Partial greenway closures this week

Two partial greenway closures will take place the week of Monday, May 1, in order for the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) to conduct maintenance for utilities services.   First, a section of Bearden Village/Third Creek greenways behind the University of Tennessee’s RecSports Complex will be briefly closed for work on KUB’s electric distribution system. The […]

Kimberly Williams-Paisley, ‘The Blair Garner Show’ host Nashville ‘Disco Party’ to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

Brad Paisley and top country artists will take the stage to perform hits from the ‘70s and ‘80s and fight Alzheimer’s disease    On Sunday, June 4, 2017, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and The Blair Garner Show will host the inaugural “Disco Party” to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Taking on a new twist to raise awareness in […]

DoR to offer free new business workshop webinar May 15

The Tennessee Department of Revenue is hosting a free online workshop for new businesses on Monday, May 15. At this event, which will take place at 9 a.m. Central time, new businesses will be able to learn about their state tax obligations via a live webinar.   Staff from the Department of Revenue’s Taxpayer Education […]

March of Dimes to Hold Big Annual Fundraiser to Help Babies Be Born Healthy

Hundreds of families and local business leaders will join together on Saturday, April 29  at Zoo Knoxville for the 2017 March for Babies, the nation’s oldest fundraising walk, which helps more babies survive and thrive. This year’s Knoxville Ambassador Family is the Vaughan Family. Ben and Rosalynn Vaughan were already informed they were categorized as […]

Alexander: President’s Directive Ensures Faithful Implementation of the Law that Restored Local Control of Classrooms

Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) yesterday made the following statement on the Trump Administration executive order ensuring faithful implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act – the new education law that Alexander sponsored to restore local control of classrooms: “In 2015, there was a consensus that No Child Left Behind needed to be […]

Knox County Beekeepers Association meets Monday

The Knox County Beekeepers Association’s next monthly meeting is Monday, May 1, 7-9 p.m. at New Harvest Park Community Building. Program topics: Treatment Free Beekeeping, Knox County and Tennessee Beekeepers Overview. Open to anyone interested in honey bees. Admission is free.

Performances Added of ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

  Due to popular demand, additional performances of the Clarence Brown Theatre’s family-friendly classic, “Around the World in 80 Days” have been added for Tuesday, May 2 and Sunday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. Free and convenient parking is available in the McClung Tower Garage on Volunteer Boulevard.   While “Around the World in 80 Days” is […]

Sheep Shearing Day this Friday at Museum of Appalachia

  NORRIS, Tenn. –This Friday, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the Museum will host its second and final Sheep Shearing Day of the year. Students and families are invited to join the Museum as they welcome the warmth of spring by trimming the winter’s heavy growth of wool from their flock of sheep. Last […]

Fineberg Packing Co., Inc. recalls ready-to-eat ham products due to possible listeria contamination

Fineberg Packing Co., Inc., a Memphis, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.   The ready-to-eat hickory smoked and BBQ ham items were packaged on January 16, 2017. The following products are […]