Community

3:08am

Fri July 17, 2015

12:30pm

Fri July 10, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 31: Robyn Carlton Focuses Lookout Mountain Conservancy on Community

Robyn Carlton moved from Atlanta to Chattanooga on a dare, but that move continues to pay dividends today.  As Executive Director of the Lookout Mountain Conservancy (LMC).  Robyn has guided the organization's efforts to conserve nature, develop trails, and connect people to the land.  However, it is her relationship with Howard School and its students that has distinguished LMC's work and has formed lasting ties to the community.

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12:10pm

Fri July 10, 2015
Community

Crash Pad & Greenspaces Invite Public to Celebration of Next-Gen Green Homes

Greenspaces is developing eco-friendly next-generation homes that could allow residents to never pay an electric bill.  Through solar panels, the homes could produce more energy than the homeowners consume.  The first will be built at 631 Hamilton Avenue on Chattanooga's North Shore.

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5:29pm

Wed July 8, 2015
Community

Objective Perspective Series Facilitates 'Awkward' Discussion on Important Topics

Shawnessey Keith Cargile joins us to talk about the 5-week Objective Perspective series, which will happen at various locations in Chattanooga and feature live music, poetry, art, and opportunities for people to have an honest dialogue about (sometimes uncomfortable) subjects such as race and politics.

OBJECTIVE PERSPECTIVE series

part 1. July 13th

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7:17pm

Mon July 6, 2015
Community

Amy Pearson Named New President of On Point

Amy Pearson has worked with nonprofit organization On Point since 1997.  Promoted in 2011 to Executive Director, she's now been named the President.  She joins us to talk about their mission.

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10:00am

Fri July 3, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 30: H and D Corp. and MomSource Bring New Tools to Startups

When Volkswagen announced that it was building a manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, TN, H and D Corp. knew that it would be investing there as well.  H and D manages IT for Volkswagen around the world and has made Chattanooga headquarters for its North American operations.

Brandon Miller, Vice President of Business Development, discusses IT Forward, the company's new initiative to provide world class IT management to small and medium-size organizations. By leveraging the Cloud and its trademark discipline, H and D has made its solutions both affordable and scalable.

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4:31pm

Thu July 2, 2015
Community

Pops on the River Hopes to Go as Scheduled

From a media release:

Officials with Pops on the River have announced that they are moving ahead with plans to hold the event on Saturday, July 4, at Coolidge Park, and that it will be an event-time decision as to whether rain will cause its cancellation.

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1:54pm

Thu July 2, 2015
Community

Do You Want To Win A Blue Ribbon?

The Hamilton County Fair will host the Home Centered Competitions at the 26th Annual County Fair on September 26th and 27th at Chester Frost Park. 

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6:03am

Thu July 2, 2015
Community

A 73-Year-Old Man vs Rebel Invaders: The Civil War Story Behind This Historical Marker

Close-up of the historical marker located at 7723 Dalton Pike, S.E. in Cleveland.
Tim McCoy

Joseph Lusk II's story illustrates an aspect of local Civil War history that's sometimes forgotten: many people in East Tennessee supported the Union.

Tim McCoy is a great-great-great grandson of Lusk, and McCoy sponsored a new historical marker that tells exactly what happened in 1864 when 73-year-old Lusk fought back against rebel invaders.  The marker, located at 7723 Dalton Pike, S.E. in Cleveland, was dedicated on June 13th.  McCoy joins us to talk about the marker and about Bradley County history.

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11:27am

Mon June 29, 2015
Community

Locals Rally, Marry After SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

People celebrate at a Ross's Landing rally on the day the U.S. Supreme Court announced a ruling effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in Tennessee.
Credit Rachel Smith

The first same-sex couple to wed in Hamilton County got married on the courthouse lawn Friday, following a U.S. Supreme Court decision that effectively legalized same-sex marriages in all 50 states.  That evening, more than a hundred people gathered at Ross's Landing for a celebration rally, where City Councilman Chris Anderson announced a non-discrimination bill he plans to introduce at the next City Council meeting.

Special thanks to Nooga.com's David Morton for providing WUTC with audio from the Hamilton County Courthouse.

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6:08pm

Fri June 26, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 29: Investor Jared Nixon Talks Venture Capital at 36/86

At any tech conference, a lot of attention is given (and rightfully so) to startup companies and their founders. However, equally important are the angel investors and venture capitalists who fund them. The recent 36/86 Conference attracted a Who's Who of the investor community to Nashville.

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11:42am

Wed June 24, 2015
Community

Best Job Ever - Deli Owner

Always ready with the special of the day, Bruce Weiss is passionate about his New York Style restaurant, the River Street Deli.
Credit Rabbit Zielke

As part of the Best Job Ever Series we spoke with Bruce Weiss, owner of the River Street Deli, about his passion for cooking and sharing the New York Deli experience in Chattanooga.

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11:21am

Wed June 24, 2015
Community

It's Too Darn Hot--UTC in the Summertime

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a microcosm of Chattanooga. A community with a bigger population than Collegedale and twice the number of people in Van Buren County, UTC is a small town within the city. As director of the Office for Emergency Management at UTC, it’s Tim Pridemore’s job to anticipate problems. Right now the campus is quiet. Most of the students are on Summer break. But for Tim Pridemore and his staff, this is one of the busiest times of the year.

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10:46am

Wed June 24, 2015
Community

Ideas, Events Sought for Start Up Week 2015

Start Up Week 2014 was a big success, and organizers are seeking community input for the next one.  Project Manager Stephanie Hays joins us to talk about Start Up Week and an informational meeting happening on Thursday, June 25th.

From a media release:

Startup Week Chattanooga Calls For Event Proposals

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10:20am

Wed June 24, 2015
Community

Ribbon Cutting Planned for Greens

Greens is already open for business and will celebrate the regions first sustainable building materials and supplies store with a ribbon cutting on Thursday June 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm. 

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