In 1928, cave explorer Leo Lambert went on a long journey underground... so long that his wife thought he might have died. He was gone so long because he'd discovered something unexpected: a waterfall inside Lookout Mountain.
Reporters from the Chattanooga Times Free Press pored over hundreds of court documents and conducted more than 150 interviews for a special report, "Speak No Evil." The report examined about 300 shootings in Chattanooga. Often, after a shooting, no one is arrested—even if witnesses saw it happen. If a shooter is arrested and prosecuted, he or she may spent only a short time in prison. That’s because witnesses are often unwilling to cooperate with police.
Women affected by war and other hardships in Africa create handmade goods as part of Amani Ya Juu’s economic development program. Amani is an international, fair-trade network with five locations in Africa, as well as one in Washington, D.C. and a distribution center in Chattanooga.
The Moccasin Flying Club, based out of the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, isn't a flying school--but they can help student pilots earn their licenses, and they provide social interaction for experienced pilots. They have a Cessna 172 and a Flight Design CTSW, and members may fly the planes. Gene Perkins, the Membership Coordinator, joins us for this segment.
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.