Emily Crisman (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6508
E-mail: ecrisman@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
Emily Crisman became a staff writer for the Chattanooga Times Free Press Community News division in 2009 and became assistant editor of the Signal Mountain and North Hamilton Weekly editions in 2013. She also writes for other Times Free Press publications including Chatter and 4Paws, of which she became the editor in 2014. Emily graduated with a degree in humanities from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006.

Wauhatchie School brings forest kindergarten program to Ivy Academy in Soddy-Daisy

Published Feb. 20 2019

Wauhatchie School, which launched the first forest kindergarten in the state in 2015, is starting a satellite location at Ivy...

Chattanooga Dads helps busy fathers spend quality time with their families

Published Feb. 20 2019

DeAngelo Jelks wasn't able to be around much during his daughter Victoria's early years.

Signal Mountain residents, officials discuss area's growing pains

Published Feb. 20 2019

Roads and sewers were the main concerns expressed during a recent meeting to discuss future development atop Walden's Ridge.

Newk's Eatery opens first Chattanooga location in East Brainerd

Published Feb. 13 2019

Fast-casual restaurant chain Newk's Eatery is opening its first Chattanooga location in East Brainerd Monday, Feb. 25, and is celebrating...

Drive-thru coffee shop opening soon on Signal Mountain Road

Published Feb. 13 2019

While driving from his home on Signal Mountain toward downtown every day, Justin Mulloy noticed that a line of cars...

Wauhatchie launches forest preschool at Audubon Acres

Published Feb. 13 2019

Wauhatchie School, which launched the first forest kindergarten in the state in 2015, is starting a satellite location at Audubon...

New community darkroom opens on Chattanooga's Southside

Published Feb. 13 2019

Those who want to develop their own photos but lack the space or time to create their own darkroom have...

Mountain Arts Community Center should reopen in April

Published Feb. 13 2019

The Signal Mountain Town Council has approved an additional $30,000 in funding for renovations and repairs to the Mountain Arts...

Home to Home Rental offers baby gear for tourists, grandparents

Published Feb. 6 2019

Anyone who's ever traveled with a baby knows there's an arsenal of gear that must come along for the ride...

Experience healing power of sound at Ooltewah wellness center

Published Feb. 6 2019

Ooltewah resident Mario Aranda, who owns Spiral Garden Wellness Center along with his wife, Judy, led people on a path...

CycleBar studio opens in East Brainerd

Published Feb. 6 2019

Ooltewah residents Kelly and David Grob have opened a CycleBar studio in East Brainerd — the first location of the...

Ooltewah High students use luxury cars to inspire clothing designs

Published Feb. 6 2019

On a chilly January afternoon, Ooltewah High School students gathered around a Porsche 911 Carrera 4S, admiring the iconic silhouette...

Signal Mountain Middle/High School Sports Boosters' auction moves downtown

Published Feb. 6 2019

Help provide local sports teams with items they need by getting things you want at the Signal Mountain Middle/High School...

Mama Crunk's Pies celebrates Vietnamese New Year at Common General

Published Jan. 30 2019

Mama Crunk's Pies is hosting a celebration in honor of the Vietnamese New Year, or Tet, Saturday, Feb. 2 from...

Signal Mountain amends firearm ordinance

Published Jan. 30 2019

The town of Signal Mountain said residents couldn't discharge a firearm within town limits. The state said they could.

Business Spotlight: Inside The Insyde Outsyde Shop and Meek's Auctions

Published Jan. 30 2019

Background: Les Meek, who became an antiques dealer and auctioneer in Wales more than 50 years ago. He brought his...

What are Chattanooga's top hotel suites?

Published Jan. 28 2019

Until recently, finding a hotel room in Chattanooga meant choosing between a single or double bed in one of a...

Where to get toasty and toasted during winter in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 28 2019

What better way to while away a cold winter's night than cozied up by a fire, warming yourself inside and...

Proprioceptive writing encourages evolution in thinking

Published Jan. 28 2019

If you've made a vow to spend more time with your journal this year, take that a step further with...

Transforming Faith Baptist Church plans mass marriage ceremony

Published Jan. 23 2019

With the sense of hope and possibility that comes with a new year still lingering, and the romance of Valentine's...