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Commission OKs liquor store despite protest

Despite protests from nearby residents, the city of Soddy-Daisy has issued a Certificate of Compliance to Ashish Chaudhari, who plans to open a liquor store in the Green Pond neighborhood.

Skyuka Hall experiences growth, improvements

Dr. Josh Yother, who became principal of Skyuka Hall this past August, is breathing new life into the small school designed for children who learn differently.

Soddy outreach receives $20,000 to help needy in community

Last year, the St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministry of Soddy-Daisy’s Holy Spirit Catholic Church gave away $15,000 worth of food and rent money to residents in need.

Businesses on Frazier switch it up

A quick drive down Frazier Avenue reveals some changes to the street’s retail stores.

Grocery store vote expected next week

Traffic may not be as big an issue as opponents think

The construction of the new Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School, which will be complete in time for the school to open August 2015, should only improve traffic patterns surrounding the proposed development at Thrasher Pike and Middle Valley Road, according to District 3 School Board Representative Greg Martin.

Help Amelia through yoga at ClearSpring

An upcoming fundraiser at ClearSpring Yoga offers a chance to feel good while doing good.

Local couple reminisces about 60-plus years of marriage

In 1952, Kenneth Beattie sent his sweetheart Eileen a diamond ring through the mail from his post at the Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, La.

Brookdale Hixson spreads word about heart disease

Brookdale Hixson, formerly referred to as Wellington Place of Hixson, is reaching out to women in the surrounding community older than 65 to inform them about their increased risk of heart disease and what they can do to prevent it. The effort is part of Brookdale’s nationwide intiative “10,000 Heart to Hearts,” a program Brookdale Hixson will be participating in throughout the month of February.

Zumbathon event to benefit Orange Grove Center Feb. 21

There have been many Zumbathons around town, and no one knows that more than Tammy Moore and Monica James. The pair teaches Zumba at their studio, Jigy Monica’s, throughout the week.

Red Bank passes revised zoning ordinance

Applause erupted among attendees as the Red Bank City Commission adopted the city’s revised zoning ordinance on first reading at its Feb. 3 meeting. Commissioner Rick Causer was the only one to vote against it.

The Big Table turns 10

After 10 years in business, The Big Table on the NorthShore is still operating under the same home-cooked mission and, largely, with the same menu.

Hixson High tennis courts in need of repair

Playing tennis on the Hixson High School courts isn’t ideal.

Meeting to talk about proposed development

Seeking to calm controversy over a proposed grocery store development in Hixson, Hamilton County Commissioner Marty Haynes is calling for a public meeting this week in the Middle Valley area.

Lady Trojans introduce Big Sis Mentoring Program

At a recent Lady Trojans’ basketball game, some of the teammates seemed a little too young to be in high school.

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.