For the next three weekends, The Signal Mountain Playhouse is mounting a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King & I. The two leads in the musical are both opera- trained singers, which is increasingly common in musical theater. Seth Carico plays the king and Jennifer Arbogast) is Anna, the English teacher whose relationship with the King of Siam and his children is the core of the story on which the musical is based.
A WUTC feature news segment on the Woolly Adelgid infesting the Chattanooga region.
Eastern hemlock trees atop Signal Mountain and across the Cumberland Plateau are common right now, but many could die off in the next few years. The woolly adelgid, a tiny, invasive insect species originally from Asia, is spreading through the forest and slowly killing hemlocks. Dr. Jennifer Boyd from the Signal Mountain Tree Board says, “This is really all we've talked about for the past couple of months.” In this segment, we hear about potential solutions.