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 […]

Liens: What They Are, What They Do

By Jedidiah McKeehan The Webster’s Dictionary definition of the word, “lien,” is: a legal claim that someone or something has on the property of another person until a debt has been paid back. Sometimes the dictionary doesn’t do a great job describing legal issues or phrases, but it did pretty well in this instance. In […]

A Tribute to Autumn

By Rosie Moore Why does Fall/Autumn have two names? Autumn, a Latin word, first appears in English in the late 14th century. In the 17th century Fall came into use and meant the act of taking in crops. By the 19th century fall became an “Americanism” primarily used in the U.S. and frowned upon by […]