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VOL. 41 | NO. 37 | Friday, September 15, 2017

The Swamp holds all the answers

Coaching futures could be determined by Saturday’s Vols-Gators matchup

Butch Jones will coach one of the biggest games of his Tennessee career against Florida on Saturday.

Guarantano must prove his worth on the field

Two games into the season, Quinten Dormady has established himself as Tennessee’s quarterback. For now.


Opioid committee on right track, obstacles remain

Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold can remember the first time his detectives brought a heroin case to him three or four years ago.

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Vintage Fashion Show. The annual event is Goodwill Industries-Knoxville’s flagship event. The evening of fun and fashion features hundreds of vintage and vintage-inspired modern outfits, all found at local Goodwill stores. The event includes a full-course dinner, entry to the fashion show and access to great deals at the Vintage Boutique immediately following the show. Attire is dressy or cocktail. The funds support Goodwill Industries-Knoxville’s mission to provide vocational services and employment opportunities for individuals with barriers to employment in East Tennessee. Thursday, 6-9 p.m. $40 per person, $375 for table of 10. Holiday Inn Downtown World’s Fair Park, 525 Henley St., Knoxville. Information: www.gwiktn.org/

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Haslam College hires alumnae as director

The University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business has hired Nancy Scott as director of the leadership development program for graduate and executive education.


Nearly $4M granted for cemetery expansion

Tennessee will receive a nearly $4 million grant to expand a veterans cemetery.


Shaw lends a little of his courage to Titans

There were more than a few missteps and miscues by the Tennessee Titans in Sunday’s season-opening loss to the Oakland Raiders.

Titans at Jaguars: What to watch

Taylor Lewan vs. Calais Campbell. Campbell had four of the Jaguars’ 10 sacks Sunday. Yes, you read that right, 10 sacks by the Jacksonville defense. Lewan and the Titans defense did a decent job of protecting Marcus Mariota against Oakland. Keeping Mariota upright is key, because, remember, this is where Mariota suffered the broken fibula on a sack last year.


Will ‘It’ scare you? Sure, but it offers viewers much more

“It,” the new movie based on the 1986 novel by Stephen King, is everything a film based on the book should be.


Method over madness: your marketing budget

It is that time of year. No, not the start of football season – the start of budgeting season.


Moving to another city for a job? 3 tips for happy landing

Have you ever thought of moving to another city? For many job seekers searching in a difficult market, I often recommend looking in other places.