Comedy comes to the UT Arboretum June 11

Join the fun with renowned local comedy group Einstein Simplified The UT Arboretum Society presents a special first-of-its-kind fundraiser on June 11th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge. Come enjoy the fun as this well-known Knoxville area comedy improv group entertains us with original, unrehearsed improv. If you […]

The Soundtrack of Summer in This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

The summer heats up in Tennessee as internationally-acclaimed music festivals sweep the state from Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tennessee; CMA Music Festival in Nashville; and Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga. See chart-topping performers and legendary musicians. It’s the “Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.” June 8-11 Manchester – Bonnaroo Music Festival features more than 10 […]

Longstreet-Zollicoffer Camp 87 meeting Sunday

Longstreet-Zollicoffer Camp 87, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will have their monthly business meeting on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. at The East Tennessee Historical Society, 601 S. Gay Street, Knoxville.   Prior to the meeting, Ron Jones will present a program on Robert E. Lee and the Battle of Gettysburg.   Program is […]

Knoxville to set record number of recycling households

     This week, City crews are beginning deliveries of 1,521 new recycling carts – eliminating a waiting list and establishing a new all-time high number of households with curbside recycling.   Public Service Department crews will be delivering the wheeled carts to households throughout the city during June and July. Once the deliveries are […]

Neighborhoods to battle it out in City’s 1st Wiffle Ball Tournament

  Knoxville’s first Neighborhood Wiffle Ball Tournament begins Saturday, June 10, at 9 a.m. in Victor Ashe Park, 4901 Bradshaw Road.   The Tournament will feature seven teams representing a variety of Knoxville neighborhoods as they vie for first place. Burlington (in red), Forest Heights (in royal blue), Island Home (in navy), Oakwood Lincoln Park […]

Hanging Up on a Scam

  Council on Aging Meeting Thursday, June 8 at 2:30 p.m. O’Connor Senior Center 611 Winona St.   What would you do if the IRS suddenly called you to demanded immediate payment for back taxes? How would you respond? Hopefully you would realize that this is a scam.   Millions of people fall victim to scams […]

TDOT and THP Prepare for 2017 Bonnaroo Festival

It’s that time of year again!  The annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will soon take place in the city of Manchester, Tennessee.  Since its inception in 2002, the four-day, multi-stage event has become one of the most popular live music festivals in the country, attracting thousands of attendees. To fully enjoy the varied lineup […]

Stephanie Welch Campaign Kickoff tomorrow

Stephanie Welch, candidate for First District City Council Seat, visits with current Councilman Nick Pavlis during the annual Honor Fountain City Day on May 29. Welch was among numerous office seekers and elected official in the Fountain City Memorial Day event. (Photo by Mike Steely)

Stephanie Welch Campaign Kickoff tomorrow

Stephanie Welch, candidate for the 1st District seat on the Knoxville City Council, will hold her campaign kickoff Thursday, June 8 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Candoro Marble in South Knoxville.  

President Signs Legislation Naming New Nashville Federal Courthouse in Honor of Fred Thompson

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) along with U.S. Representatives Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.), Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), David Kustoff (R-Tenn.) and Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) yesterday released the following statements after President Trump signed into law bipartisan […]

Lady Eagles to Host First Annual Car Show on Saturday

The Seymour High School Lady Eagles basketball team will kick off its inaugural Car Show and Community Festival this Saturday, June 10, in what the team and its coach hope will become an annual fundraiser for the sports organization. The free event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 pm. at Seymour High School, is […]

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