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Television star visits local festival

Television star visits local festival

by Nathaniel Howard Don Pedro Colley, who played the Sheriff of Chickasaw County in The Dukes of Hazzard, attended the Wears Valley Fall Festival the weekend of October 14-16. Colley sat at a booth signing autographs next to the General Lee and a Chickasaw County patrol car. Colley, who appeared[Read More…]

Oct 20, 2016 Community
Community remembers marble history

Community remembers marble history

by Nathaniel Howard The Candoro Arts and Heritage Center will host a free Homecoming Chili Supper Sunday Oct. 23 from 2 to 6 p.m. The event will honor former Knoxville marble workers and give the community a chance to participate in remembering local history. The Center hosts weddings, events and[Read More…]

Oct 20, 2016 Community, South Knoxville

UT-VMC Emergency Room Tails- Unfair

by Amanda Rainey Sometimes the conditions that we diagnose or find to be causing our patients’ illnesses seem very cruel. I’m sure it is the same in human medicine, and I suppose life is just like this from time to time, with the normal ups and downs that we all[Read More…]

Oct 20, 2016 Community

KFD To Host Fire-Safety Event

by Nathaniel Howard The Knoxville Fire Department will host An Evening With The Firefighters, Thursday Oct. 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Market Square Mall as part of the National Fire Prevention Association’s annual Fire Prevention Week. The week, which serves to educate the public on fire safety and[Read More…]

Oct 13, 2016 Community

UT-VMC Emergency Room Tails

High As A Kite It was busy for a Tuesday night at the UTVMC ER Service, and one of our fourth year students on duty had just gone up to triage the next arrival. It was a ten-week old puppy presenting for limping per the phone call we received from[Read More…]

Oct 13, 2016 Community
New Findings Presented On Local Home

New Findings Presented On Local Home

Fans of Wheatlands Plantation can learn more about its fascinating history when one of its owners reveals newly discovered information about the Boyds Creek property’s storied past. Richard Parker, who with John Burns bought the Wheatlands mansion six years ago, will discuss the antebellum home’s history and outline their latest[Read More…]

Oct 13, 2016 Community, Seymour
Citizens Voice Opinions On Chapman Changes

Citizens Voice Opinions On Chapman Changes

Residents, business owners have mixed feelings about work as it moves forward. by Nathaniel Howard & Meredith Cordle With road crews finishing the realignment of Chapman Highway from Whites School Rd. to Foothills Rd., drivers who regularly travel the seven-mile stretch will now face the possibility of a slower, but[Read More…]

Oct 13, 2016 Community, News, Seymour
Eagles Lose Second Game In A Row

Eagles Lose Second Game In A Row

by Lee Ramsey The Seymour Eagle football team knew it would be a tough challenge to travel to Cherokee and come out with a win and that it was, as the Eagles lost their second game in a row. This time it was the Cherokee Chiefs who came out on[Read More…]

Oct 7, 2016 Community, News, Schools, Seymour, Sports
S-D Defeats West High

S-D Defeats West High

by Lee Ramsey In somewhat of a payback game, the South-Doyle Cherokee football team defeated the West Rebels on Bill Wilson Field at West 22-10. The Rebels knocked the Cherokees out of the playoffs two years ago on their way to winning the state championship. The Cherokees had just finished[Read More…]

Oct 7, 2016 Community, News, Schools, Seymour, Sports

UT-VMC Emergency Room Tails: Piggy Bank

by Dr. Amanda Rainey You never know how Friday nights will go working emergency. Sometimes it is very busy, and sometimes nothing happens at all. When it’s a Friday night and a full moon though, things are guaranteed to get interesting. A few months ago the intern on duty and[Read More…]

Oct 7, 2016 Community