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Summit marks growth, new Family Justice Center

District 6 Chattanooga City Councilwoman Carol Berz commended business owners and nonprofit officials alike during her recent annual summit meeting at Wilson Air Center.

Artist Swanger creates likeness of area family

When Collegedale’s Theodora Sayne saw the portrait, she “almost fell over.”

New business offers medical transportation services

With more than 20 years of experience in the medical field, new business owner Robin Davis said helping others is something she has always been passionate about.

Q Commons returns to the Camp House Feb. 26

For the second time in a year, a shared global experience is returning to Chattanooga. Q Commons, an interactive event connecting communities around the world, will once again come to the Camp House on Thursday, Feb 26.

Red Bank considers new regulations

The city of Red Bank is considering drafting ordinances dealing with charitable drop boxes, food trucks, temporary storage units and predatory lenders.

New cultural center director stresses changes, involvement

Dionne Jennings wants the community to “forget everything you know about the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, because it’s going to change.”

Student Painters brush up Chattanooga

At 19 years old, Forest Smith is well on his way to owning his own business.

Go Red for Women during the month of February

February is Heart Health Month and the Chattanooga American Heart Association is not going to let anyone forget that heart disease is the leading killer among women in the United States.

District 6 Summit to be held in February

District 6 City Councilwoman Carol Berz and the MidTown Chamber of Commerce are hosting a community summit Friday, Feb. 20 to discuss development in the area.

River City Archery opens on McCallie Avenue

After teaching archery lessons for several years, Eric King has opened River City Archery, an indoor archery range and school, downtown. There, he offers classes in both Olympic recurve style archery with a recurve bow, and compound bow archery.

Breast cancer survivors invited to learn to cook for health

Local nonprofit Breast Cancer Support Services is continuing its quarterly educational series at the North River Civic Center with a cooking demonstration called “Cooking for a Healthy Life,” to be presented by Chef Lee Cureton of Culinary Creations Catering Thursday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m.

CAP graduates 25 girls from first program

Girls in the Chattanooga Ambassadors Program may have spent the past year doing a lot of extra homework, but it’s finally paid off.

Partnership to ‘empower’ lower-income neighborhoods

EPB findings show that three areas — East Chattanooga, East Lake and Highland Park — use 40 percent more electricity than other parts of town.

Save Water, Drink Wine Feb. 7 to help environmental group

What better way to spend a cold winter evening than drinking wine in warm greenhouses surrounded by beautiful plants? The Signal Mountain-based Student Environmental Alliance Kids 4 Clean Water program is holding its third annual Save Water, Drink Wine fundraiser at the Barn Nursery where one can do just that, while raising money to help kids solve water problems around the community as well as in the Caribbean.

LVES Literacy Night draws crowds

As books were passed around, kids jumped up and down with glee written on their faces. Kids raced between bookshelves to comfy couches, and took turns flipping through records and clicking on computers.