North Hamilton

City of Red Bank reports on debt, expenditures

The city of Red Bank recently reported on its debt obligation.

MCR Foundation plans walk, prepares for new leadership

Sometimes it’s listed as malnutrition. Other times a heart attack or another type of organ failure.

Bullington does it all in North Chattanooga

Larry Bullington doesn’t do anything halfway, but he sure does a lot. He’s self-described as the best-kept secret in town.

Morning Pointe calls for acts for Senior Idol Talent Show

Ann Lewis started plucking the chords of a piano when she was as young as 6, and she played for a gospel quartet by the age of 15.

Hipster Vibes mellows Hixson Pike

Tie-dye, peace signs and a generally groovy atmosphere — a step inside Hixson Pike’s new Hipster Vibes is like walking right back into the 1960s.

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Signal Mtn

SMFD presents strategic plan

On the heels of a recommendation for a new fire station within the town of Signal Mountain comes a strategic plan for the Fire Department.

Lions make change to annual tradition

A big change is taking place with the Signal Mountain Lions Club’s annual Labor Day Barbecue this year. For the first time since the event began, the club will not be cooking its own barbecue.

New kids’ cooking class ‘sprouts’ at MACC

Getting kids involved with cooking encourages them to make healthier eating choices, says Allie Fincher, owner of Sprouts Cooking, which is offering an upcoming kids’ cooking class at the MACC. The class is scheduled for Mondays, Sept. 8-29 from 4-5 p.m. with a registration deadline of Sept. 3.

Meet the Angles, Newcomers of the Month

The Angle family moved to the Chattanooga area last year when Steven Angle became the new chancellor at UTC. The university has a house on Lookout Mountain where the Angles have lived for the past year while they looked for a house of their own.

Belanger focuses on family photography

In addition to teaching first-year chemistry at UTC, Dominique Belanger is also a professional photographer.

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Walker

Bennett settles in at battlefield, plans upcoming events

New Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Superintendent Brad Bennett is happy to be at what he deems “the best park of them all.”

Chickamauga plans to pave main thoroughfare

West 10th Street, which connects Crittenden Avenue to downtown Chickamauga, is cracking.

Wyatt’s Cafe opens in former Chow House

Catlett community’s Wyatt’s Cafe is serving up Southern hospitality and good food in a western style setting.

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East Hamilton

E. Hamilton road projects held up in government

Most of the time, no news is good news. But to the dozens of East Hamilton residents anticipating the widening of East Brainerd Road, no update on behalf of the Tennessee Department of Transportation was bad news at the recent District 4 Summit.

Imagination Station improvements center around community

Imagination Station will remain open, for now. Though scheduled to be closed for renovations beginning Sept. 2, community outcry has pushed the project back — and sent it back to the drawing board.

Richard promises repairs done right first time

This May, Brian Richard was on his way to work after a long weekend when he turned around and drove back home to Ooltewah.

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Catoosa

County residents protest tax hike

One public hearing remains

Catoosa County, Ga.’s, proposed property tax increase had several taxpayers asking for a tightening of the government’s belt in a public hearing last Thursday night that boiled down to political ethics over dollars.

Final piece in puzzle secured for Ringgold canoe launch

With Lyndhurst Foundation’s most recent donation of $23,000, the city of Ringgold has all the money it needs for its Dragging Canoe launch project along South Chickamauga Creek at the city municipal park.

Bennett settles in at battlefield, plans upcoming events

New Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Superintendent Brad Bennett is happy to be at what he deems “the best park of them all.”

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Metro

Riverwalk extension to St. Elmo en route

By mid-September, dirt should be moving on the latest Tennessee Riverwalk extension that will connect St. Elmo to the rest of the system, which stretches all the way to the Chickamauga Dam.

Mane Event Salon gains new name, gives back

Five years and a name change later, Gina Johnson is ready to do some good for the community with her St. Elmo salon. Previously named Gina’s Hair Galleria, the new name, Mane Event Salon, is catchier, she said.

Chattanooga Music Club keeps tradition alive

A musician’s legacy often lives on much longer than the musician themself.

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