Cal Johnson Rec Center gets a re-do

Paige M. TravisInside 640

Mayor Indya Kincannon, Knoxville City Council members and community advocates dedicated the rejuvenated Cal Johnson Recreation Center, 507 Hall of Fame Drive, on Sept. 23.
The top-to-bottom inside-and-out transformation of the …

Beaetta Prater: Love thy neighbor

Beth KinnaneGet Up & Go, Inside 640

Most people call her Miss Bea. However you address longtime Five Points resident Beaetta Prater, the first things to understand about her are her faith in God and her commitment …

Let’s play ball downtown

Frank CagleFrank Talk, Inside 640

From my time as managing editor of the News Sentinel to my stint as deputy to Mayor Victor Ashe I heard a lot of “pitches” seeking support for downtown development …

Musings During an October Stroll

Nick Della VolpeFun Outdoors, Inside 640

I love waking to a morning chill,
bathed by breezes announcing Fall.
Sultry summer heat … gone!
mosquitos … gone!
Cool winds lift the shroud over
the distant Smoky Mountains.
 
The morning walk, slower these days,
invigorates …

Burlington Commons ahead

Paige M. TravisInside 640, On the Grow

Knoxville officials will break ground for the Burlington Commons apartment complex at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4530 Holston Drive. Expected are Mayor Indya Kincannon; Gwen McKenzie, vice mayor …

Judge Pam Reeves was a trailblazer

Sandra ClarkInside 640, Obits

U.S. District Judge Pamela Reeves touched many lives and left a city to mourn her passing on Sept. 10 at age 66.
In 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Reeves to be …

Railroad ties up I-640 repaving

Nick Della VolpeInside 640

Ever get the feeling you are riding down an old country road, as you rattle down I-640 these days? Eleven miles of potholes, make-shift crack repairs and fractured asphalt give …