Humane Society Invites Knoxville to 22nd Annual Bark in the Park

Humane Society Invites Knoxville to 22nd Annual Bark in the Park

  The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley’s (HSTV) 22nd annual Bark in the Park is just around the corner. Knoxville’s biggest celebration for dogs and people will be held at the World’s Fair Park Festival Lawn on Saturday, June 11th. Gates will open at 3 pm with a five-dollar entry donation. The festival will […]

KSO performing free outdoor symphony concert

KSO performing free outdoor symphony concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform a FREE, family-friendly concert at Theatre in the Park on the Greenbelt in Maryville, TN on Thursday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Aubrey’s Restaurant, Clayton Homes and Hickory Construction, this concert is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Lawn chairs and blankets are […]

12th Annual Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass this weekend

12th Annual Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass this weekend

Sevierville’s twelfth annual Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass will take place May 20-21, 2016. This family-friendly event will once again bring barbeque cook teams from all over the United States to Sevierville to compete for $17,500 in cash and prizes and the title of Tennessee State Champion in the Bush’s Best TN State Championship Cook Off. […]

 Mini-Con to Launch Summer Reading at Blount County Public Library

    With superheroes in abundance, you’re invited to dress in costume as your favorite comic character and take the whole family to Mini-Con comic convention at the Blount County Public Library’s kickoff for this year’s summer reading program. Mini-Con events begin on Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m., with registration starting at 9, and […]

Greenbrier Barn Party Raises $145,000 for National Park

Greenbrier Barn Party Raises $145,000 for National Park

KODAK, TN – Friends of the Smokies hosted more than 400 guests at the 18th annual Greenbrier Barn Party on Friday, May 6th. The fundraising event featured robust live and silent auctions and raised more than $145,000 this year in support of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Greenbrier Barn Party, formerly Picnic in Pittman […]

Rural/Metro Offers Free Compression-only CPR Training Across Knox County

On May 18 and 21, in observation of National Emergency Medical Services Week, Rural Metro, the Knox County Emergency responder and its parent company, American Medical Response (AMR) and its operations across the country will train thousands of people to save lives through compression-only CPR. Compression-only CPR is easy to learn and has the ability […]

June events at the Parrott-Wood Memorial Library

  Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 2 p.m. -3 p.m.-Sunshine Monday,key Shine 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.- Reading with Remington   Monday, Jun 6, 2016            1 p.m. – 2 p.m.- Your Health is important! 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.- Family Game Night!   Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016                                    2 p.m. – 3 p.m.- Get Set, Go Reading […]

Construction of Market Square Garage restrooms, Strong Alley upgrades to get underway this week

Construction of Market Square Garage restrooms,  Strong Alley upgrades to get underway this week

Two downtown projects – construction of public restrooms in the Market Square Garage and drainage improvements in Strong Alley – are getting underway this week.   The $373,000 five-stall restroom facility will be built in the street-level northwest corner of the garage. The restrooms – which will include a roof, graffiti-resistant paint, topiary screens and […]

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