Dee White’s big adventure

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On a recent October morning, Dee White piled into her car with a Masai warrior and took off for the beach.
“It struck me, here was a 70-year-old woman driving across …

East High honorees

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The Knoxville East High School Alumni Association has presented its sixth class of inductees into the group’s “Hall of Fame.” Pictured are (front) Mamosa Foster, widow of John B. Foster, …

Town Hall East to host home experts

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Six home experts will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Town Hall East. The group meets at Eastminster Presbyterian Church fellowship hall, 4904 Asheville Hwy.
Speakers are: Jonathan Miller, …

First Tennessee supports the Change Center

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Mayor Madeline Rogero welcomed officials from First Tennessee Bank to the Change Center on Tuesday morning. The bankers brought a ceremonial check for $100,000, signaling a five-year commitment to support …

Walking with Ronnie

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The day before Halloween, after Ronnie Collins took his morning walk, he was inspired to post a couple of before and after pictures on his Facebook page. One was taken …

Ridgedale gets grant for garden tools

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Ridgedale School in northwest Knox County can replace its gardening tools, which were reported stolen last week in a story by Tom King here.
Knox County Commissioner Randy Smith, who represents …

Ridgedale’s garden tools stolen

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It takes tools to work a garden, to keep it healthy and vibrant, and today Ridgedale Alternative School has a garden but no tools.
Last Thursday night someone climbed a fence …