Steve Swafford has died

Marvin WestHalls, Powell

Steve Swafford, 64, former standout athlete at Powell High School, has died.
Swafford, a football running back, basketball guard and baseball infielder, was one of the best all-around athletes ever in …

Tindell’s Inc. celebrates 125th anniversary

Sandra ClarkHalls

Alex Thomas stood in front of the Halls Business & Professional Association on June 20 and proudly said, “My great, great grandfather Fate Tindell founded Tindell’s in 1892.”
That’s pretty amazing. …

Burchett pledges street lights for Halls

Sandra ClarkHalls

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett pledged the county’s support for the signature project of the Halls Business & Professional Association when he spoke to the group’s lunch meeting June 20 …

Halls, my hometown

Jake MabeHalls

Leave it to Dink Adams to say it best.
No, Dink is not a native. But, he’s been here since 1968, even if he does live in Powell, so that’s long …

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 …