Big trucks, heroes thrill kids in Halls

Sandra ClarkHalls

Captain Jim Wright and his colleagues put on quite a show on Memorial Day weekend. The parking lot at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office North Precinct (also known as Crossroads …

Services set for Halls business leader

Sandra ClarkHalls, Obits

The hardest-working woman in Halls has died. Bobbie Bailey Padgett, 87, ran The Amber Restaurant since 1976. The restaurant continues today under the leadership of her son and daughter-in-law, Dwight …

Three added to Halls High Hall of Fame

Sandra ClarkHalls

Halls High School alumni inducted three into the school’s Hall of Fame. Honored at the April banquet were Elbert Lee Fielden, Dolly Walker Leach and David Wayland.
Jerry Julian, the voice …

Halls guy Bud Ford knows UT sports

Marvin WestHalls

If I had any influence in the Halls community, or, heaven help us, authority, there would be a street named for Bud Ford.
Bud Ford Way.
Bud is a Halls guy and …

Can Glenn Jacobs build a greenway?

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies, Halls

After an eight-year stall, maybe Mayor Glenn Jacobs can jump-start construction of a greenway connector in Halls. (Hope springs eternal.)
Knox County Commission in January approved a $300,000 consulting contract with …