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Chattanooga's "Best of the Best" Awards announced


The top businesses in Chattanooga gathered Thursday night for the Best of the Best awards gala.

The event was hosted by the Chattanooga Times Free Press at the Chattanooga Convention Center. It presented first place awards in categories ranging from the best place to throw darts to the best TV newscast. 

Voters chose Channel 3 for three awards Thursday sweeping the TV categories. Awards included Best TV Newscast, Best TV Personality, and Best Weather Forecast.

WRCB's Jed Mescon was named Best TV Personality. 

Julie Baumgardner, President & CEO - First Things First was named Best Chattanogan, the night's highest honor. WRCB anchor David Carroll was voted as a finalist in the same category.

Readers of the newspaper selected the winners in the write-in ballot. In all, Chattanooga Times Free Press president Bruce Hartmann said tens of thousands of print and online ballots were submitted.

See the complete list of winners in the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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