Giftbags needed for homebound seniors

  The Mobile Meals Gift Drive is in full swing, with the last day of gift giving set for December 15th. A list of preferred gifts can be found at knoxseniors.org. Last year, the program collected more than 1,200 gifts for homebound seniors in Knox County. Mobile Meals volunteers serve hot, nutritious noon-time meals to […]

Learn How to Reduce Your KUB Bill

If you are interested in learning how to reduce and manage your utility bill, attend the latest “Savings in the House” workshop at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at CAC, 2247 Western Avenue, in the community room. The second is on Thursday, Dec. 14, at Lawson McGee Library Downtown in the public room from 6-7 […]

Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development “Wins” Pork of the Year

Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development “Wins” Pork of the Year

In the 12th annual Tennessee Pork Report, the Beacon Center revealed that state and local government officials wasted more than $400 million of taxpayer money this past year. The Pork Report highlights a combination of government mismanagement, incompetence, and outright fraud. The Beacon Center allowed Tennesseans to choose the infamous “Pork of the Year” award, and it really came down to […]

The Salvation Army Angel Tree distribution set for December 15 And 19

Hundreds of Angels and Silver Bells Have Not Been Returned Over 900 Families Will Benefit from the Annual Christmas Program The Salvation Army, along with hundreds of volunteers and donors have been preparing for Christmas since October. Their work will soon culminate at the Angel Tree distribution later this week. Over 900 families registered for […]

The Club

By Dr. Jim Ferguson At church recently, a friend and I were discussing another mutual friend and how we each came to know him. Church-friend knew the fellow as a fraternity brother at UT. I met our mutual friend as a freshmen in medical school. A brotherhood develops among soldiers. The bond with my medical […]

‘Do it with Pruitt’ and Cade’s difficult decision

By Steve Williams A caller to a local radio sports talk show offered a couple of slogans last Thursday afternoon that could be used for new University of Tennessee football head coach Jeremy Pruitt and his program. “Do it with Pruitt,” suggested the caller. And later on, if things don’t go well … “Pruitt blew […]

Jeremy Pruitt To Lead Vols

By Alex Norman Well Tennessee fans… your long national nightmare is over. On Thursday, December 7th, the Vols announced that Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt would be their new head football coach. “The first thing I want to say is how honored and humbled I am to be recognized as the head football coach at […]

Knoxville now home to the Greene family

By Ralphine Major When I met them last summer, I was impressed that he even knew the name “Johnny Majors” much less notice that the last name is the same as mine—except for the “s.” After all, he is a native of Alabama and still a fan of the Tide! Outstanding efforts of the pastor […]

Filling our brains

For most of our younger years, we are required to remember things. Children wonder if enough room exists in their heads to store all of this stuff. Of course, our super-computers manage to process the information and keep it for the rest of our lives. Many of us memorized things at church. We learned to […]