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Lions prepare for popular Fourth of July fundraiser

The Signal Mountain Lions Club is aiming to smoke 1,800 pounds of meat — all they have the room to cook — for this year’s Fourth of July barbecue.

Speed limit on Dayton Pike lowered

While reporting on current road projects in the city, Soddy-Daisy City Manager Janice Cagle informed city commissioners at their June 19 meeting that the Tennessee Department of Transportation requested that the city lower the speed limit on Dayton Pike between its intersection with Hatlin Drive and its intersection with Porter Road.

Chester Frost celebrates Great American Campout

The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with organizations such as Read 20, the Chattanooga Nature Center, Creative Discovery Museum and Tennessee Student Educational Alliance to offer a mini-camp with a Great American Campout theme July 8-10.

Balanced moves to larger space, increases offerings

Just a year after opening in a one-room studio in Walden Commons, Balanced Fitness and Cycling Studio has moved to a larger space in the new Trolley Station business complex on Mississippi Avenue.

Clothes House celebrating Christmas in July soon

The Clothes House, a thrift store that sells donated items to benefit Signal Mountain Social Services, is full of evidence that Signal Mountain residents were very busy cleaning out their closets this spring. Much of this evidence is in the form of Christmas items, according to Signal Mountain Social Services spokeswoman Deseret Ward.

Alexian group adds second Attic Treasures sale

Alexian Village has had so many new people move in recently that the Koffee Klatch Crafts group, which typically sells items residents bring that they do not need at its Attic Treasures sale each December, has decided to hold a second sale this year for the first time ever.

Quilt Shop on Signal offers sewing, quilting classes

Basic sewing and quilting skills are the focus of two new hour-long classes for beginners being held at the Quilt Shop on Signal starting July 7. There will be two four-week sewing classes and two six-week quilting classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The time of day the classes will be held is yet to be determined, said shop owner and class instructor April Hilton.

Annual MEF fundraiser features Herschel Walker

Registration is now open for the Mountain Education Foundation’s popular annual fundraising dinner. This year’s event features Herschel Walker, a former college and professional football player, bobsledder and mixed martial artist.

Schools still manage despite funds shortfall

County lawmakers continue to haggle over $900,000 in discretionary funding for commissioners. But it is certain the upcoming fiscal year’s budget for the county will not include the $34 million in enhancements proposed by Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith.

North Shore Chiropractic offers free yoga class

About a decade ago, WWE wrestler Diamond Dallas Page blew his back out in a match and was told his wrestling career was over. While lying in bed one day, his ex-wife walked in sweating from yoga practice and he was inspired to give it a shot.

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