By Ray Hill Congressman Joseph W. Byrns, Jr. had first been elected to the U. S. House of Representatives in 1938, toppling incumbent Richard M. Atkinson in a hard fought campaign inside the Democratic Primary. Tennessee’s “Hermitage District,” so named because the Fifth Congressional district contained the home of General Andrew Jackson, founder of the […]
By Mike Steely Senior Writer firstname.lastname@example.org A large crowd gathered recently at a cemetery atop a hill just off North Gallaher View and Broome Roads to honor an early settler, Moses Cavett, with a grave marking ceremony. The event also saw the honoring of retired archeologist and historian Dr. Charles Faulkner. Among the many […]
By Ken Lay Longtime Farragut High School football coach Eddie Courtney saw his team do exactly what he wanted it to do in the first round of the TSSAA Class 6A Playoffs. “I told them that I wanted them to have fun and play with effort,” Courtney said after the Admirals toppled Bradley Central 56-21 […]
By Steve Williams Seth Jinks of L&N STEM Academy bounced back at the TSSAA cross country meet this year to claim his second state championship. Jinks finished first in the Division I Small Class with a time of 16 minutes, 39.27 seconds on the 5k Percy Warner course in Nashville on Nov. 2. “The […]
The 2019 clothing drive brought in 40-20 gallon bags of clothing and 50 coats. The clothing was equally divided between men and women. Thirty-one new coats were donated by the Tellico Village Kiwanis Club. After the clothing was sorted and bagged it was distributed to the following. Loudon VFW Post 5150 received 4 bags […]
Knox County Retired Teachers Association will host the annual Scholarship Luncheon Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Foundry, 747 World’s Fair Drive. Lunch will be served at 11:00 a.m. and the Scholarship Awards Program starts at noon. All KCRTA members are welcome. Meetings are usually held on the fourth Thursday of alternate months.
State Senator Becky Duncan Massey invites public to campaign kickoff with a family and dog-friendly event on November 10 Senator Becky Massey will host her campaign kickoff for re-election to the State Senate at a launch event where families and pets are welcome. The kickoff will take place Sunday, November 10, from 2-4 […]
~ from Kelly Ellenburg, Board Chair, Fountain City Town Hall We hope you will join us for our quarterly Town Hall Membership Meeting next Monday, November 11 from 7:00-8:30 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 5409 Jacksboro Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918. We are excited to host Sharon Hudson, Executive Director of the American Red […]
Come out to the Fellowship Hall at Eastminster Presbyterian on Monday, November 11, at 7 p.m. for the regularly scheduled Town Hall East meeting. THE will conduct a bit of business and bring you up to date on some prospective traffic calming studies on Green Valley, Holston Hills Road and Chilhowee Drive. A Boy Scout […]
The Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, November 7 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 225 Jamestowne Blvd, Farragut, TN 37934. Published authors are invited to attend. Info:authorsguildoftn.org. This month’s program will be presented by Aaron Russell, CEO and editor for Historic Union County Publications.