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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.

CARTA to take downtown dwellers to Enterprise South

Next month, CARTA will expand its bus routes to help downtown residents get to two of Chattanooga’s largest employers.

Birdathon a sign of spring

The colors you see in the budding trees may be another sign of spring: birds.

Kombucha movement brewing locally with Atchleys’ help

Like the coffee and the cold pressed juice trend before it, Chattanooga is catching on to kombucha, a fermented probiotic tea.

CGLA hosting mentor drive

While one hour — of the 8,736 in a year — doesn’t seem like a lot of time, there are many Chattanooga students for whom one hour of mentoring a month would make an enormous difference.

School funding focus of community meetings

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith is hosting community meetings to try to gain grassroots support for his proposal to increase the school district’s annual budget to about $379 million.

Southern Sqweeze to open 2nd location in Miller Plaza

A year into business, North Chattanooga’s local health-food staple Southern Sqweeze is opening a second location, right in Chattanooga’s city center. The new storefront will be located in Miller Plaza, in between Subway and the stage. While there are several options for lunch and food nearby, owner Kelsey Vasileff said Southern Sqweeze will add a convenient, healthy edge to the downtown spread.

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.

Nonprofit hosting 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.

Salvation Army celebrates 122 years of giving back locally

After 122 years in Chattanooga, the Salvation Army of Chattanooga — which just celebrated its anniversary — is still at work serving others in the community.

Family needs support after fire

The three adults and 9-month-old baby boy who escaped their burning house in East Chattanooga last week need help to recover from the loss of their home and everything inside it.

Granfalloon to open on Main Street this month

Come summer, the east side of Main Street will house several new businesses. Slick’s Burgers and Granfalloon, a coffee shop and event space, are moving in. Partners Amanda Halligan and Chelsea McInturff have been hard at work preparing Granfalloon to open later this month.

Organizers gearing up for Melanoma Walk

For the sixth year, survivors of melanoma and their supporters and families are preparing to gather at the Collegedale Greenway for the Miles for Melanoma Walk, being held Saturday, May 2.

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.

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