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VOL. 43 | NO. 24 | Friday, June 14, 2019

Closing time at McClung for Chapman

‘You may still find me around here,’ retiring director hints

Despite a near-lifelong fascination with ancient artifacts, some of which he unearthed himself in East Tennessee, the thought of leading one of the South’s premiere archaeologically-focused museums never crossed Jeff Chapman’s mind until it came time for the previous director of the McClung Museum to retire in 1990.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Before you make fun of Southerners’ city pronunciations ...

So, is it pronounced Nash-ville, or Nash-vul? Should Maryville be referred to as Murvil, Marvull or Mehrvul?

STATE GOVERNMENT

Legislators want Casada gone, so why the wait?

Are we there yet? Not exactly, as the question relates to Williamson County Republican Rep. Glen Casada’s resignation as Tennessee House Speaker.

Local Weather
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EVENTS

Shrimp Boil: Peelin’, Eatin’ & Politickin’. The Knoxville Chamber’s event features food, music and top business and community leaders. Elected officials and others from across Tennessee are invited to this annual event, now in its 11th year. Business casual/casual attire encouraged. VIP tables of eight also are available. Thursday, 5-7 p.m. $35 for member, $40 for non-members. Jackson Terminal, 205 W. Jackson Ave. Information

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SMALL BUSINESS

‘There’s never been a better time to be a beer drinker in Knoxville’

Ale Trail showcases area’s best brews, camaradarie that makes it possible

Scruffy City’s brewers are using their favorite pastime to bring consumers the best of craft beer.

SPORTS

Granddaughter of UT coaches taking game to Dartmouth

It would have been natural for Regan Weekly to play college softball for Tennessee.

NEWSMAKERS

The Trust Company welcomes Davies

Adam Davies has joined The Trust Company of Tennessee as a relationship manager.

BRIEFS

Sword & Shield bought, forming Avertium

Knoxville-based Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a national cybersecurity firm, has been acquired by Sunstone Partners, an equity firm.

EDUCATION

UT releases proposed tuition and fee increases

The University of Tennessee board of trustees will be considering a record fifth year of tuition increases when it meets June 21.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Discontinued car models offer value – with a price

Model year 2019 marks the end of the line for some notable Ford and General Motors sedans. As a result, dealers will be slashing prices to try to move these discontinued models out of their inventory.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

I spy someone who needs help with art of persuasion

You just had your trenchcoat to the cleaners. There are new batteries in your undercover wrist-camera, and your listening device seems to be working well. You’ve even found a perfect hidey-place to watch from the shadows.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Don’t believe these five myths about Social Security

Researchers tell us most people would be better off waiting to claim Social Security benefits. Yet most people file early.

CAREER CORNER

What getting a job and car insurance have in common

If you’ve ever switched jobs, you know it can be hard – really hard. I’m not talking about getting the same job at a new company. Switching from one type of job to another can feel impossible.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

What couples gain by merging finances

As a millennial couple, you and your partner might not be planning to blend finances even if you’ve been together for a while.

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