North Hamilton

Soddy-Daisy considers backyard chickens

The city of Soddy-Daisy is looking into the possibility of an ordinance that would allow backyard chickens.

Dorsey spends retirement visiting seniors

Since the mid-1980s, North Chattanooga resident John Dorsey has been spending his spare time visiting seniors at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the community.

Elevation offers local art, custom furniture

Tucked away on River Street, new gallery and shop Elevation adds a touch of diversity to one of Chattanooga’s favorite shopping neighborhoods.

Uniquely Unhinged specializes in the undead

From zombie makeup to shabby chic wall art, Uniquely Unhinged owner Michelle Hatfield does it all.

Red Bank focuses on safety with event

The city of Red Bank is taking a proactive approach to keeping the community safe by hosting the Red Bank Community Safety Expo in the Bi-Lo parking lot Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Signal Mtn

Signal sees breakout of burglaries

The Signal Mountain community has seen a rash of home burglaries in the past few weeks, and town officials are asking residents to stay alert.

German exchange program seeks host families

Signal Mountain Middle/High School’s student exchange program with Hamm, Germany, is in need of 11 host families for students arriving to Signal Sept. 27.

Signal Crest UMC welcomes new pastor

To host Sept. 17 talk on Israel/Palestinian conflict

Signal Crest United Methodist Church has a new senior pastor in Dale Wyrick, a native of southwest Virginia who previously served as pastor at Spring City United Methodist Church in Spring City, Tenn.

Carolyn Wright exhibit opens at Gallery 5

Longtime Signal Mountain artist Carolyn Wright is delighted to finally have the opportunity to show her work in the community, she said. Her exhibit at the MACC’s Gallery 5 opens Friday, Sept. 12 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. and runs through Oct. 24.

Meet new Nolan Assistant Principal Vicki Anderson

Nolan Elementary’s new assistant principal is Signal Mountain resident Vicki Anderson, who comes to the school from Allen Elementary, where she spent six years as assistant principal.

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County to vote on property tax increase Sept. 11

One public hearing remains

A Sept. 11 public hearing will be the last chance for Walker County citizens to have their voices heard on the county’s proposed property tax increase.

125th anniversary Blue and Gray BBQ Arts/Crafts Festival and BBQ Cook Off Sept. 20

It’s been 125 years since Union and Confederate soldiers reunited on the grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion in friendship. In true Southern fashion, food was involved — barbecue.

LaFayette paving project hits snags

The paving of Foster Mill Drive that was to be completed this fall will have to be pushed back to spring 2015.

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East Hamilton

Teachers honored for life-saving skills

Teaching middle school is already stressful. Keeping pre-teens happy and busy during P.E. classes can be exhausting.

Three wheels, multiple benefits: trike club takes off

There’s a new biker gang taking over in Collegedale.

Dickerson keeps vintage craft alive

Ever notice the hand-painted signs in Buehler’s Food Market on Market Street downtown?

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Catoosa County sets 2015 budget

While Catoosa County commissioners found wiggle room in their proposed 2015 budget, it wasn’t enough to avoid raising property taxes.

Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos hosts weekly specials

Fort Oglethorpe’s Casa Amigos is offering lots of specials to bring in the community.

Eagle Scout Nolan Smith builds wood-duck houses on Nature Trail

Even more nature could be in store for the Richard Taylor Nature Trail in Ringgold.

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RPA solicits feedback at Growing Forward

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency is in the process of creating a new comprehensive plan for the county, but not before listening to the community.

Catoosa woman pens book for Chattanooga Zoo’s benefit

What started off as a sweet thing to do for her great-nephew has Ringgold resident Sandy Stephens signing books as a published author.

Art120 to make doughnuts fly Sept. 19

Chattanooga’s Art120 needs help making the Flying Doughnut Incident a reality. During Park(ing) Day Sept. 19, the art-education nonprofit will bring its very own doughnut-slinging bicycle to Miller Plaza for a day of doughnut launching.

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