A hidden gem in Gibbs

A hidden gem in Gibbs

By Ralphine Major It was a backyard gathering at a place I had never been before.  I could hear the children’s laughter as they ran and played.  Folks were sitting in lawn chairs under a big shade tree.  I imagined that it was a scene much like in the day of the Nicholas Gibbs family. […]

Business Breakfast focuses on increasing contracts with DBEs

Looking to bid on a contract with the City of Knoxville but don’t exactly know how to get started? Not sure if your company is large enough to bid on a City contract?   Plan on attending the City’s annual Business Breakfast to learn how to match your company’s products and services with the right […]

Nicholas Gibbs Historical Society Open House

Nicholas Gibbs Historical Society Open House

Everyone is Invited Have you ever wondered how the Gibbs Community got its name? A revolutionary war hero named Nicholas Gibbs and his family was among the first white settlers in the area of what is now known as the Gibbs Community. The log cabin he built on Emory Road has been in the same […]

The Cove at Concord Park to host Free Fishing Day

The Cove at Concord Park to host Free Fishing Day

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is sponsoring Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 11 from 8 a.m. to noon at The Cove at Concord Park. The Cove is located at 11808 S. Northshore Drive.   TWRA will provide fishing equipment and have several door prize drawings for kids. The Tennessee Valley Sportsman Club will provide […]

Knoxville Force Women settle for tie

The Knoxville Force women’s team took on the Gulf Coast Texans tonight at Sansom Sports Complex at 7 p.m. last night. Despite overcoming a one-goal deficit, the Force could not find the clincher in a 1-1 tie with the Texans.   The Gulf Coast Texans started the game strong, striking early in the eighth minute […]

A Father’s Day Hike at the UT Arboretum on Saturday, June 18

  Dads, how about a guided hike with the kids at the beautiful UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge the day before Father’s Day?  We’re offering a fun, short trail hike (1 to 1.5 hours) on Saturday, June 18 with a meet-and-greet with coffee, donuts, and juice from 8:30-9:00 before we start the hikes at 9:00 […]

City adds third-party review to Tax-Increment Financing process

City adds third-party review to Tax-Increment Financing process

Because of the increased volume and complexity of applications for development assistance in Knoxville’s redevelopment areas, the City’s Office of Redevelopment is adding an outside financial review as part of the application process.   The review will be required for any projects seeking Tax-Increment Financing agreements (TIFs), one of the City’s most valuable tools for […]

Senzel tabbed Louisville Slugger All-American

Senzel tabbed Louisville Slugger All-American

Nick Senzel becomes first Vol to receive Third Team All-America honors since 2009   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Baseball’s Nick Senzel was named a 2016 Louisville Slugger All-America Third Team third baseman as announced by Collegiate Baseball newspaper on Thursday. Last month, Senzel was named an All-Southeastern Conference Second Team and SEC All-Defensive selection after posting a career […]

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