Free concert reveals possibilities of music as therapy

Published Jan. 31 2018

Martha Summa-Chadwick recalls working with a nonverbal, 10-year-old boy with autism. The only words he said were, "Hi," and "Bye."...

New businesses to open at Hamilton Place

Published Jan. 31 2018

Two new businesses are coming to Hamilton Place, with plans to open this fall.

Darla Wigley brings monsters to life

Published Jan. 24 2018

Severed heads, fatal cuts and prosthetics that look like boiling skin are Darla Wigley's bread and butter.

Collegedale launches new app

Published Jan. 24 2018

Collegedale residents in need of assistance now have a faster way to reach out to local officials: the Collegedale app.

Local Allstate agent helps land $103,000 grant for breast cancer

Published Jan. 24 2018

Esther Suggs knows how traumatizing breast cancer can be. Diagnosed 10 years ago, she has lived through the trying treatments...

ChattaVegan partners with city to host potlucks

Published Jan. 24 2018

ChattaVegan, a local nonprofit promoting veganism, is partnering with the city's Department of Youth and Family Development.

The Factory produces healthy outcomes

Published Jan. 24 2018

At The Factory at East Ridge, gender equality is something settled on the playing field.

Chattanooga introduces Office of Family Empowerment

Published Jan. 24 2018

The city of Chattanooga's Youth & Family Development Department is rolling out a new initiative.

Professional fiddler offers two very different local classes

Published Jan. 24 2018

Professional fiddler and violinist Tom Morley, who recently moved to Chattanooga from Fairhope, Ala., is offering his expertise in two...

Local film melds heartbreak into music and dance

Published Jan. 24 2018

Filmmaker Josh McCausland has transformed his musical diary into a short film premiering Wednesday, Jan. 24 at The Camp House.

Fort Oglethorpe chosen for 'Thriving Communities' initiative

Published Jan. 24 2018

Fort Oglethorpe city leaders and volunteers have begun brainstorming how they can best preserve and promote the city's natural charm...

Phone app continues to make life easier for local residents

Published Jan. 24 2018

Ringgold residents will soon be able to alert city officials of issues in the community with the touch of a...

Real Roots Cafe offers healthy alternatives

Published Jan. 17 2018

Despite having a new name, a new menu and a new owner, The Local Juice in Fort Oglethorpe has not...

Red Bank Police Department welcomes new K9 officer

Published Jan. 17 2018

The Red Bank Police Department is reinstating its K9 program with the recent acquisition of Harry, the department's first K9...

Locals try to save Lookout Mountain's Hardy house

Published Jan. 17 2018

The former Hardy home on Lookout Mountain is going to be turned into a parking lot, and historians are not...

Washington Alternative School students thriving in Yoga class

Published Jan. 17 2018

When Beth Daugherty instructed her first Intro to Yoga course at Chattanooga's Washington Alternative Learning Center last October, many of...

Updates aim to beautify Brainerd without breaking business owners' budgets

Published Jan. 17 2018

If the planning commission gives the green light next month, the Brainerd area will be one step closer to achieving...

Unknowns still surround School System Viability Committee budget numbers, some say

Published Jan. 17 2018

As Signal Mountain officials continue to discuss the viability of creating their own school district, opponents of the move say...

Fort Oglethorpe dedicates space for sports

Published Jan. 17 2018

The old machine shop on 64th Street in Fort Oglethorpe was piling up with dust and spare parts before the...

Walker, Whitfield counties continue to improve emergency response times

Published Jan. 17 2018

In a continued effort to improve emergency response services in the area, Walker and Whitfield counties have signed an agreement...

Reflection Riding introduces sandhill crane migration tour

Published Jan. 10 2018

To take advantage of one of the area's most striking natural displays Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center is organizing...

New book, fair focus on Soddy, Daisy and Montlake history

Published Jan. 10 2018

Those looking to revisit the good old days can do so with Soddy, Daisy and Montlake Historical Association President Steve...

Fairyland closes in on greenhouse fundraising goal

Published Jan. 10 2018

After raising $110,000, Fairyland Elementary is set to "break water" on an aquaponics system in March.