Urban Radio Station 96.1 The Beat Debuts On Monday

Monday, April 2, 2012

96.1 The Beat made its debut this morning at 6 AM with the critically-acclaimed Steve Harvey Morning Show.

After Steve Harvey and the crew wrap things up at 10 a.m. each weekday, listeners will enjoy the familiarity of 16-year Chattanooga radio veteran Donna L. from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. JoJo Thurman is on from 3-7 p.m. and Keith Sweat is on with the Sweat Hotel from 7 p.m.-midnight.

Listeners looking to take in the word from the good book on Sunday mornings should check out Keep Hope Alive with the Reverend Jesse Jackson from 10 a.m.-noon.

Officials said, "96.1 The Beat is here to provide a fun alternative for Urban listeners in Chattanooga. Expect great songs from Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Patti LaBelle, Toni Braxton, Kem, Whitney Houston, Regina Belle, Robin Thicke, Sade, Aretha Franklin, Janet Jackson, Brian McKnight, Teena Marie, Mary J. Blige, Gerald Levert, Mariah Carey, and so many more on 96.1 The Beat. If you like longer sets of the best in Old School and R&B, you’ve gotta check out 96.1 The Beat."


Weekly Road Construction Report

Jerry Summers: Henry V. Grady - Prosecutor And Race Car Driver

Helen Ross McNabb Foundation Hosts Scenic City Sporting Clays Tournament


Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: BRADLEY COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on I-75 southbound at MM 26: Bradley county will be doing a mobile lane closure for TDOT Materials ... (click for more)

During the 1960s former assistant District Attorney Henry V. Grady was considered the premier criminal defense lawyer in the Chattanooga area. Henry was not the typical defense counsel of ... (click for more)

The Helen Ross McNabb Foundation invites the community to support the 2021 Scenic City Sporting Clays Tournament on Friday, April 16, at Benton Sporting Clays in Charleston. The tournament, ... (click for more)



Happenings

Weekly Road Construction Report

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: BRADLEY COUNTY TDOT Maintenance on I-75 southbound at MM 26: Bradley county will be doing a mobile lane closure for TDOT Materials and Test to core the inside lane. This will be 3-3-21 or 3-4-21 (weather permitting) from 10 am to 11am. The process should not take longer than 20 min. BRADLEY COUNTY Utility Work ... (click for more)

Jerry Summers: Henry V. Grady - Prosecutor And Race Car Driver

During the 1960s former assistant District Attorney Henry V. Grady was considered the premier criminal defense lawyer in the Chattanooga area. Henry was not the typical defense counsel of his day. He lived on Lookout Mountain and was a quiet but well qualified attorney who had the ability to carefully select a weak point in the prosecutor’s case to help his clients get acquitted ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Coppinger Does Not Wish To Discuss Future Of Mask Mandate Yet; Only 3 People Still On Ventilators As Numbers "Trend In Right Direction"

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Police Say Bronathon Carter Got Pile Of Money For Execution Of Quintez Bulloch

Police said Bronathon L. Carter got a pile of money for carrying out the execution of Quintez Bulloch at a house on Lightfoot Mill Road last July 30. Carter, 35, of 435 Monya Lane, was arrested on Wednesday for criminal homicide, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon while committing a dangerous felony. Police responded at 12:37 p.m. to 2915 Lightfoot ... (click for more)

Opinion

Shallowford Road Walmart Closing Is Representative Of Food Apartheid - And Response

The Unity Group is saddened and dismayed to hear of the closing of the Walmart Grocery store on Shallowford Road. While we recognize that the overall goal is for businesses to reach a level that obtains profit maximization, in our estimation, this recent closure is indicative of a problem that has continued to be persistent in marginalized and disadvantaged communities for more ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: I’m Not A Christian?

The email read: “I cannot comprehend how killing unborn babies and using their tissue in medicine is obedience to Christ.” Earlier in the email the writer acknowledged that I publicly state I am a Christian “… then I see a huge problem with your characterization of (the new Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as a ‘Godsend.’) “Killing babies for their parts is not from God, it ... (click for more)