Hanging Up on a Scam

  Council on Aging Meeting Thursday, June 8 at 2:30 p.m. O’Connor Senior Center 611 Winona St.   What would you do if the IRS suddenly called you to demanded immediate payment for back taxes? How would you respond? Hopefully you would realize that this is a scam.   Millions of people fall victim to scams […]

TDOT and THP Prepare for 2017 Bonnaroo Festival

It’s that time of year again!  The annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will soon take place in the city of Manchester, Tennessee.  Since its inception in 2002, the four-day, multi-stage event has become one of the most popular live music festivals in the country, attracting thousands of attendees. To fully enjoy the varied lineup […]

Stephanie Welch Campaign Kickoff tomorrow

Stephanie Welch, candidate for First District City Council Seat, visits with current Councilman Nick Pavlis during the annual Honor Fountain City Day on May 29. Welch was among numerous office seekers and elected official in the Fountain City Memorial Day event. (Photo by Mike Steely)

Stephanie Welch Campaign Kickoff tomorrow

Stephanie Welch, candidate for the 1st District seat on the Knoxville City Council, will hold her campaign kickoff Thursday, June 8 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Candoro Marble in South Knoxville.  

President Signs Legislation Naming New Nashville Federal Courthouse in Honor of Fred Thompson

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) along with U.S. Representatives Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.), Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), David Kustoff (R-Tenn.) and Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) yesterday released the following statements after President Trump signed into law bipartisan […]

Lady Eagles to Host First Annual Car Show on Saturday

The Seymour High School Lady Eagles basketball team will kick off its inaugural Car Show and Community Festival this Saturday, June 10, in what the team and its coach hope will become an annual fundraiser for the sports organization. The free event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 pm. at Seymour High School, is […]

Making the Case for Butch Jones

By Alex Norman Butch Jones needs to be fired immediately. Spend a few minutes on twitter and that’s what you will read from Tennessee fans. The Vols head coach should be dispatched posthaste and Jon Gruden should be hired. Or Brian Kelly. Or Bobby Petrino. Or they have nobody in mind as a replacement. They […]

Knox County Educator a TN DOE Teacher of the Year Finalist

Knox County Educator a TN DOE Teacher of the Year Finalist

The Tennessee Department of Education announced today the nine finalists for the 2017-18 Tennessee Teacher of the Year award. Ms. Karen Latus from Bearden High School was selected as the East Tennessee Finalist. As a finalist, Ms. Latus will have the opportunity to serve on Education Commissioner Candice McQueen’s Teacher Advisory Council for the duration […]

Tennessee Valley Fair Announces Concert Lineup

Josh Turner, Cheap Trick, Kool & the Gang heading to Knoxville Knoxville, Tenn. (June 5, 2017) – The Tennessee Valley Fair is pleased to announce its 2017 concert lineup for the 98th annual event, September 8-17.     Friday, September 8 – LOCASH Reserved Seat = $15 – $10   Sunday, September 10 – Michael Ray […]

Lunch with Mayor Burchett and Randy Boyd

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is scheduled to have lunch at Vol Market #3, 3400 Western Ave., with Former Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development and current gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd this Thursday, June 8, from noon until 1 p.m. The media, members of the public and other elected officials, including the Knox County […]

Canine Influenza Confirmed in East Tennessee

UT Working to Confirm Sub-type   The Virology Laboratory at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed two cases of Type A Influenza in dogs in the Knoxville region. The samples were received Monday, June 5. Sub-typing is ongoing and will determine if it is H3N2 Influenza, a strain of influenza that […]

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