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E. Hamilton road projects held up in government

Most of the time, no news is good news. But to the dozens of East Hamilton residents anticipating the widening of East Brainerd Road, no update on behalf of the Tennessee Department of Transportation was bad news at the recent District 4 Summit.

Imagination Station improvements center around community

Imagination Station will remain open, for now. Though scheduled to be closed for renovations beginning Sept. 2, community outcry has pushed the project back — and sent it back to the drawing board.

Richard promises repairs done right first time

This May, Brian Richard was on his way to work after a long weekend when he turned around and drove back home to Ooltewah.

Floral Design Symposium culminates with flower show

“Balance, rhythm, proportion.”

A different kind of reading companion visits CGLA

In a small classroom at Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, a student jumped on her desk as others sunk backward into the walls. A miniature Vietnamese pot-bellied pig named Lola was waddling student to student, receiving pets and treats.

Monday farmers market opens at New Hope Presbyterian Church

Allen Greenwell used to go to the Brainerd Farmers Market to socialize.

Heaven’s Bounty celebrates grand opening in Apison

It started out simple.

Waterside to expand

Upscale apartments, a fitness center and a sporting goods store could be in the works for the Waterside property off Interstate 75 at Gunbarrel Road.

Ooltewah family hosts Kidsave siblings

As the saying goes, kids will be kids. Though Dylan Ahern can’t speak Spanish, he’s still communicating with a Colombian brother and sister who are staying with his family.

Snow Hill Elementary preschool class gains ‘sensory corner’

A brightly colored classroom can look like a child’s paradise. But for small preschool students with disabilities, bright oranges and greens aren’t always calming when they’re upset. It can be hard to find a place to take a few minutes and breathe when surrounded by shapes and distracting items.

Beka’s Back Porch BBQ opens in Ooltewah

The back porch is Rebekah Seiber’s favorite part of the house. But while she pulls pork and makes potato salad from her new barbecue restaurant in Ooltewah, that beloved spot seems far away.

Reporter’s Notebook

Just after the return to the school year, two local schools sustained damage and one is set to get upgraded.

Leaping Liz’s Laptops now open in Rossville

Rossville’s newly opened Leaping Liz’s Laptops was hopping with business for the recent tax-free weekend.

District 4 forum slated for Aug. 18

Chattanooga City Councilman Larry Grohn is gearing up for another District 4 forum and encourages East Hamilton residents to mark their calendars for the Aug. 18 event.

InSpirit Men’s Chorus to perform at St. Francis Episcopal

For members of the InSpirit Men’s Chorus, work may be hard and stressful, but there’s always another performance or rehearsal to look forward to.