‘That night’ Devin Harper showed why he is on next level

Gashaw Duhamel is accompanied by high school coach Jordan Cooper at his signing with UT.

‘That night’ Devin Harper showed why he is on next level

By Steve Williams Karns High product Devin Harper will start out on the defensive side of the ball when preseason camp opens at Oklahoma State University, but those who saw him run the football in a Week 2 win over South-Doyle last season know he’s a pretty good offensive player, too. Harper broke loose for […]

Basketball has been a ‘blessing’ in life of Karns honoree

Julia Martin is a versatile athlete at First Baptist Academy in Powell, competing in basketball, swimming, soccer and track and field. She also was FBA's first-ever TSSAA state qualifier, advancing to the Spring Fling in the pentathlon in May.

Basketball has been a ‘blessing’ in life of Karns honoree

By Steve Williams Don’t be surprised if Savanah Pope ends up being a high school basketball coach someday. The Karns High graduate already has shown she can play the game, be a leader and coach youngsters in AAU summer ball. “I plan to attend Pellissippi State Community College for the next two years in the […]

A DAY AWAY: Who built state parks in Tennessee?

A DAY AWAY: Who built state parks in Tennessee?

By Mike Steely Ever wonder who built the state parks in Tennessee? The parks—with pools, trails, campgrounds, roads, parking lots, pavilions, cabins, dams and administration buildings— didn’t just spontaneously appear. As I’ve written before, my wife and I have visited all but one of the 59 Tennessee State Parks and what surprised us was the […]

LWV holding candidate forums

League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County to hold Forums for Contested Races on the August 4, 2016 Ballot Did you know that in Knox County we have an important election before November? To make sure you’re informed, the League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County is sponsoring three candidate forums in July for some […]

TDEC Accepting Applications to Support Recycling, Waste Reduction Efforts

TDEC Accepting Applications to Support Recycling, Waste Reduction Efforts

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is now accepting applications for Recycling and Waste Reduction Grants, as well as Recycling Rebates. The application period began July 1, 2016 and applications are due October 3, 2016. “Recycling directly impacts manufacturers in Tennessee who reuse materials collected in their manufacturing process,” said TDEC Commissioner Bob […]

Blount Partnership Announces Fifth Annual Pigs & Politics Legislative Day

Opportunity for the public to meet and greet candidates and elected officials   Enjoy the summer scent of BBQ cooking and live music while visiting with federal, state and Blount County elected officials in a relaxed atmosphere at the Blount Partnership’s fifth annual Pigs & Politics Legislative Day sponsored by Paine Bickers Attorneys at Law […]

Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove continue July 9

Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove continue July 9

Knox County Parks and Recreation’s Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove continue on Saturday, July 9 with rock and pop cover band The Hit Men.   The free, family friendly concerts take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second Saturday of June, July, August and September at The Cove at Concord Park, 11808 […]

Litton’s celebrates Pat Summitt

Litton’s celebrates Pat Summitt

Kelly Litton and Litton’s restaurant staff wore their Tennessee Orange last week to honor the legendary Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach, Pat Summit.. Pictured are Teresa, Seth, Brianna, Shawna, Kimmey, Katie, Patti, Catalina, Debbie, Mark and Brandy.

Power of Attorney: What is It and Do You Need One?

By Jedidiah McKeehan attorneyknoxville@gmail.com Do you know someone who has elderly parents who aren’t able to get out to the grocery store or bank by themselves anymore?  Do you know someone who is getting to the point where they are starting to get forgetful or can get confused on occasion and need assistance in balancing […]

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