Kwayu Graham, a former coach at Austin East High School in Knoxville, left there to take a head coaching job in Lexington, N.C.
The Carolina Panthers High School Coach of the Week program recognizes high school coaches who, through their hard work and dedication to young people, have made a difference in the lives of their players’ high school and community.
Kwayu, head coach at Lexington Senior High School, was selected as this season’s second 2012 Coach of the Week.
Christmas was really a great day for Julia Harris.
Her children from Nashville and Knoxville came home to spend this day with her and their sister, Alicia Harris.
Her children are Tabby Tayler and her son Jalen; Jeff Harris, his wife, Silvia, and their daughters, Courtney and Chelsea; Kristie and Malachi and their three children; and Sybil, her husband Tony Cannon, and their two children.
They enjoyed a delicious meal with all the trimmings. Afterward, gifts were opened and all were more than happy for what they received.
Kingston Elementary School student Mason Edwards, center, and his brother, Jesse, present Will Cramer from the Anderson County American Red Cross office with money Mason collected for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Mason made the decision on his own to find a box and collect money from his family, neighbors and friends, and his parents drove him to the Anderson County Red Cross office on Dec. 21 to drop off the $19.05 he collected.
As Americans prepare for holiday celebrations, AAA reminds both drivers and passengers of the dangers on the roads on New Year’s Day.
According to AAA, New Year’s Day consistently ranks as the day most alcohol-related fatalities occur.
To strengthen efforts to protect the public against drunk drivers and reduce alcohol-related traffic deaths, AAA supports ignition interlocks for all convicted DUI offenders and offers important safety advice to partygoers.
Gary, Pat and Tyler Hickey from North Carolina, Deloris Gray and daughter, Tenile and grandson, Sheldon from Texas, Mary Johnson, Cora Linson, Barry Linson and daughter Willow, all from Knoxville, Robin Shannon and son from Chattanooga, Kecia Sanders and sons, Kortney Cameron and a friend from Chattanooga, Jill and Keith Johnson, Barbara Upton, Courtney Thomas, DC Upton and Evelyn Sanders, were recently guests of Herbert and Carolyn Griffin.