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VOL. 39 | NO. 27 | Friday, July 03, 2015

A zoo with a view toward conservation

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.

SPORTS

Continuity key to Maryville football’s domination

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

Southern heritage defined differently across Tennessee

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.

Local Weather
Today
Knoxville, TN
71°F
Light Rain
Wind: 16 mph
Humidity: 87%

EVENTS

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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NEWSMAKERS

ORAU’s Timmerman named top director by DOE

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

2015 Kia Sedona: Longer, roomier, more comfy

Kia’s new, first-class lounge seats might just be the way to make a minivan more appealing.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

How to use LinkedIn to drive brand loyalty

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.

CAREER CORNER

‘Underqualified’ for a job? That shouldn’t stop you

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.

I SWEAR

One Davidson grads revels in another’s success

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

Walking on the greener side of the fence

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.