Tobeys Celebrate 50 Years

Tobeys Celebrate 50 Years

By Rose King Bob and Sue Tobey celebrated their 50th Anniversary at a surprise party hosted by neighbors and friends earlier this month. The Tobeys were high school friends in Detroit, Michigan and began dating when reunited after college.  As Bob said, “And here we are now.” The couple has two sons and two grandchildren. […]

Friends and football help Oliver Springs player beat cancer

Friends and football help Oliver Springs player beat cancer

By Steve Williams Lane Lee recently finished his sophomore season as an inside linebacker on the Oliver Springs High School football team. Last November, he was still battling leukemia after missing his freshman season with the cancer. His recovery brought great joy to his family and friends and the entire community of Oliver Springs, which […]

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 […]