100 Free Cultural Events for Students in Knox and Surrounding Counties

100 Free Cultural Events for Students in Knox and Surrounding Counties

  The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, in cooperation with the local arts community, is proud to announce the seventh year of Penny4Arts, a program developed to meet the local arts community’s long-term goal of serving and educating East Tennessee’s children. Penny4Arts provides every child in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, […]

Vols To Hold 2016 Walk-On Tryouts On Aug. 18

Vols To Hold 2016 Walk-On Tryouts On Aug. 18

The Tennessee football team will hold 2016 walk-on tryouts on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Anderson Training Center.   Tryouts for Team 120 will start at 6:30 a.m. ET and consist of speed and agility drills and position-specific skill evaluations with Tennessee coaches. In order to participate in the walk-on program, participants must be enrolled […]

Safety Fest TN Set for September 12-16, 2016

Safety at work, at home and in the community! Why? Because accidents know no boundaries and safety shouldn’t either. It’s needed everywhere. Once a year, an event is held to promote safer workplaces, home-life, and communities by offering free safety and health classes to everyone. Last year, over 850 workers from 79 cities in 6 […]

When are attorney’s fees recoverable?

By Jedidiah McKeehan attorneyknoxville@gmail.com You’ve heard the phrase, “I want to be awarded attorney’s fees,” in regard to litigation.  But what exactly does that mean and when does it apply? Generally, in the state of Tennessee, attorney’s fees are not recoverable unless you have entered into a contract which states that they are recoverable.  That […]

The Chalk Board for August 15, 2016

By Sally Absher Inskip Elementary Students Receive School Supplies Enrichment Federal Credit Union’s North Knoxville Branch delivered school supplies to Inskip Elementary School to make sure all students have the proper supplies to have a productive and educational school year.  This is the second year the credit union has assisted Inskip Elementary with supplies for […]

RTI2 Comes to KCS High Schools

By Sally Absher   Knox County high school students returned to school this fall to find their schedule has been revised to accommodate something called “RTI2.” This year marks the final phase of the implementation of RTI, the education framework used across the country to identify students’ academic needs early in their educational career. In […]

Working hard to please

By Joe Rector I’ve become a millennial! It happened without my knowing what was happening. My reason for saying this is that I’m changing part time jobs again. After almost a year at Toyota of Knoxville, my body is aching from the walking on concrete all day long. If I could survive that one thing, […]

My Cats

By Rosie Moore Traditionally, historians tend to think ancient Egypt was the site of cat domestication, owing to the clear depictions of house cats in Egyptian paintings about 3600 years ago. However, in 2004, a grave excavated in Cyprus, contained the skeletons, laid close together, of both a human and a cat, estimated to be […]

It’s No. 76 for The Knisleys!

By Ralphine Major They moved from Union County to Knox County in 1912 and joined Fairview Baptist Church in Corryton, Tennessee.  The Knisley family began a long association with the church and community.  Since that time, there have been children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren who have continuously attended Fairview Baptist.  Today, the Knisley family numbers into […]

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