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Subdivision off of James Blvd. proposed

More than 100 people have signed a letter of concern against a newly proposed 20-lot subdivision off of James Boulevard.

Meet the candidates for Signal Mountain Town Council

Listed on the ballot for the Signal Mountain Town Council are incumbents Annette Allen, Dick Gee and Susan Robertson, and newcomers Chris Howley and Bob Spalding. Each candidate was asked two questions:

Learn to make spooky cake pops at the MACC

Want to impress your friends and neighbors this Halloween? B’s Sweets owner Brianne Hager is offering a cake-pop class at the MACC Monday, Oct. 20.

Bachman Fall Festival a success

After years of serving as a fundraiser for the MACC, Hodgepodge was discontinued this year. Meanwhile, Bachman Community Center brought back its Fall Festival, which has not been held for several years.

Bachman to hold fall wreath classes soon

Locals can kick off the new season by learning a new craft at Bachman Community Center’s new fall wreath-making classes. There will be three: Wednesdays, Oct. 22 and 29 and Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon each day.

Conservation easement up for vote Oct. 13

Signal Mountain resident Cheree Dumas doesn’t want to take away the freedom of future generations. Fellow resident Ron Galante wants to make sure the green spaces that are a hallmark of Signal Mountain remain so for future generations.

It’s pumpkin time at Signal Mountain Nursery

Pumpkins are back at Signal Mountain Nursery. Owner Kim Bonastia said the nursery has not carried pumpkins in years.

Nolan cross country team cleans up at meet

The Nolan Elementary School cross country team did extremely well at the recent countywide elementary cross country run at the Chickamauga Dam.

Missing mail issue delivered for investigation

The case of Signal Mountain’s missing mail has been solved, according to postal officials, but an investigation is ongoing.

Walden candidates talk qualifications, issues

Editor’s note: This is one in a candidate series for the Nov. 4 election. Early voting runs from Wednesday, Oct. 15-Thursday, Oct. 30. For early voting information and locations, visit

Walden mayor talks fate of Pumpkin Patch

Rumors have been swirling around Walden as to the fate of the Pumpkin Patch. Mayor David Epperson assures citizens the playground’s future is secure, though the playground might see changes in coming years.

Deadline to register for Homecoming Parade soon

The Signal Mountain High School Sports Boosters are gearing up to host the school’s Homecoming Parade Thursday, Oct. 23. The deadline to register to participate is Friday, Oct. 17.

Home, Health and Beauty Expo returns

The Mountain Business Association is bringing back its Home, Health and Beauty Expo to the Signal Mountain Town Hall Gym Saturday, Oct. 11.

Change is in the air at Peak Salon

Peak Salon, which has been in Walden Commons for more than 14 years, is getting a few facelifts — through cosmetic enhancements to the salon as well as through the addition of aesthetician Tonda Rawls of Bella Blue.

Alexian to give $50,000 toward James Boulevard rehabilitation

Plans to rehabilitate James Boulevard continue, now with the aid of Alexian Village.