Farmers Markets growing in the area

Michelle Taja Durham, Artisan

Farmers Markets growing in the area

By Mike Steely “We’ve got about 30 vendors with everything including local tomatoes, sweet corn, beans, okra, cucumbers, squash, zucchini and berries,” said Jeff Cannon. Cannon and his wife, Virginia, host the Dixie Lee Farmers Market every Saturday morning from May to October in the parking lot of the Renaissance Center at Dixie Lee […]

Thank you, Pat Summitt


Thank you, Pat Summitt

By Mark Nagi You couldn’t script it if you tried… A girl from a small town in the middle of Tennessee wins more games than any basketball coach in history… But Pat Summitt was so much more than that. Pat was, simply put, one of the most important people in the history of our state, […]

On a mission, Trentham’s ‘team’ connects with children

In addition to tennis, Wallen won post-season honors in football and wrestling.

On a mission, Trentham’s ‘team’ connects with children

By Steve Williams Softball standout Samantha Trentham enjoyed a victory of a different kind last week as she went to Mexico on a mission trip. “We have been loving on and witnessing to the children down here and being ‘Jesus with skin on,’ which has kind of become our motto,” e-mailed Trentham, Seymour High’s female […]

Be Part of the Band

  FROM WEST HIGH SCHOOL – As a Freshman at West High School, your student has the opportunity to do what so many successful students have done before them, Be Part of the Band!   At West High School, we want to make your transition to high school as easy as we can. Band Director, […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of July 4, 2016

  SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on August 8, 2016 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 ROBERT K. GALYON AND AMANDA GALYON, […]

July classes at Appalachian Arts Craft Center

Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris, TN is offering the following classes in July: Salvage Jewelry with Sarah Brobst, Felted Rug with Becky Walker, Pottery for Teenagers with Katie Cottrell, and Pottery on the Wheel with Sandra McEntire. Visit the Center or call 865-494-9854 to register. FEATURED TENNESSEE ARTIST WORKSHOP! SALVAGE JEWELRY, with Sarah Brobst, […]

Thackerson is an early bird (Eagle) at Carson-Newman

By Steve Williams Tyler Thackerson already has turned a page on the new chapter in his life. The record-setting Clinton High quarterback has begun preparation for his first year at Carson-Newman University. “Since I reported to Carson-Newman in early June, my main focus has been completing two summer classes, working out every day and to […]

July 2016 Events at the Blount County Public Library

For mid-summer activities, keep in mind that the library is a great place for fun, educational events and activities—for all ages: Adults, Teens and Children!  This year’s Summer Reading Program will run through July 30, and it’s not too late to join in this year’s themes of wellness, fitness and sports. Take the entire family […]

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