New Harvest Park Farmers Market season kicks off today

Who:              New Harvest Park Farmers Market   What:            Opening day                                 When:           Thursday, April 12 from 3 to 6 p.m.   Where:         New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane   The New Harvest Park Farmers Market will officially kick off its 2018 season on Thursday, April 12 at 3 p.m. with Knox County Commission […]

Today’s MPC Agenda Includes Neighborhood Items

~ from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods    The Metropolitan Planning Commission this Thursday will act on requests for rezonings and uses-on-review in several Knoxville neighborhoods.   MPC meets at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Large Assembly Room of the City County Building. Here is the April agenda, where you can also find […]

Knoxville To Host 2019 Bassmaster Classic On The Tennessee River

  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — For the first time in its 49-year history, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods will be held on the Tennessee River out of Knoxville, it was announced today by B.A.S.S. and the host organization, Visit Knoxville. The prestigious championship bass tournament — widely known as the “Super Bowl […]

Sheep Shearing Days begin this weekend at the Museum of Appalachia

April 13th, 20th, and 21st with activities from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.   NORRIS, Tenn. –Starting this Friday, the Museum of Appalachia will welcome the warmth of spring by trimming the winter’s heavy growth of wool from their flock of sheep. Students and families are invited to join the Museum in celebration of this […]

17thAnnual Rossini Festival International Street Fair this Saturday

Knoxville Opera’s 17thannual Rossini Festival International Street Fair has been announced for Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Downtown Knoxville. This celebration of the arts is the largest community outreach event of Knoxville Opera’s season.  Proclaimed a legacy event by Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, the Rossini Festival is the only event […]

Public and legal notices for the week of April 9, 2018

Foreclosure notices     NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated August 20, 2004, executed by AMANDA C. BURGESS and JASON P. BURGESS, conveying certain real property therein described to SECURITY ESCROW & TITLE CO, as Trustee, […]

Childress expects schools to ‘turn a negative into a positive’

(Part 2 of an interview with TSSAA Executive Director Bernard Childress) By Steve Williams In what is believed to be an unprecedented move, the TSSAA Board of Control in February left the door open for Austin-East and Chattanooga Brainerd boys’ basketball programs to take the steps to have their postseason bans reduced from two years […]

A great sports moment is unnecessarily tarnished

By Steve Williams This year there was a lot more drama in the NCAA women’s Final Four than in the men’s. When Loyola of Chicago’s Cinderella run ended against Michigan in the semifinals, my interest in the men’s tourney dropped like an air ball. Meanwhile, those ladies’ games had matchups the likes of Frazier vs. […]

Changes for Tennessee men’s basketball

  By Alex Norman Over the past couple of years, the off season was a welcome time in the world of Tennessee basketball.  From 2015-2017, the Vols didn’t play in the postseason, and frankly everyone was ready for a temporary break.  But that was before the 2017-2018 season, in which the Vols exceeded expectations, shared […]

Easter Bonnet

  By Joe Rector My, how times change. I haven’t heard the song “In Your Easter Bonnet” in years. A lifetime ago, children sang it in school and companies included it in their marketing strategies. Other things during Easter are much different as well. My brothers and I always got a little excited as Easter […]