Loss doesn’t really spoil Pemberton’s return to Catholic High

By Ken Lay Mark Pemberton made a return to Catholic High School Thursday night. His Rhea County team had a tough night and a lopsided loss, but that didn’t make a stop at Blaine Stadium. “I have some fond memories of this place,” said Pemberton, who coached the Irish from 2002-08. “I had a great […]

Venue feature watercolor works of local artists

  Continuing in the tradition since opening their doors in January of this year, The Venue at Lenoir City is displaying the work of local artists. The new exhibit features watercolors by Wayne Blankenship and Lil Clinard. The display was curated on a volunteer basis by Mary Bright of the Historic Downtown Lenoir City Merchants […]

Task Force Seeks Nominations for Broadway Improvement Award

—From the City of Knoxville, Office of Neighborhoods   The Broadway Corridor Task Force (BCTF) has issued a call for nominations of businesses or individuals who have made the most positive impact on the Broadway Corridor between Fifth Avenue and I-640 in 2017.   Respondents are encouraged to nominate businesses or individuals who have improved […]

Forensic Anthropology Center Hosts Community Open House

Since its beginnings, UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center has helped expand what the world knows about human decomposition, trained law enforcement officials to solve crimes, and identified remains of unknown individuals. The center will host a community open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, at the William M. Bass Forensic Anthropology Building, 125 […]


Interactive guide provides resources crucial to early stage businesses   The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) has introduced an innovative online tool, Tennessee SmartStart, which guides Tennessee entrepreneurs through the process of establishing their business.   Tennessee SmartStart provides resources through an interactive, step-by-step guide designed to assist early stage business owners […]

Tennessee Historical Commission Announces Grants

The Tennessee Historical Commission State Historic Preservation Office has awarded 32 matching grants totaling almost $750,000 from the Federal Historic Preservation Fund allocated to non-profits, municipalities, universities and civic organizations across the state to support the preservation of historic and archaeological resources.   “These grants are a critical part of the Tennessee Historical Commission’s mission […]

Testify on Blighted Properties at Public Officer Hearing

—From the City of Knoxville, Office of Neighborhoods     Twelve properties are on the agenda for the City’s next Public Officer Hearing at 9:30 a.m. this Friday, September 29.   Neighbors affected by these properties may wish to be present to testify on their impact on the neighborhood.   The Public Officer — David […]

UT Welcomes Fans, SEC Nation to Georgia Game Saturday

—From UT News UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Saturday for the football game against the University of Georgia. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EDT. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. CBS will televise the game, which is sold out. The SEC Network’s SEC Nation Presented by Pilot Flying J program will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to […]

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile begins area tour tomorrow

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile begins area tour tomorrow

Dijon Dom and Cheddar Cheese Elise with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be hosting events at local grocery stores around the area, as well as attending Fried Pickle Festival.   The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile events include setting up and playing some ‘bunderful’ games, taking pictures, and handing out the iconic Wiener Whistles.   Here are the venues […]

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