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VOL. 43 | NO. 33 | Friday, August 16, 2019

Arrowmont's best friend ... again

May's mission

For Bill May, what happened on Nov. 28, 2016, was the unfortunate result of “the perfect storm.”

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Franchising is the Future

Ever eat at a Captain D’s or a Shoney’s restaurant? Grab a cupcake from Gigi’s or a latte at Just Love Coffee?

Benefits to franchising outweigh most pitfalls

The dream of owning a business is a common one.

Local Weather
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EVENTS

FRIDAY, AUG. 16: Behind the Scenes Tour. Knox Heritage members will be able to take a tour of old South High School provided by Dover Signature Properties. RSVP by Wednesday, Aug. 14, to rsvp@knoxheritage.org or 865-523-8008, ext. 1. Old South High School, 953 E. Moody Ave. 5-7 p.m. Information: www.knoxheritage.org

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JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

State's tricked out license plates over the top

It may be the one thing Tennessee legislators enjoy more than designating official state dogs, rocks and such: authorizing new specialty license plates.

NEWSMAKERS

Rosenbaum, Bach promoted at UT Law

Professors Briana Rosenbaum and Wendy Bach have been promoted at the University of Tennessee College of Law.

BRIEFS

Blackberry Mountain unveils Lexus course

The Lexus Off-Road Adventure is coming to Blackberry Mountain, a new addition to the Lexus Hotel Partner program.

UT SPORTS

Health or career? Gilroy makes right choice

A sacrifice would have to be made no matter which option Erin Gilroy chose.

TENNESSEE TITANS

Davis' new mantra: "I've got to get open''

The Tennessee Titans are banking that 2019 will be the year that Corey Davis becomes what is known in league circles as a “WR1.”

Titans' wide receiver keeps eye on film, ball

Corey Davis says he prefers to train with just himself and his trainer in the off-season. But when it comes to film study, Davis admits he has studied some of the other current great wide receivers in the NFL, hoping to watch how they do things and incorporate some of those elements into his own game.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Ram 1500 moving in on popular Ford F-150 pickup

Ford’s F-Series has dominated the full-size pickup sales race for as long as anyone can remember. For much of that time, Ram trucks have languished in third place behind the Chevrolet Silverado. But Ram has been steadily winning converts over the past few years, and it just recently leapfrogged Chevy into the No. 2 sales position.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Be alert and don't be a scam artist's next target

Believing that fraud can’t happen to us — because we’re too smart, logical or informed — may make us more vulnerable. Successful scam artists skillfully overcome our defenses and get us into emotional states that override logical thinking, says Kathy Stokes, AARP’s director of fraud prevention programs.

CAREER CORNER

What have you done in the last five years?

There’s a new question emerging in the world of job seeking. It’s something I never expected. It doesn’t happen in every interview, but it happens enough that it’s worth mentioning.

CRITIC'S CORNER

Fast & Furious spinoff too audacious for its own good

It’s hard to believe the mid-budget street racing pic “The Fast and Furious” has brought us nearly 20 years later to the preposterous “Hobbs & Shaw.”

MILLENNIAL MONEY

How to outsmart smartphone scammers

Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

Cope with 'idiots' in your workplace with author's color-coded program

Every day of the week, you want to pound your head against your desk.

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