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.

Celebrate Halloween with a cruise benefiting Ronald McDonald House

Published Oct. 17 2018

Get your Halloween costume ready a little earlier this year. The Red Shoe Society is hosting a Halloween-themed cruise aboard...

'Night of Fright' launches new local event company

Published Oct. 17 2018

East Brainerd resident Keegan Chitwood is launching his business, Keegan Chitwood Events & Design, with his first special event, Night...

Donations needed to help Soddy-Daisy residents recover from flash flood

Published Oct. 17 2018

Soddy-Daisy is continuing to rebuild after heavy rain caused flooding in the area Sept. 26.

Signal Mountain Town Council candidates face off at forum

Published Oct. 17 2018

Early voting started Wednesday, Oct. 17. To help residents make informed decisions at the polls, Alexian Village hosted a forum...

Red Bank football stadium receives grant for new sound system

Published Oct. 17 2018

The Red Bank High School football stadium is getting a new sound system thanks to a $17,000 program service grant...

Heritage Park hosts 11th annual Bark in the Park Oct. 13

Published Oct. 10 2018

Concerned that too few people will see and appreciate the genius Halloween costume you've spent hours crafting for your pooch?

Chattanooga Children's Clinic opens second location

Published Oct. 10 2018

he practice provides annual checkups, sports physicals, same-day sick visits and immunizations for children from birth to age 21.

More funds needed for Mountain Arts Community Center repairs

Published Oct. 10 2018

The town of Signal Mountain has hit a snag in the Mountain Arts Community Center repair project that is expected...

Friends of Special Children hosts fundraiser for Signal Centers

Published Oct. 3 2018

Friends of Special Children, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of children with special needs, is holding its...

Signal Mountain High School hosts town council candidate forum

Published Oct. 3 2018

The Signal Mountain High School Student Council is hosting a forum for the candidates running for Signal Mountain Town Council...

C&B Shoes now open in Collegedale

Published Oct. 3 2018

Carolyn Hogan, owner of Carolyn's Florist on Highway 58 for four decades, is switching from flowers to footwear. She and...

Silverdale Baptist Academy hosts Pink Out event

Published Oct. 3 2018

Silverdale Baptist Academy recently held a "Pink Out" volleyball match to promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds for scholarships...


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A most expensive piece of 'furniture'

Published Oct. 1 2018

Before the digital age brought us the ability to play any music we could imagine on demand, music-lovers relied on...

Chattanooga House Shows sets up mini-concerts at unique, intimate, secret venues

Published Oct. 1 2018

For bands that don't yet have the following to fill a venue designed for several hundred fans, local ventures like...

Three big festivals for high-maintenance music fans

Published Oct. 1 2018

Love the idea of a music festival but put off by the idea of roughing it for days at a...

A cocktail to carry you through fall

Published Oct. 1 2018

Alleia's Isola (Italian for "island") cocktail, an Italian riff on the mai tai, is no longer on the restaurant's menu,...

Dipped Fresh owners open new Ooltewah restaurant

Published Sep. 26 2018

Local restaurateurs Antonia Poland and Cynthia Wood are opening an upscale meat-and-three at Ooltewah's Cambridge Square.

Signal to vote on James Boulevard speed limit change

Published Sep. 26 2018

The Signal Mountain Town Council is expected to decide at its Sept. 28 agenda work session whether to lower the...

Conference offers spiritual, practical hope to community

Published Sep. 26 2018

Following the success of Hixson First Baptist Church's inaugural My Hope Conference, which 400 people attended last year over the...

Volunteers tutor, donate books to refugee children

Published Sep. 26 2018

When Signal Mountain resident Lisa Garbee started volunteering with Bridge Refugee Services' English as a Second Language program for adult...