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EAST RIDGE: River Rescue Group looking for volunteers

The City of East Ridge and the Tennessee River Rescue Group are seeking volunteers for the annual Tennessee River Rescue at Spring Creek. This year, the event will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration and a morning briefing will take place at the City of East Ridge garage at 1510 Yale St.

EAST RIDGE: Volunteers needed for revitalization effort

The East Ridge Revitalization members will be working on the Exit 1/Ringgold Road planning project this fall.

EAST RIDGE: Students enter brand-new elementary school

Summer vacation is officially over in Hamilton County. Students headed back to school last Wednesday. For hundreds of them, that meant a brand-new building.

EAST RIDGE: Animal Services is here to help

The mission of East Ridge Animal Services is to provide East Ridge residents, both human and animal, with courteous, professional and timely animal care and control services.

EAST RIDGE: Volunteers needed for World Series

The East Ridge Baseball Association is seeking volunteers for the upcoming Dizzy Dean World Series, to be held July 15-22 at Camp Jordan. The tournament is anticipated to bring 5,000 fans from 15 states.

EAST RIDGE: Forum set for school board candidates

The East Ridge Education Committee is sponsoring a “Meet the School Board Candidates” Forum on Education for District 8.

EAST RIDGE: Be careful with gas grills on holiday

I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July.

EAST RIDGE: Revitalization work takes place Saturday

East Ridge Revitalization is going to finish weeding and mulching on Saturday at 8 a.m. at Interstate 75 Exit 1 at Ringgold Road. Volunteers will needs newspaper, jugs filled with water and shovels. Parking will be along the side of the road next to where the work is being done — look for the orange cones. This weeding and cleanup will probably be the last major work done until September or October. Show your pride in East Ridge and come out to help.

EAST RIDGE: 10-year-old baseball team raising money

The East Ridge 10-year-old boys All Stars are trying to raise enough money to go to Southaven, Miss., for the Dizzy Dean World Series. If you can help these children meet their goal, contact Kathy Wooten at 706-858-1234.

EAST RIDGE: Memorial Day program at Legion post

The William E. Blair American Legion Post 95 will have a Memorial Day program at 1 p.m. on Monday. The event will be held at Pioneer Frontier, located on Tombras Avenue. Please come out and honor all of the men and women who have died protecting our country and our freedom.

EAST RIDGE: Group planting rose bushes at interstate exit

East Ridge Revitalization will be planting rose bushes at Exit 1 (weather permitting) on Saturday at 9 a.m. They need several volunteers to come and help, and the more we have the quicker the planting will be finished. Also, please bring shovels and jugs filled with water. They have plenty of newspapers (everyone did a great job getting those together).

EAST RIDGE: Principal requests assistances

Sharon Watts, principal of East Ridge Elementary, is requesting assistance this weekend to help with packing to get ready to move into the brand-new East Ridge Elementary building.

EAST RIDGE: Book on city’s history looking for photos

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a book coming out about East Ridge should be priceless.

EAST RIDGE: Citizens can share ideas

The citizens of East Ridge will soon again have an opportunity to shape the policies of their city by directly speaking with their mayor, City Council and administrative staff.

EAST RIDGE: Revitalization Day coming Saturday

East Ridge Revitalization will be planting roses and daylilies at Exit 1 on Saturday at 9 a.m. Please bring newspapers, water jugs filled with water, shovels, trowels and gloves. Parking will be on the Camp Jordan side of Ringgold Road around the area where the new traffic light is located. East Ridge is providing cones for security at the area.

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