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Chattanooga Street Food Festival-Coming May 23-24; Opportunity For Local And Regional Food Trucks

On Memorial Day weekend, the eighth annual Chattanooga Street Food Festival is expected to bring around 15,000+ hungry visitors to the weekend-long food celebration. The festival is a two-day event, with Saturday being the primary Food Truck day.

“The Chattanooga Street Food Festival boasts a weekend-long gathering of the best food trucks and street food vendors from all over the region,” officials said. “These food-passionate individuals and teams of food-trucks come together in Chattanooga to celebrate a diversity of food that is uniquely theirs, one that Chattanoogans have grown to look forward to each year.”

Admission to the festival is

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Dothan fast food worker arrested for online shopping with customer debit cards | Local News



Da'Kia Rochelle Cooper

Da’Kia Rochelle Cooper, 18, of Dothan


Sable Riley



A Dothan fast food worker was arrested after police say she took pictures of customer debit cards and tried to use them for internet purchases.

Da’Kia Rochelle Cooper, 18, is being charged with identity theft.

Dothan Police Sgt. Tim Mullis said Cooper worked at a fast food restaurant on Montgomery Highway and was given access to customers’ debit cards.

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She allegedly took pictures of the cards with her cell phone to use later.

Mullis said she was caught when she tried to

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Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the COVID-19 response

When a pandemic hits, questions that immediately arise include what impact there will be on public health, the economy and other aspects of society. Another set of questions involves response priorities for governments and households.

Food is central to both sets of questions. On the one hand, access to sufficient, nutritious food is threatened. On the other, focusing on food offers promising pandemic response options.

Reports from various countries highlight concerns about the impact of COVID-19 and pandemic response measures on food supplies, whether due to shortages, price rises or cash constraints. Even in rich countries, anxiety about possible shortages

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