VOL. 40 | NO. 18 | Friday, April 29, 2016
‘Making something out of nothing’
Ginger Pope spent the winter months potting succulent plants in mixed arrangements and using an assortment of containers to create special looks, all to prepare for the spring season of Ginger’s Flowers in Maryville.
Mike and Will Pope walk the aisles at the Maryville greenhouse location of Pope’s Plant Farm, gently pulling plants out of pots to check for proper root growth and showing each other what they discover.
SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL
I thought about skipping church Sunday and playing golf. After listening to the House of Representatives’ debate on the Bible bill, I could probably skip church for a month and still be in good standing.
Rep. Gerald McCormick holds plenty of authority in the General Assembly as majority leader of the Republican Caucus, and he’s not afraid to show it.
DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD
When Jalen Hurd committed to the University of Tennessee prior to his senior season at Beech High in Hendersonville, he had one goal:
DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS
If the Tennessee baseball team makes a run in the SEC tournament May 24-29, it may look back to last weekend’s series against No. 4-ranked Vanderbilt as a turning point in the season.
Lynn Massingale, MD, co-founder and executive chairman of Knoxville-based TeamHealth, has been honored by a national publication.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
Chevrolet revamped the Malibu for 2016, making the family sedan look more modern and giving it more safety and technology features, including software that helps keep teen-agers safe and parents in the know.
BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW
All day long, ideas run through your head. Will this work? What if that process is tweaked? Can you make things more efficient, more cost-effective, speed them up, rev their engines?
A “company-wide sales culture.” Every CEO and business owner dreams of it, but few realize it. It occurs when everyone in the organization plays some role in supporting sales and growth efforts, though roles will vary.
In today’s workplace, email is an inevitable fact of life. Gone are the days of predictable phone calls or regular in-person chats to check in.
His name is Cameron Ward. He was born in Montreal in 1957, graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1979 and earned his law degree in 1983 from the University of Ottawa.