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East Ridge narcotics detectives seized a methamphetamine lab at the Superior Creek Lodge at 1401 N. Mack Smith Road on Thursday afternoon, according to public information officer Erik Hopkins.

East Ridge narcotics detectives seized a methamphetamine lab at the Superior Creek Lodge at 1401 N. Mack Smith Road on Thursday afternoon, according to public information officer Erik Hopkins.

All the bad news in the economy has been good news for local thrift stores.

After three years at the helm of the McKamey Animal and Adoption Center, Dr. Amanda Wojtalik-Courter announced her resignation Monday in a letter to members of the board.

Scattered snow around the Chattanooga region Monday forced some schools to close early and accumulated as much as 2 inches on parts of Lookout and Signal mountains, according to David Glenn, meteorologist with WTVC NewsChannel 9.

After three years at the helm of the McKamey Animal and Adoption Center, Dr. Amanda Wojtalik-Courter announced her resignation Monday in a letter to members of the board.

Wish Bowl

Helping dreams come true

At 17, Sarah Wilson bubbles with enthusiasm as she remembers the family vacation to Disney World she took while she was sick with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Sarah Wilson holds her hand over her heart during the singing of the national anthem at the Make-A-Wish Foundation's Wish Bowl 2009 at Finley Stadium on Sunday.

Once the new East Ridge city manager arrives in mid-February, the City Council plans to cut the pay of attorney John Anderson, according to council member Tom Card.

In only a few weeks’ time, the historic Delta Queen steamboat will have a new home in Chattanooga.

No decision has yet been made about whether to combine McBrien and East Ridge elementary schools, but Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Scales asserted Monday night that big schools are not necessarily bad schools.

Farmers and organic-food advocates from throughout the South got a little taste of Tennessee on Saturday night during a three-course banquet at the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group conference, featuring organically grown food from the Volunteer State.

For the 1000 farmers gathered at the Chattanooga convention center for the Southern SAWG conference, Saturday’s Taste of Tennessee dinner probably tasted like what you or I would ordinarily get at a banquet.

Getting a speeding ticket in Soddy-Daisy will be harder to ignore now that the city has decided to hire a collections agency to recoup unpaid court fines and fees.

Chattanooga: Farming for the future

Organic agriculture conference highlights growing interest

While being environmentally sound is the foundation for organic farmers, just keeping the farm going is an even bigger concern this year.

More than just a transfer of power, an inauguration represents our country’s unending hope for renewal, said presidential scholar Doris Kearns Goodwin.

The energy of President Barack Obama’s inauguration rippled through Chattanooga Tuesday as people around the city sat glued to the television, witnessing history in the making.

The election of the first black president is a milestone, but it is not the end of the fight for equality in America, East Ridge High School senior Derek Griffin said in a speech Sunday during the 29th annual youth celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Area churches gathered at the New Zion Baptist Church on Sunday for a youth celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

A crisis allows a president to have a moment of greatness, presidential scholar Doris Kearns Goodwin told a packed audience on the UTC campus Tuesday night.

Signal Mountain needs a new main road and it’s time to start planning for it, the Town Council unanimously decided on Monday.

Patrick Hagan is like many young suburbanites: He works as an accountant, is happily married, lives on Signal Mountain and has two young children.

When the Signal Mountain Town Council meets on Friday to set its goals for the future, creating an economically and environmentally viable model for community development will be at the heart of the discussion, according to Mayor Bill Lusk.

It might not make it to the top of President Bush’s to-do list before he leaves office, but a grassroots organization dedicated to preserving the Delta Queen riverboat has asked him to issue an executive order allowing the historic vessel to return to service.

Walden residents soon will get a chance to comment on plans to redevelop the 39-acre former home of Martha Bachman McCoy into a public recreation area and community center.

Animal owners in Collegedale beware: Letting your dog bark or run loose in the neighborhood could result in fines up to $500, thanks to an animal control ordinance passed by the City Commission on Monday night.

A public relations firm says East Ridge is ripe for a relaunch.

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