VOL. 40 | NO. 39 | Friday, September 23, 2016
How enterprising leaders transformed winter in the Smokies
Leon Downey still remembers a time when you could stand out on Pigeon Forge Parkway anytime during the week of Christmas and not see a single soul.
Don’t let the fact Halloween is weeks away stop you from starting to plan for your Christmas season. From shows to shopping, decide now what you and yours want to do later on this winter.
SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL
State Rep. Kevin Brooks set the tone for Jeremy Durham’s ouster in prayer, of all places.
DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD
Since his arrival at Tennessee in December 2012, Butch Jones often has spoken about the importance of getting the Vols back up and running in their biggest rivalry games.
DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS
If you’re a Tennessee fan hurting from the 11-game losing streak against Florida, put yourself in Corey Vereen’s shoes.
TERRY McCORMICK: TENNESSEE TITANS
Was Sunday’s stunning victory in Detroit the start of a turning point for the Tennessee Titans?
Score more points: OK, the Titans are 1-1, and may be somewhat encouraged by that. But they also have scored 16 points in both games. As exotic as the “smashmouth” might be, and as much bend-but-don’t break as the defense has put up, let’s be honest here, the Titans won’t be in the win column very often in today’s NFL scoring just 16 points every week. Somehow, some way, the offense has to find a way to score more often.
Jack Thompson has been named CEO of Knoxville-based Summit Strategic Solutions.
The University of Tennessee has been ranked 46th in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report rankings, a highly respected annual listing.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
The Dodge Durango has added sharp new color options, a Sport driving mode and connectivity upgrades for 2016.
Since Facebook Live launched in April, live-streaming events have become very popular. Even though competitor Periscope has been around since early 2015, Facebook has integrated live-streaming directly into the timelines of 1.71 billion users, making these live videos more visible than ever.
Very often in school, we’re taught to understand both sides of an issue. If you can argue for or against a point, you’re often more likely to truly understand all dimensions of the problem at hand.
I saw in the sports section of my local paper an item that said three golfers named Yip, Hack and Schenk were a threesome on the final day of some tournament.