Old Photos: Bluff View

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Bluff View has often been featured in post card views.

A number of stately homes once ringed the top of the bluff.

Many of those were taken down, but the Ross Faxon home that is now part of the Hunter Museum of Art remained.

Some homes in the vicinity of Spring Street and High Street were saved by the preservation efforts of the Portera family.


Couple Arrested Trying To Load $4,789 In Stolen Loot From Home Depot Near Hamilton Place

3 Men Charged In Hammer Attack On Man That Left Him With "Major Injuries"

Governor-Elect Bill Lee Announces Cabinet Appointments


A couple was arrested trying to load $4,789 in stolen items behind the Home Depot near Hamilton Place. Charged was Chad Mendes, 28, and Kimkeisha Jackson, 24. Police said Mendes punched ... (click for more)

Three men have been charged in a hammer attack on a man who was left with "major injuries." Hospital officlals said the numerous marks to the victim's head, face and neck appeared to have ... (click for more)

Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee announced four appointments to his cabinet for departments including Commerce and Insurance, Financial Institutions, Safety and Homeland Security, and Tourist ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Couple Arrested Trying To Load $4,789 In Stolen Loot From Home Depot Near Hamilton Place

A couple was arrested trying to load $4,789 in stolen items behind the Home Depot near Hamilton Place. Charged was Chad Mendes, 28, and Kimkeisha Jackson, 24. Police said Mendes punched a loss prevention officer, then repeatedly fought with police who quickly arrived on the scene. Officers said they had to twice use pepper spray on Mendes as he refused to get into a patrol ... (click for more)

3 Men Charged In Hammer Attack On Man That Left Him With "Major Injuries"

Three men have been charged in a hammer attack on a man who was left with "major injuries." Hospital officlals said the numerous marks to the victim's head, face and neck appeared to have been made by a hammer, and that if the attack had continued he may have died. Charged with aggravated assault and aggravated burglary were Tylor Day, 26, of Chickamauga, Ga., Aaron Cunningham, ... (click for more)

Opinion

TVA Land Grab

The Georgetown land grab is just ‘Business as Usual’ for TVA. For the past 80 years they’ve shown their stripes in this matter - 170,000 acres seized at LBL, countless acreage taken in the Tennessee River Valley. Land taken for coal and nuclear sites. All by the same play book. All from average people. We want this, you have this, we get this. I worked with TVA as a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Greatest 4 Minutes

I would venture to say I know more sports trivia than the next guy. I’ve spent a fun lifetime watching and listening and learning so why is it, on the early eve of my three-score-and-ten, I never knew about “the best four minutes in sports” until just now? Oh, for decades I’ve know the annual Army-Navy football game, the latest just played this weekend, was special. A half-century ... (click for more)

Sports

Admiral Schofield Leads Tennessee To 76-73 Upset Of #1 Gonzaga

Admiral Schofield led the once-beaten Tennessee Vols to an upset of top-ranked Gonzaga, 76-73, on Sunday afternoon. In a game played in Phoenix, the Vols led by as many as 9 early, then were in the lead at halftime 34-33. The previously-undefeated Zags built their own lead on the shooting of Zach Norvell Jr., then seemed to have the advantage when Vol star Grant Williams went ... (click for more)

Meme Jackson Has Career Day To Lead #9 Lady Vols Over #12 Texas In Austin

Senior Meme Jackson logged a career-high 33 points to lift the No. 9/9 Lady Vols to an 88-82 victory over No. 12/12 Texas in the Frank Erwin Center on Sunday. Sophomore Evina Westbrook posted 23 points for her third straight 20+ point performance. Cheridene Green was also in double figures for Tennessee (8-0), adding 10 points and six rebounds. Texas (7-2) was led in ... (click for more)