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Street Store brings shopping to homeless

For the homeless, going shopping for what you need is typically a non-existent concept. Southern Adventist University and the local Salvation Army are aiming to change that.

Lookout Valley bus driver pens book

When Lookout Valley resident Anthony Baker started driving buses nearly 15 years ago, he never would have thought the students on the bus would teach him something. But they did.

Bella Vita opens in old Niko’s building

Bella Vita restaurant, occupying the former Niko’s location, is now open for lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday. The menu has a Mediterranean focus with a Southern twist, said general manager Rick Georgeson.

Charlie Newton Art Show runs through February

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is kicking off the year with an art exhibit featuring local artist Charlie Newton. Not only is it the church’s first exhibit of 2015, but it will celebrate Black History Month, said St. Paul’s communications specialist Jenny Nalley.

Home-schooler ministry finds support, eager students

What began as chitchat between moms while watching their children’s softball game has grown to a home-schooler ministry program with more than 100 students.

Dallas Bay Baptist charters new American Heritage Girls troop

When Monya Alsept moved her family from St. Louis, Mo., to Chattanooga last year, she looked for an American Heritage Girls troop to get her three daughters involved in.

UU church offers Introduction to Buddhism and Zen class

When Janis Hashe first went to a monastery in San Francisco, she didn’t know what she would find. She didn’t grow up in a religious home and, like many people, had visions of Buddhist monks in saffron-colored robes filling her head.

1885 to open café in Pasha Coffee’s old location

Not long after Pasha Coffee announced it would be closing the doors of the St. Elmo mainstay, the calls started coming in.

Council rejects controversial Kanku’s rezoning request

City Council members sided with community members in opposition to a controversial proposed Kanku’s convenience store at the corner of Shallowford Road and Tunnel Boulevard.

Family Justice Center coming to Eastgate

Chattanooga’s long-awaited Family Justice Center will soon officially have a home.

Innovative housing option being explored

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise has a big idea to create affordable housing in the area and it comes in a 500-square-foot package.

Participants sought for Freezin’ for a Reason

Would you jump into an ice-cold pool of water in February? What if it was for a good cause?

Chattanooga Stork Lady celebrates new babies with new business

When Leila Connell wanted to celebrate the birth of her grandchildren, she said she couldn’t find anything that made a statement, so she took matters into her own hands.

Hixson siblings sell mistletoe for donation to Boys & Girls Club

Not many children would know what to do with $400. Some might put it in a savings account, others might buy that new toy they’ve eyed for a while now.

Chattanooga Aerials spinning above the ground

Forty Chattanooga Aerialists perform acrobatic style tricks weekly in East Brainerd.