Lady Admirals win District Tournament as winning streak continues

Photo by Ken Lay. Farragut High School celebrates the 2017 District 4-AAA Tournament Championship. The Lady Admirals downed Maryville 2-0 at home to win their 14th straight game and the tournament title.

Lady Admirals win District Tournament as winning streak continues

By Ken Lay The 2017 season got off to a rough start for Farragut High School girls soccer team. Back in the hot dog days of August, the Lady Admirals opened their campaign by losing five consecutive matches. But that now seems like ages ago. Farragut won its 14th consecutive match Thursday night and its […]

Legacy Parks announces riverfront acquisition among 1,000 supporters

Friday, Legacy Parks Foundation announced its acquisition of the nearly three-acre McBee Ferry Landing property on the Holston River – a launching point and key component of the organization’s Head of the Tennessee Initiative.   Legacy Parks was recently awarded a grant from the Tennessee Heritage Conservation Trust Fund to preserve and enhance this historic […]

Edible Pumpkins: A Feast for the Eyes, Then for Your Pies

Edible Pumpkins: A Feast for the Eyes, Then for Your Pies

 Farms and farmers markets across Tennessee are filled with irresistible autumn décor, much of which is delicious. Choosing edible pumpkins and hard squashes helps make the most of autumn produce purchases.   Most pumpkins are edible, but don’t try to use a pumpkin as a lantern one day and then use it for cooking the […]

UT Presents Organic Crops Field Tour on October 26

Commercial Producers and Home Gardeners Should Register by October 16 for a Discount Everyone is invited to attend the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s 2017 Organic Crops Field Tour, on Thursday, October 26. Visitors will learn first-hand about the latest research efforts and organic growing recommendations while enjoying the facilities at the UT East Tennessee AgResearch […]

Tennessee’s Second Statewide Distracted Driving Enforcement Bus Tour Yielded 905 Citations

From Monday, October 9, to Thursday, October 12, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) partnered with local law enforcement for Tennessee’s second statewide bus tour to crack down on distracted driving. The THP provided two large, black and tan buses marked with THP logos to transport law enforcement as […]

Partners plan observation of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and community partners are planning a local observation of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Volunteer Landing, 900 Volunteer Landing Lane. A national observation, this day was created to provide support to and awareness of those who have lost an infant […]

TN PROMISE NEEDS 4,000 MORE MENTORS

With only seven weeks remaining, tnAchieves, the partnering organization that administers Governor Haslam’s Tennessee Promise in 84 counties, needs 4,000 more mentors to meet its goal of providing every Tennessee Promise applicant from the Class of 2018 with a local support system.   Each Tennessee Promise applicant is assigned a volunteer mentor who assists the […]

Fall Homecoming at Candoro Marble

    2-5 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 15   At this year’s Fall Homecoming at Candoro Marble event, the Candoro Arts & Heritage Center is proud to debut selections from the “Rock of Ages” exhibit. This free family-friendly event will have live music by the band Jubal, a food truck, and a variety of craft […]