Friends of Seymour Library: Wheatlands talk

Robert Parker, one of the owners of Wheatlands,  Sevier County’s best-known antebellum home, will talk on “Rediscovering Wheatlands Plantation” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Seymour Library. Admission is free. Parker and co-owner John Burns have extensively researched the plantation’s history and are constantly finding new facts about the Boyds Creek property. The talk […]

Knoxville Community Band To Perform Free Concert

The Knoxville Community Band will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Tennessee Amphitheatre at World’s Fair Park. The program will include a number of iconic American tunes, starting with a piece titled, “Tennessee Salute,” which features a number of songs well-loved and recognized by Tennesseans: “Your Cheatin’ Heart” by […]

Knox Heritage hosts Historic East Knoxville/Park City/ Burlington Neighborhoods Meeting, October 17th

  Knox Heritage invites interested residents and business owners to attend its Historic East Knoxville/Park City/Burlington Neighborhoods meeting on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Burlington Branch, Knox County Public Library – 4617 Asheville Highway.   Knox Heritage, as the historic preservation education and advocacy organization for our area, would like to assist with encouraging dialogue […]

UT Arboretum Society presents a MOONLIGHT HIKE October 15

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society presents a “Moonlight Hike” on Saturday, October 15, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the UT Arboretum, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge. Please note that this event is limited to ages 10 and above.   Join the group as they walk Arboretum trails by the light […]

Keep Knoxville Beautiful Hosts Unique Music Event

Keep Knoxville Beautiful (KKB) is revitalizing a unique KKB tradition Friday, October 14, 2016. KKB’s Rocky Top Pickin’ Party will be held under a full moon close to downtown at the historic Mabry-Hazen House from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. It will feature the musical talents of The Bearded and the Hardin Valley Thunder. All are […]

Rocky Hill area added to mosquito spray schedule

The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Culex mosquitoes in the Rocky Hill area of West Knoxville. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in this area on Thursday, Oct. 13 between 9 p.m. and midnight, […]

Apple Festival at NHP Farmers Market

The New Harvest Park Farmers Market is hosting an Apple Festival this Thursday, Oct. 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. at New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane. For more information, visit the Facebook event: or contact Rebecca at 865-363-1936 The New Harvest Park Farmers Market is a participant in the AARP Foundation’s Fre$h […]

FOOTBALL CENTRAL: #9 Tennessee vs. #1 Alabama

FOOTBALL CENTRAL: #9 Tennessee vs. #1 Alabama

Vols and Crimson Tide kick off Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS After two consecutive weeks on the road, No. 9/11 Tennessee returns home to play host to cross division rival and top-ranked Alabama at Neyland Stadium on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET. Saturday’s game will be broadcast on CBS as Tennessee (5-1, 2-1 […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson Families are living organisms, analogous to human beings. Humans are comprised of integrated organs; correspondingly, each member of a family plays a vital role in the whole. There is an African proverb which says, “It takes a village” to raise a child. The proverb emphasizes the village, a community which is […]