One of my favorite parts of reading is coming across extraordinary lines that stick with you long after the book has been closed. So for this month’s column, I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite lines — in no particular order — from books I’ve read over the years.
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Some people seem to have an instinctive love for books that begins the moment they read their first word. I am not one of those people.
Today marks seven years since a gunman entered Sullivan Central High School in Blountville, my alma mater. Just like I’ve done every August since it happened, I’ve been thinking a lot about that day over the past few weeks. I remember almost every detail of that day just like it was yesterday.
As a tribute to my old book review columns, I’ve compiled a list of four newly released books that I plan on reading before summer ends.
There are a lot of things that get passed down in families, such as holiday traditions or physical traits. In my family, it’s broken bones before weddings.
Spinners came crashing into my world during a recent trip to the Knoxville mall when my then 10-year-old daughter spotted one near the cash register of the video game store. I had no idea what they were and of course, she knew all about them.
One of the last things Tennessee lawmakers do before they come home for the year is pass a balanced budget because the state Constitution mandates it. The state had a more than $1 billion surplus on its hands at the start of the year. But the state budget has a lot of moving parts, and lawmakers often try to manipulate those parts at the last minute.
While Tri-Cities elected officials and Northeast Tennessee lawmakers appear to have a cordial relationship, on annexation and the Hall Income Tax there’s been a disconnect.
Historicon is the largest gaming convention in North America devoted to historical miniature wargaming. The event will be held in Fredericksburg Va., from July 12-16 with the theme of this year’s event being “100 Years of Tanks.”
Fifteen minutes before the Indivisible Tennessee group was to attempt to enter Roe’s office, I rang that doorbell and asked to talk to district Director John Abe Teague. The reason I did that was I had to know whether or not I could take images and video inside the office to document that interaction.
Our Republican governor doesn’t have a track record of exerting his will and playing hardball with fellow Republican lawmakers who hold super majorities in both the House and Senate.
We can agree that whatever any of the candidates had in mind to bring America to greatness, it may not necessarily be what God considers important.
Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner’s recent statement agreeing with the Federal Trade Commission’s position that the merger would result in less competition for health care services in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia is a game changer. I didn’t see that coming.
With the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, I took some time to look at documentary and news reel footage of past inaugurations. One thing I noticed was how much praying is done during the ceremony.