Downtown Knoxville Lane Closures [June 3-6]

KUB and its contractor will implement intermittent lane closures in the downtown Knoxville area nightly between 11 p.m. – 7 a.m. beginning Monday, June 3, and lasting through Thursday, June 6, as work is completed on the underground electric distribution system in this area. There may be temporary traffic delays in the construction zones on […]

We asked…"What are you listening to?"

With both the CMAfest occurring this week I decided to ask a simple question to people throughout Knoxville… The first person I asked was Michael Grider. He is the  chief communication officer for the Knox County Mayor… Here is what is on his Ipod. “I hit shuffle on my iPod (4,103) songs:   Title/artist   […]

BRENT BREWER, COURTNEY FRITTS INVITED TO NCAA CAREER IN SPORTS FORUM

                      University of Tennessee senior linebacker Brent Brewer and junior rower Courtney Fritts have been invited to the NCAA Career in Sports Forum to be held June 8-11 in Indianapolis. The NCAA will provide education on career development and potential career opportunities for nearly 300 student-athletes from Divisions I, II and […]

South Waterfront Announcement Scheduled for Tomorrow

A press conference has been scheduled for tomorrow at 10:00 am at Volunteer Landing. It is expected that the announcement pertains to the development of the former Baptist Hospital site, which Georgia-based development firm Blanchard & Calhoun currently has under contract.  

Rhythms of Life

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Ethnicity has little to do with rhythm because my grandson Noah has it.  We don’t know where he got it because my son-in-law doesn’t dance.  Perhaps it’s some recessive or ancestral gene that courses through Noah’s blood and allows him to move like no white man I’ve ever seen. Sitting on […]

Back to Back! CAK wins second straight soccer title

By Alex Norman They’ve made winning boys’ soccer championships a regular experience at Christian Academy of Knoxville. On Friday, May 24th, the Warriors won their second straight Division I Class A-AA title, with a 2-1 victory over Kingsbury. CAK downed Kingsbury for the 2012 championship as well. “It means a lot for the boys,” said […]

That ‘Green’ Thing

“Checking out at the store, the young clerk suggested to the older woman that she should bring her own shopping bags as Plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologized and explained, “We didn’t have the ‘green’ thing back in my earlier days.” The young clerk responded, “That’s our problem today. Your generation […]

Whose right is it

By Joe Rector I don’t know about any other Tennesseans, but I, for one, feel so much safer knowing that our state officials are taking care of us. If you don’t believe they are, just check out State Senator Frank Niceley’s “fatherly” leadership. Niceley’s proposal would remove the arduous task of choosing Democratic and Republican […]

Focus on the Law: Depression and Social Security Disability

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law According to the National Institute of Health, 9.5% of the U.S. adult population suffers from mood disorders in any given year with 45% of these cases being classified as severe.  A mood disorder refers to a mental disorder “in which the underlying problem primarily affects a person’s emotional state […]