Thursday, June 30, 2022

Hard Talk

The Corner Perspective: The Everyday Experience of February 23

He looked familiar, but I was not sure. As we approached each other, strolling on the sidewalk, I thought for a moment that I knew him but then decided I did not.  I gave a...

The Bridge Between Krutch Park and K-Brew

Sleeping on the hard, black metal frame of a bench in Krutch Park, indifferent to the frost or the people around him, it functioned as his bedroom without walls.   Now, however, he enjoys the...

NEW: A clarification and thoughts on reporting about homelessness

Officials at Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) recently took issue with comments made by some persons who are experiencing homelessness who were interviewed for our story “Homeless Fear New Law.” (See https://www.hardknoxwire.com/new-homeless-fear-new-law/) In that story,...

The Housing Crisis Alarm

I have worked at Volunteer Ministry Center and Knox Area Rescue Ministries for the past twenty years within what is sometimes known as Knoxville’s “mission district.” However, there has not been a single day that...

A message from the editor

Hello, friends! We have a couple of announcements to make this morning, the most important being that we’re going to be cutting back on our content for the next couple of days while we hunt...

We’re back!

As the headline says, we’re finally back in the proverbial saddle and looking forward to continuing what we started around this time last year. First of all, we’d like to thank all of you...