VOL. 39 | NO. 27 | Friday, July 03, 2015
Knoxville facility evolves with focus on education, preservation
Two western lowland gorilla babies were born at the Knoxville Zoo in June. Around the same time, a rare snake and an equally rare piglike little thing made their debuts, as well.
Those special Friday nights of football are just around the corner, and nowhere do the lights shine brighter than at Maryville High School, home of the state’s most decorated program.
VIEW FROM THE HILL
Tennessee’s loyalty was divided in the Civil War, and 150 years later, little is changed as the debate over Confederate symbols arises in the wake of the racist-fueled South Carolina church massacre.
Fireball Moonlite Classic 5K.
The Pilot Fireball Moonlite Classic 5K and Little Firecracker Mile will be held on the UT campus. Friday, 8-11 p.m. Information: ktc.org/RaceFireball.html
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Heidi Timmerman of Oak Ridge Associated Universities has been named a Director of the Year by the U.S. Department of Energy.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
Kia’s new, first-class lounge seats might just be the way to make a minivan more appealing.
LinkedIn, the world’s largest social media platform specifically targeting the business community, has grown to roughly 350 million users in 2015, according to Statista.
If you’re like most people, there was a time in life when you were underqualified for a job. This is typically the case when you apply for your first job. It can also happen when you make a big career change midstream and have to start over.
When NBA MVP Stephen (pronounced Steff’n) Curry was in high school, he attended a basketball camp sponsored by LeBron James. The first time LeBron saw Steph, however, was in March 2008.
KAY'S COOKING CORNER
I’ve amped up my walking recently. I’m trying to combat the middle-age spread and couch-potato effect the long and cruel winter and the wetter than normal spring have impaled on my body.