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Public meeting planned for interstate improvement

State highway officials are calling on residents for input as they go through an environmental assessment of changes to Tennessee’s interstate gateway. But construction on the proposed $89 million retooling of the Interstate 75/I-24 interchange is not likely to start this year.

Three vie for East Ridge mayor

There are three candidates vying for East Ridge mayor.

5612 Art Expo is Oct. 18

At first glance, a dentist’s office is a strange place for an art show. But Greater Brainerd Dental won’t let that stop its annual 5612 Art Expo, being held this year Saturday, Oct. 18.

Silverdale Baptist celebrates anniversary with charitable donation

Members of Silverdale Baptist Church are celebrating the congregation’s 125th anniversary by giving back to the community, as they believe the 13 original members would have done.

Affordable housing and the arts

While art downtown promotes growth of the city, it can be much more difficult to find downtown residences affordable to the artists involved.

Explorers Homeschool Academy already gearing up for Science Olympiad

It’s no secret that education these days is geared toward math and science, and the Explorers Homeschool Academy has found a way to make it fun.

St. Elmo man practices gyotaku

St. Elmo resident Matt Monahan has a penchant for keeping fish in his freezer. But they aren’t always used for eating. Instead, Monahan practices gyotaku, the art of printing fish on fabric and paper.

Open Studio Night brings nonprofit art to WorkSpaces

It’s not easy being a nonprofit these days. It’s a part of the gig; not profiting from what you do, but instead helping others.

Q Commons coming to Chattanooga Oct. 9

Oct. 9, the Camp House will have a packed house of people from all over the country. Except most of them will be tuning in from live streams as locals enjoy the Q Commons event.

Republican Women host fashion show

The Hamilton County Republican Women hosted a fashion show and luncheon at the Heritage Landing Clubhouse to benefit the Honoring the Sacrifice Foundation.

Maple Street Biscuit Company now open on Broad Street

Zeke Arter waited 20 minutes in line for his first Maple Street Biscuit. He was visiting Jacksonville, Fla., and his wife had dragged him to the spot. It was March 2013.

Meet the candidates for East Ridge City Council

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about the six candidates in the Nov. 4 East Ridge City Council election. Check upcoming editions of Metro Weekly for more election coverage. The last day to register to vote is Oct. 6 and early voting begins Oct. 15.

Run4Love set for Oct. 11 to fight facial deformities

When Chattanooga resident Susan Mathews had her first baby 14 years ago, she never imagined he would inspire a new charity and impact the lives of children on the other side of the world.

Chattanooga Airport to double rental car space

Chattanooga Invista employee Judy Ciulis says the nylon manufacturer regularly rents cars at Lovell Field, so she’s looking forward to a $1.5 million upgrade that would almost double the lot’s size.

Chattanooga gets grant for light-rail study

The rusty rails that rest throughout the heart of Chattanooga may be revitalized if a new federally funded study shows a proposed light-rail route is feasible for the Choo Choo city.