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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Scenic Roots - Tues 8/30/22

Scenic Roots - Tues 8/30/22
  • Reginald Smith II of The Bethlehem Center in Chattanooga.
  • SoundCorps’ Stratton Tingle on the return of Rail and Hops.
  • The taste of success at Double Cola turning 100 years old.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
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  • The Bethlehem Center is a faith-based nonprofit that serves children and families in Southside Chattanooga. It is located in the Alton Park neighborhood, where most residents are African-American with low to moderate incomes. Reginald Smith II is the center's executive director.
  • This weekend, the Rail & Hops Brewers Festival returns to downtown Chattanooga. Lee Fields and the Expressions will headline Saturday’s gathering, which starts at 5 PM in Miller Park. The festival supports SoundCorps, the nonprofit for Chattanooga area musicians.
  • One hundred years ago, as the 1920's began to roar here in Chattanooga, what is now known as The Double Cola Company was born. Today, Katrina Farmer with Double Cola talks about how the company is showcasing its century in business - in part by giving back.
  • Next year, Creative Arts Guild will celebrate sixty years as a home for the arts in Dalton and surrounding counties in Northwest Georgia. Next month - from Friday, September 16th to Sunday, September 18th - the Guild will host its annual Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts.