New friend for Yusif

Betty BeanNortheast Knox

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Gibbs Elementary School fourth grader Yusif Mahmudov pose for a selfie. Burchett had lunch with Yusif at school Wednesday.

Turkish turmoil haunts Corryton couple

Betty BeanNortheast Knox

On a rainy night in a quiet Corryton subdivision half a world away from the turmoil in the Middle East, Feride Zekeryayeva and Rashad Makmudov welcomed guests for dinner.
Feride had …

Breakfast with Santa at the Y

Sandra ClarkNortheast Knox

The YMCA of East Tennessee has set three holiday celebrations at area Ys.

Saturday, Dec. 2 – Davis Family Y: The Davis Y will host a breakfast with Santa from 9-11 a.m. Pancakes, …