One public hearing remains
Catoosa County, Ga.’s, proposed property tax increase had several taxpayers asking for a tightening of the government’s belt in a public hearing last Thursday night that boiled down to political ethics over dollars.
Most of the time, no news is good news. But to the dozens of East Hamilton residents anticipating the widening of East Brainerd Road, no update on behalf of the Tennessee Department of Transportation was bad news at the recent District 4 Summit.
By mid-September, dirt should be moving on the latest Tennessee Riverwalk extension that will connect St. Elmo to the rest of the system, which stretches all the way to the Chickamauga Dam.
With Lyndhurst Foundation’s most recent donation of $23,000, the city of Ringgold has all the money it needs for its Dragging Canoe launch project along South Chickamauga Creek at the city municipal park.
New Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Superintendent Brad Bennett is happy to be at what he deems “the best park of them all.”
A childhood trade ended up turning into a lifetime passion for Jim Miller. And a one-year — and counting — business venture.
Randall Franks has met a lot of people in his life — a lot of the kinds of people that most would consider themselves lucky to have met even just one of. Like movie stars and music legends.
When Ringgold couple Lisa and Jimmy McClure lost their son, they managed to find comfort through singing.
Imagination Station will remain open, for now. Though scheduled to be closed for renovations beginning Sept. 2, community outcry has pushed the project back — and sent it back to the drawing board.
This May, Brian Richard was on his way to work after a long weekend when he turned around and drove back home to Ooltewah.
“Balance, rhythm, proportion.”
Five years and a name change later, Gina Johnson is ready to do some good for the community with her St. Elmo salon. Previously named Gina’s Hair Galleria, the new name, Mane Event Salon, is catchier, she said.
In a small classroom at Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, a student jumped on her desk as others sunk backward into the walls. A miniature Vietnamese pot-bellied pig named Lola was waddling student to student, receiving pets and treats.
A musician’s legacy often lives on much longer than the musician themself.
As Olga de Klein lined up for her UTC graduation ceremony in 2011, she looked like most of her peers clad in black robes and wearing square hats.
The city of Red Bank recently reported on its debt obligation.
Sometimes it’s listed as malnutrition. Other times a heart attack or another type of organ failure.
Larry Bullington doesn’t do anything halfway, but he sure does a lot. He’s self-described as the best-kept secret in town.
Ann Lewis started plucking the chords of a piano when she was as young as 6, and she played for a gospel quartet by the age of 15.
Tie-dye, peace signs and a generally groovy atmosphere — a step inside Hixson Pike’s new Hipster Vibes is like walking right back into the 1960s.