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.

Soddy-Daisy marks its 50th anniversary with free family-friendly celebration

Published Sep. 18 2019

The city of Soddy-Daisy - a combination of two coal mining towns and the first location of the Hamilton County...

Ooltewah Scout makes beds for shelter dogs

Published Sep. 18 2019

Since he was born, Ooltewah resident William Hazell has shared a home with at least one rescue dog.

Bike ride to provide support for people with disabilities in the Chattanooga area

Published Sep. 11 2019

Now in its 14th year, the annual Ride to Provide bike ride helps the nonprofit Open Arms Care Foundation provide...


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Thrive Yoga and Wellness hosts inaugural yoga festival at Audubon Acres

Published Sep. 11 2019

Thrive Yoga and Wellness studio is bidding farewell to summer with the inaugural Thrive Yoga Festival, scheduled for Saturday, Sept....

Signal Mountain discusses remedies for James Boulevard problems

Published Sep. 11 2019

Many Signal Mountain residents and officials aren't happy with the results of the recently completed James Boulevard resurfacing project, which...

American Legion celebrates centennial; Jim King Post 107 in Soddy-Daisy holding event Sept. 21

Published Sep. 11 2019

The world's largest veterans' organization, The American Legion, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and the Jim King Post 107...

4 Paws Palooza benefits pet food pantry

Published Sep. 4 2019

Celebrating furry four-legged family members - both current and future - is the focus of the inaugural 4 Paws (Pantry)...

Signal Mountain considers loosening alcohol regulations for events

Published Sep. 4 2019

As part of its ongoing discussion concerning alcohol rules in the town, the Signal Mountain Town Council is discussing regulations...

East Brainerd resident builds bridge and leadership skills

Published Sep. 4 2019

People who enjoy spending time at Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center have Trail Life USA Freedom Award candidate and...

CycleBar hosts fundraiser for Chattanooga Autism Center

Published Sep. 4 2019

CycleBar Chattanooga invites locals to break a sweat and burn calories while helping to provide support for people with autism...

Bridge Chattanooga broadens urban kids' perspective through nature

Published Sep. 1 2019

When Iyanna Lee started attending Dalewood Middle School as a seventh-grader, she had trouble with anger issues when dealing with...

Dishes locals love: 8 craveable concoctions found only in Chattanooga

Published Sep. 1 2019

Bored with your usual restaurant standbys?


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These are the most popular wines in Chattanooga

Published Sep. 1 2019

Sometimes a winemaker hits that magic mix of quality, drinkability and price that makes a particular wine a household name....

Semilocal food trails to check out now

Published Sep. 1 2019

Food trails are popping up everywhere, allowing travelers to experience the foods that places are known for, typically in off-the-beaten-path...

Have your drink and chew it, too: Bubble tea bursts onto the local scene

Published Sep. 1 2019

Originating in Taiwan in the 1980s, bubble tea, aka boba, is nothing new. But the tea-based drink filled with chewy...

St. Elmo residents establish local Rebuilding Together affiliate

Published Aug. 28 2019

Several years ago, St. Elmo resident and pastor the Rev. Cal Boroughs noticed that a neighbor's home had fallen into...

Abba's House delivers backpacks to Hixson Elementary

Published Aug. 28 2019

Two weeks into the new school year, excitement was still in the air at Hixson Elementary School.

Walden dog park plans cause controversy

Published Aug. 28 2019

A dog park planned for the town of Walden is stirring up controversy among residents.

Southern Slime Convention coming to Chattanooga on Jan. 5

Published Aug. 28 2019

Chattanooga is jumping on the slime trend with the Southern Slime Convention, an event centered on the oozy, gooey globs...

Beast + Barrel, Sushi Nabe add valet parking

Published Aug. 21 2019

Finding a place to park during peak hours at Coolidge Park is no longer an issue for customers of Beast...