North Hamilton

Soddy-Daisy holds fast to liquor sales regulations

In the face of a petition signed by around 200 people, the Soddy-Daisy City Commission is holding fast to the regulation it established regarding the required minimum distance between liquor stores.

Kids and seniors combine for Kindermusik at Morning Pointe of Hixson

Kindermusik of First Baptist Church in downtown Chattanooga and Morning Pointe of Hixson are proving that music can have an impact on any age group.

Hixson pastor and illusionist Hartley to perform last local show

When Ken Hartley isn’t at Abba’s House fulfilling his role as executive pastor of worship, he can often be found performing illusions around the world.

Brooks Memorial UMC hosting celebration March 28

Brooks Memorial United Methodist Church is hosting its first Spring Break Celebration Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Group creates free Wi-Fi directory in Red Bank

A group of Leadership Chattanooga participants is attempting to bridge the digital divide in Red Bank by creating a free Wi-Fi network. The goal is to get local businesses and organizations with Wi-Fi to join the network in order to help provide Internet access to students outside of school hours.

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Signal Mtn

By Kelsie Bowman Staff Writer A temporary Walden citizens committee is working to make the McCoy property fit to open to the public by May 25 — specifically for a Memorial Day picnic. The Walden Board

A temporary Walden citizens committee is working to make the McCoy property fit to open to the public by May 25 — specifically for a Memorial Day picnic.

Guild now seeking nominations for Woman of the Year Award

Shortly after the Signal Mountain Community Guild formed more than 80 years ago, the organization began accepting nominations from community members for its Woman of the Year Award presented annually at the group’s Dogwood Luncheon each spring. The deadline to submit nominations for the 2015 Woman of the Year is Wednesday, April 8.

SMSS launches website, offers new scholarship

Signal Mountain Social Services is now offering several college scholarships open to anyone in need who is a permanent resident of the 37377 ZIP code.

Meet the Signal Mountain Condemnation Board

Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a series outlining the purpose and duties of the various boards involved with the government in the town of Signal Mountain.

Damage to SMMHS fields will take months to repair

The recent damage done to fields at Signal Mountain Middle/High School will take months to repair, according to officials, leaving some students without field space to practice on.

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Walker

Catoosa County questions Hutcheson’s future

Catoosa County officials aren’t sure Hutcheson Medical Center can be saved.

Chickamauga’s Levi Mitchell has heart

Chickamauga’s Levi Mitchell, 5, likes to ride his bicycle and read Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle books. His favorite food is pepperoni and cheese pizza. His favorite superhero, Batman.

Queen City Bistro offers specialty cuisine in a historic space

LaFayette’s Queen City Bistro is adding “ambiance” to the downtown LaFayette Square.

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East Hamilton

Berz, officials encourage outreach

If you live in District 6 and have a concern, Councilwoman Carol Berz wants to hear from you. Community involvement was the theme of her town hall meeting at the Tyner Recreation Center last week.

Local student to compete in state geography competition

Local fifth-grader Christopher Allen has always loved maps and geography, and that interest has carried him to the National Geographic State Bee where he is a semifinalist.

New primary care practice focuses on whole family, lifestyles

Ever since Robyn Sandin was a little girl, she knew she wanted to be a doctor. Now, she and her business partner have opened a new lifestyle-oriented doctor’s office, TLC Primary Care, in Ooltewah.

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Catoosa

Catoosa hires Forgey to help with Hutcheson bankruptcy proceedings

Unschooled on the subtleties of hospital finances, Catoosa County officials hired an expensive tutor.

Remco Business Center holds lots of ‘hidden gems’

Many locals may be familiar with the Cracker Barrel in Ringgold, but not realize what is located beside it.

Steps 2 Hope almost ready to start Ringgold home build

Steps 2 Hope Executive Director Mark Wilson needs to recruit 1,100 volunteers to build a home for wounded war veteran Jason Smith. The home build in Ringgold will take seven days.

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Metro

CARTA launches survey to improve area transportation

CARTA is partnering with the Regional Planning Agency for a multimodal transportation survey to find ways to improve public transport across the city.

Woodworking Academy graduates 1st class

The Chattanooga Woodworking Academy has graduated its first class of beginning craftsmen.

Funeral home presents check to Chattanooga Autism Center

Heritage Funeral Home’s East Brainerd branch recently presented a check for $1,000 to the Chattanooga Autism Center to help further the nonprofit’s work with local children.

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