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VOL. 43 | NO. 45 | Friday, November 8, 2019

Vols' receiver Callaway ‘the kid everybody loved’

His biggest fans admire him for more than football skills

Marquez Callaway thought it was a bit strange that he was allowed to return home only a week before his first career game in a Tennessee uniform. His family told Callaway that his grandmother was being honored at a local church in Warner Robins, Georgia, and he needed to be there.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Hard to appreciate autumn when it includes November

This year, like every year, I made my annual vow to better appreciate October, my favorite month. And this year, like every year – Whoosh! October is gone without any special notice on my part.

SMALL BUSINESS

Winning’s great; so is building character

From ballet to gymnastics, multitalented Quist has growing list of success stories

It’s one thing for a team to win trophies – lots of trophies – for its athletic accomplishments, quite another for showing kindness and respect toward one’s rivals.

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EVENTS

East Tennessee Preservation Awards. The awards, held in conjunction with the Knox Heritage annual meeting, includes a reception, guest speaker and award presentations to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and projects contributing to historic preservation efforts. A reception will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday with the annual meeting of members taking place from 5:45 to 6 p.m. The guest speaker and awards program follows at 6 p.m. RSVP for the event by Nov. 13 by emailing hcook@knoxheritage.org or calling 865 523-8008, ext. 3. Information: Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St. Information

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NEWSMAKERS

Haslam School honors 29 with Research Awards

The University of Tennessee has announced the winners of the Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards.

BRIEFS

Radio Systems earns Best Workplace honors

FORTUNE magazine has recognized Radio Systems Corporation, a Knoxville-based manufacturer of pet product solutions, as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production.

TENNESSEE TITANS

Byard has high school coach, MTSU to thank for NFL career

Fate intervened and made an interesting, yet defining, turn for Titans safety Kevin Byard in 2012 when he was coming out of Martin Luther King High School in Lithonia, Georgia.

Titans have to contain Chiefs’ speedsters

The Kansas City Chiefs will bring their high-powered offense to Nissan Stadium on Sunday, and chances are they will have quarterback Patrick Mahomes back after time missed with a knee injury.

Week 10 predictions: Chiefs too much for Titans

Nissan Stadium will be a focal point for NFL fans this week, but not because of the Titans. Rather, the focus will be on the Kansas City Chiefs and the likely return of Patrick Mahomes.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

What to expect with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay updates

The fall season coincides with the reveal of the latest smartphones and operating systems from Apple and Google. This year in particular marks the first time the two brands have significantly overhauled their automotive software – Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – to make them easier to use.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

You need a plan for Black Friday

My husband and I have a Thanksgiving routine. Before the family arrives or the turkey is carved, we gather in the living room. As Christmas music plays in the background, he turns on his laptop, and I mine.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Speedier payment systems could curb your expenses

Here’s an illustration of the many ways slow payment systems can inconvenience you and cost you money.

CAREER CORNER

Cutting the horn off the unicorn

I saw the perfect profile for a recruiter recently. “I am not a ninja / purple squirrel / unicorn hunter, nor someone who hires ‘rock stars.’ I am a strategic and tactical recruiter, meaning I partner with leaders and we hire – at scale, for the niche skills required to make the difference to a business.”

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