Forum gives views on beer sales, new trash canisters

Forum gives views on beer sales, new trash canisters

By Mike Steely The Knoxville City Council got an earful Tuesday night when Rev. Doug Stauffer of the Antioch Baptist Church spoke in public forum and called some of the council out by name for their vote recently to do away with the distance required between beer sellers and churches. Stauffer demanded a compromise […]

Menorah Carved out Ice on Market Square

Today, December 26th a Menorah Carved of Ice will be lit on Market Square   Today, Monday, December 26, at the skating rink in Market Square a Menorah carved of Ice will be lit. Menorah Madness, the community annual Chanukah celebration will take place at the Market Square Skating Rink. Following the Menorah Lighting at […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of December 26, 2016

  NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated February 8, 2016, executed by CLAUDE W. ROBERTS, conveying certain real property therein described to MARK ROSSER, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of […]

TDEC Announces Third Annual Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) invites Tennesseans to submit nominations for the third annual 2017 Sustainable Transportation Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is March 31, 2017. The Awards recognize outstanding initiatives within the state of Tennessee to reduce transportation-related energy and emissions, in line with an overarching effort to save natural […]

Zoo Knoxville hosts Wonderfully Winter Princesses during holiday break

Zoo Knoxville hosts Wonderfully Winter Princesses during holiday break

Zoo Knoxville is celebrating the holiday break with a unique and magical visit from Neverland and Company’s Snow Queen and Snow Princess.  The zoo’s Wonderfully Winter Princesses event will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.   The Snow Queen and the Snow Princess, along with famous friend Beauty, […]

Tennessee Department Of Safety & Homeland Security Announce Holiday Enforcement

Yesterday, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announced a reminder that the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will be out in force during the holiday season to ensure travelers reach their destinations safely. State Troopers will focus their attention on impaired driving and seat belt usage during the holiday, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on […]

TDOT Halts Highway Construction for Christmas Holiday

No Lane Closures on Interstates and State Routes from December 23rd until January 3rd   Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.   […]

Dogwood Arts’ First Friday: Glass Guys

Celebrating East Tennessee’s Finest Glass Artists Dogwood Arts’ First Friday events and exhibitions support the creativity of local and regional artists. To kick off the new year, Dogwood Arts will present artworks created by the talented Glass Guys who call Knoxville and our East Tennessee region home. These artists create contemporary artworks using glass blowing […]

Cash mob Thursday to honor longtime local business owner

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is organizing one last cash mob, this time to show appreciation to Alvin Frye, a longtime local business owner in Fountain City.   Frye served during World War II and the Korean War and has owned the Fountain City Exxon station at the intersection of Broadway and Essary Road for […]