The city of Soddy-Daisy passed a resolution at its May 15 meeting authorizing orders of removal of unruly people from the city’s parks.
With its main building constructed in 1937 and the gym and library added in 1971, the old Red Bank Middle School is ready for retirement, said principal John Pierce. Built to be heated with coal, the building still has old-time radiators, the roof leaks and walls are crumbling, he said.
Natural health runs in the family for Alison Campbell, a Hixson resident who along with her husband Chris recently purchased The Family Herb Shop from her parents.
MACC will begin holding a new nature program for children certain Fridays beginning May 31. Although not affiliated with the Tennessee Aquarium, the program will be led by longtime aquarium employees Susie Grant and penguin keeper Amy Graves.
When it comes to color, Dana Hamilton knows what she wants.
J. Smith Salon is now home to a new stylist, Katie Eggebrecht.
A Red Bank resident says she fears for her safety following a random drive-by shooting on McCahill Road, and stood before the City Commission at its May 7 meeting to request more police presence in the neighborhood.
Signal Mountain resident Rick Huffines is the newly appointed executive director of the Tennessee River Gorge Trust, an organization that aims to enrich the community through conservation of the gorge, education and promoting good land stewardship.
For many young girls, lopping off 10 inches of their hair would seem a tragic event.
It may be called Miss Bea’s Tree, Miss Bee’s Tree or Miss B’s tree; all the Signal Mountain Tree Board has been able to find out about the tree’s name has been gleaned from teachers at Thrasher Elementary, where the huge white oak shades the playground.
For his senior project, Signal Mountain High School student Denver Dressler, who has a form of autism called Asperger’s Syndrome, set out to raise awareness about autism by selling bracelets reading “Autism: Get the Facts” along with a short list of facts about autism.
Signal Mountain resident Allison Durras is putting her culinary degree from the Art Institute of Atlanta to good use as the owner of Baked in Chattanooga, her new restaurant on the North Shore.
Signal Mountain resident Robin Howe is attempting to diffuse tension in the homes of local rising seniors this summer by offering a college essay preparation class at Bachman Community Center.
The Kentucky Derby lasts only a few minutes, but the money raised through a few Signal Mountain residents’ annual Kentucky Derby party could help a local agency provide food for animals for weeks.
If a group of North Chattanooga residents gets their way, Mount Vernon Circle will keep its name of more than 50 years. If not, it could become Sapphire Circle.
To help fund her “girls trips” to Florida twice a year, Signal Mountain resident Kelley Adams uses her second favorite Christmas present she’s ever received — a monogram machine (her first favorite is her German Shepherd).
The USA Cycling Professional Championships are rolling through Chattanooga May 25-27, and the owners of HUB Endurance on Frazier Avenue invite the public to come watch the race as it passes by the shop.
People in Soddy-Daisy with grass that is too long or junk cars in the yard should be prepared for a citation, because the city of Soddy-Daisy has introduced a new complaint system for citizens.
“There are a lot of people in your life you might pass by, and there are some incredible experiences you might miss out on if you don’t take advantage of them,” said Signal Mountain High School student Carig Sanders of his experience filming the documentary “Stacey.”
The Signal Mountain Farmers Market at Bachman Community Center is resuming its regular-season hours of 4-6 p.m. starting Thursday, May 9 and continuing every Thursday throughout the spring and summer.
New District 3 Chattanooga City Councilman Ken Smith has been involved in politics a number of years, both from the spectator side and serving within campaigns. Smith said his political involvement stemmed from his community involvement, which included serving on the boards of several local nonprofits.
Signal Mountain resident Carrie Beth Jones, who appeared in last week’s edition of the Signal Mountain Weekly as the 2013 Signal Mountain Woman of the Year, was arrested May 5 in Red Bank and charged with driving under the influence, evading arrest and two counts of child endangerment. She also received citations for implied consent, open container laws and impeding traffic.
In his 27 years in pediatrics, Dr. Kaukab Naseer has encountered many changes. After beginning his career in Pakistan, he moved to Philadelphia in 1993, where he said the family structure is less traditional than in Tennessee.
Signal Mountain resident Andrew Boehm’s fascination with wood began soon after he left college, when he worked several construction jobs.
Mountain Education Foundation is preparing to release its strategic plan for the financial development and institutional advancement of Signal Mountain public schools.
Sarah Montgomery Lewis Wilhite, who passed away in January of this year, was perhaps best known for the positive influence she exerted over hundreds of children on Signal Mountain in her 40 years as a fifth-grade teacher at Signal Mountain Elementary.
Swimming for the Signal Mountain Green Giants is more than just a sport — it’s a lifestyle, according to Bo Chamberlain, who has three children on the team and is starting his second year as the team’s president.
Carrie Jones is the new Signal Mountain Community Guild’s Woman of the Year following the organization’s annual Dogwood Luncheon, held April 24.
There was a time when Red Bank and Soddy-Daisy residents didn’t have to fill their fuel tank to get to downtown Chattanooga.
Mei Li Zuber is truly a Young Woman of Distinction, with qualities such as perseverance that made her stand out to the American Lung Association’s selection committee.
Whether you are in the market for a new Kenmore appliance, fishing gear or barbecue for the whole family, you can get what you want while helping local causes at the 34th annual Red Bank Chamber Council Auction. The event is being held at Play Dog Excellent Saturday, May 4 with the doors opening at 5 p.m. and the auction beginning at 6 p.m.
The Signal Mountain High School Threatre Department is presenting “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” in the school theater Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 25-27 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m.
The Insurance Services Office has completed its evaluation of the Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department, which has improved its ISO rating from a Public Protection Classification 5 to a 3. The improved rating will go into effect Aug. 1.
The Pet Placement Center is holding its second annual Tails at Twilight fundraiser at Stratton Hall Thursday, May 2 from 6-9 p.m.
The Pastoral Care Committee at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church is holding a series of free workshops that are open to the community titled Family Challenges, which deal with the end-of-life issues all families have experienced or will experience.
Two students at Soddy-Daisy High School are recipients of all-expenses-paid college scholarships from the Leonore Annenberg College Scholarship fund.
The city of Soddy-Daisy is cracking down on codes enforcement. At its April 18 City Commission meeting, Commissioner Geno Shipley made a motion that passed unanimously for the city’s Public Works Department to identify the city’s 10 worst properties and take action against the owners.
The commercial-grade steam cleaner used at Chattanooga Detail in Red Bank not only gives cars a superior clean, it is also gentler on the environment, according to owner and North Chattanooga resident David Hopkins.
Bachman Community Center has hired a new executive director, Dawn Salyer, to take care of the center’s operation.
Families of students at Thrasher and Nolan elementaries are again facing off to see who can recycle the most at the third annual Thrasher vs. Nolan Recycling Challenge, being held at the Signal Mountain Recycle Center on Earth Day, Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Pinecrest Baptist Church is offering horse and pony rides at the church Saturday, April 27 from 1-4 p.m.
For years, Horsin’ Around in Soddy-Daisy has been a carving school focused predominantly on creating and restoring carousel animals. Since the closing of East Brainerd woodcarving store and school Woodcraft six months ago, the woodcarving community has become displaced and is finding a new home at Horsin’ Around.
Betty Crawford, owner of 12 Paws Pet Bakery, is organizing several special events for her customers.
Siren’s Seafood and Steak Market is bringing beachside seafood stand-style offerings to Signal Mountain with its new menu of po’boy sandwiches, seafood baskets and gumbo.
Nolan Elementary invites the community to follow the yellow brick road to its production of “The Wizard of Oz” in the school gym Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m.
Start the spring off right with the ninth annual Garden and Art Expo, which returns to Bachman Community Center Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Two men have been arrested for arson that occurred at Hixson’s Loftis Middle School in September 2012.
For many years, the Soddy-Daisy Middle School baseball team has been in need of a level playing field. The outfield of the team’s home field was literally uneven, and the field also lacked a pitcher’s mound.
The Soddy-Daisy Food Bank is now offering a wider variety of foods including produce from Bi-Lo stores, and will change its distribution days and times to get the more perishable items to clients at a quicker rate.
Fighting fire runs in the family for new Signal Mountain Fire Department Chief Eric Mitchell.