When Ashley Danford founded Whiskey Women, she needed to get the word out without breaking the bank on expensive marketing. Because she had a background in social media, Ashley understood how to harness the power of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and a host of other platforms. Today Whiskey Women is growing and has partnerships with major distillers like Diageo.
Chattanooga's Family Justice Center, which will open in a temporary Brainerd location in the spring, will help victims of domestic violence by placing many different support services under one roof. Nooga.com journalist David Morton has been covering the new center, and he joins us to share excerpts of his interview with the center's Executive Director, Valerie Radu, and his interview with Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher.
Lynn Talbott is the CEO of HR Business Solutions. Her passion is helping small business owners find success. She and her associates specialize in giving new companies the financial guidance and structure they need to get things right the first time. Located in the Business Development Center, HR Business Solutions is positioned perfectly to serve Chattanooga’s startup community.
Noted author Douglas W. Tallamy will be the keynote speaker at the Tennessee Valley Wild Ones' 2015 Plant Natives symposium, which will take place Saturday, January 24th. Tallamy wrote Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens, and he co-wrote The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden.
Chattanooga, Tennessee is Ground Zero for the biggest technology learning initiative ever undertaken. Successful businessman Paul Cummings and foundation leader Cordell Carter are teaming up to invest $750 million to build 200 TechTown centers around the world. Perhaps most astonishingly, they plan to reach their ambitious goal in under 10 years!
Gas prices have plummeted to lows not seen since 2009, and in Chattanooga, regular unleaded can be bought for as little as $1.80 per gallon. But the Federal Highway Trust Fund, which finances road construction and other transportation projects, is facing a $100 billion shortfall, according to U.S.
Catherine Bracy is Director of Community Organizing for Code For America, a national organziation that builds open source technology and is working to make government services simple, effective, and easy to use. Bracy joins us to talk about civic hacking and an upcoming event, CityCampCHA, where she will be the keynote speaker. Reporter David Morton also joins us for the conversation. Morton is
Chattanooga native Laurie Stevens had always loved Spanish, but it was her time spent in Costa Rica that convinced her that teaching languages to others could become a business. When she returned home, she set about creating the Chattanooga School of Language.
Chattanooga’s Mach Fuels takes cars and trucks—new or old—and converts them to run on both gasoline and compressed natural gas, which is better for the environment and offers drivers potential fuel savings and less wear and tear on engines. Joshua D. Kapellusch, the founder and CEO of the company, is an Air Force veteran and a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Bradford Health Services wants to make sure you get home safely if you drink too much over the holidays. Lounges, bars and restaurants in the area have been provided fliers with the phone number to call for a free ride home for those 21 years and over.
When Kelsey and Conner Scott were in high school, they had a simple problem: Chalk bags and backpacks were not cool and were too expensive. So they borrowed their mother's sewing machine and set out to craft a solution. A company was born, and today Granola is thriving with products being sold across the country.
A Neighborhood Partnership Brings New Life to Glass Street