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Around and About Chattanooga
Michael Edward Miller, Rabbit Zielke, Richard Winham, Garrett Crowe and Mark Colbert
Around and About Chattanooga is a local weekday radio program with interviews, feature news stories and information about the Tennessee Valley.
Comments? Story ideas? Questions about an interview you heard? You can contact the public affairs desk at (423) 425-2224 or email Mike-Miller@utc.edu.
Chattanooga is transforming into one of the nation's most progressive, vibrant cities. Guests on the Around and About program discuss the cultural events, art communities, environmental initiatives and other creative forces that are helping continue this transformation.
The concert calendar airs every Thursday with a look at what's happening around town in the music scene.
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Friday, June 14, 2013 12:00amHomesteading dates back to the pioneer days (remember Little House On The Prairie?), when families grew much of their own food on their own land. In the modern version, homesteaders avoid grocery stores by planting backyard gardens and raising pigs, rabbits and other animals for meat.
Friday, May 31, 2013 12:00amSince 2009, the Chattahooligans have been causing havoc in the stands of Finley Stadium for the city's soccer team, Chattanooga Football Club.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 12:00amEastern hemlock trees atop Signal Mountain and across the Cumberland Plateau are common right now, but many could die off in the next few years. The woolly adelgid, a tiny, invasive insect species originally from Asia, is spreading through the forest and slowly killing hemlocks
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:00amDon Dudenbostel's photographs are featured this May in the River Gallery's exhibition Defining Roots. Dudenbostel's photos document disappearing, hidden and infamous aspects of Appalachian culture. Throughout the past few decades, he has photographed snake handlers, and moonshiners (particularly legendary moonshiner Popcorn Sutton).
Friday, May 10, 2013 12:00amWUTC 88.1 had a contest--we asked listeners to submit their best true stories about a wild, weird road trip. Ryan Darling won. Here, he tells the story of his roadtrip to Bloomington, Indiana. The trip turns into an odyssey filled with boredom, excitement, dangerous weather, a wedding, his ex-girlfriend, and hors d'oeuvres.