Passion, perseverance behind the development of ColoMarker

Passion, perseverance behind the development of ColoMarker

At 75 years old, Tommye Jordan is a quick witted, energetic grandmother; dressed unassumingly in a festive holiday sweater…. She is also responsible for ColoMarker- a groundbreaking medical diagnostic test that could potentially save thousands of lives around the globe. ColoMarker is a simple blood test that detects the level of protein biomarker, CA11-19, present […]

Bangash, Lady Rebels down Bearden in OT thriller

Bangash, Lady Rebels down Bearden in OT thriller

By Ken Lay On a night filled with clutch plays and big performances it was Leila Bangash who stole the show for Maryville High School’s girls basketball team in its 58-57 overtime victory at Bearden Wednesday night. “What about Leila Bangash?” Lady Rebels’ coach Scott West said. “She had 12 rebounds and hit all of […]

The glory of the grid iron

Mike Strange reviews The System in the Library’s lunch and learn program on January 15 College football has never been more popular, but behind the glittering success are darker truths. Join Mike Strange, sports reporter for the Knoxville News Sentinel, for a discussion of The System: The glory and scandal of big-time college football by Jeff […]

TENNESSEE TOURISM RELEASES 2014 VACATION GUIDE

Justin Timberlake and Tennessee Music Highlights   Tennessee Department of Tourist Development has released the 2014 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide in print and online as an e-guide. Both versions of the FREE guide are available by visiting tnvacation.com/guide/.   Music lives in Tennessee – and that message comes through loud and clear in the new […]

UT McClung Museum Hosts Free Stroller Tour Jan. 13

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will offer its first stroller tour of the new year on Monday, Jan. 13.   The 10-11 a.m. event will focus on textiles and fiber art from around the world.   Parents and caregivers with toddlers or babies are invited to […]