Count your many blessings

Betsy PickleArts 865

It’s Thanksgiving, the day Americans set aside to celebrate food, family and friendship for a few hours before racing to get the jump on Black Friday sales.
It wasn’t always that …

We need a little Christmas

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Feature

Thanksgiving is “early” this year, and I’ve been moaning about that all month. Not sure why, except that I somehow think a few extra days will help me be more …

Fantasy of Trees delights through Sunday

Sandra ClarkPowell

Powell High School students and staff jumped at the chance to aid East Tennessee Children’s Hospital by participating in this year’s Fantasy of Trees.
The event runs through Sunday at the …

Giving Thanksgiving its due

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

I really want to honor Thanksgiving. It is a sweet, thoughtful holiday, shouldered in between the witchy fun of Halloween and the blessed chaos of Christmas.
How can you not respect …