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East Brainerd Road projects moving

A second part of the long-awaited expansion of Apison Pike will start soon, but other phases of the project — and other big road projects in East Hamilton — will depend on the General Assembly.

St. Thaddaeus hosts second annual holiday bazaar

St. Thaddaeus Episcopal Church members are hosting their second annual holiday bazaar at the church Nov. 1.

Pink Heals program supports women struggling with cancer

A pink fire truck is enough to grab anyone’s attention, but when Pink Heals Chattanooga President Robert Baty steps out of it in a pink uniform, people really take notice.

Prudential Realty sponsors dog adoption event

Realtors at Prudential Realty are joining forces with their furry friends in need of a new home.

Collegedale City Commision to approve design standards

The Collegedale City Commission will vote on an amendment to the city’s design standards at the next Collegedale Commission meeting Monday, Nov. 3.

Commission candidates focus on growth coming to Collegedale

Four Collegedale Commission candidates vying for the two seats up for grabs spoke at the Pachyderm Club meeting last week in the only open discussion prior to the Nov. 4 election.

Public meeting planned for interstate improvement Oct. 16

State highway officials are calling on residents for input as they go through an environmental assessment of changes to Tennessee’s interstate gateway. But construction on the proposed $89 million retooling of the Interstate 75/I-24 interchange is not likely to start this year.

Bus stop on busy road made safer for students

In an effort to keep area children safe, Shepherd community residents joined with their neighborhood association to build a bus shelter on the corner of Talladega Avenue, in the 6100 block.

Softball growing in Collegedale

Collegedale City Commissioner Larry Hanson said he’s happy softball is such a popular sport in Collegedale, but he’s worried that all the residential growth could keep players on the bench.

Silverdale Baptist celebrates anniversary with charitable donation

Members of Silverdale Baptist Church are celebrating the congregation’s 125th anniversary by giving back to the community, as they believe the 13 original members would have done.

Teamster Union Hall offers weekly dancing, ’50s nostalgia

Anyone yearning for the days of slow country, line dancing and ’50s-style rock can visit the Teamster Union Hall any Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. to dance the night away with The Country Connection Band.

Village Market to host Gluten Free Fest

The term “gluten-free” can be found on a variety of products, but while it has become almost a catchphrase, many consumers may not know what that truly means. Officials at The Village Market say they hope to educate consumers on the benefits of a gluten-free diet. So the store is hosting Gluten Free Fest Thursday, Oct. 23 from 4-6:30 p.m.

Superintendent calls for more East Hamilton schools

When the 1,100-student East Brainerd Elementary School opens in August, it will already be bursting at the seams.

Apison church celebrates rich history with 150th anniversary

Members of Apison United Methodist Church are celebrating the church’s tumultuous beginnings and continued prosperity — evidenced by its upcoming 150th anniversary — with a special church service Sunday, Oct. 12.

Speakers inspire Tyner students to dream big, follow through

Speakers from the national HistoryMakers program visited Tyner Academy students last week to share their stories and personal struggles.

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