Central uses turnovers to down Hardin Valley, 35-20

JEREMY WIGGS PHOTOGRAPHY Central defensive standout Xavier Washington (right) closes in on a Hardin Valley ball carrier Friday in the Bobcats' 35-20 win at Dan Y. Boring Stadium.

Central uses turnovers to down Hardin Valley, 35-20

  By David Klein In a non-regional matchup between the Central Bobcats and Hardin Valley Academy Hawks, Central took advantage of five Hardin Valley turnovers to down the Hawks 35-20 at Central. Bobcats’ strong safety Xavier Washington had 12 tackles, two forced fumbles, two sacks, and an 86-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to spark […]

Lady Irish sweep past Central, CAK and Fulton

Lady Irish sweep past Central, CAK and Fulton

  By Ken Lay It was a busy week for the Catholic High School volleyball team. After taking the holiday weekend off, the Lady Irish returned to the court Tuesday night. The 2017 Class AA State runner-up Lady Irish opened the week with a 25-10, 25-23, 25-15 District 3-AA victory over Central High School Tuesday […]

Friends of the Library To Celebrate Mary Utopia Rothrock Day September 19

Celebration at Old Gray Cemetery Will Honor Library Icon Friends of the Knox County Public Library has set aside Wednesday, September 19, to celebrate the life and legacy of Mary Utopia Rothrock (1909–1976), whose indelible influence on the public library system continues to enrich Knox County, the state of Tennessee, and the nation. With a […]

Ride KAT to UT football games; parking also available at city-owned garages

In order to make the first home University of Tennessee football game as stress-free as possible, the City of Knoxville is offering some highlights and tips to help Vol fans navigate transportation and parking.   Street parking is severely limited near Neyland Stadium. Game attendees are encouraged to explore taking a Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Autumn is in the air at the Fall FunFest, Delta Fair & Music Fest, Cooper-Young Festival, Great American Airshow, Archaeofest, Riverfest, Soybean Festival, Cowpea Festival, Tennessee Honey Festival, Americana Fest, Woofstock, Cherokee Fall Festival, Haunting in the Hills Storytelling Festival, International Goat Days, Moon River Festival, Shakespeare in the Park, free art crawls and concerts. […]

Student Essay Contest to Focus on Leadership

The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is kicking off its third annual student essay contest.  The project is part of a larger civics engagement initiative to encourage students to be actively engaged citizens. The 2018 theme for the essays is leadership with length requirements varying by grade level. Schools may submit two essays for kindergarten […]

Fountain City Town Hall meets Monday, September 10

The next Fountain City Town Hall Full Membership Meeting will be held Monday, September 10 from 7:00-8:00 at the Church of the Good Shepherd (5337 Jacksboro Pike, 37918)! Candidates for TN House Districts 13 and 16 will be present for a Meet and Greet. Gresham Middle School awardees with outstanding achievement in academics and citizenship […]

Bill Lee vs. Karl Dean

Bill Lee vs. Karl Dean

  By Steve Hunley Republican Bill Lee will face off with Democrat Karl Dean to serve as Tennessee’s next governor in the November general election.  Lee and Dean are both leaders with very different backgrounds.  Lee has never run for political office before and was the upset winner of the Republican primary, beating Congresswoman Diane […]