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Letter: Road name is embarrassing, should be changed

Editor:  I have lived in this area all my life. Growing up, the address was Route 2...no big deal. But when houses and businesses had...

Garrett: Consumer loyalty is a strange thing

We consumers are a strange lot when it comes to brand loyalty. Consider this: If Nike wants to put its name on a billboard, the...

Garrett: School's actions speak loudly

It is often said that actions speak louder than words. If that old adage is true, Christian Academy of Knoxville's actions last week spoke volumes. CAK...

Garrett: The best option may be to eat him

As I watched Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow in Podunk, Penn., Sunday morning, I was reminded of Clark Griswold’s line in the movie “Christmas...

Martin Luther King changed white America, too

With Monday’s dismissal of schools and closure of local and state government offices will come the obligatory objections that Martin Luther King Jr. doesn’t...

Garrett: Stay out! This is my room!

If twins are supposed to share some sort of special sibling bond, mine apparently didn’t get the memo. My son has a heart approximately the...

Garrett: Right or wrong, men died for that

Whether Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson was right or wrong in his comments on the issue of homosexuality is secondary to the central issue...

Garrett: Our elders did Christmas different, but they did it right

Oneida’s Flonnie Webb Stephens, who will turn 105 in just a few weeks, pens a remembrance of Christmases long past in this week’s edition...

Garrett: Mike Cross wasn't your typical sheriff

Two things I can tell you about Mike Cross: He was a John Wayne fan, and he was a man of faith. To see the...

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Scott comes from behind to defeat Carter, 55-54, in wild finish

KNOXVILLE — The highlight of Scott High’s 55-54, non-district win over Knox Carter here Tuesday, Jan. 19, was a Trey Morrow buzzer-beater that allowed...

Lady Highlanders get back into win column with 56-46 victory at Carter

KNOXVILLE — “We’re not going to give it back.” That’s how Scott High coach Jake Wright summed up his team’s 56-46 win at Knox Carter...

Oneida puts away determined Coalfield to remain perfect in district play

COALFIELD — Oneida was able to avoid being swarmed Tuesday night in the Jackets nest but it wasn’t without a fight, as Coalfield fought...
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