Summer safety tips from Rural Metro

Sandra ClarkAround Town, Feature

Continuing with our summer safety message, Rural Metro Fire wants to urge everyone to exercise extreme safety when it comes to boating and riding ATVs or side-by-sides.
We see accidents every …

How to pronounce Akporoghene

Marvin WestFeature, westwords

Bob Kesling, Voice of the Vols, is on the case. He’ll find out for sure how to pronounce Chris Akporoghene’s last name, just in case the large young man becomes …

Partial closure on Campbell Station Road

Tom KingFarragut, Feature

If you travel North Campbell Station Road between I-40 and Hardin Valley Road, you’ll have to make some adjustments starting today. North Campbell Station will be closed to through traffic …

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 …

Pinklets to liven up Father’s Day

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

South Knoxville’s own The Pinklets, one of Knoxville’s most popular bands, will lead the Father’s Day celebration as the Ijams Summer Concert Series returns on Sunday, June 17.
The talented Abernathy …