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Municipalities considering sales tax battle

The towns of Signal Mountain and Walden stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars a year if Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger’s request for a portion of state-shared sales taxes is approved in the state Legislature.

Musikgarten arrives at MACC

The MACC is now offering Musikgarten Family Music for Preschoolers, a class for children ages 16 months to 4 years and their caregivers that explores music and movement.

Meet the Altizers, our Newcomers of the Month

For the past 13 years, the Altizer family lived in Knoxville, where Scott Altizer worked for the University of Tennessee at Knoxville’s football department under coaches Phillip Fulmer, Lane Kiffin, Derek Dooley and Butch Jones.

Lions hold annual Labor Day barbecue

The Signal Mountain Lions Club is busy preparing for its Labor Day barbecue, an annual tradition that has continued for more than a half a century. This year’s event is being held at Althaus Park Monday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hearing on McCoy’s future set for Sept. 4

The town of Walden is holding a public hearing on the future of the McCoy property Friday, Sept. 4 beginning at 3 p.m. Also to be discussed is the lease with the Bachman Center Council.

Parent seeks to educate about Kawasaki disease

Kayak racing event slated for Sept. 12

When the pediatrician mentioned “Kawasaki disease,” Mike and Mindy Quinn had to grab their smartphones to look up what the words meant.

Walden can’t hang its hat on Hall tax

Just one month into its new fiscal year, the town of Walden is already facing a budget shortfall.

Gray joins Signal Crest UMC staff as children’s ministry director

A new children’s Sunday school curriculum and more family events are just a few of the things Chrissy Gray has in store for the Signal Crest United Methodist Church congregation, for which she is the new children’s ministry director.

Signal’s Gammon specializes in doing kitchens, windows

After spending many years working for a division of IBM, nearly five years ago Signal Mountain resident Pete Gammon started a business specializing in windows and kitchen cabinets, JK Kitchen and Windows.

MACC adds musical theater dance workshops to class lineup

The MACC is expanding its offerings to include instruction in musical theater dance, with workshops scheduled for the first Saturday of the month September through December, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is Aug. 29

Alhambra Ladies’ Luncheon and Fashion Show is featuring “Salad and Silhouettes” Saturday, Aug. 29.

Bi-Lo begins change to Food City

Your local Bi-Lo supermarket is closing.

Rabbit meat gaining in popularity at local markets

Rabbit meat is gaining in popularity among shoppers at local farmers markets, according to Amanda Abair, owner of Three Barns South, a farm in Whitwell, Tenn., which has been selling rabbit at local markets since March.

No county-funded SRO for SMMHS

Last week, Signal Mountain officials got an answer to their SRO question: The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office will not be providing a Student Resource Officer at Signal Mountain Middle/High School this year.

Signal Mountain Middle/High School starts middle school bowling club

In an effort to build up participation on the Signal Mountain High School bowling team, coach Mark Bracher is starting a middle school bowling club this fall for sixth- through eighth-grade boys and girls.