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.

Sterchi Farm trailhead to reopen with new amenities

Published Aug. 15 2018

Upgrades to the park at the Sterchi Farm trailhead of the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway are nearly complete.

Collegedale hosts 50th anniversary bike parade

Published Aug. 15 2018

In celebration of the city of Collegedale's 50th anniversary, the city's Parks and Recreation Department and Police Department partnered to...

Hixson designer launches children's clothing line

Published Aug. 15 2018

Anna Mittlestadt, the local clothing designer who founded womenswear line Anna Victoria Designs in 2012, had a similar customer in...


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Signal Mountain businesses host back-to-school bash

Published Aug. 15 2018

A new school year is here again, and several Signal Mountain businesses are coming together to bid summer one last...

Everyone wins at the Miss Beautiful Pageant

Published Aug. 8 2018

The sixth annual Miss Beautiful Pageant, a pageant for local girls and women age 5 and older who have disabilities,...

East Ridge comic expo features professional and aspiring artists

Published Aug. 8 2018

A love for superheroes is in Ringgold resident Dylan Bailey's blood.

Heritage Park in East Brainerd to see upgrades

Published Aug. 8 2018

As part of an effort to make Tennessee the most pet-friendly state in the U.S., the dog park at Heritage...

Signal Mountain ordinance would tweak rezoning process

Published Aug. 8 2018

The Signal Mountain Town Council is set to vote Aug. 13 on an ordinance that would change the process of...

Mayfly Coffee now serving food, beer in renovated space

Published Aug. 1 2018

Signal Mountain now has a new spot to grab a bite and a beer - and soon, to get a...

Mississippi museums offer education on American culture

Published Aug. 1 2018

As the birthplace of American popular music and the center of the Civil Rights movement, Mississippi is rich in cultural...

Mindfulness has long been a buzzword for adults. Some local schools are now testing the benefits for children.

Published Aug. 1 2018

After having her second child, Jennifer Knowles struggled juggling both being an educator and raising her two children. "I felt...

Set in stone: Falling in love with new city, smaller Lookout Mountain home

Published Aug. 1 2018

When John and Lisa Barnhardt moved from Raleigh, North Carolina, to the side of Lookout Mountain, they had no idea...

Goat yoga arrives in Chattanooga

Published Aug. 1 2018

Goat yoga, a trend that's been sweeping the nation over the past year or two, has arrived in the Scenic...

Escape one last time with the tiki cocktail trend

Published Aug. 1 2018

Summer is on its way out, but those looking for one last vacation can find their escape at a local...

Red Bank reopens upgraded Kids Corner playground

Published Aug. 1 2018

After being closed for several months, the renovated Kids Corner playground in Red Bank is now open, just in time...

Chattanooga Mercantile opens in former East Ridge Flea Market

Published Jul. 25 2018

The former East Ridge Flea Market building has new tenants — about 300 of them, actually. New owners Luke Stewart...

Heritage House offers new balloon sculpture, 3-D bead weaving classes

Published Jul. 25 2018

World-renowned balloon artist Patricia Gordon, aka Patricia Balloona, is leading two unique classes at Heritage House in the coming months.

Signal Mountain Town Council accepting applications for vacancy

Published Jul. 25 2018

The Signal Mountain Town Council is accepting applications from citizens who want to be considered for the opening on the...

'A Healing Music Festival' changes children's lives

Published Jul. 18 2018

Jaime Jorge knows from experience the positive impact music can have on a child's life.

Ooltewah resident crafts handmade bow ties

Published Jul. 18 2018

When Ooltewah resident Savannah Hartman gave her now-husband a bow tie for Christmas their second year together, it sparked his...