Hosting meetings March 12-13
The conservation easement that would forever forbid development on Signal Mountain park lands is nearing a vote, but first town officials want public input.
Rodney and Susan Bass say the secrets to a successful local business include putting in lots of hours, never buying what you can’t afford and building slow, sustained growth.
Vocational students from across the region recently gathered at Sequoyah High School in Soddy-Daisy for a welding competition, sponsored by the American Welding Society.
Sarah Ketterer’s shop on Etsy.com is splashed with lots of vibrant — even if a bit faded — color.
The Signal Mountain Town Council plans to begin discussing the hiring of a new town manager at its next work session Friday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. at Town Hall.
Ivy Academy office manager Ansley Eichhorn and Exceptional Education teacher Holly Slater are embarking on their own educational venture this spring — and it’s going to be sweeter than honey.
Age is not a style. It’s a frame of mind.
Walden Mayor David Epperson says progress on transforming the property of the late Martha McCoy into the new town center is right on schedule.
More than 80 residents — roughly 1 percent of the town of Signal Mountain’s population — make up the town’s 14-plus boards and commissions, which advise the Town Council and, in some cases, make decisions regarding the town’s future.
Several weeks still stand between us and the warm weather of spring.
Dipped Fresh has closed its doors on River Street, but customers of the gourmet deli and dessert shop shouldn’t worry.
Recommendation expected soon
Shackleford Ridge Road might soon be seeing a new fire station.
The life of longtime Hixson resident Frances Wilson has been ruled by a very important belief.
Within minutes, the entire basement was flooded.
When it comes to the latest in European home décor, shoppers need go no further than Red Bank.
Signal Mountain’s strategic planning session slated for Friday, Feb. 7 is cancelled, but the council still plans to meet that day to discuss potential capital projects, said Interim Town Manager Boyd Veal.
In the 2014 Olympic Village of Sochi, Russia, is an exhibit of children’s art. The colorful pictures depict scenes of competition, friendship and peace.
The future of Hodgepodge is again up in the air after a discussion at the Jan. 28 Signal Mountain Town Council work session.
Shelves line the perimeter of The Pottery Place on Cherokee Boulevard, and on the shelves sit countless blank pieces of pottery.
What constitutes a good quality of life? Some might say a tight-knit community, a great outdoor scene or plenty of exposure to the arts.
McConnell Elementary School is closer than ever to constructing its own inclusive playground, and the city of Lakesite is helping the school meet its goal.
The St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministry of Soddy-Daisy’s Holy Spirit Catholic Church just received $15,000, and now it’s ready to give it away.
On any given day, Melita Matzko might wear silver cicadas on her earlobes or a sparkling basil leaf strung around her neck.
The town of Signal Mountain has officially extended its water purchase agreement with Tennessee American Water.
South Palisades Drive has come under scrutiny during the events surrounding the firing of former Signal Mountain Town Manager Chris Dorsey.
We pass them as we walk from the front door to the driver’s seat of the car each morning. They line the sidewalks we stroll and the highways we drive. Some are planted, others potted and some simply seem pesky when they persist in growing in inconvenient places.
During the most recent Signal Mountain town meeting, questions were raised as 18 board members were appointed or reappointed to 11 of the town’s boards.
On a recent Sunday afternoon, a crowd speckled with khaki, red and green filled the pews of St. Jude Catholic Church on Ashland Terrace.
If you don’t know any better, the jar looks perfectly harmless.
It’s been seven years since Hixson resident Darby Schumacher began research on a stormwater filtration system. She was in fifth grade, and it started as a science project with her brother.
They practice tree pose, paint original works of art and read books by well-known authors — and many of them haven’t even started grade school.
A small, white-washed building sits on the corner of River Street. It almost seems out of place in its snug location against the brick three- and four-story buildings that make up the rest of the street.
Another year has come and gone on the mountain. Here’s what your elected officials are saying were the biggest accomplishments in 2013, as well as what town goals should be in 2014.
Ryan Rogers has known for a while that he’s good at karate. A 24-year-old black belt, he won the silver medal in sparring in his age division at the 2012 U.S. Karate Nationals and the bronze in kata at both the 2012 and 2013 national competition. He’s also the first Chattanooga-born person to become a U.S. National Karate judge.
Merchandise on sale this month
The holiday shopping rush may be over, but The Green Door Trading Co. is having a major sale throughout the month of January.
Chilly weather can really dampen one’s sense of adventure, but Blue Moon Cruises is providing a way around it. Throughout the month of January and February, the Blue Moon boat is offering weekend cruises to passengers who want to witness the influx of sandhill cranes.
Each Thursday night, a little before 6:30, Ed and Wilma Slater arrive at Grace Church of the Nazarene to arrange 20 or so metal folding chairs in a wide circle. At the center, the Slaters place two amplifiers, connecting them to a couple of microphones cradled in their stands.
Lesley Hall spends plenty of time in grocery stores.
When Dr. Danielle Mitchell tells her patients she used to be morbidly obese, their jaws drop.
The mountaintop community on Walden’s Ridge is growing with no signs of slowing down.
Signal named best place to live in Tennessee
Though many residents wish to keep it under wraps, the secret is out.
The Rotary Club of Chattanooga Breakfast is boosting technology at Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School with a $5,000 check.
As the men of the Sharpe family gather around their food-laden table this Christmas Day, they’ll likely have one thing on their mind, and it’s not the smoked ham.
Sisters-in-law Resa and Crystal Roberts are spending a lot of time in two college towns lately — Cookeville and, more recently, Chattanooga.
The town of Signal Mountain’s finances are “in good shape,” according to Johnson, Murphey and Wright P.C.
After months of deliberation, Signal Mountain officials continue to discuss funding for projects council members have deemed necessary, the funding for which could possibly lead to a tax increase.
Hixson resident Katie Benson is the definition of “a jack of all trades.”
As their gift to the community, the Soddy Daisy High School JROTC cadets placed 5,656 cans of food beneath their Christmas tree.
On a recent cold, clear Saturday night, the windows of Salon La Bella warmly lit a cheery scene within.
Haley Mills is a world traveler.