Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Teacher In-service training rescheduled

Due to inclement weather the in-service training has been rescheduled to February 10, 2018 and the training location is: Sarah Simpson Bldg, 801 Tipton Ave- Time -8:30-2:00.  All pre-registrations will be honored on the new date. The registration period has re-opened until January 31, 2018   all certified staff register at “my learning plan” and classified […]

TDOT Ready for Winter Weather

The Tennessee Department of Transportation can assure motorists it is stocked and ready to clear roadways of ice and snow. In preparation for the winter season, salt supplies have been replenished in all 95 counties, and crews have readied snow plows and brine trucks.   “We begin our winter preparations months in advance,” TDOT Commissioner […]

January NKBPA Meeting Tomorrow

January’s Meeting, Wear Your Orange & White – Bob Kesling is in the House! The first NKBPA meeting of 2018 will be on January 12 at BESCO, 1800 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917. President George Bove starts the new year off right for businesses in the 37917 area. Our program will be Bob Kesling, Voice of the Vols and lead announcer on […]

Central Street Public Meeting Tonight

What: Open house for North Central Street project stakeholders   When: 5 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018   Where: City of Knoxville Public Works Service Center, 3131 Morris Ave.   Who: Representatives from the City of Knoxville, Amec Foster Wheeler construction engineering inspections services, Vaughn and Melton civil engineering firm, Southern Constructors Inc. […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Experience something unique in 2018. Kick off the new year with music, theatre and events throughout the state. Many communities will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Pulaski – Schedule a […]

Candidate for Sheriff, Tom Spangler, opening campaign headquarters

Two day event provides opportunity to meet Law Enforcement Veteran What: Grand opening of campaign headquarters of Tom Spangler for Knox County Sheriff Who: Tom Spangler and the Tom Spangler for Sheriff election campaign team When: Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. AND Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 2-4 p.m.   […]

Tennessee Department of Education Releases New State Report Card

Centralized Website Allows Communities to Easily View Data and Achievement of Schools, Districts   NASHVILLE—Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen has unveiled the latest version of the state Report Card, which is now available on the department’s website. This annual snapshot of school, district, and state performance offers users the ability to view multiple achievement and […]

Nominations now open for the 2018 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is inviting Tennesseans to submit nominations for the 2018 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards.   “The high quality of life Tennessee offers is due in part to the health and vibrancy of our natural environment,” said Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. “Tennesseans deserve to be acknowledged for their passion […]

KCS Strategic Plan community meetings series begins tonight

Knox County Schools is currently in year four of a five-year strategic plan. Seeking input from the community on the contents of the next strategic plan, Knox County Schools has scheduled nine community meetings—one for each school district—in January and February. The meetings are scheduled for the following dates and locations: • District 5: Tuesday, […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of January 8, 2018

Foreclosure notices   NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 20, 2006, executed by JEFFREY A PICKENS, WENDY N PICKENS, conveying certain real property therein described to BROADWAY TITLE INC, as Trustee, as same appears of […]

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