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New Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market focuses on community

The Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opening today on East Brainerd Road — the first in Hamilton County — is already looking far beyond its parking lot for ways to involve itself in the community.

Local pastor’s book inspired by past trauma

When Ternae Jordan Jr. looks at a photo of his 2-year-old daughter, his eyes light up and his whole face turns into a smile.

Audubon Acres offers kids’ wilderness survival classes

As the morning colors come alive and evening air takes a crisper quality, a family hike can become even more tempting.

Lee Highway barber focuses on quality haircuts, service

For Trey Chenkus, being a barber is about giving much more than a simple haircut.

Friends of Special Children celebrates 10 years with fundraiser

For 10 years, the Friends of Special Children nonprofit group has been on a mission to help supplement the good that organizations like Signal Centers do in Chattanooga.

Jet installed in Memorial Park, $30,000 remaining in costs

Collegedale Veterans Memorial Park’s new A-4 fighter jet may now be installed, but officials are still looking for donations to help cover the costs associated with transporting it from Pensacola, Fla., to install it in the local park.

Coastal Carolina coach Ellis to host D9 fundraiser

By August 2016, Ooltewah Harrison Education Foundation leaders want to put a $10,000 check in the hands of each elementary school principal in the area. To do that, they have recruited the help of Coastal Carolina University coach Cliff Ellis.

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Group keeps embroidery arts alive

For the past 13 years, members of the Riverbend Smocking and Embroidery Guild have been gathering to share their skills and support the embroidery arts.

Children’s store celebrates 40th anniversary

When Tim Allen found a summer job at Children’s Fair on Lee Highway, he never knew how far it would take him.

Church invites public to participate in month-long hat contest

Many Savannah United Methodist Church members recall the days of big hats and intricate up-dos, and they want you to as well.

Summit speaks of progress

Since Chattanooga City Councilwoman Carol Berz’s last summit meeting in February, more than 1,500 jobs have been created in District 6, she said. Property crimes have decreased by 10 percent this year; the nonprofit grassRoots midTown has launched and is working to revitalize the area; and the long-awaited Family Justice Center in Eastgate is operational in its temporary home.

Collegedale Veterans Park honoring slain servicemen

The Veterans Memorial Park of Collegedale will honor the five fallen servicemen from the July 16 attacks with a permanent memorial.

Former Birchwood Elementary brings community together in new way

When Jason Wright heard that the school he had grown up attending was set to be torn down, he knew it was time to take action.

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is Aug. 29

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is featuring “Salad and Silhouettes” Saturday, Aug. 29.

Tri-State Military Vehicle Club hosts Swap Meet Sept. 4-5

The senior member of the Tri-State Military Vehicle Club, 93-year-old Chattanooga resident James Gribble, spent his years in the Air Force in a dangerous position. He flew 20 missions as a ball turret gunner, crouched in a small pod on the underbelly of a B-24 bomber in Europe during World War II.