Tackling a head-on problem head on

Tackling a head-on problem head on

Many years ago, when youth soccer started growing in popularity in this country, I wondered if soccer might someday replace football as the game played at Neyland Stadium and venues of other major universities. In what I saw as a softer America, many parents of a new generation preferred their boys play a sport less […]

Workhorse Brewster leads Seymour past King’s Academy, 42-27

Workhorse Brewster leads Seymour past King’s Academy, 42-27

By Steve Williams If the rest of this season is anything like the start, Seymour High football fans may be calling the Eagles’ No. 5 Austin Bruiser on Friday nights. Seymour’s public address announcer, Charlie Householder, was so impressed by Austin Brewster’s first game performance, he honored him in the second half by putting special […]

Knoxville Film Festival Announces Films & Weekend Schedule

Knoxville Film Festival Announces Films & Weekend Schedule

In its fourth year, the Knoxville Film Festival, produced by award-winning filmmaker Keith McDaniel, in partnership with Dogwood Arts, the Visit Knoxville Film Office and Regal Entertainment Group, will include more than 40 hours of film screenings at Regal Downtown West Cinema 8 beginning Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28.  In addition to the […]

Office of Special Events invites organizations to join Christmas in the City 2016 event line-up

Office of Special Events invites organizations to join Christmas in the City 2016 event line-up

Knoxville may be experiencing 90-degree weather, but the City’s Office of Special Events is thinking about Christmas lights and candy canes.   In fact, the Office of Special Events is excited to be planning Christmas in the City 2016, which takes place during the months of November and December and includes dozens of different events produced […]

Senator Massey hosts informational meeting to help individuals with disabilities tap into state’s ABLE TN program

Senator Massey hosts informational meeting to help individuals with disabilities tap into state’s ABLE TN program

State Senator Becky Massey (R-Knoxville) is hosting an informational meeting on Monday, August 22, to help individuals with disabilities tap into the state’s Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE TN) program.  The meeting for individuals with disabilities and their families is scheduled for 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Sertoma Center at 1400 East 5th […]

Staples Named Democratic House Candidate

By Mike Steely In a packed meeting at Democratic Headquarters Thursday evening fifteen party officials of the 15th state house district voted 11-4 to select Rick Staples as the party nominee in November. Staples is replacing Rep. Joe Armstrong who was convicted of a felony tax evasion charge and is ineligible to see re-election. The […]

Tennessee Increases Anti-Drug Coalitions To Prevent Substance Abuse

Statewide prevention effort aimed at reducing drug, alcohol, and tobacco use In counties and communities across Tennessee, anti-drug coalitions are working to reduce dependence on harmful and potentially lethal substances such as prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. These local efforts, funded by the State of Tennessee since 2008, help get the word out about the […]