Community News - Signal Mtn

Kennedy: Signal resident wins regional spelling bee, despite English not being her first language

Published Mar. 22 2017

Even though English is Lisa Lin's second language, spelling comes easy for her, the Thrasher fifth-grader said.

Georgia's history comes to life in local resident's new book

Published Mar. 22 2017

Lynelle Mason, a former Rossville resident now living at Alexian Village on Signal Mountain, is releasing her sixth novel, "Trailblazer,"...

Signal Mountain green-lights initial repairs for historic Mountain Arts Community Center

Published Mar. 22 2017

Applause erupted during the March 13 Signal Mountain Town Council meeting after council members unanimously voted to make initial repairs...

Signal Mountain resident's concern about speeding on James Boulevard spurs action

Published Mar. 15 2017

In response to complaints from residents on James Boulevard, the town of Signal Mountain is taking action to reduce speeding...

Chess Ninja classes coming to Mountain Arts Community Center

Published Mar. 15 2017

What better way to learn the game of chess than to become a living chess piece? Kids participating in the...

Harvest Home specializes in sheep

Published Mar. 15 2017

Cheri Miller, owner of local farmers market vendor Harvest Home, developed her love for sheep in England and Ireland, where...

Signal Mountain High School sophomore releases first novel

Published Mar. 15 2017

Of all the people who dream of writing a novel, very few will experience the satisfaction of holding in their...

Signal Mountain High School team places third in state science bowl

Published Mar. 8 2017

Signal Mountain High School's team recently took home third place at the Tennessee Science Bowl, the best the school has...

Signal Mountain Nursery marks 70 years with special event

Published Mar. 8 2017

Signal Mountain Nursery is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and the community is invited to participate in the festivities...

Recreational space could draw tournaments to Signal Mountain

Published Mar. 8 2017

Though Signal Mountain is still years away from meeting all its sports-field space needs, acquiring that additional recreational space could...

Make Signal Mountain shine on Sparkle Day

Published Mar. 8 2017

With the town of Signal Mountain and the Signal Mountain Lions Club having successfully revitalized the Sparkle Day town cleanup...

Mountain Arts Community Center hosts free epilepsy awareness workshop

Published Mar. 1 2017

One out of every 100 people in the U.S. has epilepsy. For people under the age of 12 or older...

Officials addressing concerns of waning police presence in Walden

Published Mar. 1 2017

Walden officials have issued a 120-day notice to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office as the town prepares to consider renewing...

Kennedy: Sneakers teach of the boom-and-bust mentality

Published Mar. 1 2017

My 15-year-old son and I were shopping at Hamilton Place mall earlier this month when he summoned me to an...

Signal Crest hosts IF:Gathering March 10-11

Published Mar. 1 2017

Each year, the IF:Gathering brings tens of thousands of women together worldwide — virtually — for worship and fellowship. Signal...

Signal grad marches in presidential inauguration parade

Published Feb. 22 2017

Ian Dingle, a 2013 Signal Mountain Middle High School graduate and senior at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, can...

Meet Dale Lockhart, new school resource officer at Signal Mountain/Middle High School

Published Feb. 22 2017

Signal Mountain has for years been requesting a county-funded school resource officer for Signal Mountain/Middle High School, and the town's...

Signal resident expands business, ministry

Published Feb. 22 2017

Signal Mountain resident Chris Ackerson plans to grow the carpet-cleaning business he started 13 years ago, Xtrax, but he has...

Kennedy: Why the Academy Awards are a cultural time capsule

Published Feb. 22 2017

The Oscars are less than a week away, and I have seen only two of the nine "Best Picture" nominees:...

Signal appoints first female judge for temporary position

Published Feb. 22 2017

Local attorney Tracy Cox has been selected as the next municipal and sessions judge for the town of Signal Mountain....

Kennedy: An end to my technological procrastination

Published Feb. 15 2017

We were one of the last households in our town to get high-speed internet.

Local Boy Scout to build sidewalk at Nolan Elementary

Published Feb. 15 2017

By the time Nolan Elementary School opens its doors next fall, students living nearby will have a safer way to...

Construction of Nolan Elementary School labyrinth underway

Published Feb. 15 2017

A medieval labyrinth is starting to take shape in the courtyard to the left of Nolan Elementary School's main entrance.