PHOTO BY TAMMY KREGEL
Sophomore wing Annaka Hall pressures a William Blount player in Bearden's rough and tumble 61-57 win last week.
By Steve Williams Coming off a 10-day layoff after winning its Super 16 holiday tournament, Bearden High’s unbeaten girls team showed up for a basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 10, and Roller Derby broke out. At times, bodies were flying everywhere. Visiting William Blount, known for its hectic and chaotic style of play, battled the Lady […]
Skylar Baker, Hardin Valley pitcher and first baseman, with Bryce Brentz in 2014 at Chad Bell's wedding. Skylar takes pitching lessons from Bell and has taken hitting lessons from Brentz and Chad Zurcher.
By Steve Williams Four South Knoxville products will be the featured speakers at Hardin Valley Academy’s baseball leadoff dinner this year, thanks to HVA social studies teacher Lisa Myers, who has ties to South Knoxville herself. “I signed up for leadoff banquet duty, with my guys in the back of my mind,” said Myers, […]
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ annual Souper Bowl event raised $5,230 for United Way of Sevier County. Souper Bowl is one of Arrowmont’s favored fundraisers for our local community. Due to the Gatlinburg wildfires, the event originally scheduled for November 29, 2016 was cancelled. “Even though the tragic fires made it impossible […]
List Includes a New Field Day University of Tennessee AgResearch has released the 2017 field day schedule, which includes 11 field days and four special events. Field days are held at most of the 10 AgResearch and Education Centers located throughout the state. These events offer farmers, ranchers, gardeners and the general public a chance […]
City of Knoxville offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Waste Connections, the City’s residential garbage service contractor, will run on regular schedules. Downtown trash and recycling will be collected following the regular schedule throughout the entire weekend, including Monday, Jan. 16. The City’s recycling […]
O’Connor Senior Center Painters present a new exhibition of more than 40 watercolors, oils, and acrylics entitled “Breaking Ground – What You Want to See” featuring more than ten artists. Each Wednesday, the O’Connor Painters meet at the O’Connor Senior Center to learn, work, and share under the tutelage of local artist Ann Birdwell, who teaches […]
Since 1969, January has been declared National Blood Donor Month due to the extra need for blood and platelets this time of year. The inclement weather during the winter months often results in cancelled blood drives and seasonal illnesses may prevent people from donating. MEDIC Regional Blood Center needs 275 blood products daily for cancer […]
The first NKBPA meeting of 2017 will be on January 13 at BESCO, 1800 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917. Newly-elected president George Bove says this meeting will start the new year off right for businesses in the 37917 area. The program will be a presentation of the latest Broadway Corridor Enhancement Plan by Leslie Fawaz, AIA, Studio Director, […]
Says failing to include the former president’s home in the National Park System would be a “glaring omission” “Wouldn’t it be more appropriate for the presidential home of the president who created the Department of Interior, the home of the National Park Service, to be managed by the National Park Service? I sure think so.” […]
When: 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 Where: John T. O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona St. Who: Community Development staff, neighborhood leaders and other stakeholders The City of Knoxville Department of Community Development will present information and updates pertaining to its Five-Year Consolidated Plan established in 2015 to focus on strengthening […]