Be My Valentine!

Be My Valentine!

By Rosie Moore Probably many of you know the story of the origin of Valentine’s Day, but, let’s go over it again one more time. St. Valentine, according to romantic legend, was a kind-hearted Roman Priest who married young couples against the wishes of Emperor Claudius XI. He also tended to the sick and wounded Christians who […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” The Musical at Knoxville Children’s Theatre: Feb. 23 – Mar. 11

Special G2K Version Is Specially Adapted for Kids & Families Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present 16 live performances of the classic fairy tale musical, “Cinderella,” by Broadway legends Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. KCT will be presenting the special G2K version of the musical; “G2K” stands for “Getting To Know,” and features an adaptation especially […]

Public and legal notices for the week of February 12, 2018

Foreclosure notices       SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on March 15, 2018 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North Side Entrance, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN 37902, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of […]

DIY Network Stars Confirmed for 40th Annual Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

DIY Network Stars Confirmed for 40th Annual Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show

DIY Network’s Robert Kulp, Mike Whiteside, and Sara Bendrick are all confirmed to appear at the 2018 House & Garden Show, February 16-18 at the Knoxville Convention Center.   Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside are stars of Salvage Dawgs on DIY Network When Mike and Robert aren’t filming an episode of their hit show, these Navy veterans and business […]

Can it be a Crime to Wear a Body Vest?

It seems weird to think that wearing a bulletproof vest can be a crime in and of itself, but it can be.  Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-1323 states that if you commit certain crimes while wearing body armor you can be charged with another crime on top of the crime you were caught committing! What are […]

Cardiac Friends

By Ralphine Major It started with “The Real McCoy.”  My first column was about Dr. Kyle McCoy, our mother’s cardiologist.  The time we spent in cardiac rehab after her heart attack in 2007 gave us valuable insight on heart disease, but a side benefit was even greater—treasured friendships. Rolland and Marjorie Trask, best known as […]

Lunch Envy

By Joe Rector One of the things that adhering to a diet brings on for some is a more concentrated attention to food. Instead of being satisfied with the food that is allowed, a few dieters, instead, dream of the items that aren’t allowed. I am one of those individuals, and of late, my mind […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson Do you believe or trust what you hear these days? Admittedly, I have become a skeptic about climate issues and politics. And I no longer trust the media who, like Chicken Little, preach everyday that the sky is falling – at least since Trump became president. I don’t believe it’s healthy […]

I would hope you would support who Vols are…

By Steve Williams There is a scene in the popular movie Hoosiers that came to mind when I heard some fans’ reaction to Jeremy Pruitt’s first National Signing Day recruiting class as UT’s new head football coach. “We want Jimmy,” chanted students as Hickory High’s basketball team ran out onto the shiny hardwood as it […]

Tennessee’s Class of 2018…

  Not Bad Considering the Circumstances By Alex Norman First things first… the sky is not falling. Did Tennessee get a top 10 recruiting class?  No.  When all is said the done, this class likely falls in that 18th to 22nd range nationally, and around 8th in the conference. Were there disappointments on National Signing […]

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