Tennessee Historical Commission Announces Grants

The Tennessee Historical Commission State Historic Preservation Office has awarded 32 matching grants totaling almost $750,000 from the Federal Historic Preservation Fund allocated to non-profits, municipalities, universities and civic organizations across the state to support the preservation of historic and archaeological resources.   “These grants are a critical part of the Tennessee Historical Commission’s mission […]

Testify on Blighted Properties at Public Officer Hearing

—From the City of Knoxville, Office of Neighborhoods     Twelve properties are on the agenda for the City’s next Public Officer Hearing at 9:30 a.m. this Friday, September 29.   Neighbors affected by these properties may wish to be present to testify on their impact on the neighborhood.   The Public Officer — David […]

UT Welcomes Fans, SEC Nation to Georgia Game Saturday

—From UT News UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Saturday for the football game against the University of Georgia. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EDT. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. CBS will televise the game, which is sold out. The SEC Network’s SEC Nation Presented by Pilot Flying J program will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to […]

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile begins area tour tomorrow

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile begins area tour tomorrow

Dijon Dom and Cheddar Cheese Elise with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be hosting events at local grocery stores around the area, as well as attending Fried Pickle Festival.   The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile events include setting up and playing some ‘bunderful’ games, taking pictures, and handing out the iconic Wiener Whistles.   Here are the venues […]

It’s Not too Late to Register for National Night Out

—From the City of Knoxville, Office of Neighborhoods   If your neighborhood is making last-minute plans to participate in National Night Out next Tuesday, Oct. 3, it is not too late to register with the Knoxville Police Department (KPD) to make sure KPD attends your event.   The City will develop a log of events […]

Voting begins now for top 50 high school coaches in U.S. Cellular’s Most Valuable Coach Program

Farragut’s Eddie Courtney and Clinton’s Randy McKamey among Top 50 U.S. Cellular has announced the Top 50 nominees for its Most Valuable Coach program. Coach Eddie Courtney from Farragut High School and Coach Randy McKamey from Clinton High School are among the Top 50. After thousands of nominations were submitted, these Top 50 coaches are […]

Corker Statement on Future Plans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement.   “After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past year, Elizabeth and I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires at the end of 2018.   “When I ran for the Senate in 2006, […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Clinch Valley’s CEO, Jennifer Pettyjohn, Selected as One of Just 15 ‘Afterschool Ambassadors’ in Country This Year

  Pettyjohn Will Work in Tennessee, and Nationally, to Increase Students’ Access to Afterschool Washington, DC – The Afterschool Alliance announced yesterday that Jennifer Pettyjohn, CEO at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Clinch Valley, headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tenn., has been selected to serve as a 2017-2018 Afterschool Ambassador.  She is one of […]

UT Arboretum Society to hold Fall Plant Sale October 21

  The UT Arboretum Society’s Fall Plant Sale will be held Saturday, October 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the U.T. Arboretum, 901 S. Illinois Ave. in Oak Ridge.   Fall is the ideal time to add plants to your landscape.  Beaver Creek Nursery, East Fork Nursery, Riverdale Nursery, Sunlight Gardens, as well […]

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