About Elizabeth A. Pooley
Education in creepy crawlies: UT researcher brings bugs into classrooms for hands-on learning
Published 05/12/2010 at midnight
South Knoxville resident Renee Follum, senior research assistant in the University of Tennessee Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, has been making her way through elementary schools for 10 years, packing at times a tarantula and two cockroaches (of the ...
After wife's death, husband teaches others art of caregiving
Published 02/10/2010 at midnight
Caregiving. It's a challenge very few are prepared for. It's a loving labor that can quickly turn into a living nightmare for everyone involved.
Farragut student works his magic with two businesses
Published 12/09/2009 at midnight
Economic downfall has had no effect on Jeffrey Doan, a young entrepreneur who owns, operates and markets two businesses with another interest on hold for future development.
Living history: Karns woman chronicles community's past
Published 09/23/2009 at midnight
It's a given throughout the Karns community that Thelma Hickey, "Miss Thelma," is a walking history book. At 92, her knowledge of the local community is gospel. And just how did this deemed matriarch achieve her status? Two words: "I ...
LAMBS members look after pets, their owners
Published 07/04/2009 at midnight
All too often it's a death sentence for pets surrendered and abandoned by owners who can no longer afford to feed and care for them during hard economic times.
Woman teaches belly dancing at Farragut senior center
Published 03/04/2009 at midnight
After selling a successful entertainment company in 1998 to retire and move to Knoxville with her husband, former Ridgefield, N.J., police Sgt. William Hamilton, Joan Hamilton is now living a "country dream," caring for two Tennessee walking horses in Concord ...
Business spotlight: HealthFirst Sports Medicine & Fitness, Inc.
Published 02/25/2009 at midnight
"We are clearly client-oriented, not sales driven," said Shane Cox, owner and manager of HealthFirst Sports Medicine & Fitness, Inc., in Bearden. "Our number one objective, following a complete personal fitness assessment ... is to design a tailor-made program, set ...
Cokesbury steps into jobless gap
Published 02/21/2009 at midnight
If you are among the ranks of the unemployed, here is an invitation with your name on it.
Pianist leads program reaching out to seniors
Published 02/18/2009 at midnight
He was a well-known and highly respected musician who retired to a quaint cabin on a remote mountain in Townsend to write according to the dictates of his heart rather than for the demands of a publisher's catalog.
Hospital transporters do job with ease
Published 12/03/2008 at midnight
With labored breathing becoming more troublesome, Stephen Winfrey had good reason to rethink the profession he'd gotten himself into. But the retired barber of 30 years was determined to do the job.
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