Legislative Update from Senator Becky Massey

Legislative Update from Senator Becky Massey Legislation of Interest   Workers’ Compensation Reform The Sate Senate approved final passage of legislation to make the state more attractive to job creation, while protecting injured employees.  Senate Bill 200 would cut costs to businesses, create more predictability, improve the efficiency of claims management, simplify the physician selection process for injured […]


Saturday is a big day for the Tennessee football program as it gets ready to play in the DISH Orange & White. For Butch Jones, his staff and all of Team 117, it will be their first opportunity to showcase themselves in front of the Volunteer faithful, who they hope will show up in droves […]

This week at New Harvest Park Farmers Market

What’s New? Asparagus! Bob Due’s Terraced Garden Farm will have a limited amount of asparagus.  Get some while it lasts! Food Trucks! Two food trucks this week!  Tootsie Truck AND Savory & Sweet!  Eat dinner at the market!  Chicken picatta sliders, gourmet sloppy joes, bacon wrapped almond stuffed dates with blue cheese dip and more! Free Gardening Workshop! “Go Beyond […]

KCS to Hold 2013 Dine Out For Education

Nearly 40 Knoxville restaurants with 80 locations throughout Knox County will participate in the 10th annual Knox County Schools “Dine Out For Education” event on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. All participants have to do is eat at participating restaurants on April 16, and 10 percent of their pre-tax total will be donated to the Knox […]

Lyons View Pike Construction Project and Road Closure Underway

Effective today, KUB and its contractor, Charles Blalock and Sons, have closed the entire construction zone limits on a 1.5 mile section of Lyons View Pike to through traffic to coincide with the start of construction on a project to upgrade the natural gas, water, and wastewater mains in the area. The closure of this […]

Jefferson Avenue Road Closure

KUB and its contractor will close a short section of Jefferson Avenue to thru traffic between Boruff Street and North Bertrand Street continuously beginning Tuesday, April 16, and lasting through Tuesday, May 7, as work is completed on the water distribution system in this area. Access to driveways and other entrances/exits will remain open for […]

EarthFest 2013 – coming up this Saturday

Each year since April 1970, more and more people choose to celebrate Earth Day. Whether they want to celebrate the planet or learn ways to be more environmentally conscious, the holiday continues to grow in momentum. The Knox County community has come together for the past decade to celebrate at its own Earth Day event, […]

Ugly in the Country Music World of Knoxville

This  taken directly from Merle FM’s Facebook Page. “96.7 Merle FM WMYL Friends I am disappointed to tell you that Merle FM WILL NOT be part of the Wednesday Idol Viewing party. Although we were invited by the venue, it seems another radio station was also invited. Normally we would not mind to have another […]

Vine Middle Magnet Performing Arts Academy to perform Annie, Jr.

Don’t miss your chance to see the Vine Middle Magnet Performing Arts Academy bring the classic story of Orphan Annie to life. Over 50 actors are hard at work putting this show together for audiences of all ages to enjoy. Based on the popular Broadway musical, “Annie Jr.,” tells the story of a spunky, Depression-era […]