Knox County Legislative Delegation Accepting Resumes For County Election Commission Appointments

  Appointments to the Knox County Election Commission will be made in the coming days by the Tennessee State Election Commission. Currently, the Knox County Legislative Delegation is accepting resumes from interested individuals who may wish to serve on the election commission as a Republican or Democrat member.   The deadline to have resumes submitted […]

Cliff Crochet Takes Lead In Bassmaster Elite On Tennessee’s Cherokee Lake

Cliff Crochet is a noted shallow-water specialist who loves to fish green vegetation during warm, springlike conditions. He found the exact opposite of that during Thursday’s opening round of the Bassmaster Elite at Cherokee Lake, but the Louisiana angler who goes by the nickname “Cajun Baby” put on quite a show anyway. With early-morning temperatures […]

UT Baker Center Announces 2017 Spring Lectures and Public Events

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule for lectures and events this spring: Feb. 17–Louis Kuykendall, Cyber Brown Bag Lunch, noon, Baker Center Toyota Auditorium, 1640 Cumberland Ave. Kuykendall is from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Fusion Center. The event is co-sponsored by […]

Rogero’s 2016 Year in Review Report available online

Rogero’s 2016 Year in Review Report available online

In 2016, City of Knoxville employees completed hundreds of projects. They delivered services – everything from fixing bridges and opening a new park to responding to police and fire calls. More than a few milestones were passed along the way.   At the end of each year, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero asks department directors for […]

Mitzvah Day to be held Sunday

The Knoxville Jewish Alliance will host a community-wide Mitzvah Day on Sunday, February 12, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Arnstein Jewish Community Center, 6800 Deane Hill Drive. In the Jewish tradition, a mitzvah is literally a “commandment” to perform good deeds and not just talk about being good. While mitzvahs are encouraged daily, the […]

Alzheimer’s Association to visit Capitol for annual Day on the Hill

Local advocates will meet with state representatives to share stories and facts There are 120,000 Tennesseans living with Alzheimer’s disease and by 2025 that number is expected to increase to 140,000. Alzheimer’s Association staff and advocates from across the state will travel to Nashville on Wednesday, February 15 to advocate for increased care and support […]

Portion of Cherry Street to close for drainage improvements

Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 8, a portion of Cherry Street stretching from Hoitt Avenue to Cecil Avenue will be closed in order for crews to make drainage improvements. Motorists should follow a signed detour route. Drivers also will experience lane shifts on Cecil Avenue at the intersection of Cecil Avenue and Cherry Street.   Weather permitting, […]

Construction of new UT garage prompts two-week closure on Lake Avenue

Starting Wednesday, Feb. 8, Lake Avenue will be closed to through traffic between 18th and 19th streets as a contractor continues construction of a new 1,000-vehicle University of Tennessee parking garage.   The street will be closed to through commuters for two weeks, but continual access will be maintained to local businesses, including Cool Beans […]

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