County clerk boosts schools

Sandra ClarkAround Town, Feature

Sherry Witt will promote a good cause each month with a ceremony to boost sales of a specialty license plate through the Knox County Clerk’s office.
On Sept. 20, she joined …

Halls BPA plans fall, holiday fun

Shannon CareyFeature, Halls

The Halls Business and Professional Association met Sept. 18, and several special holiday events topped the agenda.
Board member Darren Cardwell said the popularity of the Halls Proud movie night and …

Knox Chamber promotes business

Shannon CareyFeature, Fountain City

Fountain City Business and Professional Association met Sept. 12, at Central Baptist Church of Fountain City. The keynote speaker was Ashely Christian of Knoxville Chamber.
Christian is director of membership development …

Norris is Halls homecoming queen

Haley GuidryFeature, Halls

Cassie Norris is this year’s homecoming queen at Halls High, raising $11,160.75 for the softball team. Participants raised $48,617.23 overall.
Halls topped Carter 37-7 in the game as Brian Rockwell scored …

‘Clean’ ideas for fun

Jennifer GoodpasterAround Town, Feature

Marco’s Pizza in Halls, 7121 Maynardville Pike, has your local Pizza Fan Club. In August, pictures were submitted by some of the cutest little Marco’s fans as “Marco’s Favorite Fan.” …

Teacher sells coupon books

Betty BeanFeature, Inside 640

Christenberry Elementary School kindergarten teacher Amy Dockery decided to give her kids a helping hand with coupon book sales, so she set up a table at the Western Avenue Food …

Let the green times roll

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

What happens when you put a dozen creative people in a circle and ask them to “vision” Beaver Creek? Blank stares at first. But when Steven Goodpaster says, “there are …

Ijams celebrates in the rain

Sandra ClarkFeature, South Knox

The Blue Streak is back, celebrating all things good to eat (and good for the community). Check out Cynthia Moxley’s latest report on Symphony in the Park  to benefit Ijams Nature …