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VOL. 46 | NO. 14 | Friday, April 8, 2022

Fearless plunge into expanding enterprise

Neighborhood Barre’s Richardson learned fun of taking chances early

Katy Richardson’s dad, a microbiologist at Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave, was such an outdoor enthusiast that he had taught her how to rappel from a tree by the time she was 3.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Too many races a challenge for diligent voters

As a firm believer not only in the right to vote, but also in the duty, I have begun my due diligence for Nashville’s May 3 election. Initial conclusion: Yikes!

NEWSMAKERS

UT’s Ballings named Amazon Visiting Academic

Michel Ballings, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor has been appointed as an Amazon Visiting Academic. Ballings is the James and Joanne Ford Faculty Research Fellow and assistant professor in the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics at the Haslam College of Business.

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EVENTS

Restoring Hope Luncheon. The annual luncheon is a cornerstone event for The Restoration House and leads to building new relationships and ensuring sustainable funding for the organization to impact low-income single-mothers and their children throughout Knoxville. The event will both inspire and challenge perceptions of mother-led families and help offer a glimpse into the healing and thriving taking place. Restoring Hope is open to the public with reservations requested. Wednesday, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: The Press Room, 730 N. Broadway, Knoxville. Information

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UT SPORTS

Vols look like complete package after sweep of Vandy

They’ve got pitching. They’ve got power. They’ve got swag.

BRIEFS

KaTom plans $7.5M expansion in Kodak

KaTom Restaurant Supply, Inc. officials have announced the company will invest $7.5 million to expand its distribution operations in Kodak.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Should you repair your old car or buy new one?

Perhaps this scenario is familiar to you. Your car broke down and now you’re faced with a costly repair bill. It may not have been the first time this has happened, and you’re getting tired of pouring money into an aging machine. A new car would be nice, but is that the smartest decision in today’s inflated market?

CAREER CORNER

Are you blaming the lettuce?

I recently read a quote by Thich Nhat Hanh that resonated with me: “When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don’t blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not doing well. It may need fertilizer, or more water, or less sun. You never blame the lettuce.”

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Take your money to the next level, make it work for you

Millennials might still feel quite young (despite those pesky gray hairs and less-than-fine lines), but in so many ways, we have adulted. So it’s time for our money management to grow up a bit, too.

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