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Town addresses Recycle Center issues

Over the past few weeks, citizens may have noticed the Signal Mountain Recycle Center’s bins have been especially full, and in some cases, the center has been forced to close early.

Signal sees changes in town boards

With the election of new council members in Signal Mountain has come changes in the town’s commissions and boards.

Signal resident Kazlaskia to open Double Barrel BBQ truck in March

Since the closing of Waycrazy’s and Poppy’s Smokehouse, Signal Mountain has experienced a barbecue drought. While there is no new brick-and-mortar barbecue restaurant in the works, Signal resident Ray Kazlaskia is preparing to open Double Barrel BBQ, a food truck and catering company, March 1.

Signal resident offers gun repairs, customization

After Signal Mountain resident Alan Wooden took a nasty fall four years ago, he was unable to return to his job in construction and was in need of a new occupation.

Teuscher art exhibit, workshop at MACC

Black Creek resident June Teuscher’s work will be shown at GALLERY 5 at the MACC during the month of February, with an opening scheduled for Friday, Feb. 6 from 5-7 p.m.

Baylor students win $5,000 technology grant

Baylor School students are taking the lead locally in participating in Lead2Feed, a service-learning program based on the David Novak book “Taking People with You: The Only Way to Make Big Things Happen.”

Participants sought for Freezin’ for a Reason

Would you jump into an ice-cold pool of water in February? What if it was for a good cause? On Valentine’s Day, the Special Olympics of Chattanooga, in coordination with eight other Special Olympics Tennessee chapters, will host the third annual Freezin’ for a Reason Polar Plunge at Finley Stadium. Participants are invited to take a jump, cannonball or just plain old dip in a pool of icy-cold water.

Hot yoga coming to Signal Mountain

Signal residents will soon have the option to practice hot yoga without leaving the mountain. Jennifer Lockwood, a Signal resident and former Thrasher Elementary teacher, is opening Hot Spot Yoga in Suite 207 of the Signal Mountain Business Center by February or March.

Walden mulls traffic circle at top of W Road

The town of Walden is looking for a way to slow traffic at the intersection at the top of the W Road. At the recent town meeting, Mayor Bill Trohanis asked Volkert representative Jim Floyd to introduce the idea of a traffic circle.

Danbury decision deferred until February

A decision on the proposed Danbury subdivision was again deferred at Thursday night’s Signal Mountain Planning Commission meeting.

SMBC kicks off new year with new ministries

Signal Mountain Baptist Church is offering two nine-week classes starting Sunday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. to help the community get a fresh start to the new year.

Mount Carmel introduces new pastor

Mount Carmel Baptist Church is starting off the new year with new pastor Rocky Bradford, who will be delivering his first sermon at the church Sunday, Jan. 18.

Meet Signal’s new police chief: Mike Williams

Signal Mountain has a new police chief, and his name is Mike Williams.

Signal looks ahead to capital projects in 2015

Three capital projects will be on the forefront of Signal Mountain officials’ minds in 2015 – a new fire substation, the rehabilitation of James Boulevard and a new public works building.

Saucy Sicilian cooking school debuts at Bachman

The Saucy Sicilian, an authentic Italian cooking school, will hold its grand opening at Bachman Community Center Saturday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. Classes start Friday, Jan. 23 and are scheduled each Friday and Saturday through mid-February.