Wild Bird Eggstravaganza at the UT Gardens

Register Now for Family Friendly Egg Hunt Paired with Wild Bird Education   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ― Celebrate the coming of spring with a fun family educational event on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UT Gardens. Come learn about wild birds, the vegetarian side of their diet and how to […]

Tennessee Stage Company Announces Auditions For SHAKESPEARE ON THE SQUARE

The Tennessee Stage Company holds auditions for the 2018 Shakespeare on the Square season on Saturday, March 3, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 4, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 620 State Street.   Auditionees are requested to prepare two contrasting monologues, at least one classical, of no more […]

Meet Your Reps: Hugh Nystrom, Lynne Fugate, Andrew Roberto

  Join 4th District County Commissioner Hugh Nystrom, 4th District School Board Representative Lynne Fugate, and 2nd District City Councilman Andrew Roberto for “Meet Your Reps” on Wednesday, February 28. This will be an opportunity for residents in the Bearden/West Knoxville area to meet with their local representatives on school board, county commission, and city […]

KCS Reschedules Strategic Plan Community Meetings for Districts 3 and 8

Due to inclement weather and closings for the flu, two of Knox County Schools’ strategic plan community meetings—at Carter Middle and Cedar Bluff Middle—had to be rescheduled. The Carter Middle School meeting has been set for Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Cedar Bluff Middle School meeting has been set for Thursday, March 8. The meetings represent […]

February is Heart Month

  By Rosie Moore Valentine’s Day is over and enjoyed by millions of people showing their love for others.  February still remains the “heart” month because of its close connection with that amorous holiday. That heart that we celebrate each year is becoming more and more battered by disease. More and more people are dying […]

Talking with nothing to say

  By Joe Rector I admit it; I have a propensity to talk and talk. It’s not that the sound of my voice is pleasing nor is it that I have words of wisdom for the ages. No, I most often talk too much when I’m bored or nervous. In either situation, yapping like a […]

Happy Presidents’ Day!

By Ralphine Major The writing on the name tags does not show, but the silhouettes on the tags bear resemblance to the former presidents whose birthdays we celebrate in February.  Years ago, our mother usually baked a cherry pie on February 22 for Washington’s birthday and rolled up a Lincoln Log Cake on February 12 […]

Butch Jones is STILL on the Jumbotron

  By Alex Norman   Back on November 12th, Tennessee fired Butch Jones as its head football coach.  Since then the Vols had seemingly hired a coach (Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano), only to see a fan revolt squelch that move. They offered the job to Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy, Purdue’s Jeff Brohm and […]

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