Who will choose for you?

Who will choose for you?

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville News Sentinel has dutifully endorsed Grant Standefer (2nd District) and Rueben “Buddy” Pelot (5th District) for the Knox County Board of Education.  They have also endorsed Law Director Richard “Bud” Armstrong’s opponent in the coming primary elections.  These endorsements were to be expected as the News Sentinel has been the […]

Susan Horn: Profile of a Survivor

Susan Horn: Profile of a Survivor

By Sally Absher   Anyone who has ever done so knows that running for elected office can be stressful and demanding. We applaud all the candidates who have stepped up to run in the Knox County primary election March 1. Currently seen as the Fifth District frontrunner, Board of Education candidate Susan Horn is a […]

Robert A. Taft of Ohio

Robert A. Taft of Ohio

By Ray Hill There are likely more pedigrees in politics than the American Kennel Club and if anyone ever possessed a pedigree, it would be Robert Alphonso Taft of Ohio.  For decades, Robert A. Taft was one of the most prominent members of the United States Senate.  The power of his intellect was acknowledged by […]

Richey becomes first Knight to ink athletic scholarship

Richey becomes first Knight to ink athletic scholarship

By Ken Lay When Brent Richey signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Chattanooga State Community College, he became the first student-athlete from Knoxville Christian School to receive an athletic scholarship. “This is just absolutely amazing,” said Richey, who plays both basketball and baseball for the Knights. “It’s awesome to be a […]

An Exciting Time in Biomedical Innovation

An Exciting Time in Biomedical Innovation

  By Lamar Alexander United States Senator for Tennessee   There has never been a more exciting time in biomedical research in America than right now. We are talking about curing cancers, new medicines for diseases like cystic fibrosis, using 3D printing to help doctors replace knees, using 3D printing to construct drugs to treat epilepsy.   The […]

Try Adult Coloring at Blount County Public Library

  By Jennifer Spirko   Remember the carefree joy of picking up your favorite crayon or marker and adding color to a beautiful picture? It might be time to revisit the relaxing fun of coloring, and the Blount County Public Library can help you do just that. Coloring for Adults will take place Thursday, February […]

Voting Begins for Overhead Sign Message Contest

  Voting begins February 16 to choose the winners from the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Dynamic Message Sign Contest. TDOT received nearly 3,000 entries for possible safety messages for the overhead signs located across Tennessee. The entries were narrowed down to 15 messages that cover safety issues such as distracted driving, seatbelt usage, impaired driving, […]

RESCHEDULED: Middle school groundbreakings scheduled for Feb. 19

Gibbs Middle School                                  Hardin Valley Middle School Friday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m.                         Friday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. 7715 Tazewell Pike                                     11345 Hardin Valley Road   Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, along with Knox County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre, Knox County School […]

UT ARBORETUM SOCIETY PRESENTS: More Sponge, Less Duck: How To Make A Water-Healthy Landscape”

Rain gardens and stormwater management will be the UT Arboretum Society’s next program in the 2016 lecture series, Thursday, February 25th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the UT Arboretum Auditorium, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge.   The program will be presented by Dr. Andrea Ludwig, Assistant Professor at the Department of Biosystems and […]

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