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Council still questions conservation easement

The conservation easement agreement between the town of Signal Mountain and the Land Trust for Tennessee may have been signed into effect, but the debate continues.

Meet the Signal Mountain Personnel Committee

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

Signal Mountain Farm improves CSA accessibility

Signal Mountain Farm owner Thomas O’Neal is making his Community Supported Agriculture program more accessible for members. CSAs are a farming method that allows community members to get their produce directly from a local farmer by paying in advance for an entire season’s worth of produce.

Signal residents divided over speed bumps on Arden and Middle Creek

Speed bumps continue to be a hot topic at Signal Mountain Town Council meetings, with some residents demanding they be removed from Arden Way and Middle Creek Road immediately.

Wal-Mart vote set for this week

The Hamilton County Commission was expected to vote this week on whether to approve a much-debated rezoning at Thrasher Pike and Middle Valley Road.

McGill wins $1,000 with colossal cabbage

Soddy Elementary student Lauren McGill watched with astonishment as the cabbage plant she nourished continued to get bigger and bigger, eventually growing larger than a basketball and weighing about 40 pounds, the weight of an average human leg.

Red Bank residents offer skin care line

Red Bank residents Jerritt Patterson and Eddie Garza have discovered a new skin care line and they are quickly spreading the word about its benefits to their clients through their new business, Oasis Skin Care.

City of Red Bank considers switching to LED streetlamps

When Red Bank City Manager Randall Smith first toured the city while interviewing for his position, he said one thing that stood out to him was the darkness of main drag Dayton Boulevard at night.

Bassett takes over dental practice on Hixson Pike

Big Ridge native Elizabeth Bassett grew up making regular visits to Dr. Howard L. Rowe’s dentist office on Hixson Pike.

County mayor discusses public school funding

Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger emphasized the need to focus on childhood education and workforce development during his speech at the Hamilton Place Rotary Club meeting last week.a

Moms introduce Posh Piggies to metro Chattanooga

For more than a decade, Signal Mountain moms have been organizing a biannual consignment sale for infants and children called Little Piggies. Previous owners Tanya Swann and Dominique Gable also held a women’s consignment sale called the Stock Exchange.

Signal moms introduce Posh Piggies to metro Chattanooga

For more than a decade, Signal Mountain moms have been organizing a biannual consignment sale for infants and children called Little Piggies. Previous owners Tanya Swann and Dominique Gable also held a women’s consignment sale called the Stock Exchange.

Mojo Burrito plans St. Elmo move

After 13 years, St. Elmo’s favorite burrito place has found a new home … less than a block away.

St. Elmo UMC hosts benefit for Chattanooga CARES

St. Elmo United Methodist Church hopes people will come out to shake, rattle and roll for a good cause.

Residents wary of Skyfall

East Brainerd residents showed up in full force to voice their concerns to Skyfall developer Rick Harris last week at Westview Elementary. Harris’ proposal of the 35 single-family home subdivision raised a number of questions from worsening traffic to storm water runoff concerns.

Wild Birds Unlimited offers much more than seed

Mel Vandergriff has 16 bird feeders surrounding his home.

New ownership brings growth to small printing business

When Rob Howell and business partner Brad Fisher purchased College Press last year, the two had big plans for the small printing business.

Sacramento Guerrero proves value of hard work

Sacramento Guerrero had $100 to his name when he opened a taco truck in Tennessee. Now, the Cleveland, Tenn., resident is proud to have expanded his family-run Mexican restaurant, Tacos El Cunao, to East Brainerd.

Trucks getting stuck under new Ringgold foot bridge

The pedestrian bridge next to the Ringgold Depot may have solved one safety problem, but it is now at the center of another, officials say.

Walker Business Park gets state support

Walker County’s Business Park is getting a hefty boost from the state. Last week, Commissioner Bebe Heiskell announced via her Facebook page that the county is receiving $1 million from the state of Georgia and Georgia Department of Transportation to build a rail entry to the industrial site and the in-construction Audia plant site.

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