Signal Mountain Baptist Church is offering two nine-week classes starting Sunday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. to help the community get a fresh start to the new year.
Mount Carmel Baptist Church is starting off the new year with new pastor Rocky Bradford, who will be delivering his first sermon at the church Sunday, Jan. 18.
Red Bank resident Jon Baker is evidence that it only takes one person to enact change in local government.
In opening new comic book store Infinity Flux, Hixson resident John Porter sought to create the ideal comic book store atmosphere he always wanted as a kid.
The North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy is launching a capital campaign to purchase a piece of property that has become available near Cain Creek that will increase access to the headwaters of the North Chickamauga Creek.
The Saucy Sicilian, an authentic Italian cooking school, will hold its grand opening at Bachman Community Center Saturday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. Classes start Friday, Jan. 23 and are scheduled each Friday and Saturday through mid-February.
The MACC is offering several new theater classes geared toward high school students. Two six-week courses, Scene Studies and Introduction to Technical Theater, will be held Tuesdays beginning Jan. 13 from 4-6 p.m.
Hixson dentist Kathryn Egan has always had a heart for service, spending her second year out of dental school at University of Tennessee at Memphis working for Indian Health Services, a government program in Alaska, followed by a year and half at the Veterans Affairs office near Eastgate Mall. She then helped establish a nonprofit in Mufreesboro, Tenn., serving the working uninsured.
Hamilton County has about 12,000 single-family households, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. Valleybrook Church EPC is reaching out to those single parents with its new 13-week Single and Parenting class, to be held weekly on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 14.
After 17 years in portable classrooms provided by Wayside Presbyterian Church, Signal Mountain Christian School now has its own 6-acre campus.
The Meeting House on Dayton Boulevard wants to serve craft beer, but the city of Red Bank will have to change its laws first.
The Signal Mountain Youth Flag Football League celebrates the recent ending of its 20th season.
The area known as Big Soddy Creek Gulf has officially been designated a park by the city of Soddy-Daisy. The City Commission also established rules and regulations for the new public space during its December meeting.
The Soddy-Daisy City Commission passed rules and regulations relating to package liquor sales at its most recent meeting, but a limit on the number of allowed liquor stores is not one of them.
Greg and Jeannie Forehand of Contemporary Portraits are closing their retail location at the end of the month and moving the 30-year-old business back into their home on nearby James Boulevard.
While the MACC has long been known for its variety of art class offerings, the community center is delving into the world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) for the first time with its new Mini Metropolis class.
Hixson Elementary recently dedicated its library to former principal Ken Wilson, who served in the school’s top administrative role for 19 years.
The city of Red Bank is preparing for the possibility of a hotel coming into the city by passing an ordinance establishing a hotel and motel tax. The new provision passed on first reading at the City Commission’s recent meeting. The second reading will be Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 7 p.m.
Frequent fisherman and Signal Mountain resident Harley Sexton caught the biggest fish of his life this summer in Myrtle Beach. A mold of the 550-pound, 10-foot bigeye thresher shark he caught on a boat in the Atlantic Ocean is now hanging at his father’s Signal barber shop, Action Jack’s.
Our last Newcomers of the Month for 2014 are Jim, Michelle, Ridley and Watson Vaughn.
Signal Mountain Middle/High School is implementing a Teacher of the Month initiative to recognize one middle school teacher and one high school teacher each month.
Every piece of furniture in Mike Newsom’s home has a story. The specialty foreman does custom furniture and woodwork.
Skwalking Heads Productions will present “Wonderland: The Musical Misadventures of a Girl Named Alice” at the MACC Friday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.
“You get to know yourself through the challenges set before you,” Signal Mountain resident Alle Hunter is quoted as saying in a September 2010 story in Signal Mountain Weekly that focused on her then-recent trip to Costa Rica.
Signal Mountain Social Services is offering the community the opportunity to play Santa’s helper for the day at the nonprofit’s annual Christmas box packing event at Nolan Elementary Saturday, Dec. 13 starting at 9 a.m.
Opened in October, ABC Spanish Academy offers hour-long Spanish classes for children age 2 through elementary age, as well as tutoring for middle and high school students and adults.
Established by James Shepperd in 1953, Hixson Barber Shop is a true old-fashioned barber shop. Walking through the doors is like stepping back in time.
The Hixson Chamber Council invites the public to “Taste of Hixson,” an expo featuring Hixson restaurants and businesses being held at North River Civic Center Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Bachman Elementary School Auditorium is featured on this year’s edition of the Walden’s Ridge Guild’s Christmas ornament collection, which is available now from guild members and at Bachman Community Center and Walden Town Hall.
Signal Mountain Middle/High School is holding the second annual Ed Chapin Chattanooga Area Qualifying Tournament Saturday, Dec. 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lessons came to life for first-graders at Nolan Elementary School recently.
The men’s club at Signal Crest United Methodist Church is again selling Christmas trees and wreaths in the church parking lot to benefit various church missions.
The MACC is holding its annual tree lighting event Saturday, Dec. 6 from 5-7:30 p.m. MACC Executive Director Barb Storm said in the time she has been at the local community center, the event has grown from 150 attendees to more than 700 last year.
Soddy-Daisy Police Chief Phil Hamrick and Lt. Jeff Gann say some crimes, such as theft, happen more frequently during the holiday season. They recently shared safety tips to help keep citizens and business owners safe this Christmas season.
The city of Red Bank is moving its annual Christmas Parade, traditionally held on Dayton Boulevard the first Friday night in December, to Saturday, Dec. 6.
Following the November passing of a referendum allowing package liquor sales, the city of Soddy-Daisy is in the process of establishing regulations relating to such sales.
For three decades, St. Timothy’s Episcopal Preschool has served as the first taste of the world of learning for many Signal Mountain residents.
The favorite gift Signal Mountain resident Ginny Galphin remembers receiving is a camera.
The Stuffing Strut is back for its second year at Chester Frost Park Thanksgiving Day beginning at 8 a.m.
With several new members following the recent election, one of the first orders of business for the new Red Bank City Commission was reversing the previous board’s decision regarding the purchase of tablet computers for the city’s Police Department.
Signal Mountain Baptist Church and St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church are coming together to hold the community’s first Thanksgiving Hymn Fest Sunday, Nov. 23, with a hymn service from 4-5 p.m. and dinner starting at 5.
Signal Mountain resident Daisy Elliott recently opened her own space, Signal Skin Care, where she offers facials, targeted treatments and brow and lash tinting and waxing. Elliott previously worked out of J. Smith Salon for the past six months.
What do you want to see in your community? That’s what a team of city planners recently asked residents around the Chattanooga area.
Mango’s Decor and Co. owner Kristy Steele’s whole family, including her grandfather, father and sister, has always been in the furniture business. She helped her sister open Mango’s in Nashville in April.
Red Bank Church of Christ sees serving a free meal as fulfilling the purpose of serving needs in the community, like Jesus did.
Signal Mountain resident Katie Hanners is replacing Mike Taylor as the new executive director of the Mountain Education Foundation.
Members of the Signal Mountain High School girls cross country team are the state champions for the second year in a row.
The Signal Mountain Farmers Market, located in Pruett’s parking lot, is holding its Holiday Market and switching over to its winter hours Thursday, Nov. 13.
The time has come to pull the Christmas decorations out of the attic and begin checking names off your holiday shopping list, and Signal Mountain is the perfect spot to get a head start. For three decades, mountain businesses have hosted Sunday on Signal, an event that has expanded to include Saturday as well.
For the first time in months, the Red Bank City Commission finally has a full board after last week’s election.