East Brainerd


Spring Art Expo comes to Art Creations

What better time to brush up your artistic side than the beginning of spring?

Dusk ‘til Dawn Adventure Race ups the ante

Ever try starting a fire in the dark? Ever try starting a fire in the dark, scaling a rock wall and leaping from a telephone pole into the dark abyss all in one night?

Kiwanis Club raises funds through Sounds of Footsteps

If the Kiwanis Club of Ooltewah-Collegedale can double the participation in this year’s 12th annual Sounds of Footsteps 5k, that’d mean double the amount of money raised. And that’d be good news for the race’s benefactor, the Chattanooga Speech and Hearing Center, said race organizer and club member Roger Qualey.

Meet Jim Jarvis, new principal at OHS

Jim Jarvis started his career at Ooltewah High School more than 40 years ago when he was leading the Owls football team.

Team Austin fundraisers every Wednesday at Taziki’s

Team Austin is partnering with Steps2Hope and Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe to raise funds to build a carport for Austin Whitten, of LaFayette. The LaFayette High School junior was tragically injured in a diving accident last year and is still undergoing physical rehabilitation.

Lightning strike costs Collegedale around $50,000

The city of Collegedale is currently dealing with around $50,000 in damages after an electric surge from a nearby lightning strike devastated equipment at City Hall.

Goodwin extension waits on City Council

When the new East Brainerd Elementary opens next fall, parents are supposed to drop off students at the school’s entrance on Goodwin Road, but that entrance hasn’t been constructed yet — and neither has the road.

Citizens oppose annexation

Despite opposition from potential residents, the Collegedale City Commission approved the annexation of more than 50 new parcels of land into the city at its most recent meeting.

Apartment complex slated for McCutcheon Road

A new 250-unit apartment complex to be located at 6839 McCutcheon Road, off of Lee Highway near its intersection with Shallowford Road, was approved by Hamilton County Planning Commission at its most recent meeting.

Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee lives in Harrison

Harrison resident Bliss Welch is a lot of things. She’s a wife, a mother of a 17-month-old little girl and an accounting graduate student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Land a prize by sighting birds

First-ever local Birdathon is April 1-21

Avian admirers take note: Your prowess for bird watching could yield some cool prizes in April.

Scott scores soccer scholarship

When Aneshia Scott tried out for her middle school soccer team, she didn’t make the cut.

Holidays a tasty tradition at the Bread Basket

Bunnies are popping up at local bakery the Bread Basket this week. The approaching Easter holiday means both a cuddly shaped cookie and a boost in sales for owner Anson Hyde.

New Ooltewah Elementary on schedule

If everything goes according to schedule, this week will be the last time Ooltewah Elementary students and teachers start a new semester at the Lee Highway school.

Get involved with the new year

The new year is here. Here are several opportunities for locals to try something new and different in light of the New Year’s tradition of setting self-improvement goals.