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Red Bank officials deny officers tablet computers

Nine Red Bank police officers will go without in-car tablets after the City Commission voted down a resolution authorizing a $38,268 contract to purchase the computers at its Oct. 7 meeting.

Meet the North Hamilton candidates

There are several seats up for grabs in North Hamilton County, including Red Bank commissioner at large, Red Bank District 1 commissioner and Red Bank District 3 commissioner, as well as three seats on the Lakesite City Commission and two on the Soddy-Daisy City Commission.

Loftis receives grant from Dollar General

Loftis Middle School is the recent recipient of a $2,000 grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation, which the school is using to purchase leveled texts, said Curriculum Coach Jessie Beaumont Schmid.

Women’s health expo comes to North River Civic Center Oct. 21

The North River Civic Center is teaming up with Memorial Hospital in Hixson to give local women of all ages a night of health education and pampering before the holiday season sets in.

4th edition of Hixson family genealogy released

When Linda Hixon was a little girl, she loved to crack open the family genealogy book and rifle through the pages until she found her name.

Hixson UMC celebrates 125th birthday

Hixson United Methodist is celebrating a huge milestone Oct. 19 — its 125th birthday — and invites the community to celebrate, too.

Citizens may enter Big Soddy Gulf at own risk

The city of Soddy-Daisy recently finalized its purchase of Big Soddy Gulf, and Commissioner Geno Shipley said many residents have been asking if it is currently legal to enter the property.

The Mission Chattanooga opens Red Bank Chapel

The Mission Chattanooga is busy preparing for the opening day of its new Red Bank Chapel, occurring Sunday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. Red Bank Chapel is located across from Bi-Lo at 3908 and 3912 Dayton Blvd.

The Chattery, Southern Sqweeze team up for healthy eating classes

Does a healthy smoothie have to be green and taste gross? Is there a healthier alternative to Halloween candy? What kind of effect does sugar even have on the body?

Meet the candidates — early voting starts soon

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of contested races in the North Hamilton area. Early voting for all of Hamilton County runs Wednesday, Oct. 15 through Thursday, Oct. 30. The last day to register to vote has already passed. Check future editions of North Hamilton Weekly for more election coverage. For early voting information and locations, visit elect.hamiltontn.gov.

Red Bank Commission candidates sound off

Only half of the six candidates running for Red Bank commissioner showed up for the Red Bank Neighborhood Pride Association’s candidate forum held at Red Bank Middle School.

Soddy-Daisy Healthcare holds community health fair

Unsure about your current state of health? Get some answers at the Soddy-Daisy Health Fair at Soddy-Daisy Healthcare Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hixson’s Image Photography captures life

As a parent of six children, Image Photography owner Matt Wolcott knows a few things about documenting life and its big milestones.

Freerunning workshop coming to St. Peter’s

After six years studying the athletic discipline of parkour — also known as freerunning — Ethan Young, a lithe 29-year-old Chattanoogan, is only truly in his element while engaged in a kind of extreme ballet, leaping gaps between buildings, bounding over walls and balancing atop railings in one continuous stream of movement.

North Chattanooga Publix enjoys tremendous community support

Many area businesses are benefiting from the traffic from the new Publix on North Market Street.