Chattanooga, TN – Health care advancements are causing Americans to live longer and rethink what it means to grow old. At the Alexian Brothers' Senior Neighbors program, people are helping local seniors gain skills needed to stay in the workforce, as more and more people continue working past 65.
Chattanooga, TN – Memorial Health Care System will sponsor a free seminar August 10th, as part of the "Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer" seminar series. What's unique about the seminar is participants can learn from the comfort of their homes or offices about the importance for caring for the spirit when facing cancer.
Chattanooga, TN – Tom Bibey's debut novel is called The Mandolin Case, and it's something truly different in the mystery genre--perhaps the first of its kind. It's a bluegrass and medical murder mystery.
Chattanooga, TN – Begun in 2009 by The Gathering Church on Hixson Pike, the Gathering Garden provides sustainably grown fruits and vegetables for Chattanoogans who need them. Once a softball field, the land beside Gathering Church had been mowed for several years before a church member with a green thumb had the idea to plow the field up and plant a garden.
Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga author David Magee recently won an IPPY award for his newest non-fiction title, The Education of Mr. Mayfield. The IPPYs are independent publishing prizes, and they honor books that take chances, break new ground, and bring about societal change.
Chattanooga, TN – For 80 years, Engel Stadium has been Chattanooga's favorite hometown baseball field. The field was the home of the Chattanooga Lookouts until 1999 and has a rich history of exhibition games and community events spanning back before the great depression. The stadium was added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 2009, but the future was the topic of speculation once the Chattanooga Lookouts moved to their new field.
Chattanooga, TN – T.J. Ojehomon and Jelani Morson are having an impact in bringing down high infant mortality rates in Tennessee. These two high school students work as volunteers for a program called IMPACT, which is happening through Chattanooga's Girls Incorporated, a non-profit organization that seeks to promote gender equality through education and development of leadership skills for girls.
Chattanooga, TN – Tim Kelly says he can't count the number of times he said "I told you so" to General Motors. He watched the corporation make bad decision after bad decision, hating what he saw--because his family owned a Cadillac dealership.
In this interview, Kelly discusses how GM went from an industry leader to a beggar asking for government bailouts.