Historic East Knoxville/Park City/Burlington Neighborhoods meeting

Knox Heritage has invited interested residents and business owners to attend the second Historic East Knoxville/Park City/Burlington Neighborhoods meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at the Burlington Branch Library, 4617 Asheville Highway. “As the historic preservation education and advocacy organization for our area,” the organization said in a statement, “Knox Heritage would like to […]

Alexander: Betsy DeVos is On Our Children’s Side

Alexander: Betsy DeVos is On Our Children’s Side

Would her critics be happier if she had spent her time and money trying to deny children from low-income families the choices of schools that wealthy families have instead of trying to help them?—Lamar Alexander At Tuesday’s Senate education committee hearing on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to lead the U.S. Department of Education, Chairman […]

Looking for Employment? FEMA is Hiring

Tennessee residents looking for temporary work following the wildfires in Sevier County have an opportunity to learn firsthand about the recovery process. Workforce Tennessee, in conjunction with FEMA, is advertising open temporary positions in Sevier County.   Interested applicants can visit the Workforce Tennessee website at jobs4TN.gov. To find the available jobs, fill in the […]

On Inauguration Day, Beacon Files Medicaid Block Grant Resolution

As President Trump is being sworn in, the Beacon Center has partnered with legislators asking the Trump administration and Congress to authorize Medicaid block grants for Tennessee, which will allow the state to spend our Medicaid dollars more effectively and efficiently. Cameron Sexton will join the Beacon Center and Sen. Mark Green in sponsoring the […]

Winter Stargazing Session at Marble Springs State Historic Site

Join Marble Springs on Saturday, January 28th for a winter nighttime viewing session. This session will be lead by Gary Noland, adjunct instructor of Astronomy at the University of Tennessee. Guests will meet at the cottage where they will begin with a discussion about navigating from constellations. The stargazing will begin at about 7 p.m. […]

Zoo Knoxville hosts job fair for seasonal positions

Zoo accepting applications and interviewing candidates January 20 and 21, 2017   Zoo Knoxville will be accepting applications and interviewing candidates interested in seasonal, variable hour positions in guest services, including admissions, retail, rides and attractions and tram operations on Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon each […]

DISH Orange & White Game Set For April 22

DISH Orange & White Game Set For April 22

The Tennessee football team will hold its annual DISH Orange & White Game on April 22 with a 4 p.m. ET, kickoff at Neyland Stadium. Admission and parking for the DISH Orange & White game are free. Before the game, Tennessee will celebrate Fan Appreciation Day. UT players and head coach Butch Jones will be available for […]

Free Student Admission for Cumberland Piano Trio Performance

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is pleased to present the Cumberland Piano Trio this Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church. Established in 2013 as an outgrowth of the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association’s Isotone series, the Cumberland Piano Trio has become well-known for championing the works of […]

Smart Trips opens program to all types of trips

In 2017, Smart Trips is opening the program to include all types of alternative commutes. Started in 2002, Smart Trips is a free online program that rewards people for driving less by providing incentives for people to carpool, vanpool, bike, walk, take transit, telecommute, and work compressed schedules. Those who log at least one alternative […]

MPC to Expand Edgewood-Park City Historic District

  The Knoxville Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) will hold a meeting to discuss the boundaries for the proposed expansion to the existing Edgewood-Park City Historic District (H-1 Zoning Overlay). The purpose of this meeting is to answer questions and gather input about the proposed expansion of the historic district. The meeting will start at 6:00 […]