Concord United Methodist Church’s annual Christmas Cantata this Sunday

Concord United Methodist Church presents its annual Christmas Cantata on Sunday, December 8 at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. In coordination with the joyful season, this year’s musical is Joseph M. Martin’s Appalachian Winter. Some 40 members of the Concord Chancel Choir and friends combine their vocal efforts with a full […]


University of Tennessee costumed mascot Smokey will serve as Grand Marshal of the 47th annual WIVK Christmas Parade on Friday, Dec. 6, in downtown Knoxville.   The parade will feature marching bands, twirlers, dancers, singers, floats, local fire departments, community organizations, radio personalities, WIVICK the Frog, Santa Claus and more. For more information, visit […]

Neighborhood Safety Workshop West is Thursday night

What:  Neighborhood Safety Workshop – West   When: 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019   Where: Arnstein Jewish Community Center, 6800 Deane Hill Drive   Who:   City of Knoxville Office of Neighborhoods, Police Advisory & Review Committee (PARC), Knoxville Police Department, residents of all Knoxville neighborhoods with a focus on West Knoxville neighborhoods   The […]

Walking through the Holidays with Joy

You may find that you are approaching this holiday season with a sense of dread due to the losses that you have experienced… a death of loved one, a divorce, a lifestyle change such as a loss of a job, your health or home, a financial change or an estrangement that causes a situation where […]

2020 Presidential Preference Primary Ballot Set

Today Secretary of State Tre Hargett certified the names of three Republican and 16 Democrat presidential candidates for the March 3 Super Tuesday presidential preference primary. On Super Tuesday, Tennessee will join 13 states to help decide who will be the next president of the United States. The following candidates will be on the March 3 […]


Join Knox Heritage at Historic Westwood on Sunday, December 8th from 12:00 until 4:00pm for an annual family tradition. Experience a Gilded-age Christmas with holiday music and refreshments as well as our first-ever holiday market. The grand 1890 home of John and Adelia Lutz will be filled with beautiful holiday decorations, including a tree featuring […]

Legal and public notices for the week of December 2, 2019

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Default having been made by the Debtors in the terms, conditions and payments of a certain purchase-money indebtedness evidenced by a purchase money promissory note and secured by the lien of a Purchase Money Deed of Trust of record in Instrument No. 201212060037228 in the Register’s Office for Knox County, Tennessee, […]

Circle Modern Dance Celebrates Winter Solstice with Dance Performance

Circle Modern Dance continues its annual holiday tradition of Modern Dance Primitive Light, a Winter Solstice celebration of the arts December 12-14 at the historic Laurel Theater.   Modern Dance Primitive Light features performance art by area choreographers, dancers, and musicians. Each performance showcases live music, directed and scored by David King, performed by King […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson Many writers have compared the seasons of the year with the seasons of life. As I approach threescore and ten years, I’ve done so as well. I fancy myself late in the Indian summer of my days, though frosty mornings and brown leaves, like my aches and pains, portend winter’s chill. […]