Dalton State's Randy Bell And Kevon Tucker Named NAIA All-Americans

Friday, March 27, 2020
Dalton State's Randy Bell has been named as an NAI first team All-American. Bell led the Roadrunners with 17.3 points per game and was the Southern States Athletic Conference co-player of the year.
Dalton State's Randy Bell has been named as an NAI first team All-American. Bell led the Roadrunners with 17.3 points per game and was the Southern States Athletic Conference co-player of the year.
- photo by DSC Athletics


Coach David Payne Wins At Tazewell $10,000; Eldora's Stream 100 Replaces Dream 100

Mark McCarter: Ray Deering Was The Soul Of Good Nature As We Almost Missed Hank Aaron's Historic Homer

Trio Of Moc Runners Honored As CoSIDA Academic All-Americans


Six days post the Tazewell (TN) Speedway 2020 season opener Gary Hall and his family and staff welcomed the IRONMAN series to the Ultra-High Banks for the $10,000 to-Win "Toyota of Knoxville ... (click for more)

It's April 8, 1974, and traffic is horrendous as we exit the freeway in downtown Atlanta, back in the day when the blue dome atop the Hyatt was the most visible landmark. The Atlanta cops ... (click for more)

Nathan Watson, Jonathan Boyd and Abbey Bateman were named to the 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team, as voted on by sports information directors around the country, for their excellence ... (click for more)



Sports

Coach David Payne Wins At Tazewell $10,000; Eldora's Stream 100 Replaces Dream 100

Six days post the Tazewell (TN) Speedway 2020 season opener Gary Hall and his family and staff welcomed the IRONMAN series to the Ultra-High Banks for the $10,000 to-Win "Toyota of Knoxville 50" Super Late Model event Saturday night. Another packed grandstands and live Internet broadcast on dirtondirt.com witnessed high school basketball coach David Payne (#8) of Murphy, N.C., lead ... (click for more)

Mark McCarter: Ray Deering Was The Soul Of Good Nature As We Almost Missed Hank Aaron's Historic Homer

It's April 8, 1974, and traffic is horrendous as we exit the freeway in downtown Atlanta, back in the day when the blue dome atop the Hyatt was the most visible landmark. The Atlanta cops are overwhelmed. We’re in the wrong lane to turn right, to head down toward Atlanta Fulton County Stadium, so we’re forced into a lap around the capitol building. Finally we’re in the proper ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tennessee Aquarium Announces Phased Reopening Plans

After standing empty for more than three months, the Tennessee Aquarium’s galleries will soon echo with the laughter and excited chatter of guests once again. The aquarium will begin a phased reopening to the public with exclusive opportunities for members beginning June 12-14. The Aquarium will then close for a few days to ensure new processes and safety protocols are operating ... (click for more)

County Courthouse Employees Go Home At Mid-Day Before Protestors Arrive; Hamilton Place Closes Early

Employees at the Hamilton County Courthouse on Monday shut down at mid-day ahead of another wave of expected protestors. Trustee Bill Hullander said the action was taken after there was word that a protest would be held at 1:30 p.m. on the Courthouse grounds. He said, "We did not want to take a chance on something happening to one of our employees as they left to go home." ... (click for more)

Opinion

It's Anarchy Now

During the Russian Revolution thousands upon thousands were slaughtered. Famine brought about starvation and even cannibalism in the new Soviet Union. Between the World Wars hundreds were murdered in Germany with no reaction by the government. Food shortages and mass unemployment led to daily civil unrest. Communist revolutionaries routinely battled private armies openly in the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden This June

On this, the first day of a new month, I pause during my monthly trip to the garden as I mourn for my country. The protests that morphed into ugly, race-fueled riots are worse than the COVID virus that continues to plague our nation. By this I mean we were helpless to the virus – there was no way to stop it and therefore we must endure. Criminal rioting is altogether different. ... (click for more)