Archive for August, 2015

Missing: Ellen Beth Greenberg (Wruble)

Missing: Ellen Beth Greenberg (Wruble)

National News, News August 30, 2015 at 3:47 am 0 comments

Ellen Beth Greenberg was last seen on June 25, 2015, in Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania, at Northampton Community College and at Life Church, formerly known as Carpenters Community Church. She lives in Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. Greenberg was last seen wearing a Hard Rock Cafe t-shirt, jeans and black sneakers. GreenbergRead More

Road closure and waterfront information for final Boomsday weekend

Road closure and waterfront information for final Boomsday weekend

Entertainment, Local News, News August 30, 2015 at 3:34 am 0 comments

KNOXVILLE (press release)—The Labor Day weekend is the final Boomsday Weekend. Due to the large crowd expected for the final event, information about road closures and boating restrictions will help with some of the crowd problems. Some expected congestion is in part because of the Knoxville Powerboat Classic being heldRead More

Now there was a song

Now there was a song

Entertainment, Now there was a song August 30, 2015 at 3:24 am 0 comments

By Doug Davis This week in 1970: G.M. settled with Ralph Nader for $425,000 for invasion of privacy; The FCC ordered TV to give prime time to critics of The Vietnam War; a U.S. Marine was sentenced to five years in prison for murdering 15 Vietnamese and a singer fromRead More

Rhonda Vincent: global genre-crossing trailblazer

Rhonda Vincent: global genre-crossing trailblazer

Entertainment, Local News August 30, 2015 at 3:14 am 0 comments

By Kirt Webster It has been a big year for Rhonda Vincent, who has performed on numerous occasions in Pigeon Forge. She has transcended beyond the all-American bluegrass girl who stole the nation’s heart with her genuine songs and charismatic personality by expanding her sound globally. With a highly successfulRead More

Elvis continues on: The Guest House at Graceland to Open in 2016

Elvis continues on: The Guest House at Graceland to Open in 2016

Entertainment, State News August 30, 2015 at 2:55 am 0 comments

MEMPHIS (press release, Elvis Presley Enterprise)—With construction of The Guest House at Graceland in full swing along Elvis Presley Blvd., and as thousands of fans gathered at Graceland in Memphis for the annual Elvis Week celebration, it was announced today that the official opening for the new 450-room, full-service resort hotelRead More

Five in East Tennessee charged with TennCare fraud

Five in East Tennessee charged with TennCare fraud

Police Reports, State News August 30, 2015 at 2:46 am 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—Five people are charged in separate TennCare fraud cases in which all but one involve prescription drugs. Three are from Scott County, along with individuals from Overton and Bradley Counties. The Office of Inspector General (OIG), with the assistance of the Overton, Bradley, and Scott County Sheriff’s OfficesRead More

Richard McNeal Hillman sentenced to 188 months

Richard McNeal Hillman sentenced to 188 months

Police Reports, State News August 30, 2015 at 2:39 am 0 comments

By Sharry Dedman-Beard Richard McNeal Hillman, 54, of Kingsport, Tenn. was sentenced by the Honorable R. Leon Jordan, U.S. District Court Judge, to serve 188 months in federal prison for his leadership role in an extensive a-PVP (alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone) distribution conspiracy centered in northeast Tennessee, southwest Virginia and western North CarolinaRead More

Stevie Wonder to appear in Knoxville in extended tour run

Stevie Wonder to appear in Knoxville in extended tour run

Entertainment, Local News, State News August 30, 2015 at 2:30 am 0 comments

By Erin Donovan Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder announced today an extended and final run of dates for his Songs in the Key of Life tour due to popular demand. Wonder will bring the critically-acclaimed performance, which is a live adaptation of the iconic “Songs in theRead More

Connie’s kitchen: experience great local wines on the Wine Trail

Connie’s kitchen: experience great local wines on the Wine Trail

Connie’s kitchen August 30, 2015 at 2:16 am 0 comments

By Connie Emmons Recently I began a journey into the great wines made right here in Tennessee. My search has begun with Mountain Valley Winery. I was not sure what to expect when I walked in. My last visit to a winery was over thirty years ago. When I walkedRead More

Dinner diva: Paleo versus Primal. What’s the difference?

Dinner diva: Paleo versus Primal. What’s the difference?

Dinner Diva, Health August 30, 2015 at 2:07 am 0 comments

By Leanne Ely By now, you all know that I’m a big supporter of the paleo lifestyle. I’ve experienced the benefits myself. It’s easy for me to get behind this way of eating. If you’ve done any amount of research into paleo, you’ve no doubt come across the word primalRead More