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Walden mayor sets up new McCoy board

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.

Lions prepare for popular Fourth of July fundraiser

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.

Double Barrel expands to sit-down restaurant

“Folks come up here and open restaurants without knowing the community,” says local resident Maricela Mardi Leonard.

Balanced moves to larger space, increases offerings

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.

Clothes House celebrating Christmas in July soon

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 group adds second Attic Treasures sale

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.

Quilt Shop on Signal offers sewing, quilting classes

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.

Annual MEF fundraiser features Herschel Walker

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.

Danbury subdivision moves ahead

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 offers ‘Totally Groovy’ program

Mountain Top Toys is continuing its “Summer of Giving” tradition at the store again this year.

Hoffman uses gap semester to absorb Costa Rican culture

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.

Signal sources share top summer beach reads

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.

WRES in search for site to build new station

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.

Eat pancakes to help feed hungry in Panama

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.

Signal student earns perfect ACT score

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.