» Subscribe Today!
The Power of Information
Home
The Ledger - Est. 1978 - Knoxville Edition
X

Forgot your password?
Skip Navigation LinksHome
VOL. 42 | NO. 50 | Friday, December 14, 2018

Schofield’s dad almost missed moment

  10:27am

Glad he heeded son’s text message, got to share ‘priceless’ celebration

Anthony Schofield received a text message from his son, Admiral, last Thursday wanting to know if he would be at Tennessee’s big game against No. 1 Gonzaga the following Sunday in Phoenix.

Haslam College honors top alumni, business

A logistics expert who learned about supply chain before it was taught, an accountant who was told he was a ‘fool’ to start his own firm, a lawyer who sells T-shirts and a Tennessee company with strong ties to UT.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Sure, you can shoot a bear but why would you?

When I recently came across news that Tennessee is on track for a record bear harvest this year, two questions sprang to mind:

Local Weather
Currently
Knoxville, TN
56.0°F
Fog/Mist
Wind: Northeast at 8.1 mph
Humidity: 90%

EVENTS

KMA Holiday Homes Tour & Luncheon. The Friday event features a Holiday Homes day tour, 9-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4 p.m., at five homes with a noon luncheon at Cherokee Country Club in between the tours. Tickets are available for purchase by members of the Knoxville Museum of Art. $95. Cherokee Country Club, 5138 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville. Information

more events »

TENNESSEE TITANS

Unpredictable? That means Titans fit in with rest of NFL

What have we learned about the Tennessee Titans as the 2018 regular season winds down to its final three games?

Titans at Giants: What to watch

See if the Giants want to play. The Titans overcame a slow start vs. the Jets and then gave the Jaguars a knockout blow early last week. The Giants have improved in recent weeks, and had they done so about two games earlier they would be in the thick of the NFC playoff chase, and maybe even in the NFC East race. As it is, they are teetering on the brink of elimination. If the Titans can start fast and get a quick lead, will the Giants have much interest in playing for four quarters?

NEWSMAKERS

Summit physicians, sites earn recognition

The National Committee for Quality Assurance has recognized 38 Summit Medical Group primary care individuals and offices for providing excellent care through its Patient-Centered Medical Home program.

BRIEFS

Crown Lab to distribute for GlaxoSmithKline

Crown Laboratories, Inc., a skin care company based in Johnson City, and Hildred Capital Partners LLC, has acquired the U.S. distribution rights of five over-the-counter consumer brands from GlaxoSmithKline.

CAREER CORNER

Holiday parties are gold mine for job seekers

It’s party time! Chances are, you have a holiday party coming up for work or with friends that you just can’t avoid.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Four tech tasks to keep your parents safer online

All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

How to shop for a car when interest rates are high

If you’re new to car buying or it’s been a few years since your last purchase, get ready for a shock when it comes to financing. Interest rates on loans for new vehicles hit an average of 6.2 percent in October 2018, the highest since January 2009, Edmunds research shows.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

3 web metrics you can’t afford to ignore in 2019

If there’s one takeaway from 2018, it’s that the internet is changing. Search engines have more content than ever before to sort through, and they’re increasingly expected to provide the best results. Transparency has been taken to a new level as privacy protection laws and website accessibility lawsuits increase. A website’s online reputation is now factored into search rankings as Google continues to prioritize expertise and industry knowledge.