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Brainerd Market extends double SNAP benefits

What began as a temporary sponsorship to help local community members have access to healthy food will not have to end with the year, thanks to the support of a local church.

Interscholastic Climbing League introduces teens to climbing

After the books are closed and the school bell has rung, a team of students from Brainerd High School hurries to practice. But instead of padding up for football or lacing up cleats for soccer, they are heading to Little Rock City or to a local climbing gym to practice their belaying skills.

LMC helps Howard students land opportunities

When Robyn Carlton agreed to host student volunteers from a local school, she never imagined the impact the Lookout Mountain Conservancy would have on their futures.

The Furniture Shoppe benefiting Toys for Tots

As a family tradition, each Christmas Carter Fowler’s family has him read a story from a book about his grandfather, Calvin Fowler.

Inner-city conference advocates involvement

Police Chief Fred Fletcher called Chattanooga “a city of action” during his recent speech at the Call to Action conference to help find solutions to the violence that has gripped the city ever tighter.

ReCreate Café introduces Playback Theatre Improv

People experience conflicting emotions over work, love, school and family every day. But seeing the love-hate emotions of work acted out onstage by actors fighting to be heard over each other may completely open people’s eyes.

East Ridge elects Cagle, Sewell, Lambert

It’s been years since retired city employee Jacky Cagle knew the ins and outs of East Ridge government. But as a newly elected city councilman, he said he’s ready to jump right back in.

Lookout Valley student donates winnings to Children’s Hospital

When Lookout Valley Elementary School second-grade student Kenzie Sam set out to sell the most Kids First Coupon Books, she turned to her big brother for help.

Community thrilled with theater renovation

Community members and theater lovers came out in full force at the end of October to celebrate the grand reopening of Barking Legs Theater after a three-month closure and more than $150,000 in renovations.

Harvest Here Food Hub digs into local-food movement

When you visit restaurants like Flying Squirrel or Easy Bistro, you may notice that the menus have a little more detail on them. Now, the menus are not only a guide to the flavors and combinations featured, but also to exactly where the produce comes from.

Leaders aim for Southside solidarity through sports

A basketball tournament may not be the first thing that comes to mind when encouraging local involvement, but leaders in the Southside believe a game is just what the community needs to create a sense of unity.

More St. Elmo bike lanes en route

St. Elmo cyclists are moving closer to safer bike lanes and getting more mobility choices.

Diabetes Expo set for Nov. 8

As Claire Blum knows, you live with diabetes 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In between 15-minute doctor visits, diabetes is a constant lifestyle that needs more than just a periodical check-up.

Garuda Screenprinting moves downtown

If you’ve recently gone looking for Garuda Screenprinting on the North Shore, you’re on the wrong side of the river.

100 Girls of Code focuses on expansion, changing stereotypes

The computer science field is composed of 18.2 percent women, according to officials with the TN Code Academy.

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