Community News - East Hamilton

Heritage House hosts free classic movie screenings

Published Apr. 18 2018

Heritage House is harking back to the golden age of cinema with its classic and international film series. The screenings...

Active-shooter training planned for local churches

Published Apr. 18 2018

Despite the news of shootings nationwide, many church families don't consider themselves to be at high risk, said local deacon...

Boyd Buchanan is first independent school in state to start Future Farmers of America program

Published Apr. 18 2018

When students and faculty at Boyd Buchanan School sit down for lunch in the cafeteria, they know exactly where their...


Local family moves into Chattanooga's first Faith Build Home

Published Apr. 11 2018

Nine area churches recently celebrated the culmination of 16 weeks of work to not only build a home for a...

Chattanooga officials hope to cool tensions between residents and developers with new study

Published Apr. 11 2018

The Chattanooga City Council is backing a study that officials believe could help ease tensions between residents and incoming developers.

Silverdale Baptist Academy grows its outdoor education program

Published Apr. 4 2018

After students take the TCAP this month, Silverdale Baptist Academy will have a firmer grasp on how its outdoor education...

National shootings prompt area schools, churches to improve safety

Published Apr. 4 2018

As news of school shootings continues to dominate national headlines, local officials are taking steps to ensure that area schools,...

Hamilton County growth plan could spawn bus lines

Published Mar. 28 2018

With the final draft of the area's comprehensive growth plan finally complete, residents may soon see some of the changes...

We R CPR adds wilderness training

Published Mar. 28 2018

Nearby climbing routes, campsites and hiking spots make Chattanooga a prime location for adventuring, which is why We R CPR...

Hurricane Party to blow in dollars for school needs

Published Mar. 21 2018

The East Hamilton CaneRaisers will host their ninth annual Hurricane Party this weekend.

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy seniors receive McDonald's All-American honor

Published Mar. 14 2018

As the winners of McDonald's All-American honor were announced and Jazmine Massengill's name and face flashed on the screen, she,...

TDOT maps timeline for East Brainerd Road expansion

Published Mar. 14 2018

Transportation officials have finally received the funding needed to continue the widening of East Brainerd Road all the way out...

Community finds 'venue' for spiritual healing, outreach

Published Mar. 7 2018

In January, more than 3,000 people took part in Venue Church's weekend-long grand opening for its new location. The space,...

Davidson Road improvements four months away

Published Mar. 7 2018

Work on Davidson Road is expected to begin as early as late July, according to Justin Holland, director of Chattanooga's...

'Meet Your Muslim Neighbor' at East Brainerd mosque

Published Feb. 28 2018

The Understanding Islam Da'awah Foundation, a local group devoted to educating people about Islam, is hosting a meet-and-greet event called...

Local family gets help to purchase wheelchair-accessible van

Published Feb. 28 2018

Nolan Staples is a typical 14-year-old. He likes to hang out at the mall, catch a movie with friends and...

Comprehenive growth plan's community review time extended

Published Feb. 28 2018

In response to concerns from residents, local planners have readjusted their timetable for the completion of the area's comprehensive growth...

Clean Cuisine

Published Feb. 25 2018

The following restaurants received scores of 90 or better out of 100 on the Hamilton County Health Department inspections conducted...

Southern Adventist University lays out plan to curb racial discrimination on campus

Published Feb. 21 2018

Southern Adventist University became the second area school to publicly denounce racism after a former student's inflammatory social media post...

Cindy Rima, Lilly Tryon are first in area to earn lifestyle medicine certification

Published Feb. 21 2018

Each week, Cindy Rima and Lilly Tryon spend their time at the local Volunteers in Medicine clinic to educate Chattanoogans...

Empower women with your purchases

Published Feb. 14 2018

A local stay-at-home mom is trying to save the world, one poverty-stricken woman at a time.

Draft for long-term growth plan in eastern Hamilton County released publicly

Published Feb. 14 2018

Yearlong efforts to better accommodate the growth coming to the eastern portion of Hamilton County will soon bear fruit.

Sidewalk project to make East Hamilton Middle/High's fields handicap accessible

Published Feb. 7 2018

Hurricanes fans who use a wheelchair will no longer have to worry about field access this baseball season.