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EHMHS one step closer to funding athletic facility bathrooms

Sports fans at East Hamilton Middle/High may not have to use Porta Potties come next football season thanks to a trade between District 5 Commissioner Greg Beck and District 7 Commissioner Sabrena Smedley.

‘My Fair Lady’ offers opportunity, education in a makeover

When 24-year-old Julie Estes came to the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults with her four children in tow, she knew her life would change.

Macaroni Grill closes on Gunbarrel

After nearly two decades in Chattanooga, Romano’s Macaroni Grill has closed its doors for the final time.

Collegedale Commons fundraising kicks off with Christmas event

Following many months of planning and discussion, the Collegedale Commons vision is set to become a reality — once the necessary $5.4 million to create it is raised.

Community meeting focuses on traffic woes

Although very little can be done about the current traffic headaches in the East Brainerd and Apison Pike areas, officials are asking residents to report anything unsafe they witness as construction to widen both roads continues throughout the holiday season.

East Hamilton Ministerial Association set to host Thanksgiving service Nov. 24

Community members from across Hamilton County are invited to participate in the East Hamilton Ministerial Association’s annual interdenominational Thanksgiving Service and Food Drive.

Powers’ home-schooled math lessons cook up a win in the kitchen

Like most 11-year-olds, Abishai Powers loves a good burger. But unlike most of the other boys and girls his age, he has his own made-from-scratch recipe for a burger and bun that recently won him a national award — in an adult competition.

WW II veteran Johnson recalls war

Ninety-two-year-old Kenneth Johnson can still recall where he was and what he was doing Nov. 20-23, 1943. He was earning his first Purple Heart.

Bridge marks monumental moment for South Chickamauga Greenway

The South Chickamauga Greenway is one large step closer to completion following a bridge installation to connect residents on opposite ends of the creek.

Grohn and Smedley host final community meeting for 2015

Traffic woes, crime prevention, future development and Moccasin Bend public land will be the focuses of the final East Hamilton-area community meeting for 2015.

Craft fair promises food, fun and variety of items

Members of the Adventist Retired Workers are hosting a crafting and hobbies fair Sunday, Nov. 15 at Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Annual Cowboy Jubilee moves to new location

When the 22nd annual Cowboy Jubilee live event returns this year on Sunday, Nov. 22, it will be bigger than ever, thanks in part to its new location at Hullander Farm in Apison.

Shane’s Rib Shack opening in Ooltewah

The earth is being moved at Cambridge Square in Ooltewah in preparation for next year’s opening of Shane’s Rib Shack.

Lack of Internet access a burden for many

More than 200 residents from Ooltewah and surrounding areas packed the auditorium at the Snow Hill Road Fire Training Center last week with a seemingly simple request: Give us the same standard of access to utilities that everyone else has.

Hot Cocoa 5k back and bigger than before

After a successful first year, the Ooltewah Harrison Education Foundation is gearing up for an even better second annual Hot Cocoa Run to support local elementary schools.