Scenic Roots

A Hike Around Georgia's Berry College

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From one campus to another.


Here at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Gina Stafford is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing.  


From time to time, she stops by “Scenic Roots” to tell us about wonders of our outdoors - and this time, she tells us about another campus in Georgia…

DevOpsDays Ahead In Chattanooga

1 hour ago

People who develop software and people who operate IT infrastructure deal with each other in their work all the time.


And on Tuesday, they will gather at the Chattanooga Convention Center for a conference called DevOpsDays Chattanooga.


Chris Hurst is the core organizer of the event - and Sabrina Moody works at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee…

A Journey From Prison To Metanoia

1 hour ago

The Quebe Sisters are an Americana band based in Dallas.

The three sisters are fiddle champions who specialize in what is known as “Progressive Western Swing.”


On Monday night, they will play at First Presbyterian Church here in Chattanooga - headlining a benefit for Metanoia Prison Ministries.


Mark Casson is a ruling elder at the church - and executive director of Metanoia...

The Blue And The Gray, After The Civil War

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The reconciliation of Civil War veterans known as The Blue and Gray Barbecue near Chickamauga in 1889 - and, what followed - will be the topic for the final program in this year’s Moccasin Bend Lecture Series.


Dr. Timothy Smith of the University of Tennessee-Martin will be the speaker for Monday night’s lecture here in Chattanooga, presented by National Park Partners.


The lecture, free and open to the public, starts at 7 PM at The Tennessee Aquarium’s IMAX Theater.


Scenic Roots - Fri 11/08/19

2 hours ago

  • Dr. Timothy Smith of UT-Martin on reconciliation between Civil War soldiers.
  • Mark Casson on his journey to the mission of Metanoia Prison Ministries.
  • UTC's Gina Stafford on Georgia's Berry College - and, Chattanooga's DevOpsDays.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of "Scenic Roots."

Ray Bassett is the host of "Scenic Roots" - produced by Haley Solomon, Karley Dodson and Will Davis.

Angling Films For Appalachian Trout

21 hours ago

The Fly Fishing Film Tour comes to Chattanooga tomorrow night - starting at 7 PM at The Camp House.


Brian Pendergrass is with Trout Unlimited, which is hosting the series of films about anglers from around the world...

The Civil War & The Press At UTC

21 hours ago

Starting tonight through Saturday, this campus - the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - will host its annual symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression.


The gathering for scholars and students begins with presentations tonight at 7 PM at the Marriott Downtown.  Presentations tomorrow and Saturday will be held at UTC’s University Center.


A Walk Through East Lake Montessori

21 hours ago

This weekend, East Lake Montessori School here in Chattanooga is opening its doors to neighbors and friends - from 4 PM to 6 PM on Saturday - gearing up for “Giving Tuesday” with an event called “A Walk Through Montessori.”

Jenny Varner is the executive director - and Ruth Kerr is the development director - at East Lake Montessori...

"We, The Marines" On IMAX In Chattanooga

21 hours ago

For Veterans Day Weekend, the film “We, the Marines” will be shown here in Chattanooga.

The action-packed adventure offers first-hand experiences of what it’s like to join and serve in the U.S. Marines.


You can see “We, the Marines” at The Tennessee Aquarium’s IMAX Theater starting Saturday through Monday, Veterans Day.


To tell us more are the Aquarium’s Thom Benson - and Tony Baker of the Southeast Tennessee Area Young Marines...

Honoring The Story Of Charles Coolidge

22 hours ago

For his actions in combat seventy-five years ago, Charles H. Coolidge - a U.S. Army Technical Sergeant, born and raised on Signal Mountain - was awarded the Medal of Honor during World War II.


Today, he is one of only two living Medal recipients from that war.

Ahead of Veterans Day, Linda Moss Mines tells us the story of Charles Coolidge.