TENNESSEE STATE PARKS HOST DAY AFTER THANKSVGIVING HIKES

Ditch the lines and head to the woods for free, guided hikes at all 56 state parks  Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes at all 56 of its parks on Friday, Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving. This is the fourth year for this event, and one in a series of five statewide […]

Public invited to glimpse into Christmas past

  TAMIS and Knoxville History Project partner for “Knoxville’s Christmas History in Print, Photo, and Film”   The Knoxville History Project and Knox County Public Library’s Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound (TAMIS) are teaming up for a look back at how Knoxville and its residents have celebrated the Christmas holiday through the years.   WHEN: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. […]

UT Students Help Local Animal Shelter, Now Receiving Donations

Five students from the University of Tennessee have partnered with Young-Williams Animal Shelter to create a crowdfunding campaign, Fur Ever Vols, to better the lives of animals and continue to help Young-Williams’s mission to end pet homelessness. This group of students who want to give back to the Knoxville community have until December 5, 2017 […]

Norwood to Celebrate Community Thanksgiving

  Members of the Norwood community will gather for a Community Thanksgiving Celebration from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Norwood Middle School.   The Community Schools Initiative at Norwood Elementary School and Northwest Middle School are sponsoring this event in partnership with Knoxville Internationals Network and other local groups.   Neighbors, school […]

Workday at Old Gray

Old Gray Cemetery, located at 543 N Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917, will have a community workday on Saturday, November 19th beginning at 9:30 a.m. Bring gardening tools and gloves.

Brunch and Learn: Seasonal Designs from Your Garden- November 16th

Join us at the UT Arboretum Auditorium on Thursday, November 16 for a light brunch from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and demonstration on how to make wreaths and seasonal centerpieces using materials from your garden. We will look at ways to use magnolia, holly, nandina and many other garden plants in lovely seasonal and holiday […]

2,500 Mentors Needed for TN Promise

    With a record number of Tennessee students applying for TN Promise, tnAchieves, the partnering organization that administers Governor Haslam’s TN Promise locally, needs 2,500 volunteer mentors to ensure each student has a local support system.   This year more than 62,000 students applied for TN Promise! Each applicant is paired with a volunteer […]

CAREACTER STAR ATHLETES: WEEK 13 HONOREES

CAREACTER STAR ATHLETES: WEEK 13 HONOREES

    CHRIS AKPOROGHENE The King’s Academy   CHRIS ALMANZA West   TRE BROWN Knoxville Catholic   JAMES DAVIS Fulton   JOEY DIETZ Farragut   CODY ESTEP Grace Christian Academy   ISSAC HUBBARD Webb School   ELIJAH JETER Austin-East   JAKE LUDWIG Halls   KAHLIL MCKENZIE University of Tennessee   TREY’SEAN MOORE Central   MICHAEL […]

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