News 12 Then: 10 years ago Joe Legge profiled comedian Ralphie May

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – We’re sending off Joe Legge today by pulling up an early story he did for us here at News 12 Now.

Joe arrived 11 years ago as a noon anchor and reporter.

This story of his aired on January 12, 2007 (10 years ago).

He profiled an up-and-coming comedian born in Chattanooga.

Ralphie May placed second in the first edition of Last Comic Standing and was getting his first national exposure.

He was born in East Chattanooga, before his family moved him to Arkansas and then Houston.

Now, 10 years later Ralphie is based in Nashville, still touring national comedy clubs, including Las Vegas this month.

Ralphie May

As for Joe, Tuesday is his last day at News 12 Now.

But he will remain here in town.

Joe will become communications director for Walker County government.

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