Memories

75th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Athens Festival Announced

On July 31st, the Battle of Athens Committee will be holding a “walkabout” parade and festival at the Athens Regional Park to commemorate the most historically significant event in the history of McMinn County. “We will be holding this free event at the Reginal Park to allow plenty of room for floats, food trucks, craft vendors and children’s games,” said Suzanne Eltz, Battle of Athens Committee chair. “We are excited to announce that ... (click for more)

Kirkman graduates, from left, Darrell McDonald, Bill Green and U.S. Myers. See story by John Shearer.
Kirkman graduates, from left, Darrell McDonald, Bill Green and U.S. Myers. See story by John Shearer.

Remembering The UT 1962 College Bowl Team

Veterans Group Seeking World War II Era Soldiers Who Were Stationed At Fort Oglethorpe


The Saturday evening in 1962 before the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, team was to take on Manhattan College in the GE College Bowl, they went to Broadway’s Majestic Theatre and saw Camelot with William Squire as Arthur and Patricia Breden as Guenevere. The team’s coach, Professor of ... (click for more)

The Fort Oglethorpe Veterans Citizen Council (VCC) is trying to locate World War ll era soldiers who were stationed at Fort Oglethorpe. The VCC is planning a Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 6, on Highway 27 in Fort Oglethorpe, and would like to have all World War ll era veterans ... (click for more)



John Shearer: With New Vocational School Planned, 1950s Kirkman Athletes Recall Positives Of School And Playing For Jack Carr

7 Tennessee Sites Added To National Register Of Historic Places

Tennessee State Library & Archives Launches 2nd Saturday Tours


They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and a photo of a signed basketball remembering a moment of sports success for Kirkman High in the 1950s started quite a conversation recently among ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Historical Commission, the state agency that is designated as the State Historic Preservation Office, today announced the addition of seven properties to the National Register of ... (click for more)

The Tennessee State Library & Archives invites guests to explore their new facility with the launch of Second Saturday Tours beginning Saturday, July 10. The new building is located at 1001 ... (click for more)


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