Headlines 2018-04-21T13:55:36+00:00

At the Heart of Collegedale

A New City Center for a Community Rich in History Imagination Station is one of the focal points surrounding The Commons, a place where children and families gather year round. When ℹ McKee Foods moved from Chattanooga to the campus of ℹ Southern Adventist University in 1957, the City of Collegedale didn’t exist. But the owners and employees of the country’s number-one snack cake manufacturer built their own community, and the city was officially incorporated the following year. Half a century later, what was then mostly farmland is now 12 square miles of suburban neighborhoods and apartment complexes that house the nearly 12,000 people who call Collegedale home. Employees of Volkswagen, Amazon and other international companies have joined McKee’s manufacturing workers, but the city’s leaders still follow O.D. McKee’s number one rule for succeeding in business: “Be adaptable. You can’t grow if you’re not willing to change.” The nonprofit ℹ Collegedale [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: Community|0 Comments

Renowned “Blue Dog” art donated to new Children’s Hospital

Dr. and Mrs. Fred Gregg have donated an original George Rodrigue “Blue Dog” painting to be hung in the new Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center at Erlanger when it opens later this year. Both Fred and Vicky Gregg have been actively involved in local healthcare for many years. Dr. Gregg is [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: Currents|0 Comments

Grammy Award-Winning Country Artist To Perform at Songbirds Guitar Museum

Grammy award-winning artist Steve Wariner is scheduled to perform at the Songbirds Guitar Museum on April 20. The performance is one of the many stops on Wariner’s stateside tour, which has received rave reviews from concertgoers and critics alike. Twenty albums into his five-decade career, Steve Wariner still has plenty [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Concerts|0 Comments

Chattanooga’s Growing Music Scene

Tivoli Theater Chattanooga has long been known for its deep musical roots. The Empress of the blues Bessie Smith, legendary James Brown drummer Clyde Stubblefield, and Grammy-winning superstar Usher all hail from here. There’s also that Glenn Miller tune...perhaps you’ve heard it. Despite those roots, the link between [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Culture|0 Comments

Space for Children gets a redesign in Highland Park

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: Currents|

Dwell Designed Construction has been renovating numerous buildings on the formerly known Tennessee Temple campus over the past 12+ months. “It has been great to get in these old buildings and turn them into fun, unique spaces where they can be utilized again and revitalize this area of town in [...]

SensaCalm Celebrates 10th Year in Chattanooga

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Currents|

The new year marks a special milestone for local company, SensaCalm. From humble beginnings in the sewing room of a church, to a thriving company employing 35 people and selling over 3 million in weighted blankets a year, SensaCalm is an incredible American small business success story. “Our success has [...]