6th District Democrats April events

  The 6th District (Karns, Hardin Valley, Solway, part of Powell, Norwood, Pleasant Ridge, Ball Camp, Concord North) of the Knox County Democratic Party will meet at the Karns Library on Oak Ridge Highway at 6:15 on Tuesday, April 26.  The topic will be the Donna Lucas campaign for County Commission.  For information, please contact […]

Farragut Trash Run today

Keep Knoxville Beautiful is excited to host its second Trash Run in the town of Farragut. The Trash Run will take place on and near the Turkey Creek Greenway on April 20 to celebrate Earth Day. Participants will meet at Wild Wing Cafe in Farragut at 5:30 p.m. This is a non-competitive fun run and […]

Support The Girls Launches In Knoxville

Recent studies by the Social Service Review show the number of homeless women and families spiking across the United States, which is why Support the Girls – Knoxville is taking action. This grassroots initiative is part of a network of chapters in multiple states to combat the issue many women and girls face in secret, […]


Porcelain tile manufacturer to create 40 jobs Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Del Conca USA officials announced yesterday the company will invest $30 million to expand operations at its Loudon facility. The porcelain tile manufacturer will create 40 jobs in Loudon County.   “Approximately 1,300 Tennesseans are employed in […]

Reaching Out for Agape: Fundraising Campaign Begins

 Reaching Out for Agape, a student-run Indiegogo campaign that aims to raise money for Agape Outreach Homes, has launched. They are fundraising to help Agape purchase fifteen new beds for residents who live in the house as well as those transitioning to independent living.   Agape simultaneously combats homelessness and mental illness by providing a […]

Historic Fourth + Gill Presents the 26th Anniversary Tour of Homes

  The Historic Fourth + Gill Neighborhood welcomes you to celebrate its 26th Anniversary Tour of Homes on Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. Purchase advance Tour of Homes tickets for $10 (free for children 12 and under) on the Fourth + Gill website (www.fourthandgill.org), at Three Rivers Market (1100 N. Central Street), at […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson It should come as no surprise that we often make judgements on appearances. We do this even though we know magazine cover-girls with airbrushed perfection aren’t real. Similarly, the facades of movie stars are often a far cry from their true nature. Why should anyone assume an actor has a valuable […]

From Rep. Harry Brooks

From Rep. Harry Brooks

I have received several responses to the constituent survey which was recently mailed out. This week I would like to talk about the results. If you have not yet filled out a survey, it is never too late to give feedback. If you need information on how to access the survey, please get in touch […]