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Bachman Garden and Art Expo offers fun for all

Bachman Community Center is aiming to make its annual Garden and Art Expo an event for all ages this year. Free children’s activities have been added to keep the little ones occupied as their parents peruse the many plants and garden items available for sale.

MEF now registering for annual golf tourney

The annual Mountain Education Foundation Scramble Golf Tournament is quickly approaching, with a registration deadline of Wednesday, April 22. Hole sponsorships are also still available at a cost of $250, which gets a business’ sign placed at each hole on the course.

Signal Mountain reviews facility maintenance projects

With the first fiscal year of implementing a dedicated Facilities Maintenance department nearly behind them, Signal Mountain Town Council members are reviewing the department’s progress.

Traffic study could halt North Chattanooga neighborhood

Though the approval of a proposed neighborhood on the Hixson Pike S Curves is essentially a done deal, a group of North Chattanooga residents vexed by the proposed development may get their wish: that it not be built.

Soddy-Daisy Scout earns prestigious Hornaday Award

For many years, people who enjoy the outdoors have been encouraged to “leave no trace.”

One Accord buddies up to provide help to kids with special needs

When Deejay Haas first started attending One Accord Community Church with her family a year and a half ago, her daughter Maecie, who has autism, was nonverbal and not social.

Sale Creek High sees first mock DUI crash presentation

Sale Creek High School sophomores, juniors and seniors gathered last week on the school’s front lawn to witness a tragic scene.

Boys and Girls Club needs help of local men and women

The Boys and Girls Club of Chattanooga is hosting its annual Stake ‘N Burger Dinner Monday, April 27 to honor the club’s teen members and raise funds for the organization.

Chattanooga’s fire chief retires after 29 years here

Lamar Flint was chief of the Chattanooga Fire Department for only two years. But he took the helm during one of the department’s most turbulent periods, as major changes to firefighters’ pay and pensions were hashed out in 2013 and 2014.

Nonprofit hosts fashion show to benefit women in India

When Susan Mathews met trafficked women on a recent trip to India, she knew she had to find a way for her nonprofit, Love Without Reason, to help them.

A long road likely ahead for Davidson overhaul

Small repairs being studied to alleviate some issues

A complete overhall to fix Davidson Road would cost much more than is currently in the budget, according to Chattanooga Department of Transportation Administrator Blythe Bailey.

American Legion hosts flea market

The Collegedale American Legion Post 257 is hosting its Spring Flea Market this weekend at Collegedale Community Church.

Pumpkin Patch rehab gets rolling

The initiative to rehabilitate the Pumpkin Patch playground is gaining momentum.

Alexian residents add beauty with art

Alexian Village has many residents with experience in the arts, and they are contributing their talents to help beautify the senior living community and give it a more home-like, personal touch.

Making learning fun

2 new workshops for kids incorporate STEM through play

The MACC is hosting several new workshops that use play to introduce science, engineering, technology and math concepts in fun, innovative ways.

Meet the Historical Committee

Editor’s note: This is the 10th in a series outlining the purpose and duties of the various boards involved with the government in the town of Signal Mountain.

Just say yes to fundraiser for former DARE officer Hill

For many years, Greg Hill has served as a positive influence in the lives of the children of Signal Mountain.

FEMA seeks input on new flood insurance rate maps

Residents and property owners in Hamilton County have the opportunity to give their input and have questions answered by experts as the Federal Emergency Management Agency reviews its newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for the county.

Hixson Kiwanis continues longstanding tradition

In 1947, the World War II peace treaties were signed and Jackie Robinson became the first black person to play major league baseball. It was also the year the Hixson Kiwanis Club was formed.

Two Frazier businesses celebrate birthdays with events

Frazier Avenue consistently sees changes in the businesses that line its street, but two are gearing up to celebrate a measure of longevity and success in their North Shore locations.


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