Volunteer Tennessee, the Governor’s commission on volunteerism and service, seeks public input to develop a new State Plan that will set the agency’s strategic direction for the next three years. Once developed, the new State Plan will advocate service and volunteerism as strategies to meet critical community needs, including service through programs funded under National […]

East Tennessee PBS Holds Antique & Art Appraisal Fair July 28th at William King Museum of Art in Abingdon, VA

Nonprofit Viewer Supported PBS Member Station Partners with Case Antiques to Bring Antiques Experts & Appraisers, including Ken Farmer of popular PBS program Antiques Roadshow   East Tennessee PBS along with Case Antiques invites the public to bring antiques, art and collectibles to an antique & appraisal fair on Saturday, July 28 in Abingdon Virginia. […]

Early Voting Begins Across Tennessee

    Early voting for the Aug. 2 primary begins today. Early voting runs Mondays through Saturdays and ends Saturday, July 28. Election Day is Thursday, Aug. 2. The voter registration deadline ahead of this primary was Tuesday, July 3. “We expect major races to create lots of interest this election cycle as Tennesseans decide […]

Halls BPA meets Tuesday

The Halls Business and Professional Association (HBPA) will hold its July Membership meeting on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at noon at Beaver Brook Country Club.  The July Speaker will be Patti Bounds, Knox County School Board. The July Business Spotlight will be Beaver Brook Country Club.  The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend.  Cost of lunch is $12.

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Scavenger hunts, specialty burgers for a bargain, beer & cheese pairings, free concerts, movies under the stars, sing-along musicals, a 90s party, a craft fair and unique festivals like Uncle Dave Macon Days and Kingsport Fun Fest are all on tap this week across Tennessee. For a complete list of events, visit Ongoing Tennessee […]

Upcoming events at the Historic Ramsey House

Workshop: Early Families in the Forks Sunday, July 15, 2:00-4:00 pm at the Historic Ramsey House Fur traders, circuit-riding preachers, longhunters, statesmen, and adventurers: who were your ancestors?  Jan Loveday Dickens will share information and resources with participants. Along with learning interesting details and stories about the Armstrong, Jack, Kennedy, Campbell, Kelly, Huffaker, Johnson, Naill, […]

Emerald Youth to host Career Fair this Saturday

Openings for full and part-time roles in a variety of key positions   Emerald Youth Foundation, a faith-based nonprofit nearly three decades old which serves young people in the heart of the city, is seeking applicants for a variety of key positions.   The organization will host a career fair Saturday, July 14, from 10 […]

HUD announces Bob W. Cook as Knoxville, Tennessee Field Office Director

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Southeast Regional Administrator Denise Cleveland-Leggett, announced the selection of Bob W. Cook, to serve as HUD Field Office Director for Knoxville, Tennessee on July 10, 2018. As the Knoxville Field Office Director, Cook will serve as HUD’s liaison to mayors, city managers, county commissioners, elected representatives, state and local officials, […]

City Council Workshop: Clayton Science/Discovery Center Project

  Representatives from the City of Knoxville and the Clayton Homes Foundation will present the proposed Clayton Science/Discovery Center Project on Thursday, July 12, at 6 p.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main St.   Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “[People] love to wonder, and that is the seed […]

Fountain City Business and Professional Association meets tomorrow

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is  Wednesday, July the 11th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: Steven M. Borden, P.E. | Director/Assistant Chief Engineer, TDOT – Region 1 Topic:  What’s happening with […]