Office of Special Events invites organizations to join Christmas in the City 2016 event line-up

Office of Special Events invites organizations to join Christmas in the City 2016 event line-up

Knoxville may be experiencing 90-degree weather, but the City’s Office of Special Events is thinking about Christmas lights and candy canes.   In fact, the Office of Special Events is excited to be planning Christmas in the City 2016, which takes place during the months of November and December and includes dozens of different events produced […]

Senator Massey hosts informational meeting to help individuals with disabilities tap into state’s ABLE TN program

Senator Massey hosts informational meeting to help individuals with disabilities tap into state’s ABLE TN program

State Senator Becky Massey (R-Knoxville) is hosting an informational meeting on Monday, August 22, to help individuals with disabilities tap into the state’s Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE TN) program.  The meeting for individuals with disabilities and their families is scheduled for 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Sertoma Center at 1400 East 5th […]

Staples Named Democratic House Candidate

By Mike Steely In a packed meeting at Democratic Headquarters Thursday evening fifteen party officials of the 15th state house district voted 11-4 to select Rick Staples as the party nominee in November. Staples is replacing Rep. Joe Armstrong who was convicted of a felony tax evasion charge and is ineligible to see re-election. The […]

Tennessee Increases Anti-Drug Coalitions To Prevent Substance Abuse

Statewide prevention effort aimed at reducing drug, alcohol, and tobacco use In counties and communities across Tennessee, anti-drug coalitions are working to reduce dependence on harmful and potentially lethal substances such as prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. These local efforts, funded by the State of Tennessee since 2008, help get the word out about the […]

UT Director of Athletics Dave Hart Announces Retirement

KNOXVILLE—Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, Dave Hart, who is entering his sixth year at the helm of the Volunteer Athletics program, announced Thursday that he will retire from the position of Director of Athletics, effective June 30, 2017.   In accepting Hart’s decision to retire, UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy Cheek said, “Dave’s greatest […]

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 […]

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