KCHD’s next Diabetes Management Series starts May 5

KCHD’s next Diabetes Management Series starts May 5

Classes are free and open to the public The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) offers a free Diabetes Management Series several times a year to help those affected by the disease. The next four-part series takes place on Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the KCHD auditorium, 140 […]

KCS Summer Transfer Window May 2-July 1

The Knox County Schools summer transfer window began Monday, May 2, 2016, and concludes Wednesday, July 1, 2016, at 4 p.m. The summer transfer window provides an opportunity for parents and/or legal guardians to request transfers for their students who meet at least one of the following criteria: • Students new to the Knox County […]

Great American Cleanup in Oak Ridge

Join the Healthy Waters Program and Keep Anderson County Beautiful (KACB) for a community litter cleanup. The City of Oak Ridge Healthy Waters Program has partnered with KACB to host this year’s Great American Cleanup event in Oak Ridge on Saturday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event will be held at […]

Festival on the Hill at Gresham Middle Friday

Festival on the Hill at Gresham Middle Friday

Gresham Middle School is hosting its second annual Festival on the Hill on Friday, May 6, from 4-7 p.m. Events kick off at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium with a screening of several animated short films. During the festival, the Gresham Chorus will present selections from High School Musical, including some sing along numbers. The […]

Bearden area slated for mixed-use zoning

Community meeting to showcase concepts of proposed zoning changes On Tuesday, May 3, staff from the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) will host a public meeting to present the general concepts of a newly proposed Mixed Use District zone for the Bearden Village area, and provide an opportunity for questions and feedback from the community. The […]

The Chalk Board for May 2, 2016

By Sally Absher Cinco de Mayo Carnival at West View Elementary School West View Elementary School will host a Cinco de Mayo Carnival on Friday, May 6th from 4:30-7:00 p.m. to raise funds for the school. There will be games, a dunking booth, Safety City, and fun activities for the whole family, along with traditional […]

TN(never gonna be)Ready

By Sally Absher “Hallelujah!! The entire state of Tennessee Opts Out” reads the headline of the 4/28/2016 Momma Bears blog (mommabears.org). Oh the rich irony! Parents were told they couldn’t opt their kids out, but now if you have a student in grades 3-8, they are all opted out! After repeated glitches, delays, and failure […]