Question: So how private are my medical records on computers?
A lot of talk has been made recently about the "thought police" — media, pundits and politicians that quickly condemn, shame and seek the banishment of anyone with a different view on a controversial matter.
An extra-innings home run to win a district championship: It was like something out of a movie.
Wednesday's announcement that Tennessee's high school seniors were near the bottom of a select pack of surveyed states in reading and mathematics isn't surprising, and it certainly isn't a reason to dismiss last year's improvement in younger grades.
Maybe everyone is happy with how things are.
It's Wednesday morning. One day after the Sevier County primary election. You have cleared the first hurdle in your journey into, or back into, county office.
Today, May 6, is National Teacher Day. We're also in the middle of Teacher Appreciation Week, which runs May 4-10.
There’s a growing trend in Sevier County which, as an independent thinker, sort of bothers me.
Imagine, if you will, a country where women, minorities, the poor and those that rented their homes were not permitted to vote.
On a recent walk through my neighborhood, I noticed the trash in the ditches. I have been aware of it for some time, but on this particular day it stood out, a bit too ugly amid the beauty of spring nature.
Pittman Center Mayor Glenn Cardwell, the Pittman Center Heritage Museum and Sevier County Historian Carroll McMahan have each been notified of their selection for honors this month.
For the 20th consecutive year, your generous donation can make a difference in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, made possible by our local postal carriers.
Yesterday we addressed the NBA’s decision to ban Donald Sterling for life — a move it was essentially forced to make — because of the giant backlash over the owner’s stupid, insensitive and blatantly bigoted comments.
My Easter message is simple: Born of a virgin or non-virgin, married or unmarrried, Jesus is still the son of God.
On Tuesday the National Basketball Association handed down one of its biggest disciplinary actions ever — undoubtedly the most drastic ever taken against a sitting owner.
Doc: Why are all my doctors now using computers instead of dictating? Seems like he looks more at the computer than me now.
Last week in Coalfield, Tenn., a high school baseball game made regional news broadcasts after a player took a couple of postgame swings at an umpire, landing one shot on the ump’s face.
For years, the American Eagle Foundation, headquartered in Pigeon Forge, has been doing yeoman’s work for injured, sick and endangered birds of prey — including the bald eagle, America’s national bird.
I would like to commend you for publishing the columns of David Limbaugh and John Stossel. I enjoy both very much. Although some may disagree with them that should not be a cause for censorship, as no one is forced to read their columns. I disagree with Mark Shields, so I just skip his column — a simple fix without censorship.
The May 1 meeting of the Sevier County Right to Life is of the utmost importance to parents, grandparents and all those who care about children and young people.
We all like to think our kids are different. Special somehow. Honest to a fault. Obedient at all times.
With the Smoky Mountains' natural beauty, it's no wonder millions of visitors pour into the area each year to catch a glimpse of the often awe-inspiring views.
The new man at the helm of the Tennessee Vols basketball team seemed to be a likable fellow in his first interaction with Knoxville yesterday. And he also seemed to know the score.
The recent death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman shocked many throughout the country. Indeed it was a tragedy but not all that unique.
If you work in a newsroom for any length of time you can see them coming from a mile away.