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Looking Through A Glass Darkly

By Rosie Moore I have a dear friend who absolutely declares that “nice” people will definitely go to heaven. She ascertains that if you are good to people, help the…

‘Holston effect’ well-known to Gibbs community

‘Holston effect’ well-known to Gibbs community

By Steve Hunley “Leaders” need a history lesson on Gibbs Middle School A recent article in the local daily paper cited concerns raised by “community leaders” over the proposed construction…

Congressman Carroll Reece Goes Back To Congress

Congressman Carroll Reece Goes Back To Congress

By Ray Hill For decades Tennessee was a one-party state, dominated by the Democrats. The exceptions were the First and Second Congressional districts in East Tennessee. Despite being the minority…

A Special Family’s Love

By Ralphine Major It was around lunchtime one Saturday at a Chick-fil-A Restaurant when we first saw them.  They had attended an Upward Basketball program at nearby Wallace Memorial Baptist…

Growing Old

By Rosie Moore I am sending along to my readers some thoughts written by a dear friend that I bowled with for many years. I’m sure there are many bowlers…

Polemics

By Dr. Jim Ferguson “Let’s get”…political. Things are a mess and no rational person can deny it. Some people tell me I’m a fool to speak out against what’s happening…

Tom Brady’s Legacy

By Alex Norman The argument for football fans has raged for years, and will continue to do so long after you and I have departed this beautiful life… Who is…

When the lights go out

By Joe Rector The lightning streaked across the sky, thunder roared, and in an instant, the power went out. It flickered a couple of times in feeble attempts to come…

Tennessee baseball has at least kept fans on the edge of their seats

By Steve Williams Perhaps we’ve been looking at the Tennessee baseball season the wrong way. Instead of complaining about the Vols being in last place in the Southeastern Conference and…

Focus on the Law: Criminal Exposure to STDs

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law In Tennessee the state legislature has passed specific statutes to make knowing exposure to certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) a criminal offense.   Under Tennessee…