Hardin Valley’s leadoff dinner expected to be inspiring

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.

Hardin Valley’s leadoff dinner expected to be inspiring

  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, […]

UT AgResearch Announces 2017 Field Day Schedule

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 […]

MLK Holiday: City offices closed; KAT to run buses but not trolleys; trash collection on regular schedule

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 […]

The O’Connor Senior Center Painters present Breaking Ground: What You Want to See

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 […]

January is National Blood Donor Month!

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 […]

NKBPA meets tomorrow

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, […]

Alexander Introduces Legislation to Take Next Step in Preserving President Polk’s Home as a “National Treasure”

Alexander Introduces Legislation to Take Next Step in Preserving President Polk’s Home as a “National Treasure”

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.” […]

Public meeting on the City of Knoxville’s Community Development Department’s 2017 Annual Action Plan tonight

Public meeting on the City of Knoxville’s Community Development Department’s 2017 Annual Action Plan tonight

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 […]

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