Rabbit Zielke

Feature News Producer

Rabbit has been on the air at WUTC since 1993.  Originally a music host on the weekends and the producer/host of Celtic Harvest, she began producing news segments for Around and About Chattanooga in 2006.  Rabbit is an alumna of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga obtaining a BS in Exceptional Education and MPA with a concentration in Nonprofit Management.  Her background includes teaching, technical writing, IT, electronics technician, US Navy veteran and roller derby announcer.  Rabbit and her husband Jack live in Harrison Tennessee.

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11:49am

Thu September 4, 2014
Happenings

Quilt Week Comes to Chattanooga September 10 - 13

Art quilt made by Denise Ohlman.
Credit Denise Ohlman

Chattanooga will be hosting the 30th anniversary celebration of the American Quilter’s Society during Quilt Week September 10th through the 13th at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

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10:55am

Wed September 3, 2014
Happenings

ShawNuff Productions Presents Gee's Bend at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre September 10 - 21

Credit ShawNuff Productions

ShawNuff Productions will present Gee’s Bend at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre September 10th through the 21st. 

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10:41am

Wed September 3, 2014
Happenings

Chattanooga City Hall Performance Series Starts September 3rd

Chattanooga’s City Hall Performance Series starts September 3rd and will offer a variety of free performances and art for the public to enjoy. 

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10:07am

Wed September 3, 2014
Happenings

Crabtree Farms Prepares for Fall Plant Sale & Festival

Credit Crabtree Farms

Crabtree Farms is hosting the 12th annual Fall Plant Sale on Saturday September 6th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

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10:06am

Tue August 26, 2014
Education

Spanish Immersion Preschool Class Opens This Month

Spanish immersion preschool class for ages 3 through 5 is opening at Hixson United Methodist Child Development Center.
Credit Kelsie Bowman / Chattanooga Times Free Press

Young minds adapt to new languages fairly easily and the Hixson United Methodist Child Development Center is opening a preschool class with Spanish immersion offered for ages 3 to 5. 

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11:26am

Mon August 25, 2014
Education

Murray County Schools Are Improving Graduation Rates With Reading Software

The graduation rates in Murray County Georgia public schools  rose from 57% to 94% in the span of a few years thanks, in part, to technology offering reading and language software.  

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10:02am

Fri August 22, 2014
Happenings

Chattanooga Executives Locked-Up for MDA 8/28

Credit Muscular Dystrophy Association

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is hosting the 2014 MDA Executive Lock-Up on August 28th. 

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4:44pm

Thu August 21, 2014
Education

High School Senior Is Promoting STEM With App Development Project

Mozilla’s Gigabit Community Fund is helping to explore Chattanooga’s high speed internet capability in classrooms, museums and other learning environments.  One winner of the Gigabit Grant is still in high school but has developed an educational project working with app development. 

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10:15am

Wed August 20, 2014
Happenings

The Ripple Theater Presents 'The Savannah Disputation'

Thelma Cagle, Tracey Gibson and Pat Northcutt performing in "the Savannah Disputation" at the Ripple Theater.
Credit Thomas Goddard

The Ripple Theater, once the home of the Encore Theater, has completed renovations and opened with “The Savannah Disputation” last weekend. 

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1:55pm

Tue August 19, 2014
Happenings

Celebrate the Purple Lady's Birthday with the Chattanooga Zoo 8/20

Credit Chattanooga Zoo

The Chattanooga Zoo is hosting a Perfectly Purple Celebration on Wednesday August 20, 2014  in celebration of the 80th  birthday of the Purple Lady. 

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1:34pm

Tue August 19, 2014
Happenings

The Scenic City Chorus Is Singing Saturday August 23, 2014

Credit Scenic City Chorus

The Scenic City Chorus presents their annual show on Saturday, August 23rd at the Frierson Theater on the campus of the Girls Preparatory School starting at 7:00 pm. 

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10:00am

Fri August 15, 2014
Happenings

Turning a Parking Space Into a Park

Credit River City Company

On September 19th from 10 am to 4 pm parking in downtown Chattanooga won't be just for cars.  Park(ing) Day will transform the parking spaces into small parks and interactive urban spaces. 

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12:51pm

Thu August 14, 2014
Education

Learn About Biofuels Online

The Creative Discovery Museum has partnered with the Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the BioEnergy Science Center to create a webpage about biofuels. 

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1:01pm

Tue August 12, 2014
Happenings

Live United Day at the Chattanooga Market on August 17th

On August 17th the Chattanooga Market will feature Live United Day with the United Way of Greater Chattanooga. 

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11:26am

Fri August 8, 2014
Community

Electric Bicycles Can Help With Commute or Just Make Riding More Fun

Certified Electric Bike Specialists is the only electric bicycle shop in Chattanooga and they are excited about the possibilities electric bikes bring to the community.

Garnet Caldwell (left) and Chandlee Caldwell (right) are co-owners of Certified Electric Bike Specialists.Credit Florence BromfieldEdit | Remove

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