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.
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?”
Less than a year after opening, Sweet Eats is getting a new home — only minutes away from its first location.
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.
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.
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.
Tickets for traffic violations in Collegedale just got more expensive, but only by $5.
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.
Bige Newman has been leaving his mark in schools across the region.
One month, Ooltewah resident Sarah Pearson is in Texas. The next, she’s flying to the Czech Republic.
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.
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.
Don’t worry about waking up too early, because school doesn’t really start until 9 a.m. or a little after.
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.
This year has held change for the Choo-Choo City Chapter of USA Dance, but the nonprofit is still dancing on.