Nelda Hill Brings a Love Of Movies And Jazz to Knox County’s Libraries
Published 11/17/2010 at 12:07 p.m. 1 comment
If you look past librarian Nelda Hill's conviviality, you’ll catch the full measure of the discerning intelligence that is currently ushering the library’s non-print department through the rapid technological changes of the 21st century.
Inman Majors Revisits Knoxville's World's Fair Era
Updated 6/22/2009 at 9:46 a.m. 0 comments
“To look to the river or the mountains or the university bell tower a mile away was to see just another spring day in Glennville, a lovely one, but like a million others before it. And then to look down ...
Dolly's Deputy in Drag
Published 4/1/2009 at 4:25 p.m. 1 comment
Chris Hamblin knows he’s pushing it. He chose “Knoxville Has a Whorehouse in It?!?! But We Love Jesus, Too!” as the theme for his second Night of 1,000 Dollies on Friday, April 3. He and acts ranging from the Salome ...
Published 9/24/2008 at 6:00 p.m. 1 comment
By taking a hike and telling a lie, Hollis Church set in motion 22 years of career choices, a slow-motion chain reaction that’s not nearly at an end. This was 1986. The tall, willowy Church, who moved here with her ...
Published 9/3/2008 at 6:00 p.m. 2 comments
Over the three-day Labor Day Weekend, Gregory Button spoke to quite a few people who were fleeing New Orleans to possibly avoid the onslaught of Hurricane Gustav—some while they were still in the city, some on their way to refuge, ...
The Power of Will
Published 7/23/2008 at 6:00 p.m. 1 comment
In Profile by Rose Kennedy: U.S. Transplant Games, July 2008, Pittsburgh. In a qualifier for the 100-meter dash, the eventual winner, Will Jay of Knoxville, has finished his sprint in about 12 seconds and is walking back. “As I’m going, ...
The Highly Effective Novelist
Published 7/2/2008 at 6:00 p.m. 0 comments
In Profile: Richard Yancey is the creator of Teddy Ruzak, the Highly Effective Detective. The first book, The Highly Effective Detective, came out in 2006; the second, The Highly Effective Detective Goes To the Dogs, is due out next month. ...
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