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VOL. 44 | NO. 38 | Friday, September 18, 2020

Bitten at early age – no, not literally

But it was love at first snake for Zoo’s Colclough

Breathless after a Zoom meeting with kindergarteners from John Sevier Elementary School in Maryville, Phil Colclough laughingly explains how the class ran three times as long as planned.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Loyal fans mark 60 years of ‘Andy Griffith Show’

With the 60th anniversary of “The Andy Griffith Show” approaching Oct. 3, I call your attention to Nashville’s strong connection with Mayberry.

NEWSMAKERS

UTIA recognizes award winners

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has honored members of faculty and staff for outstanding service.

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EVENTS

The Virtual LATINO Awards 2020. The awards honor those who serve the East Tennessee community and is Centro Hispano de East Tennessee’s annual fundraising event. Centro Hispano, a nonprofit educational organization in Knox County and surrounding areas, supports the integration of the growing Latino community and provides information and referral services, workforce development and adult education programs, and educational programs for children, youth and families. Thursday, 5-9 p.m. Information

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TENNESSEE TITANS

Is Wilson another first-round mistake for Titans?

He could join Pacman, VY, Britt. Better if he'd follow Lewan

The happy-happy, joy-joy of Jadeveon Clowney signing with the Tennessee Titans last week was rudely interrupted Saturday morning with the news that first-round pick Isaiah Wilson had been arrested on a DUI charge.

Titans must beware Jags, Minshew in Week 2

First down: Don’t take the Jaguars lightly. The surest thing among all the prognosticators is that the Jaguars would finish last in the AFC South with the Titans, Texans and Colts finishing 1 through 3 in some order.

BRIEFS

$7.4M repaving projects near end of the road

Knoxville’s $7.4 million 2020 Resurfacing Project is reaching its conclusion with the repaving of 37.5 miles of streets and addition of 50 speed humps for Neighborhood Traffic Safety traffic-calming projects in six neighborhoods.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Best crossover SUVs for towing boats, trailers

RV and trailer sales greatly increased this summer as consumers sought out vacations while remaining socially distant during the pandemic. But what’s the best vehicle to tow them?

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

You’ll need more than plan, tools to build your business

You have enough material to get you started on this project. The building plans are finalized, but experience tells you that they’ll be tweaked. Likewise, though you have the tools to begin, you’ll need more as you go.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Are Medicare Advantage plans worth the risk?

About 1 in 3 people 65 and older in the U.S. enroll in Medicare Advantage, the private insurance alternative to traditional Medicare. It’s not hard to see why: Medicare Advantage plans often cover things Medicare doesn’t, and most people don’t pay extra for it.

CAREER CORNER

Pandemic job postings more likely to result in hires

Many people are nervous about searching for a job right now. The market feels completely unstable.

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