Over 100 People Lined Up 12 Hours Prior To Cleveland's Paul Huff Chick-Fil-A Opening Thursday

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Crowds braving the weather to win Chick-fil-A for a year
Crowds braving the weather to win Chick-fil-A for a year

Over 100 Chick-fil-A fans (103 to be exact) braved the storm clouds and rain to line up in the parking lot of Chick-fil-A at Paul Huff in Cleveland First 100 Grand Opening event a 1000 Paul Huff Pkwy. NW The location will open Thursday at 6 a.m. They will continue to take up to 10 alternates in additional to the First 100. 

To celebrate, Operator Karen Colley is awarding a year supply of meals to the first 100 in line when they open tomorrow morning but campers were allowed to start lining up around 5:30 p.m. tonight.   

Campers arrived to secure their spot for their year supply of chicken.They will be setting up tents here shortly and hunkering down for the next 12-hours passing the time while being hosted by Chick-fil-A. They will be fed dinner with an evening snack. Games, entertainment, prizes and a block party with a lip sync battle in the evening that will also help pass the time. 

Crowds braving the weather to win Chick-fil-A for a year
Crowds braving the weather to win Chick-fil-A for a year

New Food And Beverage Incubator Opening On MLK Boulevard

Ruby Sunshine, New Brunch Restaurant, Has Grand Opening

Food And Wine Cites Old Mill Restaurant In Pigeon Forge Among America’s ‘Best Classic Restaurants’


Proof, a food and beverage incubator opening in Chattanooga, will aim to teach people how to open a bar or restaurant, and how to manage the business. Michael Robinson, representing Proof, told ... (click for more)

New Orleans-inspired all-day brunch concept, Ruby Sunshine, invites the community to celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and festivities on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. to noon. ... (click for more)

The Old Mill Restaurant, specifically its fill-you-up breakfasts, earned a shout-out in Food & Wine Magazine in a 2020 roundup headlined “The Best Classic Restaurants in Every State.” ... (click for more)


Dining

New Food And Beverage Incubator Opening On MLK Boulevard

Proof, a food and beverage incubator opening in Chattanooga, will aim to teach people how to open a bar or restaurant, and how to manage the business. Michael Robinson, representing Proof, told the Chattanooga Beer Board that he works with the Company Lab, an “accelerator” in Chattanooga for opening new enterprises. The new business will be opening in a 6,000-square-foot building ... (click for more)

Ruby Sunshine, New Brunch Restaurant, Has Grand Opening

New Orleans-inspired all-day brunch concept, Ruby Sunshine, invites the community to celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and festivities on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. to noon. The event is open to the public and will feature New Orleans-inspired music, speeches from local community leaders and free samples from Ruby Sunshine partners Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Human Remains Found In Walker County

Human skeletal remains were found in Walker County in a wooded area about 500 yards off the roadway, east of the 4000 block of South Highway 27, Lafayette, by a man and his son while they were hunting Monday morning, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson. The remains are believed to be those of a Walker County man missing since Sept. 30. Robert “Robbie” Sisson III, ... (click for more)

Body Of Attorney Who Jumped From Market Street Bridge Found Near Guntersville Dam; Wife Recounts Last Contact With Him; Funeral Is Saturday

The body of a prominent Chattanooga attorney who jumped from the Market Street Bridge has been found 122 river miles away and 19 days later near Guntersville Dam in Alabama. It was identified as that of George Edward Koontz, 66, of Chattanooga. Authorities said several people saw a man jump from the bridge on Jan. 29. The family of attorney Koontz reported him missing that ... (click for more)

Opinion

School Board Needs More Leaders, Not Followers

It is disappointing that Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson’s contract is being prematurely extended and that the amount of his compensation package has been significantly increased based on hopes of performance improvements. The disfunction of the School Board’s discussion Monday night is reason enough for Thursday night’s vote to be reconsidered or delayed. Dr. Johnson is the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Don’t Fret The Coronavirus

It has been famously said, “The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable,” so let’s clear up this one right now: You ain’t gonna’ get the coronavirus. Yes, it has been declared an “emergency” in the United States, and yesterday the number of confirmed cases topped 75,000. But that’s 75,000 in a world of 7.8 billion people. Right now there have been 15 cases in the United ... (click for more)