Mayor Rogero appoints three new members to Metropolitan Planning Commission

Mayor Rogero appoints three new members to Metropolitan Planning Commission

  Mayor Madeline Rogero has appointed three new members to the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission, to replace commissioners whose terms have expired.   The new appointees to the 15-member body are Gayle Bustin, Patrick Phillips and Charles Thomas. They replace former Vice Mayor Jack Sharp, Bart Carey and Michael Kane, who continued to serve […]

This Place Matters – Morristown College

This Place Matters – Morristown College

    The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance is celebrating May as National Preservation Month by issuing a This Place Matters special focus on Morristown College. The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “This Place Matters” campaign encourages people to celebrate the places that are meaningful to them and to their communities. Morristown College, which has been […]

City’s outdoor pools to open Memorial Day Weekend

The City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department will open its two outdoor public pools for residents to beat the heat this Memorial Day weekend. Both the Ed Cothren (1737 Reynolds St.) and Inskip (4204 Bruhin Road) pools will welcome visitors starting 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28. Admission is $4 per person per visit […]

State Library & Archives Launches Digital Collection Honoring World War I Soldiers

State Library & Archives Launches Digital Collection Honoring World War I Soldiers

As Memorial Day approaches, the Tennessee State Library & Archives is commemorating the 100-year anniversary of World War I by launching a new digital collection on TeVA (Tennessee Virtual Archive). The Tennessee World War I Gold Star Records, 1918-1924 is a memorial collection honoring Tennessee servicemen who died during the Great War. Soldiers’ records offer […]

Knoxville Force Women to begin season tonight

After a successful season last year, the Knoxville Force women’s team looks to defend its Southeastern Conference championship title beginning tonight. The team opens its 2016 season with an away game against conference rival Memphis Lobos on Friday, May 27. The match kicks off at 7 p.m. Central time. Memphis is 1-0 after their win […]

Kids get $5.29 admission to Zoo Knoxville on Sunday, May 29

 May 29, 2016, is 529 College Savings Day   TNStars and Zoo Knoxville are offering kids $5.29 admission to the zoo on Sunday, May 29, 2016, to celebrate College Savings Day and raise awareness of the importance of saving early for education.   In celebration of 529 College Savings Day, children ages 4-12 will receive […]

Workshop encourages women to “Run the Future”

The Tennessee Women’s Political Caucus (TNWPC) is hosting a political workshop during Memorial Day weekend to encourage more women to get involved in the political process. The workshop, held on Saturday, May 28 at 311 Morgan Street in Knoxville, will run from 2 to 4 p.m.   “There absolutely have to be more women in […]

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