Knoxville, Tennessee

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summer basketball

camps in late April. Players were to be called back to participate in Noise summer basketball events with the opportunity to make the final camp in November. Service to the Greater Community Bishop Lee served as a member of the U.M. (United Methodist Church) General Board of Pensions for three quadrennia, serving as President 1992-96 (also Chairperson of the Committee on Disability, 1984-88). He was a Trustee of Millsaps College, 1974-86 (Secretary 1980-86). During 1992-96, he served as Chairperson of The Appalachian (Appalachia) Development Committee. Serving on the Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference, he was Vice Chairperson in 1988. While in Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) he served seven years on the Board of Directors of The United Way (United Way of America) of Greater Knoxville. He was also the Secretary of the Joint Committee on Communications of the U.M. Southeastern and South Central Jurisdictions in 1984, and Chairperson 1992-96. The most recent incarnation of the league was the post-World War II Tri-State, a Class B circuit with clubs in Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina. This league, which played from 1946–55, typically included clubs in Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina), Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina), Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee), Rock Hill (Rock Hill, South Carolina) and Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina); most of its teams were affiliated with Major League Baseball farm systems. '''Knoxville National Cemetery''' is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Established in 1863, the cemetery currently encompasses Union Soldier monument, which stands in the eastern corner of the cemetery, is one of the largest Union monuments in the South. Jack Neely, ''The Marble City: A Photographic Tour of Knoxville's Graveyards'' (Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press, 1999), pp. xx-xxi, 47. In 1996, the cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places as part of a multiple properties submission for national cemeteries. He attended the University of Chattanooga (now the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga) and received a J.D. (Juris Doctor) from the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) in 1951. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army. He is a former member of the Metropolitan Government Charter Commission. He currently works as an attorney, having once been an acting attorney for Hamilton County and an attorney for the Hamilton County Board of Education. Joe M. Haynes graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, and with a J.D. (Juris Doctor) from Nashville School of Law. He is a member and former chairman of the Davidson County Legislative Delegation. He was Vice-Mayor (vice mayor) of the City of Goodlettsville (Goodlettsville, Tennessee) from 1986 to 1988 and Commissioner from 1976 to 1978. He works as an attorney, and he is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, as well as one of its former presidents and directors. He is married to Barbara Haynes, Judge of the Third Circuit Court in Davidson County. Ashland City | The Tennessean | tennessean.com right 180px thumb Monument to the 79th at the Battle of Fort Sanders site in Knoxville (Image:Fort-sanders-ny-79th-tn1.jpg) At Fort Sanders (Battle of Fort Sanders) (known by the Confederates as Fort Loudoun), Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee), the Highlanders helped inflict a massive defeat on Longstreet's (James Longstreet) troops. The position, a bastioned earthwork, was on top of a hill, which formed a salient (Salients, re-entrants and pockets) at the northeast corner of the town's defences. In front of the earth- work was a 12-foot-wide ditch, some eight feet deep, with an almost vertical slope to the top of the parapet, about 15 feet above the bottom of the ditch. It was defended by 12 guns and, according to different sources, 250 or 440 troops, of which the 79th provided 120 men.


fashion industry

title With 'Falling Down,' Director Savors A New Success first Bernard last Weinraub date March 3, 1993 accessdate May 6, 2010 Schumacher studied at Parsons The New School for Design and The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Joel Schumacher Biography at Yahoo! Movies After first working in the fashion industry, he realized his true love was in filmmaking. He moved out to Los


high research

by the Carnegie Commission as a university with "very high research activity," conducting more than $300 million in externally funded research annually. About UT-Battelle. Retrieved: 14 January 2012. U.T.-connected research centers with multi-million dollar National Science Foundation grants include the Appalachian Collaborative Center for Learning, Assessment and Instruction in Mathematics, the National


game early

; ref In 2000 he lived and worked in Knoxville, Tennessee, but in 2001 moved back to Manchester having married Adria Smiley, who graduated from the University of Tennessee that year. He also lived in Knoxville for 15 months while working on Turner Interactive's ''FusionFall (Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall)'' game. Early life Beauford Delaney was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, in 1901. Delaney's parents were prominent and respected members of Knoxville's black


home natural

into adulthood. He summed up the reasons for this in a journal entry from 1961, saying "so much sickness came from improper places to live – long distances to walk to schools improperly heated… too much work at homenatural conditions common to the poor that take the bright flowers like terrible cold in nature…" Journal of Beauford Delaney, quoted in Leeming 1998:13. 1A-B  – Kingsport (Kingsport, Tennessee), Knoxville


creation programs

Ridge 1942-1970'', edited by James Overholt, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1987. * Deaderick, Lucile, ed. ''Heart of the Valley—A History of Knoxville, Tennessee'' Knoxville: East Tennessee Historical Society, 1976. * Jennifer Long; "Government Job Creation Programs-Lessons from the 1930s and 1940s" ''Journal of Economic Issues'' . Volume: 33. Issue: 4. 1999. pp 903+, a case study of Knoxville. * Isenhour, Judith Clayton. ''Knoxville, A Pictorial History.'' (Donning Company, 1978, 1980


music sports

to Hart and Chancellor Jimmy Cheek. http: sports.yahoo.com top news?slug ap-tennesseead-hart - Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) ''Nashville (Nashville, Tennessee)'' Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) Chattanooga Clarksville (Clarksville, Tennessee) - Use Sobriquets are often found in music, sports and politics. Candidates and political figures are often branded with sobriquets, either while living or posthumously


record world

Union Soldier monument, which stands in the eastern corner of the cemetery, is one of the largest Union monuments in the South. Jack Neely, ''The Marble City: A Photographic Tour of Knoxville's Graveyards'' (Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press, 1999), pp. xx-xxi, 47. In 1996, the cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places as part of a multiple properties submission for national cemeteries. He attended the University of Chattanooga (now the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga) and received a J.D. (Juris Doctor) from the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) in 1951. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army. He is a former member of the Metropolitan Government Charter Commission. He currently works as an attorney, having once been an acting attorney for Hamilton County and an attorney for the Hamilton County Board of Education. Joe M. Haynes graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, and with a J.D. (Juris Doctor) from Nashville School of Law. He is a member and former chairman of the Davidson County Legislative Delegation. He was Vice-Mayor (vice mayor) of the City of Goodlettsville (Goodlettsville, Tennessee) from 1986 to 1988 and Commissioner from 1976 to 1978. He works as an attorney, and he is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, as well as one of its former presidents and directors. He is married to Barbara Haynes, Judge of the Third Circuit Court in Davidson County. Ashland City | The Tennessean | tennessean.com right 180px thumb Monument to the 79th at the Battle of Fort Sanders site in Knoxville (Image:Fort-sanders-ny-79th-tn1.jpg) At Fort Sanders (Battle of Fort Sanders) (known by the Confederates as Fort Loudoun), Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee), the Highlanders helped inflict a massive defeat on Longstreet's (James Longstreet) troops. The position, a bastioned earthwork, was on top of a hill, which formed a salient (Salients, re-entrants and pockets) at the northeast corner of the town's defences. In front of the earth- work was a 12-foot-wide ditch, some eight feet deep, with an almost vertical slope to the top of the parapet, about 15 feet above the bottom of the ditch. It was defended by 12 guns and, according to different sources, 250 or 440 troops, of which the 79th provided 120 men.


young acts

; auditorium, where the music show was performed. When she was 10 years old, Barber began singing professionally. By the time she was 14 she joined a country music television show, located in Knoxville. She soon began performing around the Knoxville area, and even recorded records for some local labels. Her mother was an avid fan of the popular television show at the time, ''The Lawrence Welk Show'', and suggested that her daughter should write to him, because he always helped out young acts. Barber


religious leadership

). During 1992-96, he served as Chairperson of The Appalachian (Appalachia) Development Committee. Serving on the Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference, he was Vice Chairperson in 1988. While in Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) he served seven years on the Board of Directors of The United Way (United Way of America) of Greater Knoxville. He was also the Secretary of the Joint Committee on Communications of the U.M. Southeastern and South Central Jurisdictions

Knoxville, Tennessee

established_title Settled established_date 1786 established_title2 Founded established_date2 1791 established_title3 Incorporated established_date3 1815 founder James White (James White (General)) named_for Henry Knox area_magnitude 1 E+7 unit_pref Imperial area_footnotes area_total_km2 269.8 area_land_km2 255.2 area_water_km2 14.6 area_water_percent 5.4 elevation_footnotes elevation_ft 886 elevation_m 270 population_as_of 2010 (2010 United States Census) population_est 183270 pop_est_as_of 2013 pop_est_footnotes population_footnotes population_total 178874 population_rank US: 128th (List of United States cities by population) population_density_km2 701.0 population_urban 558,696 (US: 74th (List of United States urban areas)) population_metro 852,715 (US: 64th (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) population_blank1_title Combined Statistical Pop (Table of United States Combined Statistical Areas) population_blank1 1,096,961 (US: 50th (List of Combined Statistical Areas)) population_demonym Knoxvillian Knoxvillite timezone EST (North American Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 postal_code_type Zip code postal_code 37901-37902, 37909, 37912, 37914-37924, 37927-37934, 37938-37940, 37950, 37995-37998, 37920 area_code 865 blank_name FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) code blank_info blank1_name GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info website footnotes

'''Knoxville''' is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County (Knox County, Tennessee). The KMSA is, in turn, the central component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area, which, in 2013, had a population of 1,096,961.

First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century, though the arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied alternately by both Confederate and Union armies. Following the war, Knoxville grew rapidly as a major wholesaling and manufacturing center. The city's economy stagnated after the 1920s as the manufacturing sector collapsed, the Downtown area declined, and city leaders became entrenched in highly partisan political fights. Hosting the 1982 World's Fair helped reinvigorate the city, and revitalization initiatives by city leaders and private developers have had major successes in spurring growth in the city, especially the downtown area. "Ask Doc Knox," "Downtown's Homegrown Revival," ''Metro Pulse'', 16 November 2011. Retrieved: 20 December 2011.

Knoxville is the home of the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee, whose sports teams, called the "Volunteers" or "Vols," are extremely popular in the surrounding area. Knoxville is also home to the headquarters of the Tennessee Valley Authority, as well as the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for East Tennessee and corporate headquarters of several national and regional companies. As one of the largest cities in the Appalachian region, Knoxville has positioned itself in recent years as a repository of Appalachian culture, and is one of the gateways to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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