Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent horrendous attack on our nation’s capital, some of us are feeling more than a little stressed.
A watershed moment in art history took place with the recent passing of Lora Haney Creasman, one of my all-time favorite artists.
Fall color has arrived early this year, so get out there and enjoy it while it lasts.
October is a great time of year.
According to this newspaper, federal grants recently awarded to McMinn County will help extend water lines into rural parts of the county.
Finally. Good news from the federal government.
For years we have endured anti-public-school pundits lecture us as to why we should not spend more money on public schools.
Textile mills are part of our local heritage.
Timber extraction is one of the historic occupations that shaped McMinn, Monroe and Polk counties.
During this time, some of us are finding ourselves being still for a change.
For those who are experiencing “COVID-19 Cabin Fever,” taking an old fashion automobile ride could be a nice diversion.
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid a few problems bare that are hard to ignore.
The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us that we are a global community whether we like it or not.
America is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which guaranteed women the righ…
Soon we can expect to hear snippets of folk wisdom intended to help us navigate springtime as it will play out in East Tennessee.
Most of us have heard the adage “what’s old is new again.”
A lot of people are talking about Rural America nowadays.
Many Americans look forward to Thanksgiving.
A number of factors make a place distinctive.
Any time a group gets sideways with the City of Etowah, others pile on and the outrage shifts from the central issue into “The City is Killing…
The term “creative placemaking” is bandied about quite a bit nowadays.
I’ve been mad at AT&T for some time now.
I just learned that Ken Dubke is the 2019 recipient of the “Robert Sparks Walker Lifetime Achievement Award.”
As our small towns ponder over how to thrive in the 21st century, it might be helpful if we reimagine our existing assets and opportunities.