Top Stories for Thursday, December 5
Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95. Read more...
Horse trainer Larry Wheelon, three others indicted on 18 counts of aggravated cruelty to livestock, conspiracy
Maryville horse trainer Larry Joe Wheelon, two stable employees and a farrier face 18-count indictments returned Monday by a Blount County grand jury charging them with aggravated cruelty to livestock and conspiracy. Read more...
The Alcoa Police Department released a photo of a suspect who allegedly groped a teenage girl at the Panera Bread in Alcoa Friday evening. Read more...
Long-term plans to link Maryville’s and Alcoa’s greenway trails with those in Townsend now have an estimated price tag. A recently completed master plan estimates the construction cost of the 13.7-mile trail at $24.46 million. Read more...
A great need: Benefit will help Greenback woman fighting colon cancer
A benefit will be held Saturday in Greenback for one of its own, a grandmother of six who was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More News In Print or E-Edition
- ‘Brought it back to life:’ Little World holiday tradition garners rave reviews
- Candlelight Tribute raises funds for Empty Pantry
- Blount lawyer placed on disability status
- Atmos Energy encourages contributions
Putting it on the line: Alcoa faces big task in CPA front five
When Alcoa defensive coordinator Brian Nix said that the Christ Presbyterian Academy offensive front was a huge challenge for the Tornado defense, the veteran assistant wasn’t kidding. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More Sports In Print or E-Edition
- Burcham perceivers to reach Winter Nationals
- Vols say it’s ‘not time to panic’ after UTEP loss
- Clark, Blount County crew to call state title game
- Maryville College’s Howarth named All-South
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Decadent decisions: Classic dishes take on new look
Olivia Sipe provides recipes for Cream Cheese Potato Soup, Baked Cranberry Sauce and Pumpkin Bread Pudding. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More Blount Life In Print or E-Edition
- On with the show: Santa Mouse Christmas House opens Thursday
- Foothill Striders to walk Cooper Road trail
- Cherokee Caverns to hold holiday event
- Take walk on Thunder Road Saturday
TRADITION AND INNOVATION: ‘The Nutcracker’ changes, but the story’s holiday heart remains the same
Preview of this year’s production of “The Nutcracker” by Appalachian Ballet Company Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More Weekend News In Print or E-Edition
- Country star Martina McBride serves up some holiday cheer at Christmas concert
- Trombone Shorty still plays from the heart of the Big Easy
- Olympic skater Scott Hamilton teams with Amy Grant and friends to fight cancer
- No ‘Deception’ here: Rockers in Divided We Stand are the real deal
Looking for a new smartphone for the holidays? Reviews say Moto G isn’t the best, but decent for $179
You’re not getting the best or the latest technology with Motorola’s $179 Moto G smartphone. What you do get is a great price for something close. Motorola bills the Moto G as the phone for the rest of us — the ones who can’t afford $500 to $700 for a high-end smartphone. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
More Business News In Print or E-Edition
- Tech gurus help boost speedy Internet in schools
- Jack Daniel’s sales drive Brown-Forman earnings
- Americans turn to mobile devices for Cyber Monday
- Record crowds over weekend, but spending declined