VOL. 39 | NO. 48 | Friday, November 27, 2015
Honeybee pollination in Tennessee alone worth $119M annually
Dave Hackenberg, a beekeeper in Florida, discovered 400 of his over 2,000 beehives had been abandoned during the winter.
Joel White’s fascination with bees began in 1975 when one of his college coaches took him out to some apiaries to show him around.
For honeybees, it’s all about the queen, and long may she reign.
Honeybee decline is on the rise, but there’s something Tennesseans can do about it, right in their own back (or front) yards.
VIEW FROM THE HILL
The terrorists who struck Paris three weeks ago succeeded in more than killing and wounding hundreds of people. Their attack is pitting Americans against each other in how to respond, and Tennessee politicians are no exception.
Mister T puts a straight razor to the busboy’s throat. “I like it here because of the comfortability,” says Larry Johnson, 32, the busboy, as Mister T finishes his surgically precise separation of whiskers from neck and chin.
Every now and then, someone comes along who is destined for greatness. This trait is evident in many people, even in their youth, and these characteristics follow them throughout their lives.
Top commercial real estate transactions, October 2015, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates slipped this week after they climbed recently expectations that the Federal Reserve may soon raise its key short-term interest rate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes recovered in October after suffering a steep drop in September, returning to this year's trend of an improving market for real estate developers and builders.
At a cost of about three or four college educations at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Sumner County’s school officials and school board just got educated about the state’s public records law.
Mike Mularkey finds himself in a tough situation. The Titans head coach, who took over after Ken Whisenhunt was fired three games ago, knows he needs to win some games down the stretch to better enhance whatever chance he might have of being named permanent head coach.
Tennessee football fans already are talking about their bowl destinations for the Christmas holidays.
Belmont’s Ronnie Littlejohn, professor of philosophy and director of the University’s Asian Studies program, has been named as the 2015 Tennessee Professor of the Year, an award selection determined by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
BEHIND THE WHEEL
The Ford Escape gets better for 2016 with a new, easy-to-operate version of its Sync onboard communications and control system that’s quicker to respond and more user-friendly.
With 2016 just around the corner, it’s the right time to consider emerging marketing trends that could benefit your company’s growth strategy.
Last week we noted that American poet Ezra Pound wrote a historical two-line poem in 1913. While establishing himself as a leader in the movement that gave us stream-of-consciousness fiction, free-verse poetry, atonal music and abstract art. And years before being indicted for treason.
KAY'S COOKING CORNER
I hardly ever dream, and when I do, I hardly ever remember them. Usually, when I lay my head down on my pillow and close my eyes, that’s all. It’s all over until the next morning.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing mostly higher in light trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York court is hearing arguments over the legality of the country's two biggest daily fantasy sports companies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans were more optimistic about their incomes and personal finances this month, particularly among lower and middle-class households, lifting consumers' outlook.