North Hamilton

North Shore dreams becoming a reality

North Shore residents and business owners gathered at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center last week for the North Chattanooga Summit II.

CSO to play a Symphony on Stringer’s Nov. 1

Locals can start out November with the musical stylings of the Chattanooga Symphony and Orchestra paired with a stunning view of the city’s urban wilderness.

Loftis Middle ready for Community Day Nov. 8

Last fall, Loftis Middle School held its annual Community Day and Car Show, that for the first time benefited the Dallas Bay Firefighter’s Christmas Fund.

Concerned Citizens for Justice protests in Red Bank

It wasn’t signs for candidates in next week’s election that greeted those walking into Red Bank City Hall last week, but signs reading “No more bullies with badges” and “Officer Kaylor has got to go.”

Red Bank officials deny officers tablet computers

Nine Red Bank police officers will go without in-car tablets after the City Commission voted down a resolution authorizing a $38,268 contract to purchase the computers at its Oct. 7 meeting.

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Signal Mtn

Walden candidates talk McCoy, Pumpkin Patch

The McCoy property and the Pumpkin Patch were hot topics at a recent candidate forum for the Walden Board of Mayor and Alderman.

Split Ends offers new color line

Those who wish to color their hair typically face a conundrum: get the color you want, but trade in your healthy strands for damaged and brittle ones.

Operation Christmas Child opens doors

In some parts of the world, a simple spoon is the best gift a child can receive. For the past three years, Signal Crest United Methodist Church has been collecting and shipping items such as soap and spoons to children in need through Operation Christmas Child.

Walden residents express concerns about McCoy spending

We, the undersigned, request that the Walden Town Board stop all further expenditures on the McCoy Property project until the Board conducts open meetings to discuss our concerns about how best to proceed with spending more tax dollars on the McCoy property. Since the fiscal year began July 1st the board has spent $79,700 and authorized an additional $19,200 at the 9/9/14 board for architectural drawings just for the McCoy house. This does not include costs for architectural drawings done in previous years. The total expenditure for the McCoy property rehabilitation is over $750,000 to date, considering property acquisition and maintenance and improvements over the past 10 years.

Subdivision off of James Blvd. proposed

More than 100 people have signed a letter of concern against a newly proposed 20-lot subdivision off of James Boulevard.

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Walker

LaFayette’s Caribou Run Farm selling pumpkins

Caribou Run Farm owners Rachel and Robert Stultz, of LaFayette, first traveled to Alaska seven years ago.

Little Free Library lands in LaFayette

LaFayette residents in search of a good book now have one more place to look — and it’s free and sponsored by the city.

Chickamauga Senior Center gets boost from local organization

The new and improved Chickamauga Senior Center was supposed to be move-in ready by the first of the year. But discovering asbestos in the building, built in the 1940s and which formerly housed the American Legion, meant the city had to put the plans on hold as officials tried to find emergency funding for the construction.

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East Hamilton

East Brainerd Road projects moving

A second part of the long-awaited expansion of Apison Pike will start soon, but other phases of the project — and other big road projects in East Hamilton — will depend on the General Assembly.

St. Thaddaeus hosts second annual holiday bazaar

St. Thaddaeus Episcopal Church members are hosting their second annual holiday bazaar at the church Nov. 1.

Pink Heals program supports women struggling with cancer

A pink fire truck is enough to grab anyone’s attention, but when Pink Heals Chattanooga President Robert Baty steps out of it in a pink uniform, people really take notice.

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Catoosa

Catoosa selected as Early Education Empowerment Zone

Will help students afford preschool

Just as “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” the first five years of a child’s life are said to be the most important in terms of development.

Electrolysis and Associates permanently removes hair

Electrolysis and Associates in Fort Oglethorpe owners Dee Jeffreys and her daughter Annie Massey specialize in permanent hair removal.

Rolling Thunder dedicates tree to POWs/MIAs

Rolling Thunder educates people about prisoners of war and those missing in action.

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Metro

More St. Elmo bike lanes en route

St. Elmo cyclists are moving closer to safer bike lanes and getting more mobility choices.

Diabetes Expo set for Nov. 8

As Claire Blum knows, you live with diabetes 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In between 15-minute doctor visits, diabetes is a constant lifestyle that needs more than just a periodical check-up.

Garuda Screenprinting moves downtown

If you’ve recently gone looking for Garuda Screenprinting on the North Shore, you’re on the wrong side of the river.

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