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By Tasha Mahurin Mahurint@knoxfocus.com Knoxville’s “go-to” store for home entertainment, Games and Things, has teamed up with a number of local sponsors to host a second annual fundraiser to benefit Thompson Cancer Survival Center on March 1. Scott and Lisa Mellon, who have owned Games and Things for 32 years, were inspired to host the […]
By Ray Hill For decades the Bankhead family was one of the most politically prominent in the state. Today, perhaps the best-known member of the family is the late actress Tallulah Bankhead, yet Miss Bankhead’s father William was Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives while her Uncle John was the United States […]
By Tasha Mahurin email@example.com Zora G. Clevenger took over as head coach for the University of Tennessee’s football program in 1911 and three years later led the Volunteers to both a 9-0 season and a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association title on the gridiron. However, until the Robert Neyland era, the University’s football coach also served […]
The Square Room, in partnership with the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra and WUOT 91.9FM, is now hosting a Jazz Lunch series on the first Wednesday of each month from noon to 1pm. Admission to the concert is $15 and includes a lunch buffet served up by Café 4. Tickets are available online at www.knoxjazz.org or by […]
In an effort reestablish the Sunsphere as a thriving vibrant local attraction, as well as, ensure the success of the new restaurant on the fifth floor, “Icon Ultra Lounge”, small but critical changes are occurring around the Sunsphere. The most immediate and noticeable effort is the “good neighbor” assistance from the Knoxville Convention Center. Some citizens […]
The Knox County Highway Department crews are out treating roads with salt and brine. Most of the trucks are also equipped with snow plows.
All Knox County Public Library branches and Knox County Senior Centers will close at 3 p.m. today.
Dr. McIntyre has postponed the “State of the Schools” address until a later date.