Signal Mountain

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Signal talks S.R. 8 and needed repairs

Though State Route 8, also known as Signal Mountain Boulevard, is slated for improvements by the year 2020, some Signal Mountain Town Council members are wondering if the current roadway will last that long.

The fabric of a life: veteran honored with quilt

Signal Mountain resident Charles Cloud does not speak often about his experiences serving as a private in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving as a member of the 17th Airborne Division.

Viens’ memory lives on through annual blood, marrow drive

Event enters eighth year thanks to community’s generosity

The Signal Mountain community is well-known for its generosity, which holds true even when it comes to blood donations.

Site connects students with volunteer opportunities

As a college counselor, Signal Mountain resident Robin Howe often deals with clients who are working on college essays involving what they do for community service. While there are many local organizations offering opportunities for meaningful service, she noticed that it often was not easy for her clients to get connected with the options available to them in order to serve the community.

Meet the Signal Mountain Board of Zoning Appeals

Editor’s note: This is the 11th in a series outlining the purpose and duties of the various boards involved with the government in the town of Signal Mountain.

MEF plans first Dash and Bash May 8

The Mountain Education Foundation is changing its annual Run for Education fundraiser to be a more inclusive event featuring a wide range of activities for all ages. Instead of holding the reimagined event early on a Saturday morning, the inaugural Dash and Bash will be held at Signal Mountain Middle/High School Friday, May 8 starting at 6 p.m.

Bachman Garden and Art Expo offers fun for all

Bachman Community Center is aiming to make its annual Garden and Art Expo an event for all ages this year. Free children’s activities have been added to keep the little ones occupied as their parents peruse the many plants and garden items available for sale.

MEF now registering for annual golf tourney

The annual Mountain Education Foundation Scramble Golf Tournament is quickly approaching, with a registration deadline of Wednesday, April 22. Hole sponsorships are also still available at a cost of $250, which gets a business’ sign placed at each hole on the course.

Signal Mountain reviews facility maintenance projects

With the first fiscal year of implementing a dedicated Facilities Maintenance department nearly behind them, Signal Mountain Town Council members are reviewing the department’s progress.

Pumpkin Patch rehab gets rolling

The initiative to rehabilitate the Pumpkin Patch playground is gaining momentum.

Alexian residents add beauty with art

Alexian Village has many residents with experience in the arts, and they are contributing their talents to help beautify the senior living community and give it a more home-like, personal touch.

Making learning fun

2 new workshops for kids incorporate STEM through play

The MACC is hosting several new workshops that use play to introduce science, engineering, technology and math concepts in fun, innovative ways.

Meet the Historical Committee

Editor’s note: This is the 10th in a series outlining the purpose and duties of the various boards involved with the government in the town of Signal Mountain.

Just say yes to fundraiser for former DARE officer Hill

For many years, Greg Hill has served as a positive influence in the lives of the children of Signal Mountain.

FEMA seeks input on new flood insurance rate maps

Residents and property owners in Hamilton County have the opportunity to give their input and have questions answered by experts as the Federal Emergency Management Agency reviews its newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for the county.