Visions of school days past

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts, Sevier

The abandoned Island View School off Boyd’s Creek Highway in Sevier County has been the subject of Robin’s painting and my photography efforts on several occasions. This interesting old structure …

Services Sunday for Jody Slimp

Sandra ClarkObits, Sevier

Colleagues at Aubrey’s Restaurants are mourning the loss of Jody Slimp.
“For more than 20 years at Aubrey’s, and among tens of thousands of guests and coworkers, Jody’s kindness, generosity and …

Services June 1 for Bill Denton

Sandra ClarkObits, Sevier

The architect who designed Knoxville’s iconic Sunsphere has died. William Stewart “Bill” Denton Jr., passed away on May 23, 2022, at age 81.
Mr. Denton began his career under architect Hubert …

Echoes of springs past

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts, Sevier

Reminders of past generations dot the landscape each spring when clumps of daffodils are the only remnants of Cades Cove homesteads. A sacred silence settled in as I painted this …