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Standing Tall on the Court (Part II)

By Ralphine Major Growing up, they were neighbors. They played on the Gibbs High School basketball team and walked home together after practice every day. For David Widner and Tommy…

The Patience of Bruce Pearl

By Alex Norman Bruce Pearl is waiting… just as he has been since March of 2011, when he was relieved of his duties as Tennessee men’s basketball coach. In August…

Rosie’s World: A Little Bit of Funny

By Rosie Moore How many of you remember “Calvin and Hobbes”? I imagine quite a few of you do, especially those who had children who enjoyed their antics when they were…

A Day Away: Tennessee’s Second Governor

By Mike Steely How does history treat you when you are second at something? Poor Archibald Roane, Tennessee’s second governor, might be able to tell you. Who can follow up…

Crunching Gravels

By Joe Rector It’s those sounds from childhood that stay with us for a lifetime. Even when every curtain in the house was pulled and the only light on in…

Focus on the Law: Foster Care Overhaul in Tennessee

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law In 2000, a federal class action lawsuit known as the Brian A. Case was filed in Nashville on behalf of all children in state…

Publisher’s Postion: The business of politics

Publisher’s Postion: The business of politics

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville News Sentinel does nothing better than pontificate, telling us all what we ought to think. The Sentinel recently pontificated on the glorious news the Chamber…

Captain of the Ship

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Sometimes I have more to say after I’ve finished an essay.  This week I was going to write about new research on the mechanisms of aging,…

All Roads Lead to Clapp’s Chapel

By Ralphine Major It is often referred to as the “Chapel,” though most folks in the community know it as Clapp’s Chapel United Methodist Church.  Nestled among large cedar trees,…

After bowling, how about some dancing?

By Steve Williams Just like Tennessee’s football program is trying to end a bowl drought this season, the basketball Vols are aiming to make it back to the NCAA tournament.…