North Hamilton

Development wave headed to North Shore

Two multimillion-dollar developments are in the works on the North Shore, and more are likely.

Local teams need votes in Fishackathon

Some of Chattanooga’s brightest coders, developers and tech-minded residents — including North Chattanooga resident David Duncan — holed themselves up at the Tennessee Aquarium for 24 hours to help find solutions to ocean sustainability problems.

Speed limit on Dayton Pike lowered

While reporting on current road projects in the city, Soddy-Daisy City Manager Janice Cagle informed city commissioners at their June 19 meeting that the Tennessee Department of Transportation requested that the city lower the speed limit on Dayton Pike between its intersection with Hatlin Drive and its intersection with Porter Road.

Chester Frost celebrates Great American Campout

The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with organizations such as Read 20, the Chattanooga Nature Center, Creative Discovery Museum and Tennessee Student Educational Alliance to offer a mini-camp with a Great American Campout theme July 8-10.

A crescendo of talent

Rylands raising up generation of violinists in Chattanooga

Brainerd resident Dr. Ann Rylands is raising up a generation of talented violinists in Chattanooga.

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Signal Mtn

Walden mayor sets up new McCoy board

Meetings held every Tuesday at McCoy house

Walden Mayor Bill Trohanis is changing the structure of the McCoy citizens committee, a temporary committee appointed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen that’s been in place since March.

Lions prepare for popular Fourth of July fundraiser

The Signal Mountain Lions Club is aiming to smoke 1,800 pounds of meat — all they have the room to cook — for this year’s Fourth of July barbecue.

Double Barrel expands to sit-down restaurant

“Folks come up here and open restaurants without knowing the community,” says local resident Maricela Mardi Leonard.

Balanced moves to larger space, increases offerings

Just a year after opening in a one-room studio in Walden Commons, Balanced Fitness and Cycling Studio has moved to a larger space in the new Trolley Station business complex on Mississippi Avenue.

Clothes House celebrating Christmas in July soon

The Clothes House, a thrift store that sells donated items to benefit Signal Mountain Social Services, is full of evidence that Signal Mountain residents were very busy cleaning out their closets this spring. Much of this evidence is in the form of Christmas items, according to Signal Mountain Social Services spokeswoman Deseret Ward.

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Walker

Noble meeting introduces Audia company

With the scheduled Aug. 1 opening of the Audia International Plant in Noble, several citizens of the community are concerned with the construction and the impact the plastics manufacturer could have on the community.

City of Chickamauga plans to begin monitoring city drivers

After receiving complaints on how some city of Chickamauga employees drive, the city is partnering with Fleetmatics Inc. to manage employees’ driving habits.

Swinging Into Action

Chickamauga Lions Club Golf Tournament raises money for Georgia Lions Lighthouse

The Chickamauga Lions Club Golf Tournament welcomed 21 golfers to Battlefield Golf Course for a day of fun that raised funds for the pediatric hearing aid program at Georgia Lions Lighthouse in Atlanta.

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East Hamilton

Erlanger East to become ‘healthy lifestyle center’

Erlanger East is undergoing a transformation into a full-service hospital. But more than that, the hospital’s ongoing renovations will turn it into a true asset for the community, officials say.

Special guests slated for Collegedale’s 10th Independence Day celebration

Collegedale invites the general community to celebrate Independence Day early for the 10th year in a row. The town is hosting its 10th anniversary celebration of the Fourth on Thursday, July 2.

Zounds encourages earplugs for noisy Fourth of July activities

Fourth of July is a time for celebration. And since it is synonymous with fireworks, Zounds Hearing of Chattanooga says it’s also a time for earplugs.

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Catoosa

Interim county manager named

The position of interim county manager has been offered to Billy Beckett.

Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis presents $5,000 to Fort Oglethorpe Recreation efforts

The $5,000 the Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club is spending to assist in Fort Oglethorpe Recreation Department ball field upgrades could have a big payoff for the city.

Young America Ministries reaches out to area youth

Local business owners Wes and Kelia Williams work in low-income housing, trailer parks, apartments and car dealerships. They noticed the children around them needed things, so they started collecting coats, shoes and school supplies.

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Metro

Local teams need votes in Fishackathon

Some of Chattanooga’s brightest coders, developers and tech-minded residents — including North Chattanooga resident David Duncan — holed themselves up at the Tennessee Aquarium for 24 hours to help find solutions to ocean sustainability problems.

TechTown searching for sponsors

Aiming to offer inner-city students free admittance, partner with schools

Chattanooga’s kid-focused TechTown may have only opened its doors Saturday, but it’s already working to ensure local children can experience what it has to offer. “My personal goal is to have each child in Hamilton County to be here at least one day this school year,” CEO Cordell Carter said to Hamilton County District 9 teachers last week during a private tour. “We can also come to you, but we really want them to experience this here.”

A crescendo of talent

Rylands raising up generation of violinists in Chattanooga

Brainerd resident Dr. Ann Rylands is raising up a generation of talented violinists in Chattanooga.

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