Go Vote! Knoxville Aims to Increase Voter Turnout

Go Vote! Knoxville Aims to Increase Voter Turnout

By David Klein Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero announced a new initiative Tuesday, June 27, to increase dialogue and voter turnout in this year’s elections called Go Vote! Knoxville. The initiative will have six  get-out-the-vote public meetings, one in each of the six city council districts. At these meetings, voters can interact with and get to […]

The last years of Gordon Browning I

The last years of  Gordon Browning I

By Ray Hill Gordon Browning was a veteran of Tennessee’s turbulent and oftentimes brutal political wars. Browning had unseated a twenty-four year incumbent in his first race for Congress in 1920, although he lost the general election to a Republican. Stubborn to a fault, Browning ran again in 1922 and handily beat Lon Scott, the […]

Courtney gets East Tennessee award based on character

Courtney gets East Tennessee award based on character

By Steve Williams A star for a long time has been the symbol of Farragut High football, just like good character is often mentioned when talking about Eddie Courtney, the Admirals’ veteran coach. So it’s fitting the first-ever East Tennessee CAREacter Star Head Coach of the Year Award will go to Courtney. Dave Moore, founder […]

Voters interact with candidates at Expo

Voters interact with candidates at Expo

By Ken Lay Voters in Knoxville and Knox County voters had the chance to meet dozens of candidates running in the 2017 city and 2018 county elections Thursday night at the Knoxville Expo Center. Five of the nine city council seats are open this year due to term limits. Two of the four candidates seeking […]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for summer reading!

What: Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social Who: For any child participating in Knox County Public Library’s Summer Library Club When: Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. Where: Blount Mansion, 200 W. Hill Ave, Downtown Knoxville How: Free with an active reading log or a certificate of completion from Knox County Public Library’s Summer Library Club […]

Celebrate summer with a KMA Family Fun Day!

 Celebrate summer with the Knoxville Museum of Art during Family Fun Day on Saturday, July 8 11 a.m. -3 p.m. This FREE family event will be packed with art-making, artist demonstrations, face painting, magic shows, gallery tours, and live music.   Jeanine Fuller will be performing musical hits throughout the day, with additional performances by […]

Alexander: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Bill Takes Next Step in Making James K. Polk Home Part of the National Park System

Says legislation also designates 20,000 acres within the Cherokee National Forest as wilderness area – which would protect and preserve Tennessee’s Great Outdoors for future generations U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) this week said the Senate’s bipartisan energy and natural resources bill includes several Tennessee priorities – including taking the next step in making President […]

New Adult Day Care Licensing Requirement Effective July 1

Adult day care agencies with 5 or more clients are required to be licensed by TDHS   NASHVILLE – Adult day care agencies providing care to 5 or more people are required to obtain a license by the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) and adhere to licensing requirements beginning July 1, 2017. The new […]

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