By Steve Williams The No. 44 in baseball has been associated with home runs since Hammerin’ Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves moved past Babe Ruth for the major league career lead in 1974. That number is doing well these days too for Powell High product Hagen Owenby at East Tennessee State University. The Buccaneers’ […]
By Ken Lay A new era formally began for Christian Academy of Knoxville Thursday night when the Warriors participated in a 7-on-7 passing league tournament at Bearden High School’s newly renovated Bill Young Field. CAK, which has emerged as one of the top Class 3A football teams in East Tennessee, began playing for its new […]
Council votes to make Cal Johnson Building ‘historic’ By Mike Steely email@example.com It isn’t often that the Knoxville City Council hears a zoning appeal from the City but Tuesday evening the elected officials heard Mayor Madeline Rogero and her staff appeal a ruling by the planning commission concerning the Cal Johnson Building on State Street. […]
By Mike Steely firstname.lastname@example.org Don’t you wish your neighborhood was located adjacent to a greenway or park? Some lucky ones are and the access to greenways and parks is an advantage to residents who can simply walk out of their homes and through their neighborhoods to enter nature. One such area is Lake Forest in […]
By Ray Hill “Someday Louisiana is going to get good government. And they ain’t gonna like it.” – Earl K. Long Huey Long has gone down in American political lore for a host of reasons. Huey Long is still well remembered today and he founded a political dynasty that lasted for more than half […]
Gashaw Duhamel is accompanied by high school coach Jordan Cooper at his signing with UT.
By Steve Williams Karns High product Devin Harper will start out on the defensive side of the ball when preseason camp opens at Oklahoma State University, but those who saw him run the football in a Week 2 win over South-Doyle last season know he’s a pretty good offensive player, too. Harper broke loose for […]
Julia Martin is a versatile athlete at First Baptist Academy in Powell, competing in basketball, swimming, soccer and track and field. She also was FBA's first-ever TSSAA state qualifier, advancing to the Spring Fling in the pentathlon in May.
By Steve Williams Don’t be surprised if Savanah Pope ends up being a high school basketball coach someday. The Karns High graduate already has shown she can play the game, be a leader and coach youngsters in AAU summer ball. “I plan to attend Pellissippi State Community College for the next two years in the […]
By Mike Steely Ever wonder who built the state parks in Tennessee? The parks—with pools, trails, campgrounds, roads, parking lots, pavilions, cabins, dams and administration buildings— didn’t just spontaneously appear. As I’ve written before, my wife and I have visited all but one of the 59 Tennessee State Parks and what surprised us was the […]
Try out Knoxville Transit with Free Rides Friday By Mike Steely email@example.com If you don’t usually ride the Knoxville City buses or trolleys you may want to step aboard and see what you’ve been missing. While there are lots of parking spaces downtown, the only trouble is finding one. The city is instituting new parking […]
By Steve Hunley Interim School Superintendent Buzz Thomas is off to a good start with his letter to the community. Thomas has hit the right note by clearly indicating he’s cognizant of every stakeholder involved in the school system, which extends beyond teachers, students, and parents. Buzz Thomas even mentioned the taxpayers, a group Jim […]