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School Board candidates — District 5

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.

Low Impact Rain Design Challenge winners named

Everyone knows a heavy rain in Chattanooga could linger for a few days after the clouds have subsided. But when new stormwater runoff regulations take effect this December, developers will have to mitigate standing water on their property if it’s new construction or if a certain percentage of the property is redeveloped.

1N3 seeks community support for Chattanooga Teen Maze

Bonny Oaks area resident Tiki Finlayson, co-founder of local nonprofit 1N3, wants to change the sobering statistic that one in three people is affected by drunk driving.

Windy Hill Pottery whips up clay art

As a student, Laurie Box Graham took her studies in art seriously. But she didn’t know when she picked a pottery class as an elective that it would completely change her outlook on life.

Collegedale working toward murals

Alex Loza, his wife and daughter often walk along the Wolftever Creek Greenway. But the cracks in the underpasses, rust and vandalism got him and his wife thinking.

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.

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