Hardin Valley presents Peter Pan, The Musical

Hardin Valley Academy to present “Peter Pan, the musical,” April 22-24 at the Hardin Valley Academy Auditorium.  The timeless story of a boy who refuses to grow up, yet fights to defend the honor of the young Wendy against the evilness of Captain Hook.  Join the HVA Musical Theater class (grades 9-12) in the journey to […]

Plans for the new Tennessee State Museum to be previewed today

Governor Haslam and the Tennessee General Assembly announced the launch of a new state museum in April of 2015. The new facility will be part museum, part virtual reality experience, and part time machine. Truly the state’s museum, it will serve as a hub to virtually connect our local schools and museums to exciting programming […]

Tennessee State Parks to Offer Volunteer Events on TN Promise Saturday

Tennessee Promise scholars volunteered their time working on a put-in on the Duck River in Henry Horton State Park on TN Promise Saturday in July 2015.

Tennessee State Parks to Offer Volunteer Events on TN Promise Saturday

Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas are offering volunteer events across the state to help Tennessee Promise scholars log community service hours for TN Promise Saturday on April 16.   There are nearly 60 projects already planned, which may include clearing brush, limbs and invasive plants; planting flowers; building trails; assisting with fun community events; […]

Young Professionals Membership Drive Ends April 15

The Young Professionals of Knoxville are accepting new members for the Spring 2016 class until April 15, 2016.   The Young Professionals of Knoxville is a group of young men and women taking an active interest in the development of the Knoxville community. Their mission is to inspire Knoxville’s young professionals to connect, develop and […]

Legal and Public Notices for April 11, 2016

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 6, 2013, executed by Jamie L Bridges, conveying certain real property therein described to Andrew C Rambo, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of […]

Humane Society Asks Knoxville to Dine for Cause

Humane Society Asks Knoxville to Dine for Cause

The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley (HSTV) invites animal lovers and diners alike to join them on Tuesday, April 19 at Knoxville’s best spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks to benefit homeless animals in the community.  When diners eat at one of over 20 participating restaurants, 15% of their meal purchase will go […]

Heiskell Elementary Class Reunion this Saturday

The Heiskell Elementary School Class Reunion (all classes) will be on Saturday, April 16, 2016.   The event  will be held from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the former school (now Heiskell United Methodist Church), at 9420 Heiskell Road in Heiskell.  Bring your photos and memories.  For more information call Bobbie Kennedy-Jones at (865) 256-1283.

The Knoxville Focus for April 11, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for April 11, 2016

Buzz Thomas Appointed Interim Superintendent By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com Last week the Board of Education approved Oliver “Buzz” Thomas to be the Interim Superintendent of Knox County Schools. Thomas currently serves as President of Great Schools Partnership, a nonprofit organization best known for expanding the Community Schools Initiative begun at Pond Gap Elementary by UT’s […]

Knoxville encourages youth with Play Ball initiative

Knoxville encourages youth with Play Ball initiative

By Ken Lay Major League Baseball officially returned on April 4 and Knoxville City Mayor Madeline Rogero celebrated by announcing her affiliation with the US Conference of Mayors and Major League Baseball’s Play Ball initiative. Rogero held a press conference at Market Square. After she addressed the media, she played a little pickup whiffle ball […]

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