Hot air balloon launches Culinary Tours

Sandra ClarkWest Knox

That big balloon at Food City was visible from I-40 at West Hills and from points east and west. The weather cooperated perfectly as Food City launched its new Culinary …

Willie Thomas dies

Marvin Westwestwords

One of Tennessee’s all-time brightest track stars has died of cancer.
The life of half-miler Willie Thomas, 67, will be celebrated Friday in Chicago. He was a two-time NCAA champion for …

Burchett plans constituent meetings

Sandra ClarkGovernment

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett will host nine constituent meetings during October to meet one-on-one with citizens. The meetings are open to all:
Monday, Oct. 2, 5:30-6 p.m., Bearden Library, 100 …

Everly Brothers Park is growing up

Tracy Haun OwensWest Knox

Sumac trees ring the southern perimeter of Everly Brothers Park at Kingston Pike, a pocket park located at the intersection of that busy road and Forest Park Boulevard in Bearden. …