Top Stories for Monday, December 9
In January, William Blount High School will pilot Blount County’s Bring Your Own Technology program. Read more...
Three people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident Sunday evening at West Lamar Alexander Parkway and East Main Avenue in Friendsville. Read more...
As her current residence is not well-insulated, has small spaces and with her utility bill skyrocketing, Wilma Tate knew she had to do something. Thanks to the Blount County Habitat for Humanity’s Faith Build program, her concerns will come to and end as she closes on her new home built for her next week at 321 E. Bell St. in Alcoa, which is ironically across the street from her current one. Read more...
Authorities say icy road conditions are partly to blame for a fatal car accident in Davidson County. Read more...
Man allegedly shot in leg at Maryville apartment complex
Blount County dispatchers reported a man in a Maryville apartment complex was accidentally shot by in the leg with a gun. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More News In Print or E-Edition
- Around Our Town: Library staff talk favorite books, media
- 502 runners brave cold, compete in Reindeer Run
- Rebels dash Hendersonville hopes for 6A Championship
- Snow, ice, deep-freeze hit large swath of US
No mercy by the numbers
As dominant as Maryville was in 15 games with 14 ending in mercy rule — including Saturday’s 6A BlueCross Bowl win over Hendersonville — by the numbers Fulton set a new high-water mark in state scoring. The Falcons (15-0) scored straight to start their 4A title game against Giles County and ended the 54-14 victory scoring 34 consecutive. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More Sports In Print or E-Edition
- Prater, Manning lead Broncos, 51-28 over Tennessee to clinch playoff spot
- Lady Vols pull away from Texas
- Maryville overpowers Hendersonville for 14th state title
- Rebels forget about 2012 with 14th state title
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Christmas cheer for all to hear: Douglas Cooperative establishes singing group
The residents of MorningView Village’s Senior Community got into the right frame of mind Friday morning as bells jingled and Santa hats danced during a special Christmas performance. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More Blount Life In Print or E-Edition
- Childhood obesity presents several dangers, complications
- Sleep disorders affect millions, especially seniors
- Foothills Mall conducting random acts of kindness
- Enroll in free tai chi at Clear’s Silat
TRADITION AND INNOVATION: ‘The Nutcracker’ changes, but the story’s holiday heart remains the same
Preview of this year’s production of “The Nutcracker” by Appalachian Ballet Company Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More Weekend News In Print or E-Edition
- Country star Martina McBride serves up some holiday cheer at Christmas concert
- Trombone Shorty still plays from the heart of the Big Easy
- Olympic skater Scott Hamilton teams with Amy Grant and friends to fight cancer
- No ‘Deception’ here: Rockers in Divided We Stand are the real deal
Detroit ruling opens threat to NY worker pensions
A federal bankruptcy court’s decision in Detroit last week putting that city’s constitutionally protected public pension on the table for cuts cracks the door open for pension reductions in New York. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More Business News In Print or E-Edition
- Senate proposal: Open Mexico’s oil to private firms
- Happy 25th!: Los Amigos celebrates a quarter century of excellence
- Looking for a new smartphone for the holidays? Reviews say Moto G isn’t the best, but decent for $179
- Tech gurus help boost speedy Internet in schools
Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95. Read more...