North Hamilton

Select North Hamilton schools offer free meals for all students

“Lunch money” will be a term of the past for students at 47 Hamilton County schools this fall, thanks to a federal program that covers the cost of all students’ breakfasts and lunches in select schools, regardless of family incomes.

Lasley celebrates 61 years in ministry at Oak Street Baptist

On a July Sunday 61 years ago, Don Lasley was baptized at Oak Street Baptist Church.

Red Bank resident helps others with life-like dolls

When tiny clay body parts began arriving at her home in Red Bank last year, Gail Raines’ kids told her it was creepy.

Integrity Elite All Stars opens on Hixson Pike

The former Partyville Inc. on Hixson Pike was recently host to a new kind of party – the grand opening of Integrity Elite All Stars.

School Board candidates — District 3

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about contested races in the August county general election. Check upcoming editions of North Hamilton Weekly for more election coverage. Early voting runs July 18-Aug. 2. The last day to register to vote was July 8.

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Signal Mtn

Signal buys James Blvd. property for $115,000

The town of Signal Mountain is a new homeowner, but at least one official isn’t happy about the decision.

Church offers drive-thru for prayer

Every Saturday until Aug. 23, representatives from Signal Mountain Church of Christ will be available to pray with passing motorists who don’t even need to leave their vehicle.

Mountain Cove wins national competition

It’s been a great year for Mountain Cove Bluegrass Band, which Signal Mountain Weekly has been covering since the group was formed back in 2008 during lunch breaks at Signal Mountain Middle/High School.

MACC gets facelift from volunteers

For the fourth year, volunteers from the Alive in You summer program are spending several summer days doing repairs and cleaning at the MACC.

Signal Mountain Farmers Market moves to Pruett’s parking lot

The Signal Mountain Farmers Market is moving from Bachman Community Center to the parking lot at Pruett’s Signal Mountain Market. The market day and times will remain the same — Thursdays from 4-6 p.m.

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Walker

Rossville DDA loses paid director position

The Rossville Downtown Development Authority will no longer have a paid director, said Mayor Teddy Harris.

Walker County Transit renewed for another year

After uncertainty about the program’s future last June and doubled rider fees that took effect Jan. 1, Walker County Transit has been renewed for another year.

Hutcheson on the Parkway hosts free Community Health Fair July 10

Hutcheson on the Parkway’s Fuller Cancer Center welcomes all to its Community Health Fair Thursday, July 10 from 4-7 p.m.

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East Hamilton

Enclave at East Hamilton deferred

Developers to host community meetings

You didn’t have to speak to the 40 East Hamilton residents who turned out for the July meeting of the Chattanooga Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission to know why they were there.

Family welcomes doves during the summer

When it rains during the summer, Sue Henley’s little grandson runs up to her with a worried look on his face. “It’s raining sideways,” he’ll cry. “Will they be OK?”

Sweet Eats Bakery moving down Lee Highway

Less than a year after opening, Sweet Eats is getting a new home — only minutes away from its first location.

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Catoosa

No tax increase for schools

After a tax increases last year from the school board and the county, Catoosa taxpayers may see a little relief this year.

Catoosa Family Collaborative eyes grant

Success in school starts long before a child enters kindergarten.

Joy Ride for Jan Blevins takes off July 26 at FOPD

Several hundred motorcycles will rev their engines in memory of Jan Blevins during the July 26 joy ride that will honor her legacy.

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Metro

CNE to host Highland Park workshop

Tennessee Temple may be leaving the neighborhood, but Highland Park isn’t worried.

Bethlehem Center celebrates a successful summer

When 100 local kids take the stage this week at The Bethlehem Center to perform a rendition of “The Lion King,” their songs, dances, acting and hand-painted backdrops will be an achievement they can be proud of.

Mostly French brings a slice of French living to Main Street

One of Helen Warrender’s favorite pastimes is polishing silver.

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