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Enclave at East Hamilton deferred

Developers to host community meetings

You didn’t have to speak to the 40 East Hamilton residents who turned out for the July meeting of the Chattanooga Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission to know why they were there.

Family welcomes doves during the summer

When it rains during the summer, Sue Henley’s little grandson runs up to her with a worried look on his face. “It’s raining sideways,” he’ll cry. “Will they be OK?”

Sweet Eats Bakery moving down Lee Highway

Less than a year after opening, Sweet Eats is getting a new home — only minutes away from its first location.

Irma Marie opens on East Brainerd

When Ooltewah resident Janet Miller was a little girl, her mother and aunt, Irma and Marie, would take her to New York city from her home in Philadelphia to shop for fabrics and textiles. Both women were seamstresses, and from an early age instilled a sense of fashion into a young Janet.

School Board candidates — District 8

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about contested races in the August county general election. Check upcoming editions of East Hamilton Weekly for more election coverage. Early voting runs July 18-Aug. 2. The last day to register to vote was July 8.

Free breakfast, lunches come to select East Hamilton schools

You can mark “lunchbox” off your back-to-school supplies list if your child attends one of the nine schools in the East Hamilton area that will provide free breakfast and lunch to all students — regardless of income — next school year.

Extra fee added to traffic violations in Collegedale

Tickets for traffic violations in Collegedale just got more expensive, but only by $5.

Ooltewah-Harrison Education Foundation officially kicks off

Sponsors sought; events planned

A combination parade, outdoor movie and community picnic will be the first of many community “traditions” for the Ooltewah-Harrison Education Foundation, which aims to support local schools through community funding, said Executive Director Miranda Perez.

1 million pencils, 10 years, 1 man: Newman leaves his mark

Bige Newman has been leaving his mark in schools across the region.

Ooltewah conductor Pearson spends summer in fellowships

One month, Ooltewah resident Sarah Pearson is in Texas. The next, she’s flying to the Czech Republic.

Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Center sees success in 1st year

After winning seven national championships in the Encore Grand Finals at the end of June, the competitive troupe of dancers from Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Center wasted no time getting back to competing. They’re hoping to add to their 20 national titles in Myrtle Beach this month, studio Director Nisa Hooper said in a phone interview while en route to the next competition.

Local soap box racers head to Ohio for world competition

Three local soap box derby champions are representing Chattanooga at the annual All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship in Akron, Ohio, July 20-26.

A day in the life of a home-school family

Don’t worry about waking up too early, because school doesn’t really start until 9 a.m. or a little after.

Grocery store, more could replace YMCA pool, courts

The rundown tennis courts and mildew-filled YMCA pool on Shallowford Road could soon be replaced with a 34,000-square-foot retail space and four proposed one-story office buildings.

Choo-Choo City ballroom dance group moves to new location

This year has held change for the Choo-Choo City Chapter of USA Dance, but the nonprofit is still dancing on.

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