About Kevin Saylor
BiographyKevin Saylor is a freelance contributor to the News Sentinel.
- Entertainment Columnist
06/17/2007 - current
East Tennessee braces for Y2K+11
Published 12/31/2010 at midnight 3 Comments
By now you've heard the story. At midnight on Jan. 1, thanks to a programming error, many of the world's computers and microchips will assume that it's Year One all over again. What that means for humanity is anyone's guess.
This year's best of East Tennessee
Published 10/15/2010 at midnight 4 Comments
East Tennessee is filled with plenty of stuff that's good: mountains; a river; lakes; the color orange; excellent baseball, hockey, football and basketball teams; Mississippi Delta-style tamales; poets; business owners; musicians; magicians; Dogwood trees; festivals; caves; black bears; schools; street ...
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Published 08/09/2010 at 5:46 p.m.
Tom Selleck, waterfalls and sandwiches
East Tennessee's Best - 2009
Published 10/16/2009 at midnight
Ten years is a long time. It's a whole decade, in fact.
Hotels in West Knoxville
Published 12/04/2008 at 3:46 p.m.
Traveling through West Knoxville, you’ll notice that there are a lot of hotels around the Cedar Bluff and Lovell Road areas. This stretch collects quite a bit of traffic coming from all directions.
Knoxville shopping: West Town Mall
Published 12/03/2008 at 8:14 p.m.
For many Knoxvillians, West Knoxville has become synonymous with shopping. West Knoxville, particularly the Kingston Pike area, is jammed full of stores, shopping centers and retail shops. Anchoring all that shopping is West Town Mall.
Knoxville shopping: West Hills
Published 12/03/2008 at 8:13 p.m.
The West Hills neighborhood of Knoxville is the location of West Town Mall, which is found right off the West Hills exit of Interstate 40. Thus, to a large degree, the West Hills area feels like an extension of the ...
Knoxville shopping: Turkey Creek
Published 12/03/2008 at 8:12 p.m. 1 Comment
Depending on your point of view, Turkey Creek is either East Tennessee’s retail dream or a very sprawl-filled type of nightmare. Turkey Creek is a shopping district, mixed-use commercial development and is often referred to by Knoxvillians as the local ...
Knoxville shopping: Cedar Bluff
Published 12/03/2008 at 8:10 p.m.
Like most of West Knoxville, the Cedar Bluff area is known for its shopping. It’s nowhere near as charming as the shopping in Bearden, nor as much an extension of West Town Mall as West Hills. Nonetheless, Cedar Bluff has ...
South Knoxville shopping
Published 12/03/2008 at 8:09 p.m. 1 Comment
Local songwriter Todd Steed has a song called “North Knoxville.” The song is an ode to Knoxville, particularly the northern side of town, and to the city’s quirks and foibles. In the bridge of the song, Steed croons, “Thank God ...
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