Cash Mob to highlight Josie’s Boutique & New Release Video

First 30 people will receive free $20 gift card courtesy of ORNL Federal Credit Union   Small business owner Abby Payne opened Josie’s Boutique in 1985, and, like many small businesses, has evolved with the changing industry ever since. Originally focused on providing designer brands to consumers at affordable prices, the store now features a […]

Candidate Meet and Greet

On Monday March 17,2014, there will be a Candidate Meet and Greet from 6 to 8 p.m. at New Harvest Park on Washington Pike.   The event will be cohosted by the Alice Bell/Springhill Neighborhood Association, Fountain City Town Hall and North East Knox Preservation Association. There other neighborhood associations that will more than likely […]

The lady in purple

March is Women’s History Month and I am inspired to write about an amazing jurist, lawyer, lawmaker and American woman, Sandra Day O’Connor. I had the pleasure to meet Justice O’Connor at a reception in Nashville before she addressed the Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society in 2008. She was a warm, inquisitive person with a […]

Let’s celebrate with the Irish!

By Rosie Moore Bring out the crock pot, chop up a head of cabbage, add a few potatoes and a can of corned beef and, voila! You’re ready to celebrate Ireland’s yearly cultural event. This recipe is easy to make, but there are a lot more complicated recipes. How did this dish become famous in […]

The lady in purple

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law March is Women’s History Month and I am inspired to write about an amazing jurist, lawyer, lawmaker and American woman, Sandra Day O’Connor. I had the pleasure to meet Justice O’Connor at a reception in Nashville before she addressed the Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society in 2008. She was […]

SURPRISE!

SURPRISE!

By Ralphine Major “Is it true you once held Tommy Everette to 41 points?” I asked the Central High School standout of the sixties. “He was the best high school player I ever played against,” the tall-frame gentlemen answered. Everette was the center player on Coach Bob Dagley’s 1964-65 Gibbs Eagles’ basketball team that capped an […]

Driv’n Mr. Jim

By Dr. Jim Ferguson The world is very complicated, and I can see why some folks just surrender or retreat.  I’m proud of my mother who has not given up, and not only lives independently, but does email and even follows her family and friends on Face Book.  It takes courage to be “out there” […]

A Day Away: The Great Locomotive Chase

By Mike Steely Civilian James Andrews was born in what is now West Virginia. He became a merchant in Kentucky and was recruited by the Union Army. He operated along the Tennessee-Kentucky border as an agent, trader, and intelligence spy. It was 1862 and the Union and Confederate forces were battling it out in Chattanooga, […]