Emily Crisman (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6508
E-mail: ecrisman@timesfreepress.com
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.

'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...

Red Bank passes ordinances regulating short-term rentals

Published Jul. 18 2018

Red Bank city commissioners passed two ordinances relating to short-term rentals by a 4-0 vote at their July 3 meeting....

Signal Mountain to revisit FY2019 budget

Published Jul. 18 2018

The town of Signal Mountain is taking another look at its FY2019 budget. The related public hearing and second reading...

Mad Philly offers authentic cheesesteaks in the Scenic City

Published Jul. 11 2018

Mad Philly owner Mike Broadnick was ready to leave his native Philadelphia behind, but he had to bring the food...

St. Augustine Catholic Church introduces Camp Create

Published Jul. 11 2018

St. Augustine Catholic Church is holding its first summer camp, Camp Create, as a fundraiser for the church's preschool, the...

Local museum fosters respect for people of all religions

Published Jul. 11 2018

Just to the right of the lobby entrance at Siskin Children's Institute, a small room holds hundreds of items prized...

Signal Mountain delays decision on water system sale

Published Jul. 10 2018

The Signal Mountain Town Council has postponed its decision on whether to sell the town's water system to one of...

Free Money School After Hours covers personal finance topics

Published Jul. 4 2018

When starting the process of buying a home for the first time, many people are surprised at all the things...

Former Chattanoogan releases first novel

Published Jul. 4 2018

Cleveland, Tennessee, resident Richard M. Born, author of the book series "The Bizarre Events at Hellman Elementary," is returning to...

Final vote on Signal Mountain's FY 2019 budget is July 9

Published Jul. 4 2018

Signal Mountain town councilors are taking their final vote on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2019 at their next...

The Natchez Trace offers beautiful, relaxing vacation drive

Published Jun. 29 2018

Sometimes the most relaxing vacation has no real destination, with the focus on just enjoying the time it takes to...

Vibrant Meals makes eating healthy easy [video]

Published Jun. 28 2018

Eating well has never been so easy. The meal service trend has taken over the nation in the past few...

Downtown living: A look at new apartment properties in Chattanooga's core

Published Jun. 28 2018

With so many new apartment options opening up downtown, it's hard not to imagine what it might be like to...

Frose All Day

Published Jun. 28 2018

In the past few summers, frosé— essentially a slushy made with roséwine — has pretty much taken over as the...

Business Spotlight: Conversion Salon & Spa

Published Jun. 27 2018

Conversion Salon & Spa is owned by Lana Carter Hudson, who is also the head stylist.

Amber Carrington of 'The Voice' to play Soddy-Daisy's July Fourth event

Published Jun. 27 2018

Soddy-Daisy's annual July Fourth celebration is expanding this year to include live music, with this year's event featuring headliner Amber...

Goat farmers visit Ooltewah Farmers Market

Published Jun. 27 2018

In honor of National Dairy Goat Awareness Week, the Ooltewah Farmers Market hosted Dixie Does Alpines and Dixie Soaps Goat...

Red Bank Chamber Council rebrands to include Signal Mountain

Published Jun. 27 2018

The Red Bank Council of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is being rebranded as the Red Bank/Signal Mountain Council...

Clean Cuisine

Published Jun. 24 2018

The following restaurants received scores of 90 or better out of 100 on their Hamilton County Health Department inspections for...