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This week, news emerged that Randy Burleson, owner of Knoxville favorites Aubrey's and Bistro By The Tracks, has purchased Old City's standout, The Crown and Goose restaurant.  Many theories flew around social media as to what will become of The Crown and Goose now that Executive Chef Jeffrey DeAlejandro...
Knoxville native Maynard Britain, who announced several months ago he was planning to go through with assisted suicide in response to his terminal illness, has admitted it was a hoax.  "I really do have a brain tumor," he said in his issued statement, "that is true.  I'm still going...
Coming off a disappointing third-quarter earnings report, Regal Entertainment Group enlisted the help of Morgan Stanley & Co. to review strategic options to increase revenue for the chain. What might have appeared to be a daunting task, turned out to be rather simple when viewed by an outside consulting group...
While local health systems plan a forum to answer the public's questions about the Ebola virus, a Knoxville church is offering sanctuary to people most afraid of contracting the deadly virus. Ebola has yet to spread to East Tennessee -- and may never get here -- but Grace Baptist Church,...
As the polls opened for early voting across Tennessee yesterday, all eyes were on the ballot initiatives, especially Amendment 2.  Pro-abortion groups are eagerly anticipating passage of the first-of-its kind constitutional amendment that will encourage ALL pregnant woman to consider abortion as an alternative to going through with their...
The results are in, and the Best of Knoxville Newspaper Closing for 2014 is the Metro Pulse! And, this gives us a reason to blow the dust off the Commodore 64, fire up our digital printing press, and put Knoxpatch back into motion. Stay tuned...
Although they still maintain that they aren't saying that they did or did not do anything wrong, sources close to Knoxpatch.com writers tell us that Jimmy Haslam is making an offer to those stating they were hurt by Pilot's business practices. According to our sources, Pilot will buy back all...
In response to the US Presidential elections, the remaining modern Maya people have issued a collective statement on behalf of their elders. "Told you so, pack up your shit, get in a bunker, and take your guns with you. It's over."  
A simple reminder to all the press, bloggers, and opinionated people like myself. Nobody yet knows what is going to happen. If you haven't voted, go do so.  
The media has given a great deal of attention to the spike in gun sales during the 2012 election cycle, but according to local retailers, other items have spiked as well. Just as the Republicans have rushed to purchase guns in fear of Obama's gun-control policies, Democrats have purchased...