VOL. 39 | NO. 17 | Friday, April 24, 2015
With some of the preliminary work out of the way, the ambitious airfield reconstruction project at Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport could begin in earnest as early as August.
For years, area business leaders and aviation enthusiasts have advocated the need for a general aviation airport in Oak Ridge to complement commercial air service provided by McGhee Tyson Airport, the largest commercial airport in East Tennessee.
VIEW FROM THE HILL
Tennessee’s legislators spent hours this session arguing over guns and whether to pass a law making the Bible the state book of Tennessee.
Todd Kelly Jr. concludes his first spring practice with Tennessee’s football team this week in a heated competition for a safety job.
As the NFL Draft edges ever closer, the Tennessee Titans appear to hold the key.
Tennova Healthcare has named its annual employees of the year for the health system’s seven East Tennessee hospitals.
The Knoxville Chamber has announced its finalists for the 2015 Pinnacle Business Award, the 11th year for the honors.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
The latest from luxury automaker Lexus is an audacious-looking sport coupe that turns heads and challenges long-held stereotypes of Lexus cars as sedate, plush rides.
BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW
Your broker thinks your portfolio needs more diversification. Take a little out of metals, he says, put it into tech. Move money from here, put it there. Sell manufacturing, buy oil. You hope that’s sound advice but you’ve noticed that he never uttered a word about stuffed animals. That’s a good thing, as you’ll see in “The Great Beanie Baby Bubble” by Zac Bissonnette.
Partnering with a brand spokesperson is a strategy for giving a larger voice to your message and allowing the positive feelings the market has for that spokesperson to transfer to your brand.
Once again, as Eli swung around the dark trees and onto the lawn, the children fled.” Philip Roth, in “Eli, the Fanatic” (1959).
KAY'S COOKING CORNER
One day not long ago, I was strolling leisurely through my favorite health food market. I wasn’t in any particular hurry, so I was able to stop and check out a few things instead of doing my usual hectic run-through, picking up only what was on my quickly scribbled list.