Apple Festival at NHP Farmers Market

The New Harvest Park Farmers Market is hosting an Apple Festival this Thursday, Oct. 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. at New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane. For more information, visit the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1171370422924651/ or contact Rebecca at 865-363-1936 The New Harvest Park Farmers Market is a participant in the AARP Foundation’s Fre$h […]

FOOTBALL CENTRAL: #9 Tennessee vs. #1 Alabama

FOOTBALL CENTRAL: #9 Tennessee vs. #1 Alabama

Vols and Crimson Tide kick off Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS After two consecutive weeks on the road, No. 9/11 Tennessee returns home to play host to cross division rival and top-ranked Alabama at Neyland Stadium on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET. Saturday’s game will be broadcast on CBS as Tennessee (5-1, 2-1 […]

Brothers

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Families are living organisms, analogous to human beings. Humans are comprised of integrated organs; correspondingly, each member of a family plays a vital role in the whole. There is an African proverb which says, “It takes a village” to raise a child. The proverb emphasizes the village, a community which is […]

Liens: What They Are, What They Do

By Jedidiah McKeehan The Webster’s Dictionary definition of the word, “lien,” is: a legal claim that someone or something has on the property of another person until a debt has been paid back. Sometimes the dictionary doesn’t do a great job describing legal issues or phrases, but it did pretty well in this instance. In […]

A Tribute to Autumn

By Rosie Moore Why does Fall/Autumn have two names? Autumn, a Latin word, first appears in English in the late 14th century. In the 17th century Fall came into use and meant the act of taking in crops. By the 19th century fall became an “Americanism” primarily used in the U.S. and frowned upon by […]

Unforgettable Moments in a Young Family’s Life

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com This column is a milestone—No. 300! In writing each week for the Focus, I have been so blessed to reconnect with “old” friends and meet new ones. A review of pending topics for my true, human-interest stories turned up another segment on the first dentist from Gibbs High School and his […]

Kicked to the Curb

By Joe Rector Isn’t it wonderful to land that first full time job? The security that comes with a steady paycheck and affordable insurance is life-changing. We start off planning to be the best employees in the organization and want to stay with the company until retirement. Somehow, that doesn’t happen as much these days. […]

We’ve already got our money’s worth on this season

By Steve Williams This had become a season to remember on Rocky Top before it was even half over. The remarkable rally past Florida had many UT fans calling the 38-28 victory the greatest comeback in Tennessee football history. For some folks it may very well be. For others, like me, who were around to […]

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