City’s Thanksgiving Weekend trash collection schedule

Waste Connections, the City’s contractor for household garbage and recycling collection, will be closed today in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday.   Thanksgiving is one of only two holidays throughout the year—the other being Christmas Day—that City garbage collection is closed.   While no household garbage collection will take place on Thursday’s holiday, the collection routes […]

U.S. Capitol Christmas tree making stop in Knoxville today

  Want to get a glimpse today (Wednesday, Nov. 23) of the famed “People’s Tree,” the official U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, as it makes a stopover in Knoxville during its cross-country road trip from Idaho to Washington, D.C.?   The holiday tree will roll through Knoxville – one of just 10 stops outside of Idaho […]

Regal Entertainment Group joins the Visit Knoxville Film Office to reward film production in East Tennessee   

Regal Cinema Art Team to Review Qualifying Locally Produced Films The Visit Knoxville Film Office along with the Regal Entertainment Group today announced a new incentive for qualifying films produced in the East Tennessee area. In addition to the many production advantages already offered locally, Regal will screen films produced in Knoxville for potential art […]

The “New” American Revolution

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I’m having trouble understanding the Trump “derangement syndrome.” This syndrome seems to occur when a President other than a Democrat is elected. The syndrome was rampant during the Bush Presidency, manifesting as an unhinged reaction of liberal-progressive-Democrats to a Republican in office. Apparently, the same irrational panic, hatred and visceral emotions […]

The Joshua Dobbs Legacy

By Alex Norman I saw something on Twitter the other day that made me laugh out loud. To summarize, the tweeter said that Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs will not be remembered fondly by Vols fans because he never beat Alabama. Let that hot take sink in for a moment. Sure, Joshua Dobbs never beat Alabama.  […]

Bowden, Carter High product, off to a dreamy start as a Vol

By Steve Williams It was great to see homegrown Jordan Bowden make his first start as a Tennessee Volunteer and respond with a good shooting night on top of that last week against Appalachian State at Thompson-Boling Arena. The former Carter High star made a 3-point shot before the game was 10 seconds old and […]

Thanksgiving in our hearts

By Ralphine Major It is the day set aside to feast with family and give thanks.  Pilgrims, pumpkin pie, and a platter of turkey can easily be overshadowed by the upcoming festivities of Christmas.  But, it is so important to take time from our hectic schedules and recognize the blessings from our Creator. Our country […]

Thankful for what I don’t have

By Joe Rector Yes, it’s Thanksgiving time again. The world has spun around the sun and brought us once again to a day during which we count our blessings. We are supposed to pause for a moment to reflect upon the things for which we are grateful. This year, however, I’ve decided to list what […]

What is Astrology?

By Rosie Moore When I was a teenager I lived with my grandmother for nine years and I could have sworn she was a religious “fanatic”. Now that I’m older, I realize that was a misnomer. She wasn’t fanatical just firm in her beliefs. Except when it came to astrology. The first of every month […]

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