Jessica Boling: Candoro Marble building gets new sign in time for Vestival
Published 04/30/2013 at 6 p.m.
With its carved exterior, unique architecture, and newly restored marble sign, the former Candoro Marble office and showroom building is becoming a haven of art and culture in South Knoxville, but it wasn’t always so inviting.
Students at Johnson University attempting to officially change spelling of 'forty'
Published 04/23/2013 at 6 p.m.
Kevin Tucker wants to change the spelling of a common English word. “The way we spell ‘forty’ has always been puzzling to me,” said Tucker, 21, a junior at Johnson University in South Knox. “Why don’t we spell it like ...
Jessica Boling: Rugby club creates community, accountability for members
Published 04/16/2013 at 6 p.m.
When Shane Tornoe, 18, joined the South-Doyle Rugby Club at South-Doyle High School three years ago, his grades were suffering. “I had a 2.4 average as a sophomore,” he said. Tornoe says participating in the rugby club gave him the ...
Jessica Boling: Youth group members 'take up their cross'
Published 04/09/2013 at 5:21 p.m.
The youth group at New Salem United Methodist Church in South Knox recently decided to take up their cross — literally.
South Knoxville's Ye Olde Steak House celebrates 45 years
Published 04/02/2013 at 6 p.m.
Siblings Cheryl Wilson, Nancy Ayres and David King grew up grilling steaks and greeting customers. Their parents, Bunt and Helen King, started Ye Olde Steak House Restaurant on Chapman Highway in 1968. This year, the restaurant celebrates its 45th year ...
Jessica Boling: Teacher takes two Science Olympiad teams to state
Published 04/02/2013 at 6 p.m.
When Bryan Schultz began teaching eighth-grade science at South-Doyle Middle School a few years ago, he already loved the Science Olympiad program. “I taught at Bearden Middle School where they had an established Science Olympiad team,” Schultz said. “I got ...
Jessica Boling: Conservation efforts earn farmer honors
Published 03/19/2013 at 6:30 p.m.
When long-time cattle farmer and veterinarian D.J. Krahwinkel heard about the need to clean up a polluted creek in South Knox County, he took action.
Jessica Boling: South-Doyle female soccer player going to Division 1 team
Published 03/12/2013 at 6 p.m.
Last month, Alli Gale signed on to play soccer at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, where she will enter as a freshman in the fall. She will be the first female athlete from South-Doyle High School to play Division ...
Jessica Boling: Students get behind-the-scenes look at downtown businesses
Published 02/26/2013 at 6 p.m.
Whether they were making pizzas in an industrial-sized kitchen or folding sheets in a hotel laundry room, students from South-Doyle Middle School enjoyed a behind-the-scenes look at seven businesses in downtown Knoxville last week.
Jessica Boling: Mooreland Heights students honor teacher Kitty Simon
Published 02/19/2013 at 5:42 p.m.
On Thursday, students at Mooreland Heights Elementary School in South Knox participated in Jump Rope for Heart, a yearly fundraiser benefiting the American Heart Association. This year, the kids had a special reason for jumping rope. Mrs. Kitty Simon, who ...
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