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Public meeting planned for interstate improvement Oct. 16

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.

Bus stop on busy road made safer for students

In an effort to keep area children safe, Shepherd community residents joined with their neighborhood association to build a bus shelter on the corner of Talladega Avenue, in the 6100 block.

Softball growing in Collegedale

Collegedale City Commissioner Larry Hanson said he’s happy softball is such a popular sport in Collegedale, but he’s worried that all the residential growth could keep players on the bench.

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.

Teamster Union Hall offers weekly dancing, ’50s nostalgia

Anyone yearning for the days of slow country, line dancing and ’50s-style rock can visit the Teamster Union Hall any Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. to dance the night away with The Country Connection Band.

Village Market to host Gluten Free Fest

The term “gluten-free” can be found on a variety of products, but while it has become almost a catchphrase, many consumers may not know what that truly means. Officials at The Village Market say they hope to educate consumers on the benefits of a gluten-free diet. So the store is hosting Gluten Free Fest Thursday, Oct. 23 from 4-6:30 p.m.

Superintendent calls for more East Hamilton schools

When the 1,100-student East Brainerd Elementary School opens in August, it will already be bursting at the seams.

Apison church celebrates rich history with 150th anniversary

Members of Apison United Methodist Church are celebrating the church’s tumultuous beginnings and continued prosperity — evidenced by its upcoming 150th anniversary — with a special church service Sunday, Oct. 12.

Speakers inspire Tyner students to dream big, follow through

Speakers from the national HistoryMakers program visited Tyner Academy students last week to share their stories and personal struggles.

The Owl Cove Gift Shop offers monogramming and more

Since Denys Tawzer began her monogramming business more than 10 years ago, she has learned the importance of branding.

Cyberbullying: the new threat

Month-long anti-bullying initiative kicks off

In a recent discussion with Hamilton County students about increasing public Wi-Fi access, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said the No. 1 question is not about speed or Internet access.

Erlanger East to become full-service hospital

More bulldozers and ambulances are heading toward Gunbarrel Road.

Tri-county Teen Maze needs volunteers, donations

It is anticipated that 1,800 students from Catoosa, Dade and Walker counties will attend the third annual UR Choice/UR Destiny Teen Maze.

Enclave redesign finalized

After 16 meetings and multiple redesigns, community members and developers for The Enclave at East Hamilton have come to an agreement on the proposed development of the property.

Local artists’ work showcased at Ooltewah assisted living center

The Bridge at Ooltewah, which opened recently to house independent seniors, is more than just a home — or the cafe, beauty shop, exercise room, library and private dining room also housed there.

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