Farragut sweeps Bearden to nab first place

Farragut sweeps Bearden to nab first place

By Ken Lay Traditional rivals Farragut and Bearden collided on the volleyball court Thursday night with first place in District 4-AAA hanging in the balance. And when the dust had settled, it was the Lady Admirals who left on top in the league standings. Farragut won its 14th consecutive match with a 25-22, 25-21, 25-9 […]

Complete game carries Halls to second straight win

Complete game carries Halls to second straight win

By Steve Williams Halls High’s football team enjoyed success in all three phases of the game – offense, defense and special teams – in notching its second win in a row. “It was the most complete game we’ve had all year,” said Caden Harbin, junior wide receiver and defensive back, after the visiting Red Devils […]

Knoxville Opera Goes to Church to Celebrate Gospel and Opera Talent

Gospel and opera join hand-in-hand to celebrate music at Knoxville’s local churches   Knoxville Opera is excited to invite the community to rejoice in spectacular musical performances celebrating opera and gospel! Presented by Home Federal Bank, Knoxville Opera Goes to Church is a two-performance series, bringing together the Knoxville Opera Gospel Choir and cast members […]

Knoxville Opera Goes to Church to Celebrate Gospel and Opera Talent

Knoxville Opera Goes to Church to Celebrate Gospel and Opera Talent

Gospel and opera join hand-in-hand to celebrate music at Knoxville’s local churches   Knoxville Opera is excited to invite the community to rejoice in spectacular musical performances celebrating opera and gospel! Presented by Home Federal Bank, Knoxville Opera Goes to Church is a two-performance series, bringing together the Knoxville Opera Gospel Choir and cast members […]

East Tennessee Kidney Foundation hosts third annual ‘Vols for Kidneys’ Golf Classic

Former University of Tennessee football players will join the third annual East Tennessee Kidney Foundation “Vols for Kidneys” Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 28.   Former UT athletes, including Will Overstreet, Fred White and Eddie Moore, will participate on four-player teams.   The winning team will be awarded a $100 Cherokee Country Club gift card […]

Two new areas scheduled for mosquito spraying

 The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in mosquitoes in portions of East Knoxville and North Knox County. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in the Milligan Street area of East Knoxville and the East Emory Road […]

Senior fall prevention series begins Monday

Balance screenings and fall prevention presentations are scheduled for the following weeks at four Knox County senior centers. All events are free and open to the public, but registration is required by calling 865-541-4500.   Seminar Schedule: Monday, September 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the South Knoxville Senior Center, 6729 Martel Lane […]

Imagination Library of Knox County to celebrate 2 million books at a free party and showcase at the KMA

Attendees are encouraged to bring spare change to contribute to Banks for Books creations   Since Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library launched in early 2005, 2 million books have been delivered to nearly 40,000 young children of Knox County. To celebrate this important milestone, kids of all ages are invited to a free Imagination Library Party […]

Debate Watch Party

By Dan Andrews   Continuing on the very successful first Republican Presidential Primary Watch Party, community activist and local business leader Richard Esparza is once again organizing a Republican debate watch party. Everyone is encouraged to attend. The debate watch will be begin at 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16 at Bailey’s Knoxville in the back area with the big […]

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