Winter Stargazing Session at Marble Springs State Historic Site

Join Marble Springs on Saturday, January 28th for a winter nighttime viewing session. This session will be lead by Gary Noland, adjunct instructor of Astronomy at the University of Tennessee. Guests will meet at the cottage where they will begin with a discussion about navigating from constellations. The stargazing will begin at about 7 p.m. […]

Zoo Knoxville hosts job fair for seasonal positions

Zoo accepting applications and interviewing candidates January 20 and 21, 2017   Zoo Knoxville will be accepting applications and interviewing candidates interested in seasonal, variable hour positions in guest services, including admissions, retail, rides and attractions and tram operations on Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon each […]

DISH Orange & White Game Set For April 22

DISH Orange & White Game Set For April 22

The Tennessee football team will hold its annual DISH Orange & White Game on April 22 with a 4 p.m. ET, kickoff at Neyland Stadium. Admission and parking for the DISH Orange & White game are free. Before the game, Tennessee will celebrate Fan Appreciation Day. UT players and head coach Butch Jones will be available for […]

Free Student Admission for Cumberland Piano Trio Performance

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is pleased to present the Cumberland Piano Trio this Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church. Established in 2013 as an outgrowth of the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association’s Isotone series, the Cumberland Piano Trio has become well-known for championing the works of […]

Smart Trips opens program to all types of trips

In 2017, Smart Trips is opening the program to include all types of alternative commutes. Started in 2002, Smart Trips is a free online program that rewards people for driving less by providing incentives for people to carpool, vanpool, bike, walk, take transit, telecommute, and work compressed schedules. Those who log at least one alternative […]

MPC to Expand Edgewood-Park City Historic District

  The Knoxville Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) will hold a meeting to discuss the boundaries for the proposed expansion to the existing Edgewood-Park City Historic District (H-1 Zoning Overlay). The purpose of this meeting is to answer questions and gather input about the proposed expansion of the historic district. The meeting will start at 6:00 […]

Department of Safety and Homeland Security announce reinstatement season

Driver Services Division Offers Tennesseans Opportunity to Reissue Driver License   The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Driver Services division is offering Tennesseans more ways to reinstate their driver license. Citizens have the ability to reinstate online, in-person, or via mail.   Once fees have been paid, court clearance documents, receipts have been received […]

Haslam announces IMPROVE Act

Joined by mayors from across the state and leaders in the manufacturing and trucking industries, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced a comprehensive and strategic plan to cut taxes on food and manufacturing while updating how the state provides Tennesseans the safe and reliable transportation network needed to support future job growth.   The IMPROVE […]

Upcoming Knox County party meetings

The Powell Republican Club will meet Thursday at Shoney’s, 343 East Emory Road in Powell. Dinner is at 6:30, meeting at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Chancellor Clarence E. Pridemore, Jr. The Knox County GOP will hold the 58th Presidential Inauguration Chili Supper on Friday, January 20, from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the Crown […]

KCHD gets first snapshot of local Hepatitis C rates

Urges those at risk to get tested, know status   Having incorporated hepatitis C screening into most of its preventive clinical offerings, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) has tested more than 3,000 patients since June 1, 2016, and discovered a 10 percent infection rate among those tested.   “To effectively address hepatitis C in […]

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