UT Libraries Exhibit and Lecture Examine Echoes of War

UT Libraries holds thousands of unique documents and artifacts relating to America’s participation in World Wars I and II. A collection of those materials is now on display for a limited time in the Elaine Altman Evans Exhibit Area in the John C. Hodges Library. Members of the US Marine Corps Women’s Reserve, World War […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – If the snow or cold temperatures are giving you cabin fever, get out and create new memories with these exciting events happening across the state. For a complete list, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing  Murfreesboro – Learn about surprising ways science and music connect at the Science of Music exhibit at the Discovery […]

Knoxville’s Vintage Base Ball Teams Seek Players and Volunteers

Free information session to be held this Sunday The Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball will host a player and volunteer recruitment and information session at 2:00 p.m., EST, Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Historic Ramsey House, 2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37914. Players from the Knoxville Holstons and the Emmett Machinists will be on […]

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR CITY’S POET LAUREATE

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville is inviting nominations for the next Poet Laureate for the City of Knoxville.   Mayor Madeline Rogero created the position of City Poet Laureate in June 2016 and named poet, musician and playwright R.B. Morris as the first holder of the office. In the past two years, […]

Legal and public notices for the week of January 22, 2018

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Brian C. Rickman and Pamela C. Rickman executed a Deed of Trust to Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Lender and Quality Title, Inc., Trustee(s), which was dated July 11, 2007 and recorded on July 13, 2007 in Instrument No. 200707130003858, Knox County, Tennessee Register of Deeds. […]

Students in Knoxville and Oak Ridge break Guinness World Record for Largest Computer Programming Lesson

An attempt last November by students from Knox County Schools and Oak Ridge City Schools to break the Guinness World Record for the largest computer programming lesson has been officially certified. Nearly 6,800 students joined together and now claim the world record for simultaneously learning how to code. Philip Robertson, a New York City-based Adjudicator […]

Brrrrrr

By Joe Rector New Years’ night, I made one of several trips outside so that Sadie could either take care of her business or so that she could sniff the ground where pesky rabbits had sat recently. The frigid temperature frosted the grass, and when I turned on the outside lights, my yard looked more […]

25 Years Ago: The Blizzard of ‘93

By Ralphine Major I am not sure if anyone saw it coming.  As I recall, there was nothing unusual about the forecast for snow during the winter of ‘93.  It will be 25 years ago this coming March since the Blizzard of ‘93 struck our nation, causing death and destruction and paralyzing everyone in its […]

Snow Days

By Dr. Jim Ferguson When I had a full time medical practice, snow-days were relaxing. My office was closed and hospital rounds were not dictated by a waiting room full of patients. How times have changed for me. Now, snow-days mean school closures and we get the “cute-ones” for the day and often more. All […]

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