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UPDATE: City installs crosswalk at Avondale breakfast stop

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) - A local couple who feeds kids at an Avondale bus stop was close to be shut down last fall but now the city has found a solution to make their operation a bit safer.

Chris and Dorothy Rolle dish out breakfast to more than 70 kids every morning but the school system had its worries about students crossing the street.

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Last week, the city finished installing a new crosswalk equipped with flashing lights, two pedestrian-controlled push buttons and newly painted white stripes. Chris said it cost the city about $18,000.

"I see lights like this in downtown, on Signal Mountain, Lookout Mountain, Hixson, even out in Ooltewah but to have a light of this magnitude in Avondale. That speaks volumes!" said Dorothy.

The couple has been serving breakfast to kids outside their home for more than two years.



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