Ed Brantley: Commissioner at large

Betty BeanPolitics

In October, Knox County Commissioner Ed Brantley told a TV reporter that he’d keep living in his house on Hardin Valley Road for a while despite having sold it to …

The lights of St. Mary’s

Betty BeanInside 640

The lights of St. Mary’s mean Christmas at my house, but every year since Tennova announced its intention to shut the old hospital down, they’ve made me profoundly sad. How …

R.I.P. Edith Williams

Betty BeanSouth Knox

Update:  Edith Williams died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Shannondale Nursing Home. Receiving of Friends will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, Lighthouse Christian Church, 8015 Facade Lane, Powell. A …

New friend for Yusif

Betty BeanNortheast Knox

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Gibbs Elementary School fourth grader Yusif Mahmudov pose for a selfie. Burchett had lunch with Yusif at school Wednesday.

Put down party and take up Jesus

Betty BeanInside 640

Here in the Bible Belt we know there is power in the word. And Charles Foster Johnson is the kind of preacher who can make you want to holler.
The guest …