Dr. Enuf devotees have made all sorts of claims over the years about the drink’s therapeutic powers. Some say it eases arthritis. Some say it soothes a “sour stomach.” Some say it makes chemotherapy more bearable.
If you had told Merrell Graham 25 years ago that someday people would be renting and watching movies on their telephone, he might have laughed you right out of his newly opened Surgoinsville video rental store.
The building was constructed in 1921 with a side door leading to that alley, but at some point it was bricked in. Before Red Dog opens, however, that brick will be knocked out and the original doorway will be reopened.
By the fifth week of the year (Jan.29 through Feb. 4) sentinel physicians in Sullivan County reported 5.72 percent of patients with influenza-like illness — compared to 8.6 percent in Knoxville, 9.9 percent in Shelby County (Memphis), and 24 percent in Madison County (Jackson).