More than 150 participating in 1st City Pickleball Tournament this weekend

The City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department will host the area’s first pickleball tournament April 15-17, 2016, at the new outdoor pickleball courts in West Hills Park, 7624 Sheffield Drive. More than 150 players have registered for the first-time event.   Vice Mayor Duane Grieve will host an on-site opening ceremony for the tournament […]

Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Service in Loudon, Sullivan and Weakley Counties

  The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Loudon, Sullivan and Weakley Counties on April 16. Since the program’s inception in 1993, more than 322,000 households have properly disposed of more than 21 million pounds of material.   “Our household hazardous waste mobile collection service provides […]

New Harvest Park Farmers Market season kicks off today

The New Harvest Park Farmers Market will officially kick off its 2016 season on Thursday, April 14 at 3 p.m. New Harvest Park is located at 4700 New Harvest Park Lane.   The New Harvest Park Farmers Market will be open every Thursday through November from 3 to 6 p.m. The market features locally-grown produce, […]

HVA Robotics Team Wins Regional Championship; Needs Funding for International Competition

HVA Robotics Team Wins Regional Championship; Needs Funding for International Competition

Hardin Valley Academy’s FIRST Robotics Team 3824 earned its second consecutive championship at the 2016 Smoky Mountains Regional, which was held March 31-April 2 at Thompson-Boling Arena. As regional champion, the HVA RoHAWKtics will compete against 600 teams from around the world at the 2016 FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis the week of April […]

Cumberland Avenue Vol Spirit: Merchants offer ‘Selfies With Smokey’ during Orange and White Game

Cumberland Avenue Vol Spirit: Merchants offer ‘Selfies With Smokey’ during Orange and White Game

  A Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association promotion is adding to the Vol spirit surrounding Saturday’s Orange and White Game – and the football faithful visiting the Strip before and after Saturday’s game will be eligible for random prize drawings.   The CAMA merchants group is sponsoring the first-ever Selfie With Smokey promotion. Fans can shoot […]

Public health staff going door to door for training exercise

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD), in conjunction with the East Tennessee Regional Health Office of the Tennessee Department of Health, will conduct door-to-door interviews as part of a training exercise on Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14. Staff members from both health departments will interview select residents in Knox, Blount and Sevier Counties […]

O’Connor Spring Fling To Be Held Tomorrow

Spring Fling and Bake Sale at the John T. O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona St, Knoxville, TN  37917 on April 14, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The sale will feature homemade baked goods, crafts, quality resales, jewelry and plants.  Also available will be yellow and pink angel trumpets – ready to plant for $5.00/each.

Navy Divers and EOD Technicians to Descend on Aquarium for Navy Week

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charles Oki, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 Public Affairs Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 2 will be taking part in a community relations project at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, during Knoxville Navy Week, Wednesday, April 13. A team of Navy divers and EOD technicians will […]

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