This article was written by David L. Pike of American University At the end of the Academy Award-nominated film “Don’t Look Up,” with a meteor hurtling toward Earth, the movie’s three scientist-protagonists gather with family and...
Ready for some good news?  Spring has officially arrived in Knoxville. Covid-19 cases have been consistently declining since December, vaccines are becoming more readily available, and everyone in Knoxville over the age of 16 is now eligible to receive...
I’ve been regularly covering what’s called the “police beat” or “cop beat” for most of my career. That means my job has mainly been about witnessing the uglier things in life, things that no sane person...
It’s March 20, 2021, and I’m standing at the southern edge of Krutch Park in downtown Knoxville, my gaze resting on the bronze statue of William T. Sergeant feeding a dose of the polio vaccine...