Want an easy job? Be a meteorologist in San Diego. If you want a challenge, come to East Tennessee.
For over 200 years now men across the western world have dreaded Feb. 14.
From reporter Jeff Farrell’s tireless research on the topic of Seymour’s incorporation over the past two weeks, something has became abundantly clear.
Just as October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and February is the American Heart Awareness month, March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. I recommend to you and all of your readers to speak with their primary care doctor about being screened for colon/rectal cancer. Colorectal cancer rates have been decreasing over the last two decades which partly reflects an increase in screening allowing us to detect and remove colorectal polyps before they become cancer.
Governor Bill Haslam’s announcement earlier this week at the State of the State address announcing a bold proposal to make community college and two-year technical college admission free to Tennessee students was a great step toward assuring the state’s economic future.
An MTSU poll released Thursday at the Tennessee Press Association Winter Convention in Nashville revealed almost 60 percent of poll respondents haven't heard of the Common Core education reform effort.
For years, the Pigeon Forge Tigers wrestling team has been the picture of consistency.
By now we are all familiar with the chaos caused when Target credit cards were hacked and information taken on millions of accounts. Sooner or later more large companies will face similar problems.
The President speaks in Nashville on the 30th, in part, to tout Common-Core education from his McGavock High School presidential podium.
While this week’s snowstorm wasn’t a large as many that have hit the area in year’s past, there was a factor that made it unique — it’s surprising arrival.
An interesting situation is brewing in the state legislature as two fundamental conservative principles are headed for a showdown on the Senate floor next week.
On the surface, who wouldn’t want employers to pay a “living wage?”
I am not sure whether Mr. Medley (letter to the editor, Jan. 23) is confused or just plain uninformed. What I am sure of, based on his many letters to the editor, is that Sevier County is too conservative for him.
This coming Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday. Now I know that this won’t interest everyone, but it is a once a year ritual that we go through in this country, as we watch the two best NFL teams. Football is not just a man’s game, many women really enjoy, and get into these winter spectaculars.
Every few months it seems a new scandal involving the Tennessee Department of Children's Services surfaces.
Aaron’s Rental donated $1,500 to Northview Academy Athletic Boosters. Northview Academy opened its doors for students in August 2013. This donation will help supplement funds of programs that may not be supported in the school district budget.
Scripture is as good as those who interpret it.
This morning in Knoxville, a U.S. District Judge will sentence the three Catholic peace activists convicted of sabotage last year for breaking into the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge.
The life of a journalist is never dull. There's rarely a day that goes by that doesn't hold at least one "Did that really just happen?" moment.
As you likely read on the front page of today's paper, flu season is in full swing in Tennessee, and it's going gangbusters in our third of the state.
Senator Overbey and other legislators are pushing for a prescription requirement for safe over-the-counter cold medicines – legislation that has gone nowhere in the past. They seem to think it’s a cure-all for Tennessee’s meth problem. But these people ignore the burden it will put on Tennesseans who abide by the law.
Free classes on just about everything outdoors are available, today through Feb. 1, as LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge hosts Wilderness Wildlife Week.
As an addendum to my earlier letter to the editor (Dec. 17) concerning our country's — both government and citizenry — lack of support for our military another another thing our citizens and our government should understand.
The Tea Party Chairman suggested in his letter (Jan. 19) that a false perception that the Tea Party is Pro-Republican and Anti Democrat exists. I think it is true perception because they support the GOP extreme right wing.
While just the mention of school voucher programs can start a shouting match between even the closest of friends, it's likely coming to a water cooler, living room or office near you.