The headlines have become commonplace.by Jay Greeson
April marks the deadliest month of the year for tornadoes in Tennessee. The April tornadoes from last year tragically resulted in multiple deaths, many injuries and significant damage to homes, vehicles and buildings across Southeast Tennessee. In the aftermath of the devastation, we saw selfless volunteerism that captures the best of what it means to be a Tennessean, and we saw communities come together and collectively rebuild.by
For two years, GPS mock trial team members were locked in on a case involving a foreign object in a chicken sandwich. But was the screw planted or intentionally swallowed? That was the question at hand.by Mark Kennedy
I always wondered why there were so many ads for gutter products in the newspaper.by Mark Kennedy
Thousands drive by the building each week, often without realizing that the official name of the building is The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial auditorium, now referred to as Memorial Auditorium.by
Last month representatives from Erlanger and CHI Memorial gathered at HomeServe's Operations Center at 7134 Lee Highway for a special technology donation.
Two weeks ago, we saw a horrific anti-Asian assault on video.by
One of the most heavily contested voting-policy issues in the 2020 election, in both the courts and the political arena, was the deadline for returning absentee ballots.by
It was a beautiful spring day in Atlanta. Kids were bobbing for murder weapons in the lake at Piedmont Park. Atlanta's new tourism slogan: "Come for the strip joints; stay to fill out the police reports."by
The world has been fascinated by the arrival of the British culture wars on American shores with former Prince Harry and Meghan Markle now living in California.by
Tom Jamison, a 67-year-old retired TVA project manager living in Soddy-Daisy, figures he has pedaled 160,000-to-170,000 miles on bicycles since retiring over a decade ago.by Mark Kennedy
If not weekly, once a month or so it seems something unexpected happens to me.by Jeff DeLoach
OK, boomers. A gentle suggestion.by Mark Kennedy
The pros and cons of abolishing the filibuster are discussed.by
In the late 1860s, coal mining on an industrial scale came to Hamilton County and other areas of East Tennesseeby
Throughout the winter months, the American Red Cross faces the challenge of collecting life-saving blood products.
Democrats are back to trying to find a sneaky way to limit law-abiding gun ownership and, once again, gun sales predictably soar.by
Thursday was the strangest April's Fool Day ever.by Jay Greeson
An actual father-son conversation:by Mark Kennedy
The New York Times headline on Sept. 21, 2018, proclaimed, "Marilyn Lloyd, 89, Tennessee Trailblazer in Congress, Dies," followed by a tribute to her legacy as "a conservative Democrat who in 1974 became the first woman from Tennessee to be elected to a full term in Congress."by
This year marks the fourth year that the Knights of Columbus #7416 of St. Gerard Catholic Church has presented a new American flag to the 6th Cavalry Museum. The American flag flies over the museum's memorial brick garden at the former Army post at Fort Oglethorpe (1902-1947) on Barnhardt Circle.
The problem of misinformation isn't going away. Internet platforms like Facebook and Twitter have taken some steps to curb its spread and say they are working on doing more. But no method yet introduced has been completely successful at removing all misleading content from social media. The best defense, then, is self-defense.by
It was Saturday, March 14, 2020.by David Cook