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Berz, officials encourage outreach

If you live in District 6 and have a concern, Councilwoman Carol Berz wants to hear from you. Community involvement was the theme of her town hall meeting at the Tyner Recreation Center last week.

Local student to compete in state geography competition

Local fifth-grader Christopher Allen has always loved maps and geography, and that interest has carried him to the National Geographic State Bee where he is a semifinalist.

New primary care practice focuses on whole family, lifestyles

Ever since Robyn Sandin was a little girl, she knew she wanted to be a doctor. Now, she and her business partner have opened a new lifestyle-oriented doctor’s office, TLC Primary Care, in Ooltewah.

Little Debbie Parkway speed limit changed

Collegedale commissioners have adjusted the speed limit on Little Debbie Parkway to accommodate the growth along the road — and the traffic that comes with it.

Meeting to focus on upcoming ‘growing pains’

Big projects are coming to the East Brainerd area.

Ooltewah church collecting shoes for homeless

Members of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Ooltewah are looking for shoes to donate to Chattanooga’s Community Kitchen for the church’s annual Walk in Love collection event.

Free soil quality workshop at Audubon Acres

Signal Mountain resident Charlene Nash uses her knowledge of soil and agriculture to help small farmers in Africa increase their production, and therefore their quality of life, through her nonprofit organization, Soil Resources Initiative.

Professional organizer to help community with spring cleaning

The air is warming, the birds are singing — and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. Fortunately for Chattanoogans, local Goodwill stores are offering help to declutter and destress with The Big Spring Clean event March 20-30.

Area residents encouraged to attend Tyner town hall meeting

Councilwoman Carol Berz invites Tyner-area residents to attend a town hall meeting Thursday, March 19.

Collegedale Commons plan comes to light

Plans for the Collegedale Commons development grow grander by the minute. The community center, which will be built next to Collegedale City Hall on Swinyar Drive, is in the very early stages of fundraising and design, but it’s already drawing attention from Collegedale officials.

GreenHouse Cafe Market offers healthy, affordable options

B Woody wants to change the way people view their food, and hopes her new business GreenHouse Cafe Market will help her do just that.

Hamilton Place Quilting Day event to benefit local nonprofit

Hamilton Place will celebrate National Quilting Day by raising funds for the nonprofit The Next Door Chattanooga, which serves women in crisis.

Mother of son with autism hopes book will help other families

Judith Nembhard knew from the beginning that her younger son was not like other children.

Residents wary of Skyfall

East Brainerd residents showed up in full force to voice their concerns to Skyfall developer Rick Harris last week at Westview Elementary. Harris’ proposal of the 35 single-family home subdivision raised a number of questions from worsening traffic to storm water runoff concerns.

Wild Birds Unlimited offers much more than seed

Mel Vandergriff has 16 bird feeders surrounding his home.