| May 21, 2012
With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn.
She found it in a small advertisement...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:21 PM
The message at the Middlecreek Church of the Brethren this week will center around the power of fatherly love and will be presented by the Rev. Linda Stoner. The title of her sermon is "Giggling at God." The Rev. John Stoner will...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Q: I have the happiest and most pleasant dog on the planet -- except when the mail carrier drops mail into our slot. Sadie growls and attacks the mail, then barks and growls until the carrier walks away. If I'm not home, mail is sometimes ripped apart....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:28 PM
When Jannah Tucker visited the University of Tennessee in February, she began to see herself as a Lady Vol. This past weekend, the New Town rising senior knew for sure.
Tucker, a member of the U.S. Under-18 national team, orally committed to the Lady...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 11:39 PM
Just two days after Robert Pletka was hired as the new El Centro Elementary School District superintendent, he was told a federal investigation was taking place in his district.
This was “not a good way to start a new job,” he said. Pletka...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Four years ago, Christine Magnuson's swimming coach at the University of Tennessee suggested near the end of her final college season that she might take a shot at the U.S. trials for the 2008 Olympics. After all, Mark Kredich said, it might be the last...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Virginia's governor has reappointed the University of Virginia board member who led the failed effort to oust school president Teresa Sullivan.
Gov. Bob McDonnell reappointed university Rector Helen Dragas of Virginia Beach on Friday.
Dragas was the...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:08 AM
U.S. university researchers will get $136 million to develop advanced biofuels, including to develop jet fuel, by using tall grasses, woody plants and energy cane, the U.S. government said on Wednesday.
Nearly two-thirds of the money will go toward...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla.
The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:09 AM
When it comes time for the 2013 University of Tennessee football team pictures, just tell Ryne Rankin where to stand. He has a vision.
When he visited the campus for an unofficial trip Oct. 1 – his birthday – to take in the Buffalo game, he...