Community News - Metro

Crabtree Farms invites public to free Pollinator Palooza, plant sale

Published Mar. 29 2017

A week before its annual Spring Plant Sale, Crabtree Farms is hosting its first Pollinator Palooza to teach local gardeners...

Breast Cancer Support Services celebrates 25 years

Published Mar. 29 2017

Twenty-eight years ago, Elaine Hill was diagnosed with breast cancer. Three years after her diagnosis, Hill founded Breast Cancer Support...

How one local coffee shop is incorporating education in each cup

Published Mar. 22 2017

Since opening at the end of last year next to Koch's Bakery on Broad Street, Mad Priest Coffee Roasters has...

Meet Chattanooga WorkSpace's youngest artist

Published Mar. 22 2017

Downtown's Chattanooga WorkSpace is filled to the brim with artists and their creative works — including works from its smallest...

Howard scores community help to resurrect baseball program

Published Mar. 22 2017

When first-year Howard coach Jon Johnson was hired last summer, he looked over an empty field filled with rocks and...

Permanent July 16 memorial planned

Published Mar. 22 2017

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation officials knew that, at some point, they would need to clear the grassy strip between...

Frothy Monkey opens at Chattanooga Choo Choo

Published Mar. 15 2017

Jumbo-sized cookies, baked goods — even a small humidor full of cigars — were some of the goods on the...

Hamilton County school budget asks for additional $32 million

Published Mar. 8 2017

A draft of next year's school budget request given to the Hamilton County school board last week seeks a more...

Free trees available next Friday

Published Mar. 3 2017

Several organizations have teamed up to help give out free tree seedlings on Friday, March 10th at the Northgate Mall...

Work set to start on new Aloft Hotel in downtown Chattanooga

Published Mar. 1 2017

The 90-year-old Chattanooga Bank Building will see new life this spring, when work begins to transform the 10-story structure into...

Team approach: Dr. Headrick aims to put a dent in lung cancer

Published Mar. 1 2017

While most in the Scenic City have their eyes set on an early spring, Dr. Rob Headrick is thinking of...

Commission Vice Chairman Greg Beck wants to split $900,000 bond pot

Published Mar. 1 2017

With requests coming in for chunks of the $900,000 Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger essentially gave to the County Commission...

Early voting underway for contested Chattanooga City Council races

Published Feb. 22 2017

Six out of nine Chattanooga City Council districts will be contested in the March 7 city election.

Brown Academy students receiving much-needed uniforms

Published Feb. 22 2017

For many of the 300 students at Brown Academy, even having a clean uniform to put on in the morning...

Chattanooga's Ridgedale neighborhood could see revitalization

Published Feb. 22 2017

The now-trash-strewn tennis courts built years ago by Tennessee Temple University on Union Avenue haven't welcomed players in a while.

Memo's Grill grows with the times

Published Feb. 15 2017

In the 1960s and 1970s, M.L. King Boulevard was known for its entertainment offerings. Traffic on the street was so...

High-end steak restaurant slated for riverfront

Published Feb. 15 2017

A new downtown riverfront steak and seafood restaurant is slated to start going up late this month as its owner...

Mayoral candidates offer plans to address Chattanooga crime

Published Feb. 8 2017

Crime has topped the priorities lists of all four of Chattanooga's mayoral candidates, but each has a somewhat different vision...

Kentucky corporation wants to build $40 million apartment complex in Alton Park

Published Feb. 8 2017

Property values in Alton Park could soon increase, but existing residents are concerned about what that will mean for them.

Make Believe Toys creates custom gifts for princesses everywhere

Published Feb. 8 2017

After dancing professionally and teaching dance for over 30 years, Chattanooga resident Margaret Sikes knows a thing or two about...

New program works to end veteran homelessness, one person at a time

Published Feb. 1 2017

Three months after Volunteers of America Mid-States opened its Homeless Veterans Reintegration program locally, 48 veterans have passed through its...

Police double-down to protect city from gangs

Published Feb. 1 2017

After a bloody weekend that left two people dead and another five people wounded in shootings, Chattanooga police announced they...

February will be big at Finley

Published Jan. 25 2017

The 20,668-seat facility soon will experience a February unlike any other.