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Crater People

By Sarah Baker Russia’s recent shocking encounter with a meteor brought some much needed attention to my hometown of Middlesboro, Kentucky. Just under two hours north of Knoxville, my hometown…

Members of Angelic Ministries Job Corps return $11,000 to its rightful owner

By Tasha Mahurin “We just did it in the name of the Lord,” Brian Beals said. “Because, for a change, He had something to smile down about on us for.…

Focus on the law: Tips for Tenants

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law In last week’s column, I focused on tips for landlords. This week I would like to focus on tips to prevent common mistakes made…

Publisher’s Position: The Biggest Loser

By Steve Hunley Last week was an interesting one in politics and brings to mind either The Biggest Loser or perhaps Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Choosing just…

Bell Shaped Curve Life

By Joe Rector A good friend of mine enlightened me on an important factor in life. Joe Dooley and I were discussing politics and world events. At one point, he…

Edward Ward Carmack: Editor & Politician

Edward Ward Carmack: Editor & Politician

  By Ray Hill An imposing statue dominates the State Capitol in Nashville, yet few recognize the figure staring off into the distance, overlooking the street where he was murdered…

Publisher’s Position: Tweedledumb and Tweedledumber

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville News-Sentinel has just released a new poll sponsored by its political partner, the local Chamber of Commerce.  Not surprisingly, this poll claims that after polling…

Publisher’s Position: Setting the Table for a Tax Increase And Trying to Avoid Heartburn

By Steve Hunley One of the cardinal rules of politics is never to propose a tax increase right before the elections.  Evidently that is a rule little understood by The…

Rhuematism

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I get as frustrated as anyone else when I hear that our government has given some researcher precious resources to study the mating preferences of fruit…

Gerald Riggs Jr.’s mindset

By Alex Norman Former Vols running back Gerald Riggs Jr. is preparing for another season in professional football. This winter he’s been working out with former Vols strength and conditioning…