The plans for one of the biggest developments Chattanooga has ever seen are set to be revealed at a public meeting Thursday, Dec. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at Hixson United Methodist Church.
The North River Civic Center is hosting an opening reception for its exhibit “Art for the Holidays” Friday, Dec. 6 from 5-7 p.m. The show will be on display at the center until Feb. 28, 2014.
The first-ever FIRST LEGO League Chattanooga Area Qualifier Tournament held Nov. 23 at Signal Mountain Middle/High School was an incredible success, said Scott Rosenow, event manager and liaison between TVA Partners in Education and Hamilton County Schools.
Built by C.E. James in 1913, the Signal Mountain Inn was basically the start of the Signal Mountain community, which James connected to the valley by building a trolley up the mountain. Purchased by the Alexian Brothers in 1936 and renamed the Alexian Inn, the historical building is the featured landmark on this year’s collectible ornament sold by the Walden’s Ridge Guild.
Plenty of gems are hiding in the Briar Patch, Chattanooga’s newest spot for finding antiques, refurbished furniture, gifts and handmade goods. Located at the foot of Signal Mountain across from Baylor School, the Briar Patch will be open from now until Sunday, Dec. 15.
Few authors are so willing to admit that their characters are drawn from real life, and few families are as artistically inclined as the Holmes family.
12 Paws Pet Bakery has moved from Signal Mountain to Red Bank, and the store is holding an open house Friday, Dec. 6 from 5-8 p.m. Owner Betty Crawford said she moved the store so she could combine it with the 4 Paws Pet Food Pantry she recently helped start.
Christmas is just around the corner, and the Signal Mountain Farmers Market is stocked up with handmade gifts and locally grown produce for holiday meals. The market is held at Bachman Community Center Thursdays from 4-5 p.m.
Russ and Sara Holmes, owners of 517 Subs, say the Salvation Army is their favorite faith-based ministry because it provides more assistance than any other charity.
Getting out of the heat and humidity of south Florida was the goal for the Northrup family, our November Newcomers of the Month, in moving to Signal Mountain.
There are a million reasons for not doing the things you need to get done. For dual-income families, it can be difficult to find time to wait for the cable man or pick up the dry cleaning. The elderly may have plenty of time but lack the ability or resources to make it to the grocery store.
A Ferris wheel, a library, a walking track, a solar farm, Coolidge Park-style fountains and an indoor shooting range—these are just a few of the suggestions presented by Red Bank citizens at a recent public meeting called for citizens to give their input on what should be done with the property housing the former Red Bank High School and Red Bank Junior High.
Fundraising efforts at Daisy Church of God during the annual Soddy-Daisy Christmas Parade will benefit Project TEAM, a mission trip to Guatemala planned for July 2014.
The city of Red Bank is cracking down on dog owners who let their dogs roam unleashed in White Oak Park outside the designated dog park area.
The city of Red Bank is holding a public meeting focused on the Affordable Care Act at the Red Bank Community Center Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m.
Thanksgiving is the most traveled weekend of the year, said Signal Mountain Fire Department Capt. Kevin Nichols, and the Fire Department wants to make sure that families with young children have a safe drive to visit family.
A lack of healthy vegan options when going out to eat in Chattanooga led Kristiana Mallo and Bailey Cole to open their own vegan restaurant, Cashew, on the North Shore.
Avoid the crowds at the mall and shipping fees on the Internet this holiday season by shopping at local stores, which are busy preparing to entice customers with a slew of discounts and promotions. Some shops even give back to worthy causes in the community and across the world through customers’ purchases.
Red Bank City Commission voted 4-1 at its Nov. 7 meeting to approve the settlement of lawsuits brought against the city and several of its police officers by police officer Stephen Satterwhite and retired officer Issac Cooper for alleged civil rights violations and age discrimination. The vote authorized the payment of $7,500 to Satterwhite and $11,000 to Cooper.
Brace yourselves for Nature’s Fury is the theme for the first-ever First Lego League Qualifier to be held in the Chattanooga area, with Signal Mountain Middle/High School playing host Saturday, Nov. 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sixth- through ninth-grade students from Signal Mountain Middle/High School fared well at the recent tryouts for the Lower East Tennessee Junior Clinic Orchestra.
Harvey opens Anna Belle’s Tea Service
Something about a tea party seems storybook-perfect, a fantasy every girl who loves pink has dreamed of once upon a time. Ladies on Signal Mountain will have the opportunity to make their tea party wishes come true now that Yvonne Harvey has opened Anna Belle’s Tea Service.
Known to some as Red Bank High School, others as Red Bank Junior High or Red Bank Middle School, the building in the heart of Red Bank on Dayton Boulevard is soon to be only a memory.
Nothing brings on the Christmas spirit quite like the smell of a live Christmas tree wafting through the house. The Men of St. Timothy’s is giving the Signal Mountain community the opportunity to have live Christmas trees and wreaths delivered directly to their home through the group’s fifth annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale.
Signal Mountain High School cross-country coach Kim Brown was not surprised when the Lady Eagles won the program’s first A/AA state championship last week.
A simple, approachable menu based on seasonal, local ingredients is the focus at The Farmer’s Daughter, a new restaurant located in a former service station in North Chattanooga.
The importance of sharing and helping others is the main idea behind Gordon McMillan’s new children’s book “Scout.”
Entering the home of Signal Mountain resident Chris Lyle is like walking into a woodland fairytale, with vines streaming across the ceiling and his sculptural creations covered with moss and lichen spread over every available surface.
Since the late 1980s, a group called Koffee Klatch Crafts has been crafting for good causes. Each year, the group creates a flurry of crafts to be sold at its annual Christmas bazaar fundraiser for groups in-house at Alexian Village as well as community organizations.
The holiday season is upon us, and it is time to start crossing names off your list. The longtime tradition of Sunday on Signal, which actually begins Saturday, Nov. 16 and continues into Sunday, Nov. 17, is here to help you get a running start.
For those who have not experienced the talents of the teachers at MACC firsthand, they — and the rest of the community — have a chance to witness their expertise at the inaugural MACC Teachers Showcase Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m.
Northgate Mall is hosting a Grand Celebration Thursday, Nov. 7 through Saturday, Nov. 9 to unveil to the community the mall’s fresh new look.
The North River YMCA is holding a Zumba dance party Friday, Nov. 8 from 6-8:30 p.m. to benefit the Livestrong at the YMCA program.
A longtime friendship between Signal Mountain resident Vivienne Nichols and Irish filmmaker Emmett Hughes is bringing the premiere of the movie “The O’Brien’s Movie” to Carmike Majestic 12 Thursday, Nov. 14 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
After eight years of being tucked away on Mississippi Avenue, Signal Mountain Cookie Lady Sandie Benson has moved her shop to 1217 Taft Highway. She plans to hold a grand reopening celebration Saturday, Nov. 9 starting at 10 a.m.
In the wake of the Boy Scouts of America’s vote last May to allow openly homosexual Scouts to join the organization, one local troop is switching to the Trail Life program, an alternative to Boy Scouts that describes itself as “a journey for boys and young men established on timeless values derived from the Bible.”
The city of Red Bank is preparing for the possibility of a microbrewery in the city. The City Commission discussed the idea at its work session Oct. 16 in response to interest by Carter Distributing in opening a microbrewery in Red Bank.
Care Connections owner Chris Duggan has always enjoyed working with the elderly. While working as a physical therapist, her elderly patients were her favorites.
Soddy-Daisy city officials and the other organizers of the second annual Christmas in the Park celebration at Poe’s Tavern are looking for singing groups to perform at the event being held Saturday, Dec. 7 from 5-8 p.m. The organizers are requesting that interested groups sign up by Wednesday, Nov. 13.
Signal Mountain Social Services is now offering computer and Internet access to its clients at its location on Mississippi Avenue.
St. Augustine Catholic Church is celebrating 75 years on Signal Mountain with three days of events Nov. 1-3.
Signal Mountain High School’s production of “Flowers for Algernon” opens Thursday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. and closes with a matinee Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m.
Ever since Split Ends Salon owner Ann Askew met Ralph Smith many years ago, she had been envious of his spot on Signal Mountain. Smith owned Ralph’s Salon in Signal Plaza for more than 40 years.
Paving is set to begin this week on Big Ridge Road between Fairview Road and Hixson Pike, said City Councilman Ken Smith, who has been pushing the rest of the Council to get the road paved.
Original completion date might still be met
Although drivers should not expect delays to ease up due to the construction on Highway 27 any time soon, the project’s manager said the construction is on track to be complete by February 2015 or earlier.
Our Newcomers of the Month for October are the Farrimond family, who recently moved into the Windtree subdivision.
For the first time in the city’s 44 years, Soddy-Daisy now has paid staff members in its Fire Department. Six full-time employees and 12 part-time employees started their duties last week.
Contemporary Portraits, which has been offering its services on the mountain for more than 25 years, is settling into a new space in Signal Crossing across the street from its former location at Signal Plaza. Owners Greg and Jeannie Forehand are celebrating the move with a grand reopening event Sunday, Oct. 27 from 1-5 p.m.
The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones, and if you’ve recently lost someone you care about, what was once a fun tradition can turn into a trigger for sadness and grief.
Residents of Redding Road in Red Bank are concerned about speeding on their street and submitted a petition asking for speed humps on the road to the City Commission at its work session Oct. 15.