Compounding at Fountain City Pharmacy

By Mike Steely Since 1968 Kenton Page has been a familiar face in pharmacy in Fountain City. About three years ago, Page moved The Medicine Shoppe to its current location and just recently changed the name of his pharmacy to Fountain City Pharmacy. Previously, he worked for several years at Stevens Drug Store and […]

April named Parkinson’s Awareness Month

By Dan Andrews On Monday, the two worlds of politics and Parkinson’s combined. Local activist Alan Zimmerman received a proclamation on behalf of Parkinson’s organizations from the Knox County Commission in recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Before the meeting, he requested that I stand with him as I am open about my battle with Parkinson’s […]

Bulldogs cash in on Oak Ridge mistakes

By Ken Lay Bearden High School baseball coach relishes his team’s chance to play on Farragut’s Throwback day. “It’s always fun to play in this game,” Rice said after his Bulldogs notched a 10-0 five-inning win over Oak Ridge Thursday afternoon at Farragut’s John Heatherly Field. “It’s fun to hear the crack of the [wooden] […]

Fake lake over real creek broken

Pull up a chair…you will need one   By Dan Andrews   The lake at World’s Fair Park is broken. On Tuesday, the head of the Public Building Authority, Mr. Dale Smith, discussed with the board of directors a number of current items that need repair in the park. The most urgent being the need for a […]

Legal and Public Notices for April 20, 2015

75 FORECLOSURES     SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE     Sale at public auction will be on May 4, 2015 on or about 11:00AM 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 GREGORY S […]

Publisher’s Position: When Right prevails

By Steve Hunley School Board members deserve credit for approving Gibbs Middle   There’s an old adage many of us learned from our grandparents: “It’s never too late to do the right thing.” Last Monday night at the Knox County Board of Education’s special-called meeting to approve its budget for the next fiscal year, that […]

Idea by dad sparked GCA’s Elwood to state discus title and more

By Steve Williams A suggestion by his dad led to Rhett Elwood throwing the discus when he was in the 8th grade three years ago. The idea eventually blossomed into a TSSAA state championship. Rhett was skeptical of Robert Elwood’s recommendation at first. “I took it as a joke, and then I went out there […]

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