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Signal sees breakout of burglaries

The Signal Mountain community has seen a rash of home burglaries in the past few weeks, and town officials are asking residents to stay alert.

German exchange program seeks host families

Signal Mountain Middle/High School’s student exchange program with Hamm, Germany, is in need of 11 host families for students arriving to Signal Sept. 27.

Signal Crest UMC welcomes new pastor

To host Sept. 17 talk on Israel/Palestinian conflict

Signal Crest United Methodist Church has a new senior pastor in Dale Wyrick, a native of southwest Virginia who previously served as pastor at Spring City United Methodist Church in Spring City, Tenn.

Carolyn Wright exhibit opens at Gallery 5

Longtime Signal Mountain artist Carolyn Wright is delighted to finally have the opportunity to show her work in the community, she said. Her exhibit at the MACC’s Gallery 5 opens Friday, Sept. 12 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. and runs through Oct. 24.

Meet new Nolan Assistant Principal Vicki Anderson

Nolan Elementary’s new assistant principal is Signal Mountain resident Vicki Anderson, who comes to the school from Allen Elementary, where she spent six years as assistant principal.

Local architect picked for Nolan addition

Nolan Elementary is getting help from within the mountaintop community to design a new wing for the overcrowded school.

Signal seeks solution to slow traffic on Arden Way

Residents differ in opinions

Residents of Arden Way continue to drive home the need for traffic calming measures on the residential road as Signal Mountain officials research a solution.

Signal Scout receives national recognition

Signal Mountain Weekly readers may recall a December 2013 article focused on 15-year-old Signal resident John Carlson’s Eagle Scout project, which involved constructing the 14 Stations of the Cross in stone and bronze at St. Augustine Catholic Church.

Japanese, origami classes come to MACC

The MACC is expanding its language offerings to include Introduction to Japanese Language and the Art of Origami. Offered through Chattanooga School of Language, the class will be held Tuesdays beginning Sept. 9 from noon to 1 p.m.

Thrasher Elementary solves oak tree mystery

The mystery has been solved surrounding “Miss Bea’s Tree,” the name the Tree Board had adopted for the 100-plus-year-old oak tree at Thrasher Elementary that was felled from the property just before school started.

Balanced Fitness and Cycling offers variety

Since opening May 5, Balanced Fitness and Cycling Studio has gained some devoted fans, from people training for triathlons to people who had never attended a class before.

Bachman Bargains debuts at Bachman Community Center

The Bachman Bargain Barn has undergone an extreme makeover and will make its debut under new name Bachman Bargains Friday, Sept. 5 at 9 a.m.

SMFD presents strategic plan

On the heels of a recommendation for a new fire station within the town of Signal Mountain comes a strategic plan for the Fire Department.

Lions make change to annual tradition

A big change is taking place with the Signal Mountain Lions Club’s annual Labor Day Barbecue this year. For the first time since the event began, the club will not be cooking its own barbecue.

New kids’ cooking class ‘sprouts’ at MACC

Getting kids involved with cooking encourages them to make healthier eating choices, says Allie Fincher, owner of Sprouts Cooking, which is offering an upcoming kids’ cooking class at the MACC. The class is scheduled for Mondays, Sept. 8-29 from 4-5 p.m. with a registration deadline of Sept. 3.