Changes guide Grace Rams to special title season

Cool champion. Head Coach Kris Kimbrough gets the "Gatorade treatment" from Assistant Coach Phillip Morgan after the Baby Roadrunners won this season's 6U Flag AFC championship in the Knox Metro Youth Football League. Assistant Coach Brandon Fair also was in on the fun. "I started to put the stuff up, then the coaches tried to give me a bath," said Kimbrough. "I ran for 10 minutes and finally gave in."

Changes guide Grace Rams to special title season

By Steve Williams It may be grassroots football, but the intricacies of it are more sophisticated than one might expect. At least that was the case for Grace Christian’s 11-and-under Pee Wee team this season. The Rams installed a new offense this year and put in a new defensive formation for the post-season tournament in […]

Turnovers, defensive lapses spell defeat for Admirals

Tough Night: Farragut's Elijah Thomas (34) and Caleb Thomas can't hide their frustration during the Admirals' 74-55 loss to Harriman last week at the Lynn E. Sexton Gymnasium. The defeat dropped Farragut to 1-2 on the season.

Turnovers, defensive lapses spell defeat for Admirals

By Ken Lay Farragut High School boys basketball coach Chris Cool is preaching patience as his young Admirals embark on the early stages of the 2016-17 basketball season. Trouble is: his team hasn’t quite bought over the first three games of the new campaign. “We have to learn to be more patient,” Cool said after […]

Donations for Fire Survivors In Sevier County

  The city of Pigeon Forge distribution center has received donations from across the state this week and is extremely grateful for the generosity that has been shown.   At this time, the distribution center is at capacity and is requesting a pause on donations once again with the exception of the following items: laundry […]

Partnerships, volunteers to improve east Knoxville neighborhood by planting 62 street trees

  Volunteers organized by Trees Knoxville will plant 62 street trees in the right-of-way on Anniversary Lane on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 9 a.m., bringing both aesthetic appeal and functionality to the Silver Leaf Habitat Neighborhood in East Knoxville.   Kasey Krouse, the City’s Urban Forester, said this project was made possible by a partnership […]

Volunteers needed to clean up wildlife habitats

Volunteers can help the City of Knoxville get national recognition for being a healthy place for its wildest residents.   The City of Knoxville Offices of Solid Waste, Sustainability and Neighborhoods in cooperation with Knox County Solid Waste will begin a series of public land and stream clean-up projects this Sunday, Dec. 4, 1-4 p.m. […]

Tennessee Lawyers Offer Legal Assistance to Gatlinburg Wildfire Victims Helpline, Website Set to Take Legal Questions

In response to the devastating wildfires in Gatlinburg and Sevier County, the Tennessee Bar Association is partnering with the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS), Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) and the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission to help those affected with their legal needs. For Wildfire Victims Anyone in need of […]

Pigeon Forge encourages support of area tourism

Pigeon Forge tourism officials are reinforcing that the city’s many attractions, theatres, restaurants and lodging properties are operating as usual after recent wildfires in the area. The announcement comes after Gatlinburg Mayor Mike Werner encouraged visitation to the area as a show of support.   “If you really want to do something for Gatlinburg, come […]

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