Mike Babcock shot this video of approaching storms from Shakerag Road on the evening of Apr. 27, 2011. Storms resulted in fatalities and severe damage in the Camp Creek and Horse Creek areas. Babcock said he identified areas of tornado-like clouds in this raw footage, which shows a portion of the storm intensity. To see still images Babcock pulled from this video, click on STORM PHOTOS. Video by Mike Babcock, Special to the Sun.
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Thornton Wins 'Teen Princess'
The Miss Greene County Pageant was Oct. 8, 2011, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Sara Mitchell of Jackson was crowned Miss Greene County; Naomi Boling of Corryton, Outstanding Teen; and Kayla Thornton of Knoxv...(more)
black leaders who have achieved success in careers as diverse as banking and law enforcement and a
white minister who played a leading role in soothing race relations in the wake of Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr.'s 1968 assassination wer...(more)