Running Out Of Time To Plan for Spring Blooms!

  Help Dogwood Arts reach the goal of planting 10,000 trees in 10 years   Dogwood Arts’ November 15th dogwood tree ordering deadline is fast approaching. Purchase disease-resistant dogwood trees by visiting dogwoodarts.com or by calling [865] 637-4561. These 2′-4′ bare-root trees are available for $25 each or five for $100. Trees must be picked […]

TENNESSEE STATE PARKS OFFER SEASONAL DEALS

Save on Thanksgiving dinner, lodging and vacation packages Tennessee State Parks is offering deals on restaurants, lodging and vacation packages this fall and winter. Beginning with Thanksgiving feasts at eight state park restaurants, the offerings continue with discounts on lodging from Dec. 1 – Feb. 28 and recreational packages through the spring. On Nov. 23, […]

Cumberland University, League of Women Voters announce partnership to host U.S. Senate debate

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the League of Women Voters of Tennessee are partnering to host a debate next year on Cumberland’s historic Lebanon campus between the state’s Republican and Democratic nominees seeking election to the U.S. Senate. Dr. Paul Stumb, Cumberland’s president, and Marian Ott, president of the League of Women Voters of […]

Samantha Parris Law: Wills, Probates, Trusts

Samantha Parris Law: Wills, Probates, Trusts

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Do you have a will? Did someone in your family pass away with or without a will? What do you do? Samantha Parris is waiting to help you with your legal challenges. She’s experienced in the details of wills, trusts, and probate court. Parris has worked in this field for ten […]

New to computers? Confused? Tech Nav can help

New to computers? Confused?  Tech Nav can help

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Charlie and Victory Harbin help people learn how to navigate the computer world, hence the name Tech Nav. The couple offers their expertise in clients’ homes to teach, repair and or restore desktops, laptops, iPads and smartphones. Charlie found that even with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and years of […]

Gladiators down Halls as player wins hearts of fans

Gladiators down Halls as player wins hearts of fans

By Ken Lay The Halls Middle-Gresham Middle boys basketball rivalry is always respectful. But it’s also intense as it’s a game that both the Demons and Gladiators need to win to claim Black Oak Ridge bragging rights. But Thursday night, school and community loyalties disappeared — at least for the fourth quarter of a non-league […]

TSSAA CROSS COUNTRY: Lady Spartans’ ‘great dedication’ keeps state streak going

Webb School’s state champion girls cross country team takes over the awards’ podium at Percy Warner Park in Nashville on Nov. 4. From left to right are Assistant Coach Adam Braude, Elizabeth Moore, Isabel Papenbrock Romero, Caroline Ross, Niki Narayani, Taylor Repine, Stephani Franks, Kamryn Krishnan, Lindsay Holliday, Meryl Ye, Erin Jones, Jaclyn Eberting, Abigail Coughlin (team manager), Assistant Coach Samantha Haase and Head Coach Bobby Holcombe. (Girls not wearing medals were alternate runners in case of injury).

TSSAA CROSS COUNTRY: Lady Spartans’ ‘great dedication’ keeps state streak going

By Steve Williams A journey that started in June was completed with a state record sixth consecutive TSSAA cross country championship on Nov. 4 for the Webb School girls’ team. All five Lady Spartans also reached their goal of finishing in the Top 15 individually and earning all-state honors. Juniors Niki Narayani and Lindsay Holliday […]

A LETTER FROM JOHN CURRIE: NOV. 12, 2017

A LETTER FROM JOHN CURRIE: NOV. 12, 2017

November 12, 2017 Good Afternoon, Big Orange Nation. This morning I met with Coach Butch Jones to discuss the future of the football program, and I informed him of my decision that he step down as the University of Tennessee’s head football coach. Transitions like this are never easy for anyone involved, and I am grateful […]

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