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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On Wednesday, October 10, city council candidates Lauren Rider, Andrew Roberto, Stephanie Welch and Rebecca Parr visited with CODI members and guests: Tony Brown, Stephanie Brewer Cook, Meaghan Johnson, Angela Petty, Burke Brewer, Warren Secrest, Annazette Houston, Janet Neely, Melissa VanDyke, Judi Brookshire, Sandy Booher and Larry Austin.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Anticipate three closures of the Gay Street Bridge this month and into November: Twice to accommodate one-day special events, followed by a longer-term closure for infrastructure upgrades. Dinner on the Bridge The Gay Street Bridge will be closed most of Sunday, Oct. 15, for Dinner on the Bridge, a fundraising event by […]