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 …

Lane Kiffin won’t go away

Marvin WestFeature, westwords

Twice I promised myself that I wouldn’t do this.
Lane Kiffin has had more than his fair share of westwords, good and bad, but he simply won’t go away. His name …

Halls BPA prays for community

Shannon CareyFeature, Halls

The Halls Crossroads business community came together in prayer and fellowship March 30, with the annual Halls Prayer Breakfast, hosted by the Halls Business and Professional Association.
The event was held …

The name game

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Feature

What’s in a name?
With apologies to Shakespeare and the whole sweet-smelling rose thing, I am declaring there’s a whole lot in a name.
I am Sherri. With an “i.” I am …