Corryton Possum Chase is on

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Corryton is back! New signs have gone up: Welcome to Corryton, established 1891, home of the Possum Chase. Possum Chase? It’s a combo 8-mile or 2-mile road race at the …

Severance seeks county seat

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Chuck Severance, a Republican, will seek the Knox County Commission seat from District 7 in 2022. Incumbent Charles Busler is term-limited. Already Judson Mason has kicked off a campaign for …

CAK gets new softball coach

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Hannah Seaver is the new high school varsity head softball coach at Christian Academy of Knoxville. Since 2018, Seaver has been teaching art at CAK. In 2019, she began coaching …

Claire gets Ford Musician Award

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Sean Claire of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra is one of just five orchestra musicians from across the United States to receive a Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service …

Kirkland heads TMA

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Ronald H. “Ron” Kirkland M.D., from Jackson, Tennessee, has been installed as the 167th president of the Tennessee Medical Association, the statewide professional association for more than 9,500 member physicians. …

Powell Elementary gets new principal

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Karen Frost has been appointed principal of Powell Elementary effective July 2021. She joined Knox County Schools in 1997 as a teacher at Norwood Elementary. Frost also taught at Carter …

Eimers is TVA vice president

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Carol Eimers has been named regional vice president for TVA’s East region, covering East Tennessee and TVA’s service area in North Carolina, Georgia and Virginia. Eimers will be based in …

Atherton gets alumni award

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Rick Atherton Jr. has won Pellissippi State’s 2021 Peggy Wilson Volunteer Alumni Award. Atherton earned his associate degree in engineering technology/civil engineering from Pellissippi State in 2011, followed by a …