Hurricane Florence forces postponement of TSD game

PHOTO BY TRACY HEARD Powell High's football team rips through the cheerleaders' banner as it takes the field at Clinton Friday night. The Panthers scorched the Dragons 35-0 to raise their record to 4-1.

Hurricane Florence forces postponement of TSD game

By Steve Williams Hurricane Florence had an effect on high school football in Knoxville last week. Tennessee School for the Deaf’s home football opener scheduled for Thursday night was postponed when South Carolina School for Deaf closed early last week because of the approaching hurricane. TSD Athletic Director Luke Benson said the game will be […]

Ground Game Propels Vols To 24-0 Win Over UTEP

~ from UTAD KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Sophomore running back Ty Chandler rushed 12 times for a career-best 158 yards and a touchdown as Tennessee recorded its first shutout since 2016 in a 24-0 victory over UTEP on Saturday afternoon at Neyland Stadium. A crowd of 87,074 was on hand for the contest, including 1,067 evacuees of Hurricane Florence from […]

Knox County Mayor sponsors Veterans’ Breakfast

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs sponsored the monthly free Veterans’ breakfast on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Community Center in Powell. There is a FREE Veteran’s breakfast the 3rd Saturday of each month. Mayor Jacobs has stated that he is a friend of veterans and sponsored this breakfast to show his appreciation and to […]

Statewide Group Announces Residential Backyard Composting Opportunity with Support from Kroger & Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation

Tennessee residents are invited to participate in a project to ramp up backyard composting across the state. The program, called “Come, Post Your Compost,” is coordinated by Tennessee Environmental Council as a way to keep food waste out of Tennessee’s landfills and turn it into useable soil for gardens or other practical purposes. “Kitchen scraps […]

Aiden Barger’s Documentary Selected for Film Festival

Tate’s School, located in West Knoxville just off Cedar Bluff Rd., is pleased to share that fourth (4th) grader Aiden Barger’s documentary short, “GIVING BACK,” was selected to be screened at the Knox Film Festival on September 15th at 3:45 pm. “We are so proud of Aiden and his dedication to sharing such a meaningful, […]

Zoo Knoxville offering free admission for hurricane evacuees

Residents of North and South Carolina under evacuation welcomed by zoo staff.   Zoo Knoxville is offering free admission to residents of North and South Carolina who have evacuated their homes due to the threat of Hurricane Florence.   “The uncertainty and disruption that our neighbors in North and South Carolina are dealing with as […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

The Soundtrack of America is Made in Tennessee and you can hear great music at festivals like Tina Turner Heritage Days, Americana Music Festival & Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Here’s a look at other festivals and fall-themed activities going on across the state this week. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Sept. […]

2nd Annual Recovery Resource Fair TOMORROW!

Tomorrow, September 13, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Metro Drug Coalition and Addiction Campuses will host the Second Annual Knox County Recovery Resource Fair at Central United Methodist Church, located at 201 3rd Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. The purpose of the event is to provide comprehensive resources to those in or seeking recovery and those who work […]