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The Signal Mountain Mirror  -  Selected Articles

Editorial Articles Community Articles

Hats Off….to Getting Rid of Clutter (05/25/2007)
The other day I decided to re-arrange a room (or two) in my house.... (full story)

Hats Off . . . to Grabbing the Dirt (04/16/2007)
When I was growing up my parents had two best friends. They were like... (full story)

Hats Off . . . to 2006 and hello 2007! (12/29/2006)
It’s that time of year when we ring out the old year and bring in the New Year.... (full story)

To the Signal Mountain Community (11/14/2006)
Thanks again for the opportunity to serve you.... (full story)

Letter to Editor (11/10/2006)
I look forward with great excitement to the next four years.... (full story)

Hats Off to . . . The Days of My Life (11/02/2006)
A young mother of four small children seven and under, I found myself immersed in the apartment life we chose to live.... (full story)

Ready, Fire, Aim (09/13/2006)
There is a saying in the entrepreneurial society,... (full story)

Hats Off to the Class of 2022 (08/10/2006)
For a few hours on Tuesday, July 4th the Town of Signal Mountain was... (full story)

Letter to Editor from Joe Dumas (08/04/2006)
I would like to take a moment to congratulate my opponent who did an excellent job... (full story)

Hat’s Off.. . my foot (06/12/2006)
The term “laid up” is not in the dictionary but refers to the condition... (full story)

Hats Off…to our Stars (05/04/2006)
Stars are the symbols of many an organization, club, and groups of all ages.... (full story)

Hats Off. . . to My Tree (04/04/2006)
I came across this poem by poet Cedric Wright, from Earth Prayers, that I would like to share with you:
... (full story)

Hats Off…to Kindness (03/02/2006)
If I have only one minute then I don’t want to listen to you.... (full story)

Hats off…to community (02/05/2006)
Thomas Moore writes, “It is no accident that the great spiritual teachers... (full story)

Hats off . . . to CVS (01/02/2006)
It’s not often a new building or business arrives within the Town of Signal Mountain. The MacDonald’s was built and the Taco Bell... (full story)

Previous Editorial Articles...

Signal Mountain Founders’ Fund... (full story)

No Tax Increase But Street Paving Cut (06/12/2007)
Instead of raising taxes, the members of the Signal Mountain Town Council voted... (full story)

Our Leafy Friends (05/23/2007)
Phew!! It was a little scary there for a while when the leaves on so many trees were stunted by the frost.... (full story)

Dogwood Luncheon and Newcomers’ Auction a Success (05/23/2007)
This year, the Signal Mountain Community Guild invited the Signal Mountain Newcomers' to join them during their Dogwood Luncheon... (full story)

First Annual “Friendraiser” for The Sanctuary (05/23/2007)
The First Annual “Friendraiser” supporting The Sanctuary was held Thursday... (full story)

E.coli Lives in Signal Mountain Streams (05/15/2007)
DO NOT SWIM, PLAY, AND ESPECIALLY DRINK the water in Bee Creek, Short Creek, and Shoal Creek.... (full story)

Eddie Gravitte Named Principal (04/23/2007)
The Founders’ Fund is pleased and delighted to welcome Eddie Gravitte... (full story)

A Conversation With Catherine Landis (04/16/2007)
“The Southern Writer: Exploring the Life Within” was the theme for the 2007 Conference on Southern Literature... (full story)

Chattanooga Cares Wins Thanks to Leah Mitchem (04/16/2007)
Congratulations to Signal Mountain’s very own Leah Mitchell... (full story)

Town Council Discusses CVS Traffic (04/10/2007)
Phil Noblett will draw up the ordinance with these changes, which will be presented at the next regular meeting... (full story)

Signal Mountain Tackle Football Inc. (01/30/2007)
Signal Mountain Tackle Football, Inc.(a non profit organization) has inked a 10... (full story)

Maria Cain Matthews named Junior League Sustainer of the Year (01/24/2007)
This year’s recipient, Maria Kain Matthews... (full story)

Susan Robertson Elected to Town Council (01/23/2007)
The council then had an official vote and Susan Robertson was elected to fill the term of the seat vacated by Lizetta Paturlaski.
... (full story)

Bachman Bargain Barn Seeks Donations (01/07/2007)
Bachman Community Center opened its Bargain Barn Resale Shop in November.... (full story)

Rep. Richard Floyd Named to Task Force (12/29/2006)
Rep. Richard Floyd, (R-Chattanooga) announced today he has been invited to join... (full story)

Red Bank High School Named the 2006 National Career Academy of the Year (12/29/2006)
Red Bank High School received its third national Academy Award... (full story)

Two Youths Earn Young Womanhood Recognition Award (12/29/2006)
Whitney Anderson and Lauren Ward were recently presented the... (full story)

New Council Begins Work (12/12/2006)
Over 100 people greeted members of the Town Council for the Town of Signal Mountain when they entered the Town Hall.... (full story)

Bill Lusk Elected to Town Council (12/05/2006)
The Town of Signal Mountain held a special called meeting on Monday, December 4th... (full story)

Second Annual Family Halloween Stroll on Shoal Creek (11/28/2006)
One of Signal Mountain’s most avid conservationist, ecologist, and environmentalist (among other things) is Debbie Fassino... (full story)

Mountain Business Association Meets (11/28/2006)
The November 2, 2006, meeting of the Mountain Business Association... (full story)

“A School Built With Passion and Planning” (11/28/2006)
Parents mountain-wide have begun brain-storming to make sure that students... (full story)

“Let’s All Come Together As A Community” (11/14/2006)
The regular meeting of the Signal Mountain Town Council (TC) was held Monday... (full story)

New Councilmembers Sworn in at Ceremony (11/11/2006)
Officiating over the ceremony was the Honorable Judge Bob Summit.... (full story)

The Bargain Barn Opens at Bachman Community Center (10/25/2006)
Bachman Community Center will open a new thrift store, Bachman Bargain Barn Resale Shop... (full story)

Final Meeting for Mayor and Vice-mayor (10/10/2006)
Mayor Leonard then closed the meeting with, “It has been an honor and privilege to serve this community.”... (full story)

The Signal Mountain School Academics (10/01/2006)
The Signal Mountain School; what kind of academies will we have?
... (full story)

Founders’ Fund Parade a Success (09/21/2006)
Cheers and little red footballs flew through the air as Signal Mountain Middle showed off its school pride... (full story)

Tell Me the Difference - MEF and FF? (09/06/2006)
How is the Founders' Fund different from the Mountain Education Fund?... (full story)

Signal Mountain Firefighters Give
Muscular Dystrophy the “Boot!”

Firefighters nation wide have been filling the boot for over 50 years.... (full story)

Town Council Meets (08/15/2006)
The regular meeting of the Town of Signal Mountain Town Council met, Monday, August 14, 2006 in the Town Hall. Mayor Bill Leonard was absent... (full story)

TheatreExpress Brings Literature to Life (08/12/2006)
AEC's TheatreExpress program is Chattanooga's only professional drama series designed for students... (full story)

Summer Time Reading (08/02/2006)
Summer is a great time to catch up on your reading.... (full story)

The International Baccalaureate Program (08/02/2006)
We have a tremendous opportunity here on Signal Mountain to offer... (full story)

Summertime in the City @ the Chattanooga Market (08/02/2006)
Signal Mountain residents who were at the Chattanooga Market on Sunday, July 2, 2006... (full story)

Founders’ Fund Festival a Success (08/02/2006)
Not long ago, a small group of Signal Mountain parents began talking about the potential of the new middle and high school.... (full story)

How Can You Help? (08/02/2006)
Many have asked the Signal Mountain Social Services how they can help and now is the time.... (full story)

Signal Mountain Middle/High School Groundbreaking Ceremony and Festival (08/02/2006)
On Tuesday, June 27, 2006, a crowd with well over 500 people gathered on the grounds where the new school will be built.... (full story)

Beginner’s Bridge Class at Bachman Community Center (07/23/2006)
An Elementary Bridge class will be offered at Bachman Community Center, 2815 Anderson Pike, beginning on Monday, September 11th.... (full story)

Mountain Business Association Begins Work (07/23/2006)
The Mountain Business Association, organized in May 2006 has begun meeting regularly the first Thursday of each month.... (full story)

If Someone Asks If You Are Crazy: Say Yes! (07/13/2006)
It was July 4th, 2005 and I was sitting halfway around the globe in Thailand... (full story)

Remote Area Medical® (RAM) Visits Mountaintop (07/13/2006)
“Remote Area Medical® (RAM) Volunteer Corps is a non-profit, airborne relief dedicated... (full story)

Girl Scouts Day Camp a Success (07/03/2006)
The O Ten Talla Day Camp for Girl Scouts and Brownies on Signal Mountain was held Tuesday May 30th through Friday, June 2nd... (full story)

Be Safe Tip for July (06/21/2006)
A fresh cut steak sizzling over white hot charcoal, thick juicy hamburgers... (full story)

Welcome Baskets Return to Signal Mountain (06/21/2006)
The Signal Mountain Newcomers and the Mountain Business Association have combined... (full story)

Town Council Meets (06/13/2006)
The Town of Signal Mountain Town Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting on June 12, 2006, at the Town Hall.... (full story)

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Be Safe Tip (05/25/2006)
Signal Mountain Fire Department
Be Safe Tip... (full story)

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Announces Summer Schedule (05/25/2006)
St. Timothy’s Episcopal Announces Summer Schedule... (full story)

Go Green Giants!!!! (05/25/2006)
The Signal Mountain “Green Giants” Swim Team is looking forward to a great season.... (full story)

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