Tennessee’s economy continues to thrive in 2016

Tennessee’s economy continues to thrive in 2016

An economic report released by the Secretary of State’s office Tuesday shows Tennessee’s economy continues to grow in 2016 with no signs of stopping any time soon. There were 9,546 new entity filings during the first quarter of 2016, representing a 9.9 percent increase of the same time last year. New entity filings have now […]

TDEC Announces Sustainable Transportation Award Winners

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Transportation, announced today the winners of the department’s 2016 Sustainable Transportation Awards. “Sustainable transportation is essential for public health and the environment, and we’re encouraged by the efforts of communities and industry across the state to make it a priority […]

Big weekend: Open Streets Knoxville, Saturday festivals Prompt numerous street closures

Get ready for a busy weekend: Three Saturday events – the International Biscuit Festival, the Market Square Farmers’ Market and Knoxville’s Largest Kids’ Party – and Sunday afternoon’s Open Streets event will draw huge gatherings and prompt the closure of a number of streets. International Biscuit Festival – Saturday, May 14 All hail the simple […]

Letter Carriers’ 24th Annual ‘Stamp out Hunger’ Food Drive

Knox County residents can participate in Nation’s largest one-day food drive to help food bank on May 14th The National Association of Letter Carriers’ (NALC) is holding its 24th annual food drive “Stamp out Hunger” to combat hunger on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Letter carriers throughout Knox County will be collecting non-perishable donations from homes […]

City seeking public comment for Neighborhood Traffic Safety Program

City seeking public comment for Neighborhood Traffic Safety Program

  The City of Knoxville has released the draft Program Guide for a new Neighborhood Traffic Safety Program (NTSP) and is looking for public comment on the proposed program, which is expected to launch this coming summer.   Developed jointly by the Engineering Department, Police Department and Office of Neighborhoods, the NTSP is a comprehensive […]

UT Institute of Agriculture to Host Master Beekeeper Classes

Tennessee Master Beekeeper courses will be offered at multiple times and locations in 2016. Classes include lectures and in-field training. Photo courtesy UTIA.

UT Institute of Agriculture to Host Master Beekeeper Classes

Bee Schools Scheduled for Multiple Times, Locations Across the State The Tennessee Master Beekeeper Program has released its 2016 schedule for Basic Level classes. The first class will meet at the University of Tennessee Plant Biotech Building in Knoxville on May 13 and 14.  Master Beekeeper courses will also be offered at multiple locations in […]

‘Knoshville’ event brings Jewish food to Knoxville on May 22

Community event to offer huge, one-stop sampling of Jewish cuisine You might be familiar with bagels and lox, or challah bread. But what about shakshuka or mandlebrot?   On May 22, the greater Knoxville community will have a chance to try both of these Jewish foods, and many more, at the first-ever “Knoshville” Jewish Food […]

Mechanicsville Community Cleanup Saturday

Keep Knoxville Beautiful will host a community-wide cleanup of Mechanicsville on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. until noon. Volunteers should meet at Danny Mayfield Park located off College Street. This is an annual litter cleanup of the Mechanicsville neighborhood. KKB encourages the participation families and neighbors to come together to embrace the importance of […]

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