VOL. 41 | NO. 3 | Friday, January 20, 2017
Knoxville wants you to get on board
Tennessee’s $6 billion backlog in road and bridge construction projects currently plaguing the state has legislators considering a gas tax hike this session.
One surefire way to get some heated interaction on social media – other than talking politics – is a discussion of traffic, road conditions or both. But ranting about why there isn’t an interstate ramp here or a turn lane there simply won’t get the job done.
SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL
Rural broadband backers such as Misty O’Beirne in Rutherford County can take heart. Legislation to spread high-speed internet into cyberspace deserts is making the right connections.
DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS
Admiral Schofield knows exactly what to expect from second-year Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes. Call it tough love. Schofield, a 6-foot-4 sophomore forward from Zion, Illinois, served a three-game suspension for an undisclosed violation of team rules.
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes isn’t ready to proclaim Jordan Bone a rising star in SEC basketball, but he sure saw promising signs from his freshman point guard last Saturday night in Nashville.
DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD
I keep reading that Nick Saban is ruining SEC football because his Alabama program is so dominant. And I just don’t get it.
The Y-12 Federal Credit Union has announced the promotions of four staff members.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday proposed Tennessee’s first gas tax hike in 27 years to fund an ambitious roadbuilding program that would carry through well after he leaves office in two years.
TERRY McCORMICK: TENNESSEE TITANS
Now that the NFL playoffs are down to four teams remaining, it is easy to point out the common thread among them: Elite play at the quarterback position.
After going 4-0 on predictions last weekend, it’s on to the conference championship games to determine which teams will play in Super Bowl LI.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is a sharp-looking, roomy and versatile minivan with more technology than previous Chrysler vans and thoughtful features that other minivans can lack.
When planning your price increase, you probably thought about:
Interviewing for a job is an incredibly personal process – at least for the job seeker.