Redrawing the Lines of Fort Sanders' Neighborhood Conservation Overlay
Published 12/11/2013 at 4:42 p.m. 0 comments
Last month, the City of Knoxville put forth an unprecedented proposal: to remove a historic overlay in Fort Sanders to allow Covenant Health to demolish some Victorian houses and move one, in exchange for some property where the city would ...
The Parking Garage: How Important Is It for the Strip’s Revitalization?
Published 12/11/2013 at 4:41 p.m. 0 comments
City officials say the opportunity to build a new parking deck designed to lure visitors to the Strip isn’t the most important part of their plan, but it’s clearly a giant incentive.
New Lives: What Do Immigrants Find Here When They Decide to Start Over in Knoxville, Tenn., U.S.A.?
Published 12/4/2013 at 10:58 a.m. 0 comments
Knoxville as refuge? For many immigrants, our small city in the Southeast is just that—a place for a new start. But what sort of lives do they find for themselves here, from opportunities to cultural acclimation? Paige Huntoon shares the ...
Knoxville’s Immigration Services
Published 12/4/2013 at 10:54 a.m. 0 comments
Coming to the United States with little-to-no knowledge of how things like renting apartments and finding a job work is tough. But Knoxville is home to several organizations that aim to help people transition to their new lives much easier.
Passing Through: Allison Outerbridge
Published 12/4/2013 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
Sometimes Knoxville is just a stop along the road for people looking to advance themselves in the United States. For Allison Outerbridge, Knoxville has been a launchpad of sorts for her career.
The Civil War Battle for Knoxville
Published 11/27/2013 at 1:50 p.m. 0 comments
It was 150 years ago this weekend that Gen. James “Old Pete” Longstreet ordered a desperate charge up the hill toward the most formidable earthworks in East Tennessee. The men in gray who died here likely didn’t even know it ...
The War on Teachers 2: Teachers Revolt!
Published 11/20/2013 at 11:52 a.m. 2 comments
Two and a half years ago Metro Pulse wrote a story, “The War on Teachers: How did Tennessee’s educators become the new public enemy?,” which looked at legislation designed to reshape the teaching profession in Tennessee. Almost of it passed. ...
Education Reform: Spelling Out the Acronyms
Published 11/20/2013 at 11:46 a.m. 0 comments
Educators love acronyms, for whatever reason. LOVE THEM. So here’s a list of all the confusing terms you’ll find in our story on Knox County teachers and their complaints over state and local education reforms.
Ghost Images: the Photography of Don Dudenbostel
Published 11/13/2013 at 4:00 p.m. 0 comments
Don Dudenbostel has been taking pictures of iconic East Tennessee scenes since the 1950s, black and white photos that record cultural fragments from our everyday lives. Here are prime selections from Dudenbostel’s vast archive, along with the stories behind the ...
War Stories: Knoxville's Female Veterans Talk About Being a Woman In—and Out—of the Military
Published 11/6/2013 at 11:29 a.m. 0 comments
This year hasn’t been short of controversy over the military’s treatment of women. Though they make up just about 14 percent of the armed forces, half of all victims of sexual assault in the military are women. But that’s not ...
Getting Help for PTSD
Updated 11/13/2013 at 11:10 a.m. 0 comments
Knoxville doesn’t have a VA hospital. There’s a vet center and an outpatient clinic. But the main regional medical center for veterans is in Johnson City, nearly two hours away.
Coping With PTSD: One Female Veteran's Story
Published 11/6/2013 at 11:20 a.m. 0 comments
Anita Taylor joined the Army at age 22, in 2000. She thought she’d be a badass like Demi Moore’s character in the movie G.I. Jane. It wasn’t until 2009 that she finally realized she needed to do something about her ...
Inside the Lair of Knoxville’s Mysterious Hag Cult, Illustrator of the Bizarre
Published 10/30/2013 at 3:00 p.m. 1 comment
On this Halloween season, we’d like you to meet Knoxville’s foremost horror illustrator, the mysterious young woman who calls herself Hag Cult. Who is she, and how does she conjure such terrifying imagery? April Snellings enters her lair to find ...
The Dawn of Knoxville's TV Age
Updated 11/4/2013 at 4:24 p.m. 2 comments
Sixty years ago, Knoxville braced itself for the sudden appearance of an entirely new medium: television. The debut experienced a few technical glitches, but TV was up and running in Knoxville—creating a new industry with unusual opportunities for those who ...
Local Color: Magnolia Avenue
Published 10/16/2013 at 4:00 p.m. 1 comment
In this edition of our ongoing series of neighborhood photo essays, Shawn Poynter explores the Magnolia Avenue corridor. Meanwhile, Jack Neely provides a short history of this eclectic, and often less-traveled part of Knoxville.
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- Jan 23rd 2013 Practical Reasons To Save Old Buildings
- Dec 12th 2012 The Fabulous Hambright Sisters
- Dec 12th 2012 The E.M. Jellinek Center
- Oct 31st 2012 Ghost Hunting at Harriman's…
- Oct 17th 2012 Knoxville's World of Mushrooms
- Sep 19th 2012 Tennessee's Craft Beer Scene
- Aug 15th 2012 Walter P. Taylor Homes
- Apr 25th 2012 TVA's Tree-Clearing Policy
- Aug 24th 2011 MP's 20th: Some Favorite Covers
- Feb 23rd 2011 YWCA's Network of Help
- Sep 16th 2010 Bee Emergency