Nekasha Pratt is New Director of Marketing for the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nekasha Pratt was recently named director of marketing for the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development. In this role, Pratt will work with Tourist Development staff and agency VML to plan and execute brand identity and marketing campaigns to promote Tennessee’s tourism industry domestically and internationally. Most recently, Pratt served as director […]

Mayor Burchett to have lunch with State Senator Beavers this Friday

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is scheduled to have lunch at Vol Market #3, 3400 Western Ave., with State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Mae Beavers (Mt. Juliet) from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. this Friday, June 30.  The media, members of the public and other elected officials, including the Knox County Commission, are invited.   […]

New Harvest Park to host 7th annual Blueberry Festival

The New Harvest Park Farmers Market will host its seventh annual Blueberry Festival on Thursday, June 29, with Knox County Commission Chairman David Wright ringing the bell to kick off the family-friendly event.   The market, which runs from 3 to 6 p.m. and is open to the public, will be held at the park, […]

Legal and public notices for the week of June 26, 2017

Foreclosure notices SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on July 25, 2017 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by TIM WILHOIT AND SHANNON WILHOIT AND […]

Down the Rabbit Hole

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I don’t pretend to understand how computers work. Like most of us, I have a vague comprehension of electrons swirling through silicon pathways within the devices we hold in our hands or sit on our desktops. I appreciate quantum mechanics which describe the physics of computers that run the modern world. […]

Phillip Fulmer is back!

By Alex Norman Ok… not sure I am used to living in a world in which the University of Tennessee is making smart decisions that also play well in the court of public opinion with regards to athletics. But that’s where we are now. First, new Tennessee athletic director John Currie promoted former Vol Chris […]

UT and Bama should play, but not count in division standings

By Steve Williams Discussion of Tennessee ending its traditional football series against Alabama continues to pop up from time to time and as long as the Vols keep losing to the Crimson Tide, we’ll hear about it more often. I understand the unfairness in the sentiments of those who think the Alabama game should be […]

Scopes Festival planned for Dayton

By Mike Steely One of the greatest court trials in America is being re-enacted as part of the Scopes Festival in Dayton in July. The 1925 trial, where a local teacher was charged of illegally teaching evolution, will be presented on various days from July 14th to July 22nd in the same room the original […]

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