As World AIDS Day approaches, KCHD urges testing, expands services

Observed worldwide on Dec. 1 since 1998, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to commemorate those who have lost their lives to AIDS-related illness, applaud progress made in responding to the epidemic and recommit to eradicating the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV infection. […]

45th Annual WIVK Christmas Parade to delight downtown December 1

With mild temperatures in the forecast, record numbers of people are expected to attend the 45th annual WIVK Christmas Parade this Friday, Dec. 1.   The parade will step off onto Howard Baker Jr. Avenue at 6:45 p.m. and proceed to Church Street, turn right onto Gay Street, continue several blocks before turning right on […]

Mayor Burchett launches ACT hotline to help impacted students

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is launching a hotline in an effort to help students impacted by the recent misadministration of an ACT test at Bearden High School. Mayor Burchett traveled to Nashville yesterday to meet with Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, Education Commissioner Candice McQueen, Comptroller Justin Wilson, Rep. Eddie Smith (by phone) and ACT […]

Museum of Appalachia’s ‘Candlelight Christmas’ features evening tours, holiday activities for families

Museum of Appalachia’s ‘Candlelight Christmas’ features evening tours, holiday activities for families

Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   This weekend, the Museum of Appalachia will host its third annual “Candlelight Christmas” event—a winter celebration that captures the beauty and simplicity of an Appalachian Christmas.   The centerpiece of this holiday event is an evening tour of the Museum’s pioneer […]

Old North Knoxville Hosts Holiday Home Tour

Historic Old North Knoxville will hold its 29th Annual Victorian Holiday Home Tour this coming weekend with the Candlelight Tour from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, and the Afternoon Tour from 12:30-5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3.   Advanced tickets are available now at your area Elder’s Ace Hardware stores and online.  Tickets can also […]

Oak Ridge Chorus Sings “Messiah and More” on December 1st

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is pleased to present the Oak Ridge Chorus, led by Chorus Director Jaclyn Johnson, in a festive holiday concert on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge.  The Oak Ridge Chorus will be joined by the University of Tennessee Concert […]

Still time to donate to Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America has announced that this year’s sponsorship deadline has been extended to midnight Friday night, Dec. 1. Because of the logistics involved in processing donations made by checks, we are asking that donations made during the extended deadline period be made exclusively online by visiting

Late surge propels Falcons over Farragut 74-64

By Ken Lay Fulton High School boys basketball coach Jody Wright didn’t know what to expect when his team took the floor for the first time on Monday, Nov. 20. And he wasn’t particularly happy with his team’s inaugural performance of the 2017-18 season. “We’ve had about a week of practice and we looked like […]

Community Interest Meeting Nov. 29 for Maryville-to-Townsend Greenway Expansion

On Wednesday, November 29, community members interested in supporting or learning more about the Maryville-to-Townsend Greenway expansion can attend a community interest meeting at 6 p.m. at Cycology Bicycles in Maryville, located at 2408 East Lamar Alexander Parkway. The interest meeting will share updates and information on the greenway expansion project, along with ways community […]

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