Northside Kiwanis Pancake Jamboree and Bake Sale

The Kiwanis Club of Northside Knoxville will hold its 45th annual Pancake Jamboree and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 9, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Broadway at Emory Place. All proceeds support the club’s community service activities. Tickets are $12 (for a family of four) and $5 for individuals […]

Halls Outdoor Classroom Celebration!

Halls Outdoor Classroom Celebration!

The Halls Outdoor Classroom Celebration will take place on Tuesday, April 19 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Outdoor Classroom is located behind Halls High School at 4321 E Emory Road. The event is free and open to the public. In addition to music by the Halls High Jazz Band, the event will feature a […]

Vintage Baseball starts Saturday

Vintage Baseball starts Saturday

Vintage Baseball is ready to start its 3rd season at Historic Ramsey House on April 9, 2016. Come join the history and the fun; the games and parking are free; concessions will be available; Historic Home tour will be at a reduced rate of $5 per person. This game is a double header featuring Phoenix […]

Blount County Public Library to Host Disability Resources and Transition Fair

Lorrie Crockett with East Tennessee Technology Access Center

Blount County Public Library to Host Disability Resources and Transition Fair

By Cynthia Day Spitler and Joan VanSickle Sloan Blount County offers a wide range of resources for people with disabilities. A Disability Resources and Transition Fair will be held at the Blount County Public Library on Monday, April 11, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. For people with disabilities or their families or those who work […]

Applications available for Alcoa Foundation workforce readiness program

Applications are now being accepted for the Youth Workforce Readiness Training and Internship Program, a collaborative project of Blount Partnership and Blount County Adult Education. This eight-week program provides workforce readiness training in the skills needed to obtain and maintain employment in the field of manufacturing.  Participants receive practical training and a paid internship at […]

SOUP’s On!

  All Knoxvillians with an appetite for community improvement are invited to the 2nd Knoxville SOUP of 2016 set for April 7, 2016. The dinner is being held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Dara’s Garden, 2637 Maryville Pike, in South Knoxville. SOUP is an exciting community-focused project sponsored by the South Knoxville Alliance (SKA) […]

State Board Seeks Public Feedback on New Science Standards

State Board Seeks Public Feedback on New Science Standards

  Today, the Tennessee State Board of Education launched the science standards review website, https://apps.tn.gov/tcas/, to collect public feedback on Tennessee’s newly revised grade K-12 science standards. This is the first time the revised science standards, recently improved by Tennessee educators, will be available for public review.   The K-12 science standards set grade-specific goals […]

Mayors Appoint Colin Ickes As Director Of Emergency Management Agency

  The Knoxville-Knox County Emergency Management Agency (KEMA) has a new leader. Colin Ickes, who has been Operations Officer at KEMA for the past 11 years, has been named Director of the agency by Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero.   Ickes succeeds his former boss, Alan Lawson, who retired on […]

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