigabit Internet to solve real, local problems.

DeMarcus Boyce strolls into the downtown shop and is greeted by name. Then an employee who's worked at the shop for 33 years waits on him, standing on a step ladder to reach the top shelves. He pulls down suits and shoes and hands them to Boyce one by one.

CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday that the drugstore chain will stop selling all tobacco products in its stores by Oct. 1 -- leaving the company's $1.5 billion in annual tobacco sales up for grabs.

CBL & Associates Properties wrapped up 2013 with modest growth after selling more than $235 million in malls, associated centers and office buildings during the year.

Chris Cowart's day started going downhill at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Literally. He parked on a hill at Kennesaw University just north of Atlanta, put his emergency brake on -- and promptly slid backward down the slope into a brick wall.

A deepening propane shortage and slippery roads tripped up the region's poultry producers Tuesday and Wednesday, but Chattanooga's chicken plants expect to be back to normal operations today.

Businesses are opening late today after a surprise snowfall paralyzed the region Tuesday and forced companies to dig in, send employees home or deal with a huge influx of customers.

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