3rd Annual House Mountain Hoedown!

3rd Annual House Mountain Hoedown!

By Ralphine Major I looked at the leafy, green lily bush now wilted by summer’s stifling heat.  I see leaves that have already fallen from trees and try to decide, is it still summer—or early fall?  July brought a flurry of “Christmas in July” events including special promotions and sales, a line-up of favorite Christmas […]

Old City Hall gets a New Old Look

Old City Hall gets a New Old Look

By Mike Steely Steelym@knoxfocus.com A small change is coming to one of the most historic buildings in downtown Knoxville. You’ll probably not notice what’s happening there but, in fact, the change will take the building to its early appearance. Recently the Historic Zoning Commission approved of enclosing an exterior recessed area on a building at […]

KCS August Board of Education Meetings This Week

KCS BOE will hold its work session on Monday, August 1 at 5 p.m. in the boardroom on the first floor of the Andrew Johnson Building (912 S. Gay St.) The regular session will be held on Wednesday, August 3 at 5 p.m. in the Main Assembly Room of the City County Building (400 W. […]

Commissioners Ed & Bob’s Night Out is August 17

Knox County At-Large Commissioners Ed Brantley & Bob Thomas will be at Love That Bar B Q, 1901 Maryville Pike, Wednesday, August 17 from 5 .m. to 7 p.m. to meet the people of South Knox County and listen to their concerns. Ed and Bob feel that going out to the people eases the strain […]

Celebrate FREE Family Fun Day at the KMA

Children of all ages enjoy Family Fun Day at the KMA

Celebrate FREE Family Fun Day at the KMA

Come celebrate with the Knoxville Museum of Art at Family Fun Day Saturday, August 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This FREE family event is packed with art-making stations, artist demonstrations, face painting, continuous entertainment on stage, glass blowing, a magic show, gallery tours, and live music. Enjoy snacks for purchase from Dave’s Dogs. […]

Humane Society Hosts Community Vaccine Clinic, Dog Wash

Caring for a pet is a big responsibility and can get costly, but providing one’s pet with basic yearly vaccines and testing doesn’t have to be. The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley (HSTV) will be hosting its annual “Dirty Dogs Done Dirt Cheap” low-cost vaccine clinic and dog wash Saturday, August 6 from 10 […]

Butterfly Festival to be held at UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge this Saturday

Butterfly Festival to be held at UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge this Saturday

Monarch release and UT Insect Zoo are highlights The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will present a Butterfly Festival on Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UT Arboretum Auditorium and surrounding grounds, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge.  It is cosponsored by the UT Forest Resources AgResearch and Education […]

Second Annual Statewide “Purple Out Day” to support Alzheimer’s Tennessee is Friday

Second Annual Statewide “Purple Out Day” to support Alzheimer’s Tennessee is Friday

Alzheimer’s disease impacts Tennessee families in every county from West to East, and now Court Clerks across the state, including Blount County’s Circuit Court Clerk Tom Hatcher, Knox County Criminal Court Clerk Mike Hammond as well as Court Clerks in Jefferson, Loudon, Sevier, Hamblen Counties and beyond, are showing their support by participating in the […]

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