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VOL. 45 | NO. 21 | Friday, May 21, 2021

Hemp’s shaky promise

Emerging crop has been a bust for many farmers. But there is growing hope

They are located more than 2,500 miles apart. But except for their polar-opposite population bases, there are many similarities between tiny Ketchum, Idaho (2,878 residents, the latest census figures show) and Knoxville (741,000).

NEWSMAKERS

Area Nurses of Note recognized for service

Knoxville-based PerfectServe has announced its inaugural Nurses of Note awards program, including Knoxville area honorees.

BRIEFS

Elo to expand Knoxville operations

Elo, a global provider of interactive touch-screen solutions, plans to open a new state-of-the-art facility in Knoxville.

Local Weather
Currently
Knoxville, TN
76.0°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: South at 17.3 mph
Humidity: 69%

EVENTS

Fun for seniors. Knoxville’s Office of Special Events is offering senior adults a new way to get active and creative Wednesday in the city’s parks. Senior’iffic Fun in the Park will be held at Caswell Park (570 Winona Street) near the John T. O’Connor Senior Center. Senior adults can participate in a variety of activities, including line dancing, Tai Chi, aerobics classes, crafts, painting and playing music. All activities will be conducted in a safe, physically distanced setting that adheres to public health protocols for reducing the risks of spreading the COVID-19 virus. Activity sessions are available in two time slots: 9:30-11:20 a.m. and 11:40 a.m.-1:30 p.m. All events are free, but registration is required for each week to allow for proper physical distancing at the event. Information

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BEHIND THE WHEEL

2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs. the Subaru Forester

The launch of Ford’s Bronco, its highly anticipated Jeep Wrangler-like SUV, won’t likely happen until late this year. But there already is a Bronco-badged alternative at dealer lots: the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport. It’s related to Ford’s Escape crossover SUV but has more squared-off bodywork and enhanced off-roading capabilities.

PERSONAL FINANCE

The checks that could change your financial life

Starting in July, most families with children will start getting monthly payments of as much as $300 per child as part of the American Rescue Plan’s expansion of the child tax credit.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Is it finally time for you to become your own boss?

Maybe you’re cringing at the thought of going back to an office. The seed of a business idea floats around in your head between work videoconference calls, after the children are asleep or while you tend your pandemic garden.

REAL ESTATE

How to plan an eco-friendly remodel without overspending

By Annie Millerbernd

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