March of Dimes to Hold Big Annual Fundraiser to Help Babies Be Born Healthy

Hundreds of families and local business leaders will join together on Saturday, April 29  at Zoo Knoxville for the 2017 March for Babies, the nation’s oldest fundraising walk, which helps more babies survive and thrive. This year’s Knoxville Ambassador Family is the Vaughan Family. Ben and Rosalynn Vaughan were already informed they were categorized as […]

Alexander: President’s Directive Ensures Faithful Implementation of the Law that Restored Local Control of Classrooms

Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) yesterday made the following statement on the Trump Administration executive order ensuring faithful implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act – the new education law that Alexander sponsored to restore local control of classrooms: “In 2015, there was a consensus that No Child Left Behind needed to be […]

Knox County Beekeepers Association meets Monday

The Knox County Beekeepers Association’s next monthly meeting is Monday, May 1, 7-9 p.m. at New Harvest Park Community Building. Program topics: Treatment Free Beekeeping, Knox County and Tennessee Beekeepers Overview. Open to anyone interested in honey bees. Admission is free.

Performances Added of ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

  Due to popular demand, additional performances of the Clarence Brown Theatre’s family-friendly classic, “Around the World in 80 Days” have been added for Tuesday, May 2 and Sunday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. Free and convenient parking is available in the McClung Tower Garage on Volunteer Boulevard.   While “Around the World in 80 Days” is […]

Sheep Shearing Day this Friday at Museum of Appalachia

  NORRIS, Tenn. –This Friday, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the Museum will host its second and final Sheep Shearing Day of the year. Students and families are invited to join the Museum as they welcome the warmth of spring by trimming the winter’s heavy growth of wool from their flock of sheep. Last […]

Fineberg Packing Co., Inc. recalls ready-to-eat ham products due to possible listeria contamination

Fineberg Packing Co., Inc., a Memphis, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.   The ready-to-eat hickory smoked and BBQ ham items were packaged on January 16, 2017. The following products are […]

Knox County Commissioner Evelyn Gill to Receive the Susan B. Anthony Award

First District Commissioner Evelyn Gill has been selected to receive the 2017 Susan B. Anthony Award for leadership in women’s issues. Recipients are chosen by the Tennessee Education Association’s Status of Women in Education Committee, and must meet certain eligibility requirements. According to the TEA website, the Susan B. Anthony Award “is presented to a person who has been […]

13th Annual Ultimate Turkey Hunt this weekend

PINE MOUNTAIN LONGBEARDS, RMEF, TWF, TWRA AND CAMPBELL OUTDOOR RECREATION ASSOCIATION present this four-time national NWTF Award-Winning Event APRIL 29, 2017 MEET & GREET – APRIL 28, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. Join us for a day of fun and fellowship where you can always find A SMILE, A KIND WORD AND A HELPING HAND Where, you might […]

Elks Lodge hosts Annual Scouting Dinner

The Knoxville Elk’s Lodge #160, hosted their Annual Scouting Dinner, at the Lodge Ballroom on Friday, April 21.   The Lodge this year honored 90 young men that had achieved the Eagle Rank and 30 young ladies that received the Gold Award in Girl Scouts.   Clay Pruitt, Field Director, for the Great Smoky Mountain Council […]

SOUP’s On!

All Knoxvillians with an appetite for community improvement are invited to the 1st Knoxville SOUP of 2017 on April 27, 2017. The dinner will be held from 6:00 to about 8:30 p.m. at Dara’s Garden, 2637 Maryville Pike (in South Knoxville). SOUP is an exciting community-focused project sponsored by the South Knoxville Alliance (SKA) and […]

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