Candidate Boyd sets benchmarks at RGC

Shannon CareyHalls

Randy Boyd is running for governor in Tennessee, but he’s also a self-described “serial entrepreneur,” and old habits are hard to break. He talked about one of those habits, setting …

Librarian retiring after 40 years

Shannon CareyHalls

Halls Branch Library will have some big shoes to fill this summer as 40-year librarian Becky Carpenter retires.
Carpenter hails from Luttrell, and she started working at Lawson-McGhee Library downtown in …

Don’t let Bill Householder ‘fool’ you

Jake MabeHalls

If you’ve spent any time in any branch of the Knox County Public Library, chances are you’ve seen Bill Householder.
He might have even sent you home with a pun along …

TDOT sees July completion for Hwy. 33 in Halls

Sandra ClarkHalls

State Rep. Bill Dunn has shared this letter from Steve Borden, director for TDOT Region 1:
As requested, the Norris Freeway portion of the project also including State Route 33 (Maynardville …

Now is the time for Halls beautification

Shannon CareyHalls

If you live in or drive through Halls Crossroads, you are familiar with road construction, along with all the headaches and eye-aches it brings. Orange pylons, orange traffic signs, heavy …

Galactic adventures at Salem VBS

Shannon CareyHalls

Kids attending Salem Baptist Church‘s Vacation Bible School this week have been blasting off for galaxies of summer fun with games, crafts, space-themed snacks, music, and of course a focus …