Community

3:58pm

Mon August 19, 2013
Ecology

DeWaard Presents 'Mystery & Magic of Monarchs' 8/25

Outdoor educator Wanda DeWaard will give a presentation, "The Mystery and Magic of Monarchs," at Chattanooga State Community College's Humanities Auditorium on Sunday, August 25th.  The Tennessee Aquarium and the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the Wild Ones are partnering with each other to bring DeWaard here.  In this segment, we talk about monarch butterflies and milkweed with DeWaard and Sally Wencel, President of the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the Wild Ones.

10:00am

Mon August 19, 2013

12:04pm

Fri August 16, 2013
Community

'Paws for the Cause' Fundraiser Coming Up 8/22

The 6th Annual Paws for the Cause event, hosted by Friends of Paws for the Cause, will benefit the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga.

10:00am

Thu August 15, 2013
Community

Opening Soon: A Food Bank For Pets

Credit 4 Paws Pantry

The grand opening at 4 Paws Pantry, a nonprofit food bank for dogs and cats, will be August 24, 2014. 

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8:42am

Wed August 14, 2013
Memphis to Mountain City

Three Men Planning Walk From West To East Tennessee

On August 24th, three men will begin a journey from Memphis to Mountain City. 

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1:32pm

Tue August 13, 2013
Community

Inaugural Geotourism Conference Promotes Tennessee River Valley

Orchard Knob, part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Credit Jack Zielke

The first regional Geotourism Conference will be held at the Chattanooga Mariott on Thursday August 15th beginning at 9 am.  The guest speaker for the conference is National Geographic's John Campbell. 

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11:54am

Mon August 12, 2013
Shake It Like A Polaroid Picture

North Shore's 'Analog Convenience Store' Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary

Diana Edwards stands inside her shop Studio Space Junk on Frazier Avenue.

Studio Space Junk at 436 Frazier Avenue sells analog items such as record sleeves, film for Polaroid instant cameras and photography supplies. The owner, Diana Edwards, also offers Polaroid workshops. On August 30th & 31st, the studio will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a Polaroid art show.

8:52am

Mon August 12, 2013
Community

Chattanooga Fire Department And Food Bank Fight Hunger Together

Today begins a week long food drive sponsored by the Chattanooga Food Bank and Chattanooga Fire Department. The drive is called Firefighters Fight Against Hunger. Until August 18th, you can drop a variety of foods to any of the nineteen fire stations in the city, and the food will be donated to the Chattanooga Food Bank.

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9:47am

Thu August 8, 2013
Community

Food Fight With Local Chefs at Chattanooga Market

Credit Chattanooga market

The annual FiveStar Food Fight is Sunday, August 11 at the Chattanooga Market

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11:41am

Wed August 7, 2013
Community

Teams Race In Muddy Obstacle Course for Charity

Credit Habitat for Humanity

The 4th annual Chattanooga Mud Run is set for Saturday August 17th at Greenway Farms and this year the 5K race could be the muddiest ever. 

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10:31am

Wed August 7, 2013
Roller Girls VS Derby Dames

Chattanooga Roller Girls Prepare for Final Home Game of Season

Established in 2008, the Chattanooga Roller Girls have had some success in the sport. In 2012, the ladies went undefeated at home. Proceeds from their bouts and events also benefit the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga. 

The Chattanooga Roller Girls have their final home game at the Chattanooga Convention Center Saturday, August 10th, at 7 PM. They play against the Greenville Derby Dames.

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9:55am

Tue August 6, 2013
Community

Kids Design and Build Their Own Space on Glass Street

Painting the concrete at the Glass Street Design/Build summer camp.
Credit Glass House Collective

The Glass House Collective brought in neighborhood youth ages 12 and up to create their own space this summer through the Glass Street Design/Build Camp


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3:05pm

Mon August 5, 2013
New Business

Cleveland's First Yoga Studio Offers Classes for All Levels

Melanie Lyon taught yoga classes at various locations around Cleveland, Tennessee, but she didn't have a permanent studio to call home.  She enlisted the help of several other Cleveland yoga instructors and opened 5ive Point Yoga & Massage, located in the heart of Cleveland's up-and-coming downtown district.   5ive Point is the area's first full-scale yoga studio, and it offers beginner classes as well as all-levels classes.

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12:33pm

Fri August 2, 2013
Business

Why Tax-Free Weekends May Not Be A Good Deal for Tennessee

Tennessee's annual sales tax holiday runs August 2 - 4 this year, and shoppers are expected to save between $8 and $10 million on items like clothing, school supplies and computers.  For computer sales in Tennessee, these are even bigger sales days than Black Friday.  These weekends are touted as economic boost for Tennessee and tax relief for low-income families, but a nonprofit research group, the Tax Foundation, says these tax holidays may not actually do much for the economy.  

10:10am

Thu August 1, 2013
LibraryBox 2.0

Chattanooga's Most Successful Kickstarter Campaign Ends

In late June of 2013, Jason Griffey, a librarian at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, began a Kickstarter campaign for LibraryBox 2.0. LibraryBox is described as a device that can "share files with anyone, anywhere, off the internet, even off the power grid."

Working like a thumb drive with a wireless connection, LibraryBox can distribute files to anyone with a wi-fi capable device such as a tablet, smartphone, laptop, or personal computer.

With an initial goal of $3,000, the campaign ended on July 28th. LibraryBox made its $3,000 and then some.

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