Month: September 2006

  • Drinking in a little family history

    I have discovered my great-grandfather was once the town policeman for Rock Creek, a tiny, incorporated town in Unicoi County, Tennessee, with an interesting, but brief history. My mother found somewhere recently a book called “Erwin, Tennessee, A Pictorial History, 1891-1929” by James A. Goforth (printed in 2004) and shared it with me. Erwin was…

  • My birthday was all wet

    Mark and I went rafting on the French Broad River in North Carolina for my birthday. We’re the two in the front. We went with

  • (Tennessee) Rivers of News

    UT journalism prof Bob Stepno points to an interesting mobile/PDA project from Johnny Dobbins. Wow, pretty cool. It’s a PDA/mobile news aggregator of news from traditional media outlets in Tennessee (mostly East Tennessee) and bloggers in the Rocky Top Brigade. Some of the RSS feeds seem to be screwing it up. WATE has some headlines…