Acme and Meeks, a pair of roadrunners, look around their new home at the Chattanooga Zoo.
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The Chattanooga Zoo has two new arrivals at its Deserts and Forests of the World Exhibition: a pair of roadrunners. One is named Meeks; the other, in true Looney Tunes style, is named Acme. WUTC's Mark Colbert visited the zoo to meet the speedy birds.
The school offers music lessons in an after-school program as well as a summer camp.
Northwest Georgia Bank locations are accepting donations of musical instruments for the program until the end of November. The School of Music and Arts plans to present a concert in early December, with a special invitation to individuals who donate instruments to the program.
In 2014, some of the country's best web developers will take residence in the Scenic City. At least three fellows from Code For America will create web applications to serve the community of Chattanooga.
Mayor Andy Berke said in a media release, "City Government will collaborate with some of the top developers and designers from across the country, creating open-source web applications to help address important issues in our community - including public safety."
Maharaj, a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga alumnus, returned to his alma mater Thursday to speak to students in the Department of Communication’s new television studio. Before Maharaj met with students, WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller and Maharaj had an extended conversation about the value of in-depth journalism. They discussed a series of investigate reports Maharaj wrote which led to changes in California law.
Bradley Johnson, a Mellow Mushroom employee in Chattanooga, won the freestyle pizza-spinning competition at the American Pizza Championship. The championship took place in Las Vegas last week, and Johnson will next travel to Parma, Italy for the 2014 World Pizza Championships.
“I got into pizza spinning by a challenge from my dad that I could never spin a pizza,” Johnson said in a media release.