Anders updates on Schaad Road, Karns Connector

Sandra ClarkFeature, Karns

Way back before Tim Burchett (eight years) and before Mike Ragsdale (eight years) we had a county executive named Tommy Schumpert who proposed a north-to-west connector road. Studies indicated Schaad …

Third year for Karns ducklings

Betty BeanFeature, Karns

Don’t worry about the fate of the Beaver ducklings (that’s what the kids at Karns Middle School have named the 13 ducklings whose mama hatched them in the Karns Middle …

CAK hires Joseph Foy

Sandra ClarkFarragut, Feature, Karns

Joseph Foy has joined the high school science department at Christian Academy of Knoxville. Foy joins CAK from Knox County Schools’ L&N STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Academy.
He will …

Sisk remains on state committee

Sandra ClarkFeature, Karns

Karns High School social studies teacher Gordon Sisk has accepted another term on the Tennessee Secretary of State’s Civic Education and Engagement Advisory Committee.
Since its inception as the Blue Book …

Archer’s sets Karns promotion

Sandra ClarkKarns

Free BBQ pork or chicken sandwich to the first 500 customers at Archer’s BBQ in Karns only starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. It’s customer appreciation day to celebrate …

Miss Tennessee visits Karns business group

Tracy Haun OwensKarns

There were some familiar faces at the January meeting of the Northwest Knox Business and Professional Association at Karns Senior Center, but only one of them wore a tiara and …

Caty Davis to speak in Karns

Sandra ClarkKarns

Karns native and the current Miss Tennessee, Caty Davis, is the featured guest of the Northwest Business & Professional Association at the noon Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Karns Senior …

Experience: a plus or minus for new mayor

Sandra ClarkKarns

“Experience matters,” said Brad Anders, seeking votes in the May 1 Republican Primary to be Knox County’s next mayor. “Knox County is almost an $800 million business. There’s no time …