Spencer joins town staff

Sandra ClarkFarragut, Feature

Brittany Spencer, a former program coordinator for the city of Clinton, has joined Farragut’s Parks and Leisure Services department as special event and program coordinator.
A Michigan native, Spencer came to …

HBPA tours Adrian Burnett Elementary School

Shannon CareyFeature, Halls

The Halls Business and Professional Association recently took an interest in conditions at Adrian Burnett Elementary School, a 40-year-old “temporary” Knox County school building beset with structural problems.
The building has …

Steamboat on Central to reopen

Betty BeanFeature

Years before North Central became a thing, the Steamboat was selling sandwiches on homemade bread, fresh-squeezed lemonade, house-made cookies and brownies and a welcoming atmosphere. Fancy lawyers, guys with their …

The name game, part 2

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Feature

So many emails as well as Facebook responses to last week’s Cheryl vs. Sherri Kitchen Table Talk! Evidently, I could have masqueraded as Cheryl Howell even among my relatives with …

Buzz Thomas resigns from Great Schools Partnership

Sandra ClarkFeature

Buzz Thomas has resigned as president of the Great Schools Partnership, citing unhappiness with the current school board, according to an email from Kristy Altman of Connect Knoxville.
Thomas served as …

Alone in her grief

Sandra ClarkFeature

Written by Knoxville resident Bill Young who looks back on 11 eventful days 50 years ago: March 30 – April 9, 1968
March 30: the New York Times reported the Rev. …

Greenway extended: Fulton High to Edgewood Park

Sandra ClarkFeature

City of Knoxville press release
City of Knoxville officials and community stakeholders cut the ribbon Monday for a new 0.6-mile segment of First Creek Greenway, connecting Fulton High School at Woodland …