Community

1:03pm

Fri June 12, 2015
Community

Chattanooga Sports Ministries Benefit from Soccer Tournaments at Highland Park Commons

Soccer at Highland Park Commons.
Credit Highland Park Commons

Chattanooga Sports Ministries has been teaching the sport of soccer to Chattanooga youth for a decade. 

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12:28pm

Fri June 12, 2015
Community

Law and Order Provides Focus for Speaker Series at Jewish Cultural Center

Law and Order: Secular and Religious is the focus of the summer speaker series at the Jewish Cultural Center.

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7:05pm

Tue June 9, 2015
Community

Chattanooga Seniors Hope to Break Ground by the End of the Year on Collaborative Housing Project

Four years ago a group of Chattanooga seniors had an idea—let’s build a mutually supportive community. They bought a piece of land on the south side of Chattanooga and they are now almost ready to begin building. The plan is to build individual homes around a large, communally shared space—in effect a small village. The only thing holding them back is they are four people short of the number they need to realize their vision for an interactive, mutually supportive community of seniors.

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1:23pm

Fri June 5, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 26: Engajer Creates Better Video Mousetrap

According to Michael Castellano the problem with linear video presentations is...well...that they're linear.  What if you could make them more interactive and responsive to viewers' needs? What if you could replicate your best sales person on his or her best day for every sales presentation?  Well, that's exactly what Castellano set out to do, and (as they say) the rest is history.  Menlo Park, CA based Engajer was born.

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12:42pm

Thu June 4, 2015
Community

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Hosting 2015 Summer Mini Camps

The Hamilton County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting several mini camps this summer with a focus on reading and the great outdoors.  

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12:18pm

Tue June 2, 2015
Community

CNE Hosts Homeownership Fair

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise is hosting a free homeownership fair open to the public on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am to 2 pm at 1500 Chestnut Street, Suite 102. 

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11:30am

Tue June 2, 2015
Around the Region

In Rural Alabama, Limited Access To Obstetrics Care

Only 17 of 54 of Alabama's rural counties have hospitals that offer obstetrics services. It's one of the state's greatest healthcare challenges. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates speaks with journalist Anna Claire Vollers of AL.com and Dale Quinney of the Alabama Rural Health Association.

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12:18pm

Fri May 29, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 25: Harvest Grocery Is Coming to Hixson

CEO and Co-Founder Tim McClure is bringing Chattanooga's largest organic and health food supermarket to Hixson.  Harvest Grocery will contain more than 35,000 square feet of healthy food offerings plus the largest wellness center of any store in the South.

Tim and Marketing Director Jon Moss join us on this episode to talk about their June 12th grand opening festivities and their local, down-home approach to business.  Find out what it takes to start a company with so many moving parts and strong, established competitors like Whole Foods and Fresh Market.

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3:37pm

Thu May 28, 2015
Community

Troubled Waters Ahead for Ocoee’s Rafting Industry?

Ocoee Whitewater Center from pedestrian bridge, altered riverbed without water. Canoe slalom venue for 1996 Olympic Games.
Credit By Ken Lund [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Remember the scene in the original National Lampoon’s Vacation when the Griswolds finally finish their long journey to Walley World and find the theme park is closed?

If you’re headed for a whitewater rafting trip on the Ocoee River and you don’t plan ahead, you might be similarly frustrated.

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1:42pm

Wed May 27, 2015
Around the Region

Alabama Considers Legalized Gambling To Close Budget Deficit

In conservative Alabama, legislative leaders propose bills to open up gambling and start a state lottery as a way to shore-up sagging state coffers. The governor, instead, proposes higher taxes.

12:24pm

Tue May 26, 2015
Community

Find Your Place to Volunteer

The United Way of Greater Chattanooga's Volunteer Center helps link volunteers to agencies and organizations that could use an extra hand.

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1:56pm

Fri May 22, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 24: Gig City Productions Promotes Fun and Festivals

Jonathan Susman and Barrett Taylor have worked together for years organizing events. Now this duo has founded Gig City Productions to bring more fun and frivolity to Chattanooga.

Jonathan and Barrett discuss how technology and music can be combined to bring people together while also expanding the cultural activities throughout our community. Find out how having fun van also be big business.

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3:06pm

Thu May 21, 2015
Community

Chattanooga Narrowly Beating Boone for 'Best Town Ever'; Voting Still Open

Chattanooga is among the top eight contenders for Outside Magazine's Best Town Ever 2015 Award.  Online voting will determine the winners, and at the time of this posting, Chattanooga is ahead of Boone, N.C. with 51.83% of the votes.

From the site:

You can vote on our current matchups once every round. Come back daily to see how your town stacks up. Votes are tallied and displayed in real time. 

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11:19am

Thu May 21, 2015
Community

Flags Replaced on the Veteran's Memorial Bridge

Veteran's Memorial Bridge
Credit Rabbit Zielke

The American Flags on the Veteran's Memorial Bridge were replaced on May 15, 2015. 

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11:03am

Thu May 21, 2015

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