East Tennessee

Submitted, Second Harvest Food Bank

Stacy Clark has a doctorate in forestry. But for the last month she’s been cleaning houses, pulling weeds, and selling firewood. The odd jobs helped her cobble together some income while she was furloughed from her job with the U.S. Forest Service.

Full Court Press

Nov 9, 2018

In 1976, Tennessee was one of only six states in which women played six on six basketball. WUOT's Hannah Martin sat down with co-authors Bill Haltom and Amanda Swanson to talk about their book Full Court Press which tells the story of how Pat Summitt, a highschool basketball player, and a legal team changed the course of the game forever.  In Haltom's words, "the story of the doors that were opened because of this goes beyond sports." 

Vince Staten is back to discuss his writing career and his recent induction into the East Tennessee Writer's Hall of Fame.