(Dalton, GA, May 14, 2014) – Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful is having a Compost Bin Sale during the Downtown Dalton Saturday Market at the Dalton Green. This Saturday, May 17, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm volunteers will be selling a limited number of the “Garden Gourmet” Backyard Composter for only $45.00 each, almost 50% off the retail price of $79.99. Residents will receive a free perennial with their purchase while supplies last.
Last year, after a garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, many Americans started thinking about where their clothes are made. Major clothing manufacturers often use the cheapest labor they can find, and some workers in third-world countries toil in sweatshop conditions.
Suppose you wanted to fill your closet with items created by workers who are paid fair-trade wages. Where would you buy them?
Chattanooga Football Club's men's soccer team is preparing for the first game of its fifth season on Saturday, May 17th in Finley Stadium. But before they play their first game, they are playing the Wilmington Hammerheads in the U.S. Open Cup on May 14th. It’s a knockout competition open to all the soccer teams in the country. If Chattanooga F.C.
WUTC's Michael Edward Miller speaks with Gretchen Hammel, who plays for the new Chattanooga Football Club women's team, and Kate Roebuck, a team board member/spokesperson.
From a media release:
Chattanooga get ready, you are now home to a new premier level women’s soccer team! Chattanooga FC is proud to announce the upcoming season for the Chattanooga FC Women’s team, set to kickoff at home on Sunday May 18 at Finley Stadium.
WUTC's Michael Edward Miller discusses the upcoming Zinefest event with Mary Barnett from the Chattanooga Public Library and Aggie Toppins, an assistant professor of art and graphic design at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga who creates her own zines.
When Robert Gupta was only 17 years old, he graduated college with a degree in pre-med. However, in graduate school, he went in a different direction, earning a master's in music from Yale University. At 19 years old, he became a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In this interview with WUTC's Michael Edward Miller, Gupta talks about the positive effects music can have on the brain. Gupta will be in Chattanooga May 9th for the Cam Busch Lecture Series.
Theater for the New South will present Jonathan Larson’s tick, tick… BOOM! May 9-10 and 15-18 in the Jim G. Lewis Studio Theater in the UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine Street, Chattanooga, Tenn., 37403. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission cost is $20. UTC Theatre Company will be teaming up with TFNS to co-sponsor this event.
Over the past few months six task forces have been investigating the topics that make our city unique: Entertainment & Attractions, Downtown, Housing, Arts & Culture, Tech, Gig, & Entrepreneurship, and Sports & Outdoors.
With more than 40 years of experience practicing high-profile criminal defense and civil cases, Jerry H. Summers has paved a remarkable path for career in law. In his recent publication, “The Turtle and The Lawyer,” Summers narrates the many paths his life has presented, including the path he has chosen to follow.
The anthology Kaiju Rising features a short story by Chattanooga author Shane Berryhill.
Every few years, giant monsters rise from the ocean and smash cities--at least, in Hollywood movies and in fiction. Last year, Pacific Rimpresented a new twist on the theme, and this summer, yet another Godzilla remake will be released.
Nashville singer/songwriter T. Graham Brown had a string of hits in the 1980s, but his career faltered as he struggled with alcoholism and bipolar disorder. He stopped drinking, and his song "Wine into Water" came from the experience. In this interview, Brown talks about it, and reveals details about the gospel album he's currently recording, which will feature guest stars such as Vince Gill and Leon Russell.