Gay Street Bridge to close for month-long water line installation

  The Gay Street Bridge and Council Place will close for about a month, beginning Monday, Oct. 30. A contractor, Charles Blalock & Sons, will be installing a water line running between East Blount Avenue and Council Place as part of the Blount Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project.   A reminder to motorists: The Gay Street […]

KCC Fall Concert

The Knoxville Choral Society is proud to present the Knoxville Chamber Chorale with their ~ “Fall Concert, Gathering” on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s Cathedral in Knoxville, TN.. This concert is sponsored by St. John’s Cathedral, Rush’s Music, the Tennessee Arts Commission, the Clayton Foundation, the city of Knoxville, WJXB […]

Hike for Schools

On Saturday, Oct. 28 from 1-3 p.m., Knox County Schools Partners in Education will host Hike for Schools at the greenway near West High School. The loop is a 3-mile out-and-back course that starts at West High School and turns around near Safety City. It is an untimed event and participants can show up at […]

The WordPlayers invites you to ‘See Rock City’

  Set in rural Kentucky during the pains of World War II, this Award winning play by Arlene Hutton is a tender portrayal of married life set against the backdrop of World War II, showing the best of the human spirit and its ability to overcome any and all obstacles. Oct. 26, 27, Nov. 2, […]

Knox Heritage’s Save Our Signs Program Helps Restore Regas Sign

Representatives from Knox Heritage and Regas Property LLC gathered at the Regas Building on North Gay Street Wednesday to recognize contributions made from the Knox Heritage ‘Save Our Signs” grant program in restoring the iconic downtown sign. Regas Property LLC received a $2,250 Knox Heritage Save Our Signs grant to restore the iconic sign that […]

Edgewood Park Holds Elections, Announces Trunk or Treat

~ from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods The Edgewood Park Neighborhood Association (EPNA) recently held elections for new officers and board members. Officers are President Michael Duerr, Vice President Julie Taylor, Treasurer Paul Schmutzler, and Secretary Laurie Knox. Other members of the Board of Directors are Carol Zimmerman, Heidi chmutzler, Renee Dudley, and Pete […]

Partners Urge Burlington Residents to Share the Vision

~ from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods   The Burlington Residents Association and the East Tennessee Community Design Center are working to envision a welcoming place for Burlington residents and others to shop, play, live, and work in the neighborhood and adjacent Burlington Commercial District.   The two organizations are encouraging Burlington residents and […]

State Parks and Recreation Grants Available to Local Communities

TDEC to host grant workshops November 28-30   NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced the 2018 grant cycle for the Local Parks and Recreation Fund, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and the Recreational Trails Program. TDEC’s Division of Recreational Educational Services (RES) will host three workshops across the state […]

Mosquitoes in two areas test positive for West Nile virus

Spraying dependent upon weather conditions                                                                          The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Culex mosquitoes in the Fourth Avenue and Tower Drive areas of north Knoxville. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in these areas […]

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