Safety Fest TN Opens Registration for 90 Free Safety Classes on July 24

  OAK RIDGE – On July 24, registration opens for Safety Fest TN, an annual community event that offers 90 free safety classes to residents and companies from September 11-15. This year’s training classes will be offered at Y-12’s New Hope Center, ORAU’s Pollard Technical Center, and other local venues. Registration and a complete list […]

TDEC Offering $4.5 Million in Recycling and Waste Reduction Grants

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is now accepting applications for recycling and waste reduction grants totaling $4,500,000.   “Since 2015, TDEC has had a renewed focus on supporting local communities in a broader goal to reduce waste across the state while increasing recycling rates,” said TDEC Commissioner Bob Martineau. “These grants aim […]

New Concord Park trail ribbon cutting July 21

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and local leaders will join members of the community for the grand opening of new trails at Concord Park on Friday, July 21 at 10 a.m. The park is located at 11808 S. Northshore Drive, and the ribbon cutting will take place just east of it next to the old […]

I Bike KNX Offers Free Bike Classes This Summer

The Knoxville Regional Bicycle Program is offering free bicycle classes to both children and adults. These 30-minute classes are customized for each student depending on their needs and interests. The classes can help students learn how to ride a bike, start biking again, ride without training wheels, use gears to make riding easier and more […]

Water Boil Notice for the East Sevier County Utility District

From TDEC official Eric Webber: Due to water outages, we have reason to suspect that the water distributed to the customers of the East Sevier County Utility District may be contaminated. Until further notice, water customers are advised to boil water prior to using it for drinking or food preparation. As a precaution, customers should take […]

Sevier County Economic Development Council to Host Job Fairs

The Sevier County Economic Development Council, the Cities of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville along with the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development will be hosting two job fairs in July targeting potential employees in surrounding counties. The first job fair is on Thursday, July 20 at Tennessee Smokies Park in Kodak and the […]

Saturday at the Seymour Farmers Market

Saturday at the Seymour Farmers Market

On Saturday, July 22, the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department will be at Seymour Farmers Market with their big red fire truck from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Information on fire safety will be provided. They will have a family activity tent set up with face painting and hats for the kids. They will also be grilling hot dogs […]

4th City Council District Go Vote! Knoxville public meeting tomorrow

When: 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017   Where: Milton Roberts Recreation Center, 5900 Asheville Highway   Who: Mayor Madeline Rogero, 4th District Councilman Nick Della Volpe, Knox County Election Commission staff, 4th District neighborhood leaders, and candidates running for Council seats in the 2017 City elections     In the Aug. 29 primary […]