Amber Rountree seeks re-election to BOE seat

Amber Rountree seeks re-election to BOE seat

  Amber Rountree has announced her intention to run for re-election to represent the 9th District on the Knox County School Board. She will host a campaign kickoff on Feb. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. at 3 Bears Coffee, located at 1120 Sevier Ave. Rountree, who is the board’s vice chair, played a key role in […]

FBI: Changes needed at the top

FBI: Changes needed at the top

By Steve Hunley   With the release of the by now infamous FISA memo, it has been a lot of fun to watch the opponents of President Trump, almost all Democrats, babbling about protecting the integrity and credibility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Leftists, Democrats and most mainstream media types have been attempting to […]

Harry Truman’s White House Restoration

Harry Truman’s White House Restoration

By Ray Hill The White House, following a century and a half of wars, repairs and the addition of a new third floor caused serious problems for the area reserved for the First Family.  Virtually nobody thought Harry Truman would be occupying the White House in 1949 and the Republican Congress had been exceptionally generous […]

Like Lady Vols, South-Doyle gets better playing guys

Like Lady Vols, South-Doyle gets better playing guys

By Steve Williams South-Doyle’s girls wrapped up the Knox County middle school regular season basketball championship last week and they could give the school’s boys’ team an assist for that accomplishment. Eric Brabson, who coaches both the girls’ and boys’ teams, sometimes has had his girls practice against his boys this season … somewhat like […]

Alvah Bible, longtime FCA sponsor, honored by CHS

Alvah Bible, longtime FCA sponsor, honored by CHS

    By Steve Williams   A surprise for Alvah Bible didn’t turn out to be a total surprise as planned, but Central High School’s mission to honor its former longtime sponsor of the school’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes program was accomplished. “I knew they were doing something,” said Bible, following a ceremony in between […]

2018 South Knoxville Cleanup

It’s time to register for Keep Knoxville Beautiful’s 2nd annual South Knoxville Cleanup! The community-wide South Knoxville Cleanup will be held on Saturday, March 17th from 9 a.m.–12 p.m., followed by lunch. The event will kick off at Sam Duff Memorial Park. (Duff Park is located at 4060 Chapman Highway, which you can access via […]

City to Conduct Public Meeting for Annual Action Plan

from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods The City of Knoxville’s Community Development Department will conduct a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona.  Inclement weather date is February 7 at the same time and place.   Community Development is working on the Annual Action Plan Update […]

Four Weddings and an Elvis

Footlights Productions’ 2017-18 season continues with the comedy “Four Weddings and an Elvis” by Nancy Frick. Michelle Badgely makes her Footlights Productions debut, starring as Sandy, the owner of “Sandy’s Chapel of Love” – a small Las Vegas wedding chapel that plays host to some very outlandish nuptials. Sandy is four-times-married-three-times-divorced, and has certainly seen […]

Arts & Culture Alliance Offers Updated Version of Publicity Guide

The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to offer the 16th edition of its Publicity Guide, the most comprehensive and up-to-date listing of media resources in the Greater Knoxville, Chattanooga, Tri-cities, Nashville, and Asheville areas. This resource is available for businesses, organizations, and individuals who wish to promote their news and events to area journalists […]

Department of Human Services Connects People With Jobs Ahead of Deadline

TDHS is co-sponsoring a career & resource fair to help SNAP recipients find work. Sevierville – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking another step this week to connect recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as Food Stamps) in East Tennessee with meaningful work. On Wednesday, TDHS will co-sponsor a […]

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