Catholic impressive in win over Fulton

PHOTO BY ROB DOUGHERTY Catholic High students are in a patriotic and festive mood as their Fighting Irish roll to a 69-42 win over Fulton.

Catholic impressive in win over Fulton

By Alex Norman Over the past few years Fulton and Catholic has turned into one of the state’s biggest rivalries. Today, it appears that the Fighting Irish have taken a step ahead of the Falcons. On Thursday, September 15th, top-ranked Catholic looked like the team to beat in Class 4A in Tennessee, knocking off Fulton […]

‘There’s no comma there’

By Mike Steely Former Knox County Commissioner Mike Brown, who left office September 1st and was replaced with Carson Dailey, often said folksy things and used phrases from an earlier generation. The senior commissioner chose not to run again but wants to stay involved, especially with the creation of a Safety Center. He has represented […]

DANDRIDGE SCOTS-IRISH FESTIVAL to Celebrate 10th Year in East Tennessee

Outstanding Scottish & Irish Entertainers vie for attention with the Bagpipe & Drum Band Playoff Challenge at the 10th annual Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival, which will take place on Main Street in downtown Dandridge, Tennessee on Saturday the 24th of September. The Festival will begin at the Highland Stage (behind Town Hall) in Dandridge on Friday […]

Water quality grant proposals now accepted

Water quality grant proposals now accepted

Funds support projects to improve the waters of Tennessee   The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is now accepting grant proposals for projects that will help improve water quality statewide by reducing nonpoint source pollution. “As we all try to be good stewards of our natural resources, we look to our partnerships to help make great […]

Vols to play seven home games in 2017

Vols to play seven home games in 2017

A Monday-night season opener and seven games at Neyland Stadium highlight the 2017 Tennessee football schedule as released Tuesday by the Southeastern Conference. The Vols play 12 games over 13 weeks in 2017, with the open date coming on Oct. 7, following the completion of Week Five. In all, Tennessee plays seven games at home […]

Visit Knoxville Announces Free WiFi at Knoxville Convention Center

Visit Knoxville is proud to announce that the Knoxville Convention Center will now have free wireless internet for future events. Visit Knoxville will implement this service via an agreement with ShowNets. For over 17 years, ShowNets has become the recognized expert in designing, deploying and supporting state-of-the-art Internet solutions for events, trade shows and facilities. […]

Three areas added to mosquito spray schedule

The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Culex mosquitoes in three areas of Knox County. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes on Thursday, Sept. 15 and Tuesday, Sept. 20 between 9 p.m. and midnight, weather […]

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