City’s finance department continues 31-year streak of national budget presentation awards

The City of Knoxville has again been recognized by its North American peers for leadership in effective budget presentation. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the City’s Finance Department a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 31st year in a row.   The award “reflects the commitment […]

Knox County Schools Disparities in Educational Outcomes—Community Conversation

Knox County Schools Disparities in Educational Outcomes—Community Conversation

Please join Knox County Schools for a Community Conversation on Disparities in Educational Outcomes. A presentation and breakout sessions will address: Discipline, Student Supports, School Culture and The Role of the KCS Ombudsman. Refreshments will be provided. Thursday,  March 5, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 Fulton High School 2509 North Broadway, Knoxville, Tennessee 37917

MEDIC Regional Blood Center in Critical Need for O Positive Blood Type

WHO:                    MEDIC Regional Blood Center   WHAT:                 Critical Need for O Positive Low Inventory for O Negative, A Positive and A Negative On 2/21, donors will receive the Spring edition MEDIC t-shirt, Texas Roadhouse appetizer coupon and a Ski Pass to Ober Gatlinburg.   WHEN:                 Immediate Need   WHERE:               MEDIC Regional Blood Center […]

Epilepsy Foundation East TN holding annual Fat Tuesday fundraiser

Epilepsy Foundation East TN holding annual Fat Tuesday fundraiser

Mardi Gras 2020! Crowne Plaza Hotel 401 W Summit Hill Dr Knoxville, TN 37902 Fat Tuesday February 25, 2020 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets $50 Come join the Epilepsy Foundation for a night of fun and festivities with good food, and a silent auction! Costumes encouraged but not required. Country-Western theme casual dress. For […]

Calling & Career Ministry Center East/South Opening Celebration today

Emerald Youth is excited to announce a partnership with Overcoming Believers Church, opening a new Calling and Career Ministry Center inside the church. 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 20, 2020 Free Food Live DJ By J3 Entertainment   OVERCOMING BELIEVERS CHURCH 211 HARRIET TUBMAN ST. AT 6:30 PM, THERE WILL BE FREE ADMISSION TO […]

Unused TANF funds could help families impacted by the opioid crisis

By Elaine Davis The opioid crisis impacts families in so many different ways. Bill SB 0011 was introduced in the legislature last year is being sponsored again by Sen. Richard Briggs. Grandparents contacted the state senator requesting financial aid for caring for a child whose parents overdosed or had been incarcerated. In some cases, grandparents […]

TDOT issues traffic alert for Knox County

Motorists traveling on I-40 in Knoxville should be alert for construction activities that will have an impact on travel this weekend. Beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, February 21, TDOT will be performing bridge repairs on I-40 at Bridgewater Road (MM 379) in Knoxville. This work will require I-40 to be reduced to two lanes […]

Letter to the Editor: Roulette Wheel of 5G Deployment

Dear Editor, The looming 5G deployment in Farragut has persuaded me to write my first ever letter to the editor. I have never played Roulette, but now my property in Farragut is in the zone impacted by the Roulette Wheel of 5G deployment, if an antenna and/or pole is going to land in front of […]

Halls Republican Club—February Meeting

By Elaine Davis   The Halls Republican Club met Monday and voted to elect and install its officers for the 2020 year. Janice Crye was elected to double-duty as the secretary and treasurer. Buddy Burkhardt will serve as vice president and Bob Crye as president. Judge Scott Green officiated the oath of office.   Charles […]

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