2015 National Book Award finalist Angela Flournoy will read from her work on Monday, October 24, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as part of the Writers in the Library series. The reading will be in the Hodges Library auditorium at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public. A National Book Foundation […]
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By Steve Williams Alex Hodge knows about the Halls High boys golf program’s history. “They won the state in 1986,” he said right off when asked. That state championship was actually Halls’ first-ever in any team sport, although the Red Devils would add a Class AAA state football crown that fall. Thirty years later, Coach […]
What’s planned for East Towne Mall By Mike Steely firstname.lastname@example.org The future of East Towne Mall is beginning to take shape as the new owners begin sharing their plans for the structure as some improvements are already happening. Patrick King of Knoxville Partners, LLC., spoke to the East Towne Business Alliance Wednesday morning and said […]
By Steve Hunley With the division on the Knox County Board of Education widening, fingers are being pointed at Interim Superintendent Buzz Thomas for an email to members about the resolution sponsored by Amber Rountree. Rountree’s resolution seeks a waiver from the State of Tennessee to keep standardized testing from counting in teacher evaluations and […]
Photo by Mike Steely. School Board Executive Assistant Terri Coatney, seats the new vice chairperson, Amber Rountree, during Wednesday’s meeting. Newly seated Chairperson Patti Bounds is to the left.
By Mike Steely email@example.com Politics continued at the Knox County Board of Education meeting Wednesday in two incidents: a new chair and vice chair were chosen after a month’s delay and a single motion by one board member sidetracked a resolution. First a letter from Mike McMillan was read in which he withdrew his name […]
By Ray Hill During the last decade, Tennessee has become more solidly Republican with the GOP occupying the governorship, both seats in the United States Senate, seven out of nine Congressional seats and a majority in the General Assembly. Not so long ago, Tennessee was a reliably Democratic state. The father of Tennessee’s modern Republican […]
Farragut’s Anne Abernathy (11) and Madi Howell (24) react after the Lady Admirals lose a point in Thursday night’s District 4-AAA Tournament Championship Match at Hardin Valley Academy. Farragut bounced back to beat the Lady Hawks in four sets to claim a second consecutive to a second straight title.
By Ken Lay Farragut High School’s volleyball team completed the first step in a journey that it hopes will end in another trip to Murfreesboro. But it was only a first step and it didn’t come easily for the Lady Admirals, who have made three consecutive appearances in the Class AAA State Tournament. “This was […]
PHOTO BY JAMES SPEARS Gibbs defensive ends Trey Mullins (left) and Eli Mikos celebrate Mikos' interception late in the third quarter of the Eagles' 28-7 win at South-Doyle Friday night. Eli's pick set up Gibbs' final touchdown in the key Region 2-5A game.
By Steve Williams Gibbs’ magic number is one. Either a West loss at Heritage this week or a Gibbs win at West in the final week of the regular season will give the Eagles the outright Region 2-5A football championship. Gibbs clinched at least a tie for the title with a 28-7 win at South-Doyle […]
The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host the 2016 Children’s Halloween Party on Thursday, October 27, from 6pm to 8:30pm at the Civic Center. The party is primarily for preschool and elementary aged children. Older children attending with their families are welcome. Volunteers are needed to help run carnival games, work in […]