Myron Madden (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6423
E-mail: mmadden@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
Myron Madden is a staff writer for the community news division of the Times Free Press. He also writes for other publications under the Times Free Press banner, including Get Out Chattanooga and Chatter Magazine. Myron graduated from Southern Adventist University in 2016 with a bachelor's in mass communications and a minor in English. He was raised in Queens, New York, but now considers Chattanooga his home.

Ringgold council members raise discussion for controversial 'entertainment district' that would allow customers to carry alcohol downtown

Published Apr. 17 2019

After a rough start to the discussion last month, Ringgold council members once again broached the controversial subject of establishing...

'Clean Catoosa' initiative enlisting volunteers to beautify county

Published Apr. 10 2019

The cities of Catoosa County are combining their efforts to beautify the shared community.

Fundraisers planned for new Ringgold park to serve children, parents with disabilities [document]

Published Apr. 10 2019

After taking a two-year hiatus, community members have revived fundraising efforts that will help establish a playground in Ringgold for...


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Nationwide campaign teaches community members how to respond to victims of sexual assault

Published Apr. 10 2019

Learning how to respond when a loved one reveals that they have been a victim of sexual violence is critical.

Luxury RV park slated to open in Fort Oglethorpe this summer

Published Apr. 3 2019

For the last five years, John and Karen Hawkins have dreamt of creating a luxury RV park that blends storage,...

Five Points Farm House blends old-school cooking with new-age flavors

Published Apr. 3 2019

The soul-food restaurant sits at 2697 Johnson Road in Chickamauga, which fans of country-style cooking may remember as former home...

This tech is changing the way we fly

Published Mar. 28 2019

Forget the passports, the travel documents, the photo IDs. Very soon, the only thing you'll need to do to catch...

What is doom tourism? Probably not what you think.

Published Mar. 28 2019

If you knew your favorite vacation spot would vanish from the Earth in a month due to misuse, would you:...

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School academic decathlon team snags ninth state victory

Published Mar. 27 2019

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School's academic decathlon team will be heading to nationals next month after once again claiming victory at...

Catoosa County seeks to consolidate ambulance services

Published Mar. 27 2019

With recent changes to Catoosa County's ambulance service provider, the county is pursuing an option to ensure continued ambulance services...

New Candlelight Forest supper club in Cloudland Station blends meal with adventure

Published Mar. 20 2019

Outdoor recreation and exquisite cuisine will combine on March 31 when Candlelight Forest debuts its adventure-themed supper club series.

Apison, Tennessee, may be in slump as surrounding area thrives

Published Mar. 20 2019

The eastern pocket of Hamilton County may be seeing tremendous growth, but not every community in the area is thriving.


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LaFayette, Georgia, working on road map for the future

Published Mar. 20 2019

The Thriving Communities program is challenging changemakers in LaFayette to dream big, and locals are envisioning more walkability, more public...

Walker County officials hold second public hearing on ordinance to limit junk automobiles, clean up abandoned homes

Published Mar. 13 2019

Walker County is attempting to go "Clean and Lean."

Memorial of Reconciliation, Peace & Justice will commemorate North Georgia lynching victims

Published Mar. 13 2019

Local historians are hoping to take a step toward racial reconciliation by erecting a new memorial for victims slain during...

Industry program move will bring more opportunity for Harrison Bay area Future Ready Institutes

Published Mar. 13 2019

Two local Future Ready Institutes will soon have enough room to reach their full potential.

Chickamauga welcomes new pharmacy to the neighborhood

Published Mar. 13 2019

Independently owned and run, the Cannon Drugs has a large selection of over-the-counter medications and vitamin products in store, and...

Opposers to Catoosa County 1-percent sales tax say their piece ahead of March 19 vote

Published Mar. 13 2019

Polls open March 19 for Catoosa County's special election on a new 1-percent sales tax to pay for road paving...

Listening tour highlights desire for more safety measures, collaboration in Hamilton County schools

Published Mar. 6 2019

Increased security and better communication were among the improvements citizens from the Missionary Ridge Learning Community said they'd like to...

Heaters for Hope brings warmth to low-income homes in Walker County

Published Mar. 6 2019

With this year's cold snap breaking records nationwide, a handful of families got a little extra help staying nice and...