Jim Courtney dies in accident

Marvin WestFeature, Powell

Jim Courtney, one of the most dynamic football players in the history of Powell High School, died on June 15 in a tractor accident on his property off Meredith Road between …

Safety upgrades in Heiskell

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

The state transportation department will improve signage on Raccoon Valley Road at the Norfolk Southern railroad underpass in Heiskell following inquiries by nearby resident Dan Arp. TDOT engineer Nathan Vatter …

Powell grad wins Y-12 internship

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

Preston Tolliver, a 2018 Powell High School graduate, obtained an internship with Y-12 Federal Credit Union this summer.
PHS business teacher Angie Roberts said the internship was competitive throughout Knox County …

Donna Cooper retires from First Tennessee

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

Powell resident Donna Cooper has retired from First Tennessee Bank after an 18-year career in management, most recently as retail banking executive responsible for financial centers and retail banking across …

Powell guy Van de Vate heads state group

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

Dwight Van de Vate isn’t exactly wrapping up his career, but he’s reached an apex. The low-key Powell resident and long-time public administrator is serving as president of the Tennessee …