With the election of new council members in Signal Mountain has come changes in the town’s commissions and boards.
Since it opened in 2013, OPA Restaurant on River Street has quickly become a popular spot for truly authentic and delicious Greek food.
Hixson resident Lorri Love is a couponer. Actually, her mom, Flo Simon, calls her a magician because Love is so good at finding the best deals. If Love is standing behind you in the grocery store check-out line, she’ll likely help you save too, Simon laughed.
When Monya Alsept moved her family from St. Louis, Mo., to Chattanooga last year, she looked for an American Heritage Girls troop to get her three daughters involved in.
The town of Walden is looking for a way to slow traffic at the intersection at the top of the W Road. At the recent town meeting, Mayor Bill Trohanis asked Volkert representative Jim Floyd to introduce the idea of a traffic circle.
Signal Mountain has a new police chief, and his name is Mike Williams.
A decision on the proposed Danbury subdivision was again deferred at Thursday night’s Signal Mountain Planning Commission meeting.
Needs local businesses or vendors as partners
In honor of its five-year anniversary, the Tim Tebow Foundation sought 50 churches nationwide to host its annual Night to Shine Prom for people with special needs — and Stuart Heights Baptist is one of them.
Liquidation sale running until doors close for good
After nearly eight years of business on Frazier Avenue, Go Fish Clothing and Jewelry of Chattanooga is closing its doors Saturday, Jan. 24
Three capital projects will be on the forefront of Signal Mountain officials’ minds in 2015 – a new fire substation, the rehabilitation of James Boulevard and a new public works building.
Ken Bell has resigned as Walden’s mayor.
At the age of 68, Jerry Howell is still spry in the boxing ring.
Kimberly Saldana says she’s always felt a little bit like a gypsy.
Signal Mountain town officials say the rash of home burglaries on the mountain seems to have cleared up.
The Chattanooga Area YMCA Boys and Girls Outdoor Leadership Development program, known as BOLD/GOLD, needs the community’s help to continue making the outdoors accessible to the city’s youth.
In the past, speeding has been one of the most common and consistent complaints made by Signal Mountain residents, according to Town Manager Boyd Veal.
The Casual Pint recently set up shop on Cherokee Boulevard, offering a meeting place for business associates, a study zone for students, and a big screen for friends wanting to catch the game — all with a craft beer in hand.
Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom opened this month in Northgate Mall, and though the restaurant is a chain that began in Colorado, it plans on rooting itself in the Chattanooga community.
One Walden resident has big plans for the McCoy property.
With new council members in place, both towns of Signal Mountain and Walden are seeking ways to better communicate with their citizens.
Tiger Society Martial Arts has evolved over the years, continuously adding new systems to its repertoire along the way.
Ivy Academy teacher Jim Watson recently received an award that no other classroom teacher has received before.
St. Alban’s Hixson Market, at 7514 Hixson Pike, shared delicious treats and lots of local wares at its second annual Holly Jolly Market event.
At its first regular meeting since the election, the Walden Board of Mayor and Aldermen addressed a packed agenda in front of a full house at Town Hall.
Former town of Signal Mountain Youth and Community Relations Officer Heath Gunter is back at Signal Mountain Middle/High School full time until the end of the school year.
Since last December, the Soddy-Daisy Food Bank’s clients have increased by 26 percent, said Director of Operations Ray Woodall.
Soddy Daisy Middle School was brimming over with teachers, students and parents at its fall semester Academic Night.
This is a busy time of year for John Crider.
Sequoyah’s Women in Nuclear program and local Girl Scout Troops teamed up for a “Get to Know Nuclear” event at the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant’s Training Center.
Hamilton County’s oldest congregation just got a new pastor.
After only two years, the Northshore Gallery of Contemporary Art, formerly known as Graffiti, is closing its doors Dec. 20.
Do you want Signal Mountain officials to install license plate cameras in the town?
Heavy traffic is not just a problem at the district’s Nolan Elementary and Signal Mountain Middle/High School, but the traffic surrounding those schools — both serviced by a single small road — has become a topic of hot debate locally due to safety concerns.
Three years ago, Hixson High School teacher and wrestling coach Garrick Hall started a physical education class geared specifically for his students with disabilities.
The Good Shepherd Food Ministry of Soddy-Daisy First Baptist Church just received a big surprise — worth $20,000.
Police officers working overtime may become a common sight in the town of Signal Mountain.
Thanks to a Junior League of Chattanooga mini-grant, third-grade teacher Stacey Culver is sending her North Hamilton County Elementary students home with a “Bag of Knowledge” each week.
The North River Civic Center is celebrating its 10th birthday, and the staff invites the community to celebrate, too.
In 1974, 12 artists gathered and decided to open a gallery. Forty years and a couple of locations later, the gallery’s doors are still open.
Pruett’s Signal Mountain Market is looking forward to July 1, 2016.
The Signal Mountain Town Council, with new members now in place, has some figuring to do to get a school resource officer in Signal Mountain Middle/High School.
At Red Bank Middle School, sixth-grade math teacher Terri Holmes is flipping her classroom.
Freedom Worship Center and Wimpies Restaurant are teaming up to ensure that locals in need get a hearty turkey dinner this Thanksgiving.
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series that looks at the need, logistics and plans for having a dedicated SRO officer assigned to SMMHS, a topic of hot debate during the recent Signal Mountain Town Council election. For previous coverage, read the article at community.timesfreepress.com/news/2014/nov/05/signal-and-smmhs-talk-about-need-sro.
Locals can get a start on holiday shopping and enjoy some family fun all at the same time at Soddy Elementary’s Holiday Bazaar Fall Festival Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The stylists of Friends Cuttin’ Up Hair Salon, located at 5510 Highway 153 in Hixson, recently teamed up with the Pet Placement Center to raise funds for the animal shelter through a cut-a-thon.
Being a caregiver isn’t easy.
Three homes in the town of Signal Mountain were burglarized last month, bringing the total count of home burglaries in 2014 up to 19, according to Town Manager Boyd Veal.
During the lunch hour at Signal Mountain Middle/High School, it’s not uncommon to see students clustered around a man in uniform.
The Walden Board of Mayor and Aldermen, newly elected as of last night, is about to face some hard decisions in regards to the McCoy property.