Top Stories for Thursday, June 20
KNOXVILLE — Don’t let the term ‘open gym’ fool you. The pick-up basketball being played on summer nights on the Tennessee campus isn’t just a show-up-and-play atmosphere for the Vols basketball team. “It’s been heated,” junior guard Josh Richardson said Wednesday. Read more...
The new Alcoa High School’s project team is eagerly awaiting its start date. Read more...
DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee Executive Vice President Jack Helmboldt has become president of its automotive operations in Maryville, DENSO Corporation announced today. Read more...
The East Tennessee Human Resources Agency (ETHRA) has gained some time in its quest to prevent public transportation services in Blount County and other locations from ending on July 1. Read more...
Baby dies, parents taken into custody after incident along Alcoa Highway
Knoxville police took the parents of a six-month-old baby girl into custody after she was apparently shot Wednesday afternoon. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- Drugs at Chilhowee Veterinary Clinic target of burglary
- Townsend firefighters prepared for summer after refresher course on water rescue
- Former Hamilton County principal to lead Carpenters Elementary
- TBI says Blount had 423 cases of domestic violence in 2012
Higgins putting age to use
Jon Higgins ranks among University of Tennessee’s all-time leaders for career three-point percentage, three-pointers made, and three-point attempts. Nearly a decade later he still has the touch, or in this case, the shot. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- Carson-Newman adds football game in Colorado
- Summitt inducted into FIBA HOF
- Maryville College’s Dean named to All-South region team
- Former Scot added to Austin Peay staff
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How sweet it is: Plate of cookies definitely satisfies
Cookies are my favorite dessert. However, I only like one or two of the store bought variety and I like making cookies so all my favorites are homemade. A cookie can be dressed up paired with gourmet ice cream or custard for a fancy dessert or enjoyed out of hand with an ice cold glass of milk. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- Mellow Mushroom to open in Pigeon Forge Friday
- Animal center to hold orientation
- Free family fun day will be Sunday
- Fish sandwiches available Friday
ALL YOU NEED IS ‘LOVE’: Robinella crafts an ode to home, hearth, family and friends on new album
Profile of Robin Ella Tipton Bailey, the artist known as Robinella Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- Cory Branan brings his ‘Mutt’ music to The Well on Friday night
- Beverly McClellan brings her ‘Voice’ to PrideFest this weekend
- R&B singer Alvin Garrett steps out of the background of his famous friend
- Cookin’ up something new: Black Lillies drummer strikes out on his own
Fed suggests it’s closer to slowing bond purchases
WASHINGTON — Chairman Ben Bernanke ended weeks of speculation Wednesday by saying the Federal Reserve will likely slow its bond-buying program later this year and end it next year if the economy continues to improve. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- NRC proposing $70K fine against TVA for violations
- G-8 seeks unity on Syrian peace talks, tax evasion
- Chrysler expected to formally refuse Jeep recall
- USDA funding 9 rural Tenn. projects
Josh Lindamood has never heard of the phrase “new monasticism.” Yet as the 27-year-old chaplain journeys with other hikers along The Appalachian Trail, Lindamood is engaged in something similar to a movement that involves “incarnational” mission. Read more...
Hiking With Hardtack: ‘The Hitch-in-the-Get-Along Gang’ hits The Appalachian Trail at Springer Mountain
When two Army veterans hit The Appalachian Trail at Springer Mountain, Ga., with Daily Times staffers who are following a thru-hiking United Methodist chaplain, they encounter rain, ice, wind and a crowd of other hikers attempting to reach Mount Katahdin before snow arrives -- plus a whole lot more. Read more...
Josh "Hardtack" Lindamood, a chaplain commissioned by the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church to serve hikers along The Appalachian Trail, begins his thru-hike of the approximate 2,183-mile footpath from Springer Mountain, Georgia, to Katahdin, Maine, on April 4, and provides a look at the first few days on The A.T. Read more...