Mayor Meets with Local Chapter of Women in Construction

  On Thursday, March 6, Mayor Rogero spent time with the Knoxville Chapter 61 of the National Association of Women In Construction.   Knoxville Chapter 61 has distinguished itself for over 45 years as the voice of women in construction in Knoxville and has benefited Knoxville through community development and educational programs.   Mayor Rogero […]


  If you’re downtown Saturday, don’t be surprised to see a lot of large public art being installed – most notably an 18-foot-tall painted steel sculpture by Rochester, N.Y.’s Albert Paley.   The intellectually-stimulating and aesthetically-pleasing additions to the downtown vibe arrive thanks to the Art in Public Places Knoxville program, now in its 8th […]

Join the Mayor for lunch at Habaneros tomorrow

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett will hold his next Lunch with the Mayor event Friday, March 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Habaneros Mexican Grill. The restaurant is located at 4704 Asheville Highway.   Habaneros is a locally owned restaurant, and will offer several lunch specials during the event, including lunch fajitas for […]

Saving the 'Less Glamorous Wildlife' at UT Science Forum

Marcy J. Souza, assistant professor of biomedical and diagnostic sciences, will present “Epidemics of Less Glamorous Wildlife: What Can We Do to Stop Them?” on Friday during this week’s Science Forum at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.   The Science Forum is a weekly brown-bag lunch series that allows professors and area scientists to discuss […]


Work could start as early as June 1 on Phase I of the Cumberland Avenue Corridor street redesign – an estimated $4 million six-month construction project that aims to ease traffic clogs on the western end of the corridor.   The Tennessee Department of Transportation has given the City the Notice to Proceed to Construction […]

Get Competitive for a Good Cause

By David Klein Try your hand in games against local media celebrities for a good cause. Friday night March 7, Game On Against Cancer takes place at Games & Things on Kingston Pike. The event, in its third year, is open to everyone and helps patients of The Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Proceeds go to […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson Eleanor Roosevelt once observed that intellectuals function in the realm of ideas, whereas average folks concentrate on events of the day and the rest focus on people.  Life magazine once challenged our minds, but was replaced by Newsweek.  Popular demand soon led to People Magazine and then to one called Self.  […]