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County jail switches to video visits

Last week, the Hamilton County Jail switched from face-to-face visitation to video visitation, and from now on, family and friends will visit inmates through video chats.

Café on the Corner kicks off reopening with fundraiser for firefighters

Ruth Oehmig and Café on the Corner are primed and ready for their big comeback, and it’s kicking off with a fundraiser to benefit Lookout Mountain volunteer firefighters Monday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m.

‘My Fair Lady’ offers opportunity, education in a makeover

When 24-year-old Julie Estes came to the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults with her four children in tow, she knew her life would change.

$100,000 grant to help skills gap

Taking aim at the skills gap of people in the Chattanooga area, the nation’s biggest bank is providing money to fund a study to better connect job-seekers to employers.

Market Street Tire to transform into corporate Firestone outlet

Drive by Market Street Tire & Auto today and the sign will say Bridgestone/Firestone.

Noodles and Company calls it quits downtown

Noodles & Company is no more in downtown Chattanooga.

Downtown home to ever-growing list of new apartment projects

Local developer John Wise believes Chattanooga’s apartment pipeline may be getting full.

Bubble soccer arrives in Chattanooga

North Chattanooga resident Dustin Graham is bringing the bubble soccer trend to the Scenic City with KnockerBall Chattanooga. Bubble soccer is similar to regular soccer, only players wear giant inflatable bubbles that cover their heads and upper bodies.

Browns Ferry Auto Service Center still going strong after 30 years

For the past three decades, Ray Smith’s days have begun in a similar fashion, usually before dawn.

Hotel, Brazilian-style steakhouse prepare to open downtown

Come Nov. 20, Chattanoogans will have a new place to eat, and by the end of the year, a new piece of the city skyline.

Soles4Souls donates to area track teams

Soles4Souls, the official charity of the Tennessee Ragnar Relay, an overnight relay race run by teams of 11 from Chattanooga to Nashville, recently made a pit stop here, but it wasn’t part of the race. It was for a donation of track spikes, running shoes and shirts from Brooks apparel to the track teams at The Howard School, Tyner Academy and Brainerd, East Ridge and Red Bank high schools.

YMCA mobile food program targets hungry students

Each weekday during the school year, YMCA staff members and volunteers head out to 17 different after-school group locations across Chattanooga. With them, they bring healthy meals and the hope that well-fed students will become more-eager learners.

UTC GOLD Council hosts invites alumni to Tap Party Oct. 29

As part of UTC Homecoming week, the university’s Graduates of the Last Decade Council is gearing up for its annual Tap Party at Chattanooga Brewing Company.

Public railway study meeting set for Oct. 22

If Chattanooga residents support it, the city known for the “Choo Choo” could have its own working railway within a decade.

Baylor students transform downtown youth center’s library

Had you visited the Carver Youth and Family Development Center’s library several months ago, the scene would have been very different.