Some of Chattanooga’s brightest coders, developers and tech-minded residents — including North Chattanooga resident David Duncan — holed themselves up at the Tennessee Aquarium for 24 hours to help find solutions to ocean sustainability problems.
Aiming to offer inner-city students free admittance, partner with schools
Chattanooga’s kid-focused TechTown may have only opened its doors Saturday, but it’s already working to ensure local children can experience what it has to offer. “My personal goal is to have each child in Hamilton County to be here at least one day this school year,” CEO Cordell Carter said to Hamilton County District 9 teachers last week during a private tour. “We can also come to you, but we really want them to experience this here.”
Rylands raising up generation of violinists in Chattanooga
Brainerd resident Dr. Ann Rylands is raising up a generation of talented violinists in Chattanooga.
How long does it take to fall in love? Two weeks, if you’re new Chattanooga residents Melanie and Joel Krautstrunk and looking for a place for your dream brewery.
Since Brainerd High’s designation as one of the lowest-performing schools in the county, educators there have vowed to change its status.
Following several years of talks, planning and fundraising, Chattanooga’s grassRoots midTown selected MidTown resident and Chattanooga Chamber member Victoria Overholser as its executive director.
As a Chattanooga-based company, Assemblers Inc. knows you have to have your community’s back. So when the recent closing of a gym left the group with a lot of unused workout equipment, Assemblers Inc. knew it needed to find a group in need that would make good use of it.
As small, neighborhood farmers markets sprout up all over town, the last vestige of the city’s downtown farmers market is disappearing.
Expect to see more big names on the marquee of the Tivoli and Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium in the near future.
Miller Park could become more of a focal point for the city.
Even though school is long out of session, 25 students from Howard High School, Brainerd High School, Tyner Academy and Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy found themselves at the Chattanooga Library early in the morning.
Residents in a known food desert now have access to fresh fruits and vegetables thanks to a partnership between the Chattanooga YMCA and Alton Park business owner Mahmood Abdullah.
One month, it’s a Chattanooga Lookouts game. The next, a pajama party. There is always a fun time to be had with Chillin’ Like Villains, a young adult social group for children with disabilities, says Chattanooga Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Jessie Steele.
Tony Levy, who moved to Chattanooga from Florida in March, came here for the rock climbing, but that’s not what he likes best.