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The Press Lords: Silliman Evans & James G. Stahlman

The Press Lords: Silliman Evans & James G. Stahlman

By Ray Hill It may well be quite difficult for many readers to imagine the importance of newspapers decades ago, as we now live in an age where the Internet…

More Knox County Schools in Lowest 5% of State for 2015

By Sally Absher Last Wednesday, August 20, the Tennessee Department of Education released the preliminary statewide 2015 list of Priority and Focus Schools. Preliminary listings of Reward Schools were released…

BOE Special Call Meeting: No Surprises in Dr. McIntyre’s Evaluation

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com Last Monday the Knox County School Board held a special call meeting to discuss Dr. McIntyre’s evaluation. (Yes, we know he was just evaluated 8 months…

Focus on the Law: Problems with Drones

PART 2:  PRIVACY By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Unmanned aerial aircraft, commonly referred to as drones, are a new and growing industry. Cheaper and easier to maintain than helicopters,…

Signs

By Dr. Jim Ferguson The tiny spot on the top of my head looked no different than the other brown aging spots from sun damage.  In fact, experts maintain that…

Greeting Cards

By Rosie Moore There is a host of greeting cards, the most common commemorating birthdays, get-well greetings,  sympathy, plus almost any kind that you would want to pass on to…

A Day Away: Looking for Chattanooga graves

By Mike Steely Last weekend my wife and I took a day trip to Chattanooga in search of two cemetery sites: one of Civil War soldiers who acted as spies…

Robin Williams

By Joe Rector How many lives will you touch during your time on earth? Yes, that’s a question without an answer. We all hope that our contact with others will…

Super Subs II: Mike Graves

By Ralphine Major It must have been special to have a family member on Bob Dagley’s ‘64-65 basketball team.  Surely, it was extra-special for the Clay Graves family:  they had…

Wishful thinking: To see Vols beat Bama like Auburn did

By Steve Williams I’m not going to make any predictions on the University of Tennessee’s upcoming football season. But I happened to come across a homemade UT Wishing Well a…