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.

Infinity Flux launches Kickstarter for comics- and gaming-themed pub

Published Dec. 12 2018

Hixson comics and gaming store Infinity Flux is quickly garnering support and funds from the community to open Chattanooga's first...

Local Coffee of East Ridge provides city with new gathering space

Published Dec. 12 2018

In addition to creating a local place for people to gather and build relationships, Local Coffee of East Ridge aims...

Collegedale offers free kids' drama program

Published Dec. 12 2018

The city of Collegedale's Parks and Recreation Department is making its first foray into the performing arts with its new...

Dan Landrum named mayor of Signal Mountain

Published Dec. 12 2018

Dan Landrum is the town of Signal Mountain's new mayor.

DeKalb MD provides direct access to primary health care

Published Dec. 5 2018

DeKalb MD is continuing to grow its regional network of direct primary care clinics with the opening of its second...

What to do and where to stay in cities a nonstop flight from Chattanooga

Published Dec. 1 2018

The NDP Group, a national market research company, reports that last year, nearly 40 percent of American shoppers opted to...

A secret door and narrow tunnel lead to this new bar

Published Dec. 1 2018

It's no secret (now) that speakeasies existed in Chattanooga during the age of Prohibition; in the building that now houses...

How to stay healthy through the holidays

Published Dec. 1 2018

During the holiday hubbub, it's easy to get off track when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet and fitness...

How to take a stunning holiday pet portrait

Published Nov. 29 2018

Local photographer Pam Greer encourages clients to include their pets in their holiday portraits. An expert who also offers holiday...

Website for animal-lovers launches in Chattanooga

Published Nov. 28 2018

The Howl, a new local educational and advocacy website focused on pets, is now live at thehowl.co.

Signal Mountain considering allowing pygmy goats within town limits

Published Nov. 28 2018

The Signal Mountain Town Council is putting off the final vote on an ordinance that would make changes to the...

Veterinary nutritionist shares 'The Real Scoop About Pet Food'

Published Nov. 28 2018

If you've ever felt overwhelmed by the myriad of pet food options available and struggled to determine which is best...


Signal Mountain discusses bringing back Hodgepodge

Published Nov. 21 2018

The town of Signal Mountain is considering bringing back Hodgepodge, an event featuring artisan and craft vendors that was held...

Hixson High School band needs funds for new uniforms

Published Nov. 21 2018

The Hixson High School band, the Marching Wildcats, and the school's band boosters are raising funds to replace the band's...

Ooltewah author brings peace through 'T.R.U.T.H.'

Published Nov. 21 2018

With her new book, "T.R.U.T.H.: Taking Responsibility Unleashes True Healing," Ooltewah author Mary Ellen Ciganovich's goal is to bring peace...

Chattanooga Cigars for Gents offers cigar bars for events

Published Nov. 14 2018

How it started: In 2016, the mobile business's co-owners, Mark Franklin and Chris Abernathy, were sitting around on a back...

Collegedale's TKDo Martial Arts offers free self-defense class for women

Published Nov. 14 2018

TKDo Martial Arts, a martial arts studio in Collegedale, is holding a free women-only self-defense class at Founders' Hall Sunday,...

Red Bank Christmas Festival returns Dec. 7

Published Nov. 14 2018

The city of Red Bank is preparing for its annual Christmas Festival, set for Friday, Dec. 7 from 4-8 p.m....

Clean Cuisine

Published Nov. 11 2018

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

Business Spotlight: Jim 'N Nick's opens location near Hamilton Place

Published Nov. 7 2018

Local owner Chris McCracken officially opened the Chattanooga location Oct. 16.