Here's a look at the business trends for August in the Chattanooga area. Those trends include an new 7-Eleven store and a 71-boat slip marina proposed for the Tennessee River. What's opening A new 7-Eleven opened along Highway 153 in Hixson and includes a Raise the Roost Chicken and Laredo Taco outlet within the store. A J.Crew Factory store opened in the Hamilton Crossing shopping center near Gunbarrel Road in Chattanooga. What's closing In August Siskin Children's Institute officials announced plans to permanently close the early learning centers at 1101 Carter St.
and 225 Lookout St. on Sept. 29. The Tennessee Alcohol and Beverage Commission said the Blue Light bar's alcohol license expired Aug. 5. The business has since shut down. Joe "Dixie" Fuller, owner of Zarzour's Café, announced he will close the doors of his restaurant, marking the end of his family's 106-year legacy and four generations as owners of Chattanooga's oldest eatery. What's expanding Big Chicken, a fast-food chicken restaurant chain started five years ago by basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal, is expanding into Tennessee this fall with new restaurants in Hixson and downtown Chattanooga. Welcome Home of Chattanooga, a nonprofit organization that provides hospice to residents, has opened a second cancer respite care house on its nearly 5-acre property in East Chattanooga. Legacybox, a Chattanooga-based digitizing service, is expanding its partnership with Hamilton County Schools by adding The Howard School to a work-based learning program. WesBanco Inc.,