Quiddities: What Makes Knoxville Knoxville?

Robert Stockdale Knoxville Quiddities, Local Living 4 Comments

I have lived here, in Knoxville, pretty much my whole life. Yet, I still don’t quite know what all goes into making Knoxville the city that it is. But, like everyone else, I have my opinions on the subject. First, and foremost, its people make Knoxville Knoxville. We, the people, …

20 Images of the 1982 World’s Fair and Some White-collar Crime

CP Local History, Local Living 0 Comments

The 1982 World’s Fair gave us more to talk about than just cultural exchange, painting robots, and Petro’s. One day after the fair ended the largest Knoxville-based white-collar crime investigation in history hit the fan, throwing fair-leader Jake Butcher behind bars for banking fraud. For six months Knoxville basked in …