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2 hrs ago | Macon County Times

Jones promoted to major in Air Force

Brent N. Jones, a native of Lafayette, TN and 1999 graduate of Macon County High School, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Air Force effective September 1, 2014.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Langley Air Force Base, US News, Lafayette, TN, Samford University

5 hrs ago |

Kennewick Man 'might have been Asian'

The mysterious Kennewick Man, who died 9 000 years ago in the Columbia River Valley, was a seal hunter who rambled far and wide with a projectile point lodged in his hip, five broken ribs that never healed properly, two small dents in his skull and a bum shoulder from the repetitive stress of throwing spears.


Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, Texas A&M University

5 hrs ago | Big South Fork National River And Rec...

Astronomy Program at Bandy Creek on Saturday, August 30

Paul Lewis from the University of Tennessee will be at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area on Saturday, August 30, for our always popular dark skies astronomy program.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, US National Parks, Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area

9 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons CenterNew nursing wing...

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons Center Student Jessica Brownyard has a lot to say about the UT Martin Parsons Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Country singer Kenny Chesney performs two-hour free show at Georgia Theatre

Country singer Kenny Chesney took the Georgia Theatre stage at 8 p.m. sharp Friday for a free two-hour concert that was filmed for a new CMT show called "Instant Jam".


Related Topix: Kenny Chesney, Country, Student Society, Phi Mu, Sororities, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA


Local high schoolers look at college choices

Representatives from ETSU, The University of Tennessee, Northeast State and others were there to talk with students about the options that are out there.


Young America's Foundation

YAF Chapters Gear Up For Fall Semester

With various activism initiatives planned for the semester--such as the 9/11: Never Forget Project , No More Che Day , and FreedomWeek --YAF chapters have begun to hold their first meetings of the school year, recruiting students to the Conservative Movement and energizing their campuses on behalf of the cause of freedom.


Related Topix: Activism

Knoxville News Sentinel

Lawyers pay tribute to retiring Knox judge Scores of lawyers, judge...

A courtroom full of judges, defense attorneys and prosecutors greeted Mary Beth Leibowitz on Friday in Knox County Criminal Court.


Related Topix: Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Kahuna Wings restaurant opens in Farragut For the last six years, ...

Big Kahuna Wings opened following the success of BKW Seasonings seen in this August 2014 photo.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Sports

Agri Marketing

NAMA's Agri-Business Educational Foundation ABEF Receives Legacy Gift

NAMA'S AGRI-BUSINESS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION ABEF RECEIVES LEGACY GIFT Aug. 29, 2014 National Agri-Marketing Association reports: The ABEF recently received a legacy gift from Dr. John Riley, former advisor at University of Tennessee - Knoxville.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

KAT staff reviewing staffing needs Management neeeds under review,...

University of Tennessee Basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, left, talks with Russ Jensen, center, and Dawn Distler, right, before the start of the Annual United Way of Knoxville kickoff at the Tennessee Theatre Thursday, Aug., 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roaches found at Powell diner; several restaurants get perfect scores

This restaurant passed its health inspection, but there were a number of critical violations that caught the inspectors attention, problems that could potentially make customers sick if not corrected.


Related Topix: Powell, TN, Knox County, TN


DeVincenzo study breakthrough in RSV research

The New England Journal of Medicine published research results on Aug. 21 from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus .


Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Immunology, Biology, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014


The Intent of the Carpetbagger

The influence of the carpetbaggers was more than just a result of the aftermath of war.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Carpetbaggers, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Florida

Cherokee Farms' First Tenant Already in Knox

Say it ain't so. I'm writing this column hoping that I'm over-reacting, but I don't think so.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN, Blount County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

UT's Greenwood Mural Finds a New Home at KMA 2 hours ago

After an eye-opening two-month run at the University of Tennessee's Downtown Gallery , the once-controversial Greenwood Mural , which depicts Tennessee's musical roots in old time, gospel, blues, and jazz, will have a long-term home at the Knoxville Museum of Art .


Related Topix: Painting, Arts

Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw To Speak At International Business Council Meeting

Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw, director of Confucius Institute and professor of geography at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, will discuss the UT Confucius Institute: Enhancing the Learning of Chinese Language and Culture at the International Business Council's upcoming meeting on Thursday, from 5:30-7 p.m. at The INCubator, at 100 Cherokee Blvd.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors

PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds less domestic violence among married couples who smoke pot

New research findings from a study of 634 couples found that the more often they smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

News Times

Nashville attorney George Barrett appears at a news conference in this Wednesday, April 18, 2012 file photo taken in Nashville, Tenn.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Tennessee State University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Star

Moon smells

The moon has a distinctive smell. Ask any Apollo moonwalker about the odiferous nature of the lunar dirt and you'll get the same answer.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN