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Lauren Byram

About Lauren Byram

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Position History

  • Editorial Intern
    08/10/2009 - 01/01/2010

Recent Work

  • Fourth And Gill’s Scrappin’ In The City Brings Together A Community Of Hobbyists Published 01/27/2010 at 10:43 a.m.

    When Fountain City craft boutique Scrappin’ in the City decided to relocate to Fourth and Gill, some customers and friends of its three female owners were concerned. Says co-owner Yvette Morris, “When we first said that we were going to ...

  • Armed and Dangerous and Not a Cat-Lover Published 11/18/2009 at 10:31 a.m.

    They say curiosity killed the cat, but is there really a good reason for a cat to get maced? This conundrum was explored in a Fountain City condo complex at 6 p.m. last Monday.

  • Vinyl Thief Wins Second Round of Sound Off Published 11/11/2009 at 10:12 a.m. 1 Comment

    The Square Room was comfortably full on Nov. 4 with a lively crowd of students, local music buffs, and supportive family members all eager to see their favored band take the title in the second installment of the club’s six-month ...

  • Dorothy Allison's Harrowing Personal Tales Published 11/04/2009 at 11:33 a.m.

    Poet and fiction writer Dorothy Allison has made a career out of frankly addressing issues of sexuality and family friction in the South. Her work has won numerous awards and critical acclaim. And that attention has put pressure on the ...

  • I'll See Your Chihuahua and Raise You an Eighth Published 11/04/2009 at 10:50 a.m.

    On Oct. 24, a 37-year-old man broke into an acquaintance’s house in Old North Knoxville and stole a chihuahua. The dog was then transported to Oliver Springs, where it was traded to dealers for a modest amount of marijuana.

  • A Cozy Crack Den Can Be So Hard to Find Published 10/14/2009 at 10:27 a.m.

    Around 9:30 p.m. on a late September Thursday, police were called to an East Knoxville discount grocery store. There, employees explained they had just seen a woman who appeared to be considering arson as a possible nighttime diversion, loitering in ...

  • Knoxville Outdoors Guide Published 10/07/2009 at 10:12 a.m. 3 Comments

    The Metro Pulse resource guide to outdoorsy activity in the Knoxville area: cycling, hiking, kayaking, birding, climbing, and more.

  • You’d Think It Would’ve Happened on “Tazewell” Pike Published 09/23/2009 at 2:32 p.m.

    At an apartment complex off of Riverside Road, just a few minutes before 6 p.m. on Sept. 10, a female in her mid-20s was seen wandering around the parking lot brandishing a 950,000-volt Taser.

  • Community and Creativity Meet at the Appalachian Arts Craft Center Published 09/23/2009 at 2:15 p.m.

    Thirty-nine years ago, Grace Foster and Sara Starr founded the Community Craft Co-Op in Clinton, hoping to provide a little extra income for crafters in an economically depressed area. The Community Co-Op’s headquarters, opened in 1972, was little more than ...

  • Brian Wagner’s Photo Project Lets Local Musicians Show Themselves Off Published 09/02/2009 at 2:32 p.m.

    The moods of the photos in Brian Wagner's Sound Booth rest entirely on the musicians’ facial expressions, what they’re wearing, and how they hold their bodies. The artificiality of the typical method for portrait-capturing and the photographer’s directions are bypassed. ...