Knox County’s Highway Department ready for winter weather

Knox County Engineering & Public Works has prepared its fleet ahead of possible winter weather this weekend. On-call crews are ready in each service district to begin treating roadways as needed. Crews have the ability to use granular road salt or liquid brine as a treatment.   The Highway Department can equip up to 14 […]


Knoxville residents wishing to operate a short-term rental unit can apply for a permit from the City of Knoxville, provided they meet the conditions in the City’s newly adopted short-term rental ordinances.   The application form is available on the City website at It includes a list of necessary supporting documents, including proof of […]

Tennessee State Museum to Host Homeschool Day in February

The Tennessee State Museum will host a free day of fun and historical activities for homeschool families on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The theme of the day will be Black History Month, and will include an exclusive viewing of the award-winning travelling exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, […]

Fountain City Business and Professional Association meets January 10

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up next Wednesday, January the 10th . 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: Andrew Hartung, CPA, owner of Hartung Tax & Accounting, P.C. Topic: Highlights of the […]

Preregister Today for a Farmers Market Boot Camp

Six Events Will Be Held Across Tennessee in January and February   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Farmers who want to pursue their dream of starting a food business can learn how to turn that dream into reality at six Farmers Market Boot Camps to be held across Tennessee in January and February. The workshops will be […]

What are the grounds for divorce?

By Jedidiah McKeehan If someone wants to get a divorce in Tennessee, they have to prove to the court a reason why they should be granted a divorce. What are the options of “grounds” you can show to the court to get it to grant you a divorce? Tennessee Code Annotated 36-4-101 lists 15 options […]

Half-hearted Resolution

By Joe Rector Uh oh! The New Year is here, and it’s time for folks to make their resolutions. Most of them will be followed diligently, at least for the first 30 days. After that, we’ll settle back into our ruts and forget about changes to our ways of life. For several years, I’ve forgone […]

Hello, 2018!

By Ralphine Major The gifts are unwrapped, Christmas trees are coming down, and decorations are being put away for another year.  Family celebrations of Christ’s birthday have ended as the new year begins.  2018 brings a new year full of promise, New Year’s resolutions, opportunity, challenge, and adventure.  Hopefully, 2018 will not be filled with […]

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