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McCoy Farm opens gates to public

The gates of Walden’s McCoy property, now called the McCoy Farm by a board-appointed citizens committee, were officially flung open for the first time on Memorial Day, inviting locals inside for a picnic.

Signal resident named 2015 National Mother of Achievement

Signal Mountain’s Elaine Hill was recently named a 2015 National Mother of Achievement by American Mothers, an organization co-founded by Eleanor Roosevelt during the Depression era dedicated to reducing violence and improving the lives of mothers and families.

Nolan students practice persuasive writing

As part of the standard third-grade writing curriculum, Nolan Elementary students recently spent time honing their skills writing opinion essays.

MEF camp makes manners fun in June

Local etiquette education expert Dawn Jumper is bringing her popular Everyday Etiquette camp to Signal Mountain High School Monday-Thursday, June 8-11 from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

SMYBL’s Home Run Derby a huge success

The Signal Mountain Youth Baseball League’s annual Home Run Derby fundraiser was nearly twice as successful this year than last, raising around $7,000 for the league, according to Heath Giles, league president.

Construction begins on new school

Several North Hamilton County area schools are either in the process of or about to receive much-needed capital improvements.

Log House Produce sells fresh fruits, veggies on Signal Mountain Road

The former Crocker Produce location on Signal Mountain Road is again full of vibrant fruits and vegetables — watermelon, tomatoes, pole beans, peaches, apples, honeybell oranges, potatoes, squash and more.

Signal to vote on FY 2015/2016 budget June 8

Signal Mountain officials are closing in on a finished budget for fiscal year 2015/2016, with another work session dedicated to it May 22.

Midweek on the Mountain back at Signal Mountain Bible Church

Signal Mountain Bible Church’s seasonal Midweek on the Mountain series is returning to the church sanctuary Wednesday, May 27 with a Gospel Music Night featuring the Gaston family. John Rowell will lead the congregational singing, which will be followed by a dessert social.

Revamped MEF fundraiser a runaway hit

The Mountain Education Foundation plans to continue its Dash and Bash in coming years thanks to the huge success of the recent inaugural event.

MBA holds fundraiser to support the arts

The Mountain Business Association is holding a Bluegrass and Barbecue fundraiser for the MACC and Signal Mountain Playhouse at Pruett’s Saturday, May 23 from 6-9 p.m.

Car burglary suspect apprehended

After a two-week rash of car burglaries in the Old Town and Carriage Hill neighborhoods, Signal Mountain police officers are celebrating a victory.

Tight-knit family opens quilt shop on Signal

April Hilton’s home-based quilting business has outgrown her Signal Mountain residence, and in March she opened a storefront on Taft Highway, The Quilt Shop on Signal.

Hill fundraiser a huge success

Thanks to an outpouring of support from community members and organizations, former Signal Mountain police officer Gregg Hill and his wife Pam now have $10,000 to help cover their expenses, which have been mounting since Pam’s cancer diagnosis.

Meet the Signal Hemlock Conservation Task Force

While the Hemlock Conservation Task Force is technically a subcommittee of the Tree Board, its importance to the town’s tree canopy should not be minimized.