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Pruett’s to sell wine

Pruett’s Signal Mountain Market is looking forward to July 1, 2016.

Thanksgiving Hymn Fest brings churces together

Signal Mountain Baptist Church and St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church are coming together to hold the community’s first Thanksgiving Hymn Fest Sunday, Nov. 23, with a hymn service from 4-5 p.m. and dinner starting at 5.

Signal’s Daisy Elliott focuses on skin care

Signal Mountain resident Daisy Elliott recently opened her own space, Signal Skin Care, where she offers facials, targeted treatments and brow and lash tinting and waxing. Elliott previously worked out of J. Smith Salon for the past six months.

New council members talk importance of SRO at high school

The Signal Mountain Town Council, with new members now in place, has some figuring to do to get a school resource officer in Signal Mountain Middle/High School.

MEF announces new director

Signal Mountain resident Katie Hanners is replacing Mike Taylor as the new executive director of the Mountain Education Foundation.

SMHS girls cross country team wins state

Members of the Signal Mountain High School girls cross country team are the state champions for the second year in a row.

Holiday Market, winter farmers market hours set to start Nov. 13

The Signal Mountain Farmers Market, located in Pruett’s parking lot, is holding its Holiday Market and switching over to its winter hours Thursday, Nov. 13.

Sunday on Signal signals start of holiday season Nov. 15

The time has come to pull the Christmas decorations out of the attic and begin checking names off your holiday shopping list, and Signal Mountain is the perfect spot to get a head start. For three decades, mountain businesses have hosted Sunday on Signal, an event that has expanded to include Saturday as well.

Signal Mountain and county look for funding for SRO at SMMHS

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series that looks at the need, logistics and plans for having a dedicated SRO officer assigned to SMMHS, a topic of hot debate during the recent Signal Mountain Town Council election. For previous coverage, read the article at

Residents speak out about McCoy property

We, the undersigned, request that the Walden Town Board stop all further expenditures on the McCoy Property project until the board conducts open meetings to discuss our concerns about how best to proceed with spending more tax dollars on the McCoy property. Since the fiscal year began July 1, the board has spent $79,700 and authorized an additional $19,200 at the 9/9/14 board for architectural drawings just for the McCoy house. This does not include costs for architectural drawings done in previous years. The total expenditure for the McCoy property rehabilitation is over $750,000 to date, considering property acquisition and maintenance and improvements over the past 10 years.

Burglaries on Palisades prompt talks on Neighborhood Watch

Three homes in the town of Signal Mountain were burglarized last month, bringing the total count of home burglaries in 2014 up to 19, according to Town Manager Boyd Veal.

Longtime Signal Santas tradition continues

The Signal Santas, a longtime traditon on Signal Mountain, are looking to include the mountain’s younger set in their annual party that raises funds for Signal Mountain Social Services. Even those who have never had the chance to meet the original organizers, Wanda Lacy and Shirley Miller, may soon receive a call from this year’s committee to join the party.

Mike Taylor leaves MEF for new position

In his six years at the helm of the Mountain Education Foundation, former Executive Director Mike Taylor said his greatest accomplishment has been getting the community together to bring more resources to the foundation.

Signal and SMMHS talk about the need for an SRO

During the lunch hour at Signal Mountain Middle/High School, it’s not uncommon to see students clustered around a man in uniform.

Future of McCoy up to new Walden board

The Walden Board of Mayor and Aldermen, newly elected as of last night, is about to face some hard decisions in regards to the McCoy property.