Most of the time, no news is good news. But to the dozens of East Hamilton residents anticipating the widening of East Brainerd Road, no update on behalf of the Tennessee Department of Transportation was bad news at the recent District 4 Summit.
Imagination Station will remain open, for now. Though scheduled to be closed for renovations beginning Sept. 2, community outcry has pushed the project back — and sent it back to the drawing board.
This May, Brian Richard was on his way to work after a long weekend when he turned around and drove back home to Ooltewah.
“Balance, rhythm, proportion.”
In a small classroom at Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, a student jumped on her desk as others sunk backward into the walls. A miniature Vietnamese pot-bellied pig named Lola was waddling student to student, receiving pets and treats.
Allen Greenwell used to go to the Brainerd Farmers Market to socialize.
It started out simple.
Upscale apartments, a fitness center and a sporting goods store could be in the works for the Waterside property off Interstate 75 at Gunbarrel Road.
As the saying goes, kids will be kids. Though Dylan Ahern can’t speak Spanish, he’s still communicating with a Colombian brother and sister who are staying with his family.
A brightly colored classroom can look like a child’s paradise. But for small preschool students with disabilities, bright oranges and greens aren’t always calming when they’re upset. It can be hard to find a place to take a few minutes and breathe when surrounded by shapes and distracting items.
The back porch is Rebekah Seiber’s favorite part of the house. But while she pulls pork and makes potato salad from her new barbecue restaurant in Ooltewah, that beloved spot seems far away.
Just after the return to the school year, two local schools sustained damage and one is set to get upgraded.
Rossville’s newly opened Leaping Liz’s Laptops was hopping with business for the recent tax-free weekend.
Chattanooga City Councilman Larry Grohn is gearing up for another District 4 forum and encourages East Hamilton residents to mark their calendars for the Aug. 18 event.
For members of the InSpirit Men’s Chorus, work may be hard and stressful, but there’s always another performance or rehearsal to look forward to.