UT Arboretum Society to Hold MOTH…er’s Night Out May 20

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will sponsor the popular MOTH…er’s Night Out program to learn about moths and other nocturnal insects on Saturday, May 20th 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  The UT Arboretum is located at 901 S. Illinois Ave. (HWY 62) in Oak Ridge.   Have you ever wondered about what kind of […]


The fifth annual Let’s Move! Event set for Saturday, May 6, has been cancelled due to saturated fields at Victor Ashe Park following consistent rain this week – with more rain forecast to fall Saturday morning.   “It was a safety call,” said Joe Walsh, City Parks and Recreation Director. “The fields are so wet […]

CTE goes Live on May 5—But Moves to Central High Due to Weather

  Due to inclement weather forecasted for Friday, CTE goes Live will move to Central High School (5321 Jacksboro Pike). Jack Ryan from Merle FM and Tracey Speeks from Stellar Vision & Sound will emcee. Though the auditorium at Central High School is much smaller than Market Square, you can still view the completion live […]

May 6 is First Annual ‘PetSafe National Dog Park Day’

PetSafe® Brand is encouraging pet owners across the country to visit their favorite local dog parks on Saturday, May 6 to celebrate “PetSafe National Dog Park Day.” PetSafe Brand’s first annual National Dog Park Day will kick off the seventh year of its annual Bark for Your Park™ campaign. “Spending a few hours a week […]

Celebrate Statehood Day at the Library and Archives

Celebrate Statehood Day at the Library and Archives

When Tennessee became a state June 1, 1796, only about 77,000 people lived here. Tennessee was the country’s 16th state and the first to be created from territory that had been under federal jurisdiction. Since its humble beginnings, Tennessee has become home to millions of people and shares borders with eight other states – tied […]

Cavett pioneers to be honored

By Mike Steely Two early Knox County settlers will be memorialized with monuments Saturday at Mars Hill Cemetery, the site of the old Cavett Station and Blockhouse. Moses Cavett, who fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain in the Revolutionary War, and Agnes Cavett, his wife, will be remembered. The 11 a.m. ceremonies, held by […]

Duncan Award for Senior Advocacy this Thursday

The Duncan Award for Senior Advocacy, named in memory of John J. Duncan, Sr., pays tribute to people in our community who uphold the same kind of steadfast support and advocacy of seniors and programs that serve older adults as were exhibited by the late congressman. This year marks the 16th anniversary of this signature […]

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