Vols' Win Streak Ends With 78-68 Loss At Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. — Despite an another amazing offensive effort from Jordan McRae, the Vols saw their six-game winning streak come to an end at Stegman Coliseum on Saturday, 78-68. McRae’s 35 points were the most by a Vol in seven years, but it wasn’t enough as the rest of the Orange & White combined for 33 […]

Nominations are in, voting begins for next ‘Knox Cash Mob’ location

The nominations have been tallied, and now it’s time for the community to vote for the next Knox Cash Mob location. The top five nominees (listed alphabetically) are:   ·        Colonial Village Shopping Center (Colonial Hardware, Kay’s Ice Cream and The Village Bakery), 6202 Chapman Highway ·        McLemore Florist, 106 E Young High Pike ·         […]

This week on Tennessee Shines…

March 4: Tim Easton + The High Jump Heart + author Kim Trevathan Singer-songwriter Tim Easton has been making folk-rock long before he moved to Nashville. In the early ’90s, his Akron, Ohio-based band The Haynes Boys were throwing down as hard as Uncle Tupelo and Whiskeytown without the acclaim. As a solo artist, Easton has crafted a […]

Events around town…

Daffodil Show The East Tennessee Daffodil Society will have a Daffodil Show, on Saturday, March 16 from 1-4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Maryville, at 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville. The show is open to the public and is FREE.   Daughters of the Confederacy meeting The Captain W. Y. C. Hannum Chapter […]

TENNESSEE TO RETIRE JERSEYS OF ABBOTT, ELLIS, PARKER

The highest individual honor that can be attained at the University of Tennessee should be the retirement of a jersey of an outstanding performer, and a new process for retiring jerseys at UT has been finalized. Based on the new criteria and nominating process, three former student-athletes will join those who have previously honored with […]

Western Avenue Lane Closure March 1

KUB and its contractor will close one southbound lane on a short section of Western Avenue between Keith Avenue and Richmond Avenue from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Friday, March 1, as work is completed on the water distribution system. One southbound lane and both northbound lanes will remain open on this section of Western […]

Vine Middle School Community Meeting

Knox County School administrators held an emotionally charged meeting at Vine Middle School tonight. Many teachers and parents vented their frustration with the current climate at the school. One teacher stated “the hallways are running wild!” Another teacher admitted to being frustrated with factors such as attempting to contact a parent about a student and […]