Greenways Study: Build 24 miles of new trails to create connected citywide network

Greenways Study: Build 24 miles of new trails to create connected citywide network

Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, greenway planners and Greenways Commission members on Thursday unveiled a detailed plan for strategically adding 24 miles of connective greenways in 13 different corridors.   The Greenway Corridor Feasibility and Assessment Study, three years in the making, is a blueprint for the most comprehensive greenways build-out in the City’s history.   […]

Battle at Bristol Trophy Unveiled At Press Conference

Battle at Bristol Trophy Unveiled At Press Conference

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Organizers unveiled the trophy for the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol on Wednesday at a press conference at Bristol Motor Speedway’s Bristol Club.   Bristol Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Jerry Caldwell, University of Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart and Virginia Tech Athletic Director […]

MPC invites public to take sector planning process survey

MPC invites public to take sector planning process survey

The Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission is inviting the public to participate in a survey to assess the effectiveness of the current sector planning process. The survey should take 5 minutes to complete and is expected to remain open through the end of November. It can be found at https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2791437/mpcsectorplansurvey. Results from the survey will […]

New UT students, be aware of new city parking rules

This weekend, thousands of University of Tennessee students new to Knoxville will be moving into apartments and dormitories. The City of Knoxville and Public Building Authority (PBA) officials welcome the students and remind them and their parents of new City parking enforcement regulations that took effect July 1.   As part of a comprehensive approach […]

News conference on elder abuse in Knoxville

When: 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2016   Where: John T. O’Connor Senior Citizens Center, 611 Winona St.   Who:  Mayor Madeline Rogero, District Attorney General Charme Allen, Police Chief David Rausch and U.S. Attorney Nancy Harr   The assembled officials will discuss the serious problem of elder abuse in the Knoxville community. Last year, […]

Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove continue this weekend

Knox County Parks and Recreation’s Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove continue this Saturday, Aug. 13 with classic rock and cover band Kitty Wampus.   The free, family friendly concerts take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second Saturday of June, July, August and September at The Cove at Concord Park, 11808 S. […]

Knoxville up for Top Adventure Town in Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazine

Knoxville, Tennessee has been nominated for Top Adventure Town in Blue Ridge Magazine. Last year Knoxville beat out many cities in a similar campaign titled “Top Towns” from the same publication. In the first round Knoxville is competing against Greensboro, North Carolina. To vote for Knoxville in this first round click here. “Knoxville is full […]

Zoo hosts Knoxville’s largest wine, food and brew event Saturday

Zoo Knoxville invites guests to do a little grazing, try out some new watering holes and shake their tail feathers at Knoxville’s largest food and drink sampling event.  Feast with the Beasts, presented by ORNL Federal Credit Union, takes place on Saturday, August 13 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at Zoo Knoxville.   Feast with […]

Art of Native Plants Exhibit Coming to Townsend Visitors Center

Art of Native Plants Exhibit Coming to Townsend Visitors Center

Show runs Aug. 16-28 Townsend, Tenn. – Inspired by a show at the United States Botanic Garden which featured artwork of plants from all national parks, an exhibit featuring native plants of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park opens Tuesday, Aug. 16 at the Townsend Visitors Center (7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, Tenn.). Free […]

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