Store hums at Grassy Creek

Betsi JamesFood, Karns

Construction is underway for adjoining businesses, but the Food City store off Schaad Road at Grassy Creek is open, fully stocked and humming along. Store manager Tony Higginbotham has blended …

Jamey Romig is principal at Karns

Josh FloryKarns, Our Town Kids

Jamey Black Romig has been appointed principal of Karns Elementary School effective July 2021. She replaces Shay Siler, who came to Karns as principal in 2017. Siler is moving to …

Teresa McClure: Love your neighbor

Beth KinnaneGet Up & Go, Karns

The sign by the road made a simple announcement: “Welcome to our new pastor Teresa McClure.” And with that, as of July 1, the oldest continuous congregation in the Karns …

Melvin Tamsiran: Suriname to KFD

Tom KingKarns, Our Town Heroes

He’s approximately 2,800 miles from his hometown of Paramaribo, the capital and largest city of Suriname. He was a firefighter there for 17 years, an assistant chief, when he left …

Karns clean-up turns up tools

Jay FitzKarns

The 20th Adopt-a-Road clean-up on Beaver Ridge Road included a set of tools, pieces of metal, cigarette butts, lots of paper, cans and containers. The project is sponsored by the …

Services today for Karns High math teacher

Sandra ClarkKarns, Obits

Family and friends will celebrate the life of former Karns High School math teacher Peggy Marie Gregg at 6 p.m. today (4/12/21) at Rose Mortuary, Mann Chapel. The family will …

Deals for Days

Betsi JamesFood, Karns

Regular customers know about Food City’s program called Deals for Days. It’s an ideal promotion for weekend shoppers to find low prices on a variety of brand-name items. There are …