Elena Nourabadi

Production Assistant

A graduate of UTC, Elena assists in the production and promotion of Scenic Roots - while she hosts and produces her own show on WUTC:  "Sound Sun Pleasure."  

Sturgill Simpson
Sturgill Simpson

On this week’s “Scenic Roots: Live In The Library,” Richard Winham shares two performances from beyond Chattanooga: Sturgill Simpson - and Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit. 

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Valley Vibes

The Valley Vibes Music and Arts Festival takes place tomorrow and Saturday at Cherokee Farms in LaFayette, Georgia.

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Base Camp Health

Base Camp Health is a health care analytics tech company here in Chattanooga.

Back in May, it launched Ascend - an app to help employers, health systems, schools and other organizations navigate reopenings under COVID-19.

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Be the Change Youth Initiative

Sydney Guerrette is the founder of Be The Change Youth Initiative - traveling the country to encourage youth to serve their communities.

She and her brother Brayden performed at Chattanooga Unite over the summer - and she has helped raise money for the Songbirds Foundation’s Guitars for Kids program.

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El Pueblo Fund

The El Pueblo Fund is one of many efforts in Chattanooga to support some of the families in a population hard hit by COVID-19.

Brittany T. Faith

Brittany T. Faith is an attorney here in Chattanooga whose expertise includes immigration law.

She serves on the board of La Paz Chattanooga - and she is one of six lawyers in Tennessee chosen to be one of this year’s fellows by the American Bar Foundation.

From La Paz Chattanooga over the summer.
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La Paz Chattanooga has held a groundbreaking for what will become its new home at the old Fire Hall No. 5 in the Highland Park neighborhood, creating the city’s first Latino community center.

  • Lily Sanchez of La Paz Chattanooga on breaking new ground.
  • Attorney Brittany T. Faith; Tennessee United’s El Pueblo Fund.
  • Be The Change; Base Camp Health - and Valley Vibes.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”

Elijah Cameron
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Each week online, the Bessie Smith Cultural Center here in Chattanooga features community members reading children’s books - to spur dialogue on race relations.

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Startup Chattanooga

Startup Week Chattanooga begins on Monday - all online.

This year, the annual celebration for entrepreneurs will feature topics related to business under COVID-19.