I intended to write this column about the mining heritage of the Tennessee Overhill, but I became distracted while researching.
Recent newspaper articles reported on a proposal to create Amtrak passenger train service to link Nashville to Atlanta via Chattanooga.
A window of opportunity has opened.
Last week, while poring over Sunday morning newspapers, I spotted a headline in the Chattanooga Times that read, “Legislators seek to replace …
We humans live in a beautiful place and we are obligated to do more than enjoy it.
Since we are in the middle of winter, not to mention a pandemic, it’s helpful to find ways to enhance our wellbeing.
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.
Well, Etowah’s annual “Community Christmas Tree Debate” is underway.
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.