Meetings held every Tuesday at McCoy house
Walden Mayor Bill Trohanis is changing the structure of the McCoy citizens committee, a temporary committee appointed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen that’s been in place since March.
The Signal Mountain Lions Club is aiming to smoke 1,800 pounds of meat — all they have the room to cook — for this year’s Fourth of July barbecue.
“Folks come up here and open restaurants without knowing the community,” says local resident Maricela Mardi Leonard.
Just a year after opening in a one-room studio in Walden Commons, Balanced Fitness and Cycling Studio has moved to a larger space in the new Trolley Station business complex on Mississippi Avenue.
The Clothes House, a thrift store that sells donated items to benefit Signal Mountain Social Services, is full of evidence that Signal Mountain residents were very busy cleaning out their closets this spring. Much of this evidence is in the form of Christmas items, according to Signal Mountain Social Services spokeswoman Deseret Ward.
Alexian Village has had so many new people move in recently that the Koffee Klatch Crafts group, which typically sells items residents bring that they do not need at its Attic Treasures sale each December, has decided to hold a second sale this year for the first time ever.
Basic sewing and quilting skills are the focus of two new hour-long classes for beginners being held at the Quilt Shop on Signal starting July 7. There will be two four-week sewing classes and two six-week quilting classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The time of day the classes will be held is yet to be determined, said shop owner and class instructor April Hilton.
Registration is now open for the Mountain Education Foundation’s popular annual fundraising dinner. This year’s event features Herschel Walker, a former college and professional football player, bobsledder and mixed martial artist.
1st conservation subdivision
The Danbury subdivision off James Boulevard is moving forward following the Planning Commission’s approval of the preliminary plat last month.
Mountain Top Toys is continuing its “Summer of Giving” tradition at the store again this year.
Recent Signal Mountain High School graduate Sarah Hoffman is among a growing number of students who are taking time off between high school and college.
Wild Hare Books owner Linda Wyatt says the store sees a spike in sales this time of year, as peole seek page-turners to while away the hours as they relax on the beach or by the pool or to pass the time as they travel. Though the increasing popularity of e-books has caused something of a decline in recent years, she says, fans of printed books still outnumber those who like to read on a screen.
McCoy property passed over after community discussion
The proposal to use part of the McCoy property for a new, Hamilton County-funded fire station for Waldens Ridge Emergency Services ended before it really began.
The youth group at Signal Mountain Baptist Church is holding a pancake breakfast to raise funds to feed families during its mission trip to Panama. The fundraiser will be held in the Christian Life Center Saturday, June 13 from 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Andy Vernetti, son of David and Kim Vernetti of Signal Mountain and a rising senior at Signal Mountain High School, earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test.