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Survival

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I’m not a beach person like the Johnson side of my family.  I identify more with the Psalmist who said, “I look unto the mountains, from…

RACE TO THE TOP. Part 1: Common Core

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@gmail.com Until this year, most people had never heard of “Common Core.” Touted as uniform, higher academic standards in English/Language Arts (ELA) and math across all the…

Focus on the Law: Land Surveys

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Before you purchase land, it is a good idea to have a land survey done. A survey describes what it is you are buying.…

A Salute To Our Patriots

By Ralphine Major It is an annual tradition for the Fourth of July, and it is a much anticipated event.  The Color Guard presents the American flag for the Pledge…

Put the phone down

By Joe Rector During my travels up and down the Interstate highways in Knoxville and surrounding areas, I’ve noticed the electronic signs that the state has erected. Just the other…

The Tragic Case of Janzen Jackson

By Alex Norman You are Janzen Jackson… you have been charged with murder. There was a time when you were one of the nation’s top football recruits for the Class…

Sound the vuvuzelas! Get ready for another 2-1 match

By Steve Williams For years we’ve heard many American sports fans say soccer isn’t exciting enough. “Not enough scoring,” they say when the World Cup rolls around every four years.…

Edward Hull Crump: The Boss, Part III

Edward Hull Crump: The Boss, Part III

By Ray Hill Henry Horton had won reelection as governor in 1930, but within days the landscape of Tennessee politics was forever altered.  Both Horton and his closest political adviser…

Hepatology

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I used to like liver and onions; at least until I worked at an inner city hospital during my internal medicine training.  I’ve seen some bad…

Rosie’s World: In the midst of a storm

We’ve been having  quite a few “pop-up” storms lately. I take “pop-up” to mean a storm can happen any time, any where, quite unbeknown to us. Never heard of that…