Most trash services to remain in effect over holiday weekend

Most trash services to remain in effect over holiday weekend

While City offices will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 30, Waste Connections will run regularly scheduled residential garbage and recycling routes.   Similarly, downtown trash and recycling will be collected on its regular schedule throughout the holiday weekend.   City recycling centers will also be open during regular operating hours […]

City hosting annual Business Breakfast

City hosting annual Business Breakfast

If you’re a business owner interested in bidding a contract with the City of Knoxville but don’t exactly know how to get started, make plans to attend the City’s free annual Business Breakfast on June 14.   The meet-and-greet Business Breakfast might just be a game-changer for local companies eager to grow – possibly by […]

Zoo Knoxville invites community to help name red wolf pup

Zoo Knoxville invites community to help name red wolf pup

Name will honor his birthright as part of the future of red wolf conservation. Zoo Knoxville is inviting the community to help choose a name for the first critically endangered red wolf pup born at the zoo in 23 years.   The feisty male, born at the zoo on April 30 to parents Sunny and […]

Knoxville National Cemetery Memorial Day Program

What:  A Memorial Day Program to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation.   Participants:  79th NY Highlanders   When: May 30, 2016 at 11:00 A.M.   Where:           Knoxville National Cemetery     Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May (May 30 […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson Absurdity has become the new reality. Of all the things that need attention in our country and the world, the major media, anarchists who masquerade as activists and liberal-progressives like Obama and Hillary have found a new battleground in our nation’s restrooms. I saw a cartoon recently which quoted President John […]

What is next?

By Joe Rector Holy Cow! In about a week, my twin brother will turn 64. I can’t believe he’s that old. Jim hasn’t changed much over the years, and I hope he stays constant for many years to come. It is, however, a bit upsetting to realize that my brother is that old. How’d it […]

Don’t be a gossiper!

By Rosie Moore One of my favorite comics is Snuffy Smith. It emits a lot of little gems each day. Here is one of them: “Here comes the’ parson’s wife, Loweezy.” “Let’s tell her th’ juicy gossip, Elviney.” “I don’t know, Loweezy!! Don’t she frown on gossip?” “You bet she does–th’ whole time she’s listenin’!!” […]

The Chalk Board for May 23, 2016

By Sally Absher   KCS Adult Education to Hold Final Graduation The KCS Adult Education graduation will be held on Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m. at Wallace Memorial Baptist Church (701 Merchants Drive).  This is an historic event as it is the last time the adult education students will graduate as part of the […]

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