North Hamilton

Red Bank commits to study on pedestrian improvements

A change of heart could cost the city of Red Bank more than $40,000.

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is Aug. 29

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is featuring “Salad and Silhouettes” Saturday, Aug. 29.

Bi-Lo begins change to Food City

Your local Bi-Lo supermarket is closing.

Soddy-Daisy addresses safety concerns

At their meeting Aug. 6, Soddy-Daisy commissioners addressed several safety concerns in the city, including adding school resource officers to the city’s schools that lack them, as well as giving firefighters and first responders in the city who are certified to carry firearms permission to do so on the job.

Red Bank Elementary transforms library into ‘makerspace’

Volunteer help needed

Red Bank Elementary’s library isn’t looking much like a library these days. In fact, it won’t look like a traditional library ever again.

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Signal Mtn

Walden can’t hang its hat on Hall tax

Just one month into its new fiscal year, the town of Walden is already facing a budget shortfall.

Gray joins Signal Crest UMC staff as children’s ministry director

A new children’s Sunday school curriculum and more family events are just a few of the things Chrissy Gray has in store for the Signal Crest United Methodist Church congregation, for which she is the new children’s ministry director.

Signal’s Gammon specializes in doing kitchens, windows

After spending many years working for a division of IBM, nearly five years ago Signal Mountain resident Pete Gammon started a business specializing in windows and kitchen cabinets, JK Kitchen and Windows.

MACC adds musical theater dance workshops to class lineup

The MACC is expanding its offerings to include instruction in musical theater dance, with workshops scheduled for the first Saturday of the month September through December, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is Aug. 29

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is featuring “Salad and Silhouettes” Saturday, Aug. 29.

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Walker

Finding Hope Fellowship Church launches in downtown Chickamauga

Todd Kyle has not had an easy life. An alcoholic drug addict, he spent years wandering the streets in Connecticut, Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee, living under overpasses and eating discarded food at food chains.

Stronghold Gaming opens in LaFayette

Extreme Gaming may have powered down, but Stronghold Gaming has taken its place, opening in downtown LaFayette. Business co-owners James Thompson and Marcus Waters bought the stock from Extreme Gaming that recently closed its doors.

Candidate qualifying dates approaching

The qualifying dates for city elections in Walker County is approaching.

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East Hamilton

Former Birchwood Elementary brings community together in new way

When Jason Wright heard that the school he had grown up attending was set to be torn down, he knew it was time to take action.

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is Aug. 29

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is featuring “Salad and Silhouettes” Saturday, Aug. 29.

Tri-State Military Vehicle Club hosts Swap Meet Sept. 4-5

The senior member of the Tri-State Military Vehicle Club, 93-year-old Chattanooga resident James Gribble, spent his years in the Air Force in a dangerous position. He flew 20 missions as a ball turret gunner, crouched in a small pod on the underbelly of a B-24 bomber in Europe during World War II.

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Catoosa

Vietnam veterans gather in Fort Oglethorpe to share history

The History Company in Fort Oglethorpe, next to Chickamauga Battlefield, recently made for the perfect scene for a gathering of Vietnam veterans with memorabilia from their history in tow, an annual event known as The Gathering.

Christ First Church invites locals to “stand with Israel’ Aug. 27

Catoosa County’s Christ First Church is hosting “Standing with Israel” Aug. 27 at 7 p.m.

JJ Angelina’s looking for ‘beauty ambassadors’

JJ Angelina’s owner Angela Attardo is recruiting beauty ambassadors from local high schools through Sept. 1. Ringgold, Heritage and Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School female students are welcome to apply to win “VIP privileges” and discounts at the salon.

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Metro

Police look to smartphone app to further communication

For many neighborhoods, increasing communication can be an integral part of increasing safety.

SCORE offers free Small Business Workshop

The local chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association providing education and mentorship to small businesses through experienced volunteers, is holding a free Small Business Workshop in the main conference room of the Business Development Center Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is Aug. 29

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is featuring “Salad and Silhouettes” Saturday, Aug. 29.

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