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New citizen advisory panel to help with growing pains

Current roadwork, future roadwork plans and roads in need of work were the focus of East Brainerd and Apison’s community meeting at Christ United Methodist Church last week.

East Brainerd Community Theatre announces ‘Oklahoma’ performances

Locals can experience a taste of the Midwest in East Brainerd this August with the East Brainerd Community Theatre’s performance of the beloved musical “Oklahoma.”

Local author publishes collection of vignettes to inspire others

Ooltewah author Mary Ellen Ciganovich has plenty of experience with health scares and inter-family struggles.

Life Care resident honored with statewide award

Bill Brock may be well-known throughout his hometown of McDonald and by residents at Life Care Center of Ooltewah, but if you ask him, he just wants to be remembered as “a good ol’ boy.”

Bonefish Grill uses celebration to help Salvation Army

Hamilton Place’s Bonefish Grill celebrated the restaurant’s reopening following renovations last week with a fundraiser for the Salvation Army.

A crescendo of talent

Rylands raising up generation of violinists in Chattanooga

Brainerd resident Dr. Ann Rylands is raising up a generation of talented violinists in Chattanooga.

Goodwill ‘HELPs’ distribute medical supplies

It’s bad enough to incur hospital bills in a time of medical ailment, but the subsequent prescriptions, equipment and medical care can lead to surmounting costs.

TechTown partners with D9

Chattanooga’s kid-focused TechTown may have only opened its doors late last month, but it’s already working to ensure local children can experience what they have to offer.

Vet asks for help in finding stolen bonsai

Ooltewah veterinarian Dr. John Mullins tended daily to his seven developed bonsai trees — until they were stolen from his practice at the end of June.

Retired teacher offering specialized Spanish courses

After 32 years of teaching Spanish, Debi Stone says she knows what students need to learn to succeed in foreign language.

Couple teams up in real estate after cancer triumph

Hixson residents Stacy and Todd Cooper are coming to an end of a long, hard year and a half.

East Brainerd Road projects a hot topic

A year after a scare over federal highway dollars put many state road projects in jeopardy, the long-awaited project to widen East Brainerd Road is underway. At least part of it is.

Erlanger East to become ‘healthy lifestyle center’

Erlanger East is undergoing a transformation into a full-service hospital. But more than that, the hospital’s ongoing renovations will turn it into a true asset for the community, officials say.

Special guests slated for Collegedale’s 10th Independence Day celebration

Collegedale invites the general community to celebrate Independence Day early for the 10th year in a row. The town is hosting its 10th anniversary celebration of the Fourth on Thursday, July 2.

Zounds encourages earplugs for noisy Fourth of July activities

Fourth of July is a time for celebration. And since it is synonymous with fireworks, Zounds Hearing of Chattanooga says it’s also a time for earplugs.