Archive for November, 2014

Tusculum College opens Little Free Library

Tusculum College opens Little Free Library

Education November 21, 2014 at 6:17 pm 0 comments

GREENEVILLE (press release)—Tusculum College is opening a new reading resource on the Greeneville campus for both the students and the community. Sponsored by the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta, the Little Free Library of Tusculum College is located on the first floor of Rankin House. “This is an additionalRead More

Seymour salutes veterans

Seymour salutes veterans

Local News November 21, 2014 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

The community was in full attendance at the inaugural “Seymour Salutes Veterans” event hosted by The Seymour Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC), created to honor and assist Veterans and those who serve.  The stage was set at First Baptist Church Seymour the morning of Saturday, November 8th as the fogRead More

Vols pummel Wildcats in 50-16 victory at Neyland

Vols pummel Wildcats in 50-16 victory at Neyland

Sports November 21, 2014 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

The Tennessee Volunteers soundly defeated the visiting Kentucky Wildcats in a decisive 50-16 route before a sellout capacity crowd of more than 102,000 at Neyland Stadium. The Wildcats were hoping for their sixth win of the season which would have secured them bowl eligibility. The Wildcats have been winless atRead More

Local Christmas tree farms help keep holidays green

Local News November 21, 2014 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—Christmas tree farms grow a completely renewable and recyclable resource which contains no petroleum products and leaves a negligible carbon footprint. A natural tree is 100 percent biodegradable, in stark contrast to artificial trees which are made from plastic and various metals. Lots of people don’t think aboutRead More

Groundbreaking ceremony for NPS Collections Preservation Center

Groundbreaking ceremony for NPS Collections Preservation Center

Local News November 21, 2014 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

National Park Service (NPS) officials were joined by representatives from Senator Bob Corker’s office, Representative John Duncan’s office, Friends of the Smokies, Great Smoky Mountains Association, Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, and AMEC Environment & Infrastructure Inc. to break ground on the new NPS Collections Preservation Center. The NPS facilityRead More

Doak House Museum prepares to celebrate holidays with two programs

Doak House Museum prepares to celebrate holidays with two programs

Entertainment November 21, 2014 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

GREENEVILLE (press release)—The Doak House Museum is preparing to celebrate the holidays with a Christmas Open House on Dec. 6 and with its popular children’s program, “Storytelling and Gingerbread” through Dec. 18. An open house will be held at the museum on the Tusculum College campus from 10 a.m. toRead More

Adam Silver endorses sports gambling

Adam Silver endorses sports gambling

Sports View November 21, 2014 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

Last Thursday in an op-ed piece in The New York Times, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver came out in favor of legalizing gambling on professional sports. Talk about a bombshell. Silver’s comments were in stark contrast to the decades old position of his league, which is mirrored by other professional sportsRead More

The advantage of knowing how to cook

The advantage of knowing how to cook

Southern Style November 21, 2014 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

By Randall Franks When I was growing up the one talent both my parents stressed I acquire was learning to cook for myself. Perhaps it was their foresight that it would not be easy to find women in my generation willing to dedicate themselves totally to cooking, cleaning and raisingRead More

Time to respect workers

Time to respect workers

Power & Politics November 21, 2014 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

American workers are among the most productive on the planet. A study commissioned by the Economic Policy Institute found worker productivity grew 80 percent from 1973 to 2011. Remarkably, 23 percent increased since 2000. During the same time, wages remained stagnant and in many cases failed to keep up withRead More

Lock down your Wi-Fi router

Identity Theft November 21, 2014 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

Whether you have DSL, cable or satellite Internet service, there is a box at the end of the wire that allows you to be online. In that box you may have a modem and/or a router with Wi-Fi. The modem allows a computer to talk to the network. The routerRead More