‘The Man’ —Theodore G. Bilbo of Mississippi

‘The Man’ —Theodore G. Bilbo of Mississippi

By Ray Hill The art of politics has changed dramatically over the years. The age of truly gifted speakers who could move the emotions of audiences, bringing them alternately to laughter or tears is long gone.  Courthouse rallies and barbecues are already becoming things of the past, replaced by slick television advertisements, polling and focus […]

Webb’s Harrison will now take her volleyball to the beach

Webb’s Harrison will now take her volleyball to the beach

By Steve Williams There will be a lot of sunshine in Frances Harrison’s future. Webb School’s female Student-Athlete of the Year for 2015-16 signed scholarship papers last November to play beach volleyball at the University of South Carolina. In Harrison the Gamecocks are getting a 5-foot-10 outside hitter who was a record-setting player in her […]

Yankees Crowned 8-10 CBFO Tournament Champions!

Yankees Crowned 8-10 CBFO Tournament Champions!

By Alex Norman The Yankees started the CBFO 8-10 softball season on a high note with a win against the Blue Jays, but things went sideways after that initial victory as they lost their next 5 games.  But the Yankees never gave in, and all of their hard work finally paid off one Saturday afternoon, […]

 Job Fair to be at Blount County Public Library

By Cynthia Spitler If you’re looking for a job or a career change but you’re not sure where to start, local employers who are currently seeking applicants will converge in one location next week to make the job search easier. A Job Fair will be held on Thursday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 […]

Vol Hoops Unveils 2016-17 Non-Conference Slate

The Tennessee basketball program released the non-conference portion of its 2016-17 schedule Friday. Major-conference opponents for the Volunteers include 2016 national runner-up North Carolina as well as Georgia Tech, Gonzaga and Kansas State. In their second season under the direction of head coach Rick Barnes, the Vols also will play four in-state opponents, with home […]

Free HIV testing offered in honor of National HIV Testing Day

Health officials encourage public to know their status In advance of National HIV Testing Day, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) is offering free, confidential HIV testing at two Knoxville locations on Saturday, June 25. Testing will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greater Warner Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 3800 Martin […]

Unwanted Medication Collection to be held tomorrow

Members of the East Tennessee Regional Medication Collection Coalition will be on hand to collect and properly dispose of unwanted medicines Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Food City in Fountain City located at 4805 North Broadway near Adair Drive.   Medicines can only be dropped off at this location […]

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