Krystal to rebuild in tornado-damaged Ringgold
by Associated Press Wire
January 08, 2013 01:20 PM | 1352 views | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print

RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — The Krystal restaurant chain has announced plans to rebuild its tornado-ravaged location in Ringgold.

The Chattanooga-based restaurant chain had boarded up its Ringgold restaurant after it was struck in 2011 by a twister that tore through the town’s business district.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that a $32 million state road project would have prevented the restaurant from reopening since that would have blocked off Krystal’s parking lot entrance.

Local officials including state Sen. Jeff Mullis, a Chickamauga Republican, intervened and negotiating with state officials for ways to save Krystal and several other nearby businesses.

Ringgold was hard-hit by an outbreak of powerful storms and tornadoes that tore across the South on April 27, 2011.


Information from: Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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January 08, 2013
Many thanks to Sen. Mullis for his care and concern for helping local businesses to thrive and grow in our small town, AND with this economy.

Wouldn't it be nice if ALL politicans did there part as well?

Have a blessed day .
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