VOL. 39 | NO. 21 | Friday, May 22, 2015
When Steven Baldwin started his freshman year at Austin Peay State University in 2012, he had a smart, carefully considered plan for his future.
Career counselors at many Tennessee colleges and universities say interest from corporate recruiters is higher than they’ve seen it in years.
VIEW FROM THE HILL
Is it Kabuki theatre or a transformative process? That question comes to mind in the aftermath of the legislative session as the General Assembly passed a bill “repealing and replacing” Common Core, a set of K-12 education standards, by adding another layer of review and pushing the governor’s process for completion to 2017, along with adding a $400,000 expense.
Senior right-handed pitcher Will Neely, who opened the TSSAA Class AAA state tournament this week with a no-hitter and a 2-0 win against Bartlett, was the driving force behind Hardin Valley Academy’s run to its first-ever state tournament appearance.
The Tennessee Medical Association has announced its new officers for 2015-2016, with John W. Hale, Jr., M.D., a family physician from Union City, being named president.
Knoxville has been selected for IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge program, one of 16 cities picked from more than 100 municipalities worldwide. Teams of IBM experts will work with the cities into 2016.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
More Americans are choosing Acura’s MDX mid-size, luxury sport utility vehicle this year than the competing crossover SUVs from BMW, Mercedes and Audi.
The old adage, “nothing happens until a sale is made” couldn’t be truer.
Prior to the summer of 2011, if you were a follower of the Memphis Grizzlies, you could forget about the team by the end of April.
A recent episode of “Inside Amy Schumer” parodies the 1957 Sidney Lumet movie “12 Angry Men,” with a “jury” of dudes deliberate whether Schumer is “hot enough” to be on TV.
KAY'S COOKING CORNER
Have you been lucky enough to see the “As Seen on TV” infomercials of the lady with her “dump cakes?”