The town of Signal Mountain has a new town manager — Police Chief Boyd Veal.
Signal Mountain resident Allison Durras is putting her culinary degree from the Art Institute of Atlanta to good use as the owner of Baked in Chattanooga, her new restaurant on the North Shore.
It started its invasion in Walden, but the woolly adelgid is already exploding throughout Walden’s Ridge, affecting countless hemlock trees in the town of Signal Mountain as well, according to town of Signal Mountain Tree Board chair Noah Long and member Barbara Womack.
Signal Mountain resident Rick Huffines is the newly appointed executive director of the Tennessee River Gorge Trust, an organization that aims to enrich the community through conservation of the gorge, education and promoting good land stewardship.
To help fund her “girls trips” to Florida twice a year, Signal Mountain resident Kelley Adams uses her second favorite Christmas present she’s ever received — a monogram machine (her first favorite is her German Shepherd).
The Kentucky Derby lasts only a few minutes, but the money raised through a few Signal Mountain residents’ annual Kentucky Derby party could help a local agency provide food for animals for weeks.
For his senior project, Signal Mountain High School student Denver Dressler, who has a form of autism called Asperger’s Syndrome, set out to raise awareness about autism by selling bracelets reading “Autism: Get the Facts” along with a short list of facts about autism.
Signal Mountain resident Robin Howe is attempting to diffuse tension in the homes of local rising seniors this summer by offering a college essay preparation class at Bachman Community Center.
It may be called Miss Bea’s Tree, Miss Bee’s Tree or Miss B’s tree; all the Signal Mountain Tree Board has been able to find out about the tree’s name has been gleaned from teachers at Thrasher Elementary, where the huge white oak shades the playground.
More than 100 years ago, Tennessee Valley families were preparing to trek up the W Road on Memorial Day to stay on Walden’s Ridge for the summer, according to LaVonne Jolley, editor of the Chattanooga Regional Historical Journal as well as a resident of the mountaintop community.
Last night, Signal Mountain residents had an opportunity to meet the three final candidates for town manager. The Town Council is expected to vote on the new manager May 13 at the regular Town Hall meeting at 6:30 p.m.
The trees blooming in yards across Signal Mountain may be replaced with yards heaped with bagged leaves throughout the town of Signal Mountain come fall. Discussions on a new possibly bagged method of leaf pickup in the town of Signal Mountain continue among Council members.
Signal Mountain resident Carrie Beth Jones, who appeared in last week’s edition of the Signal Mountain Weekly as the 2013 Signal Mountain Woman of the Year, was arrested May 5 in Red Bank and charged with driving under the influence, evading arrest and two counts of child endangerment. She also received citations for implied consent, open container laws and impeding traffic.
The Signal Mountain Town Council has its mind on money.
The Signal Mountain Farmers Market at Bachman Community Center is resuming its regular-season hours of 4-6 p.m. starting Thursday, May 9 and continuing every Thursday throughout the spring and summer.