The city of Soddy-Daisy passed a resolution at its May 15 meeting authorizing orders of removal of unruly people from the city’s parks.
If a tornado, fire or other disaster hits the Lakesite area, the city’s records are now preserved in a fire- and weather-resistant cabinet purchased with an $870 grant from the Tennessee secretary of state.
With its main building constructed in 1937 and the gym and library added in 1971, the old Red Bank Middle School is ready for retirement, said principal John Pierce. Built to be heated with coal, the building still has old-time radiators, the roof leaks and walls are crumbling, he said.
When it comes to color, Dana Hamilton knows what she wants.
Anyone who visits the Mizpah Cemetery might pass by the grave of Hermann Wygoda and see the inscription “A man of honor.” Though apt, the epitaph barely scratches the surface of the man’s legacy.
The Walden Mayor and Board of Aldermen are working on ways to slow speeding drivers in some of the town’s problem areas.
J. Smith Salon is now home to a new stylist, Katie Eggebrecht.
MACC will begin holding a new nature program for children certain Fridays beginning May 31. Although not affiliated with the Tennessee Aquarium, the program will be led by longtime aquarium employees Susie Grant and penguin keeper Amy Graves.
Signal Mountain resident and artist Melanie Underwood, of Sunshine Girl Designs, is offering art camps this summer at Bachman Community Center, where she is holding seven sessions from May-August.
Signal Crest United Methodist Church is bringing families together in a unique way through the upcoming Kidz Blitz FX Live performance being held in the church’s Crest Center Friday, May 31. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6 p.m. before the doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The county’s millage rate isn’t going up, at least not because of Walker County’s recent decision to help out Hutcheson Medical Center.
World War II veteran Magmus Hunziker, of Chickamauga, and his sons Vietnam veterans Gary Hunziker, of Rossville, and Jim Hunziker, of LaFayette, all assisted in hosting the Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance Northwest Georgia Chapter 12 of LaFayette free barbecue meal event recently on the chapter grounds.
Just months after being fined $6,000 for 50,000 to 60,000 gallons of raw sewage that spilled into Chattooga Creek, the city of LaFayette is being hit with another state-mandated charge — one that adds two zeroes to that first amount.
Within the next six weeks, construction is expected to start on the new East Brainerd Elementary School building, which will be located at East Brainerd Intermediate School’s current campus.
When Collegedale turns 45 this fall, its city planner, Kelly Martin, hopes to be able to present a pretty special birthday gift.
Collegedale City Manager Ted Rogers can mark something off his long to-do list: he’s now self-published.
In partnership with Walker County, Catoosa is extending a $2.5 million line of credit to Fort Oglethorpe’s Hutcheson Medical Center that should keep it in operation until a leasing agreement with Erlanger Hospital is established.
It’s baseball season, but one of Ringgold’s ball fields is in no condition to host games.
Three thousand, five hundred — that’s how many trophies the upstairs studio at United Karate in downtown Ringgold holds.
Not many 11-year-olds can say they’ve walked the red carpet. But Patrick Sharrock has brittle bone disease and isn’t like other boys his age.
For Yusuf Hakeem, it all started with knocking on doors with his mother as a child. He would tag along with her when she was a voting precinct leader and help people get out of their homes to vote.
Every few minutes, thuds come from a small building behind a home in St. Elmo.