Signal Mountain Genealogical Society Meeting November 1

Friday, October 14, 2016

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Highway. The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm with refreshments followed by a business meeting and the program for the month.

For this month's program, Linda Mines will speak on World War I.

Visitors are welcome at our meeting.

Please feel free to visit our website at:

http://www.smgsonline.org





John S. Elder Was Early Settler At Ooltewah

The Elders were among Tennessee's earliest pioneers and were well acquainted with Davy Crockett. John S. Elder and his nephew, Robert S. Elder, made their way to Hamilton County at an early date. The family traces back to Samuel Elder, who in April 1796 paid $200 for 150 acres in the "County of Greene Territory of the United States of America South ... (click for more)

Sanda Hosiery Mills In Cleveland Is Nominated For National Register Of Historic Places

Sanda Hosiery Mills in Cleveland is one of the places included when the Tennessee State Review Board will meet to examine proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 9 a.m. at Travellers Rest, 636 Farrell Pkwy. in Nashville. The Board will vote on a total of eight nominations, including: • Sanda Hosiery Mills, Cleveland, Bradley ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Under Winter Weather Advisory With Snow Possible; Most Schools Close

Chattanooga is under a Winter Weather Advisory for Tuesday with snow possible. The front was still west of the city at daybreak. It was uncertain whether Chattanooga might just be out of the band of snow that was coating Nashville and some other Tennessee cities. Hamilton County Schools will be closed Tuesday "due to the significant threat of snow in the area during the school ... (click for more)

Man Who Led Police On Wild Chase On Jan. 12 Is Apprehended At Ooltewah

A man who led police on a wild chase on Jan. 12 has been apprehended in Ooltewah. Kenny Lynn McCulloch, 30, of 8347 Wild Fig Lane, Ooltewah, faces a slew of charges. In the Jan. 12 incident, a deputy saw a blue older-model Dodge pickup truck avoid the intersection of Bonny Oaks Drive and Lee Highway by going through the Mapco parking lot. The deputy got behind the vehicle, ... (click for more)

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you, Dr. King for stepping-out.  Thank you for your lasting voice to what it's all about. Thank you, Dr. King for  stepping up and also showing-up, ...when decisions were being made and  your refusal  to shut-up.  We find your fingerprints on both directions and toward progress.  your modeling, mentoring,  and reactions helps ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vulgar Trump & More

Nothing rankles me more than seeing obscenities and vulgarity that appears in today’s liberal media, not to dare mention our public forum. Understand, I will use “damn” when no other word will fit as well. I’ll use “hell” as an exclamation point sometimes and I also may quote an aggressor in a story where he threatens to whip another’s “ass.” But our President reached an all-time ... (click for more)