Knox County Schools, Great Schools Partnership announce Community School expansion

The Knox County Schools and the Great Schools Partnership have announced its community schools initiative is expanding to include two additional schools: New Hopewell Elementary and West View Elementary beginning in the 2016-17 school year. Community Schools are a strategy for aligning community resources for student success, family health and neighborhood safety. Community Schools stay […]

Keep Knoxville Beautiful Celebrates Earth Day at Barnes and Noble

Keep Knoxville Beautiful Celebrates Earth Day at Barnes and Noble

Keep Knoxville Beautiful’s Talking Tree will be at Barnes and Noble on Saturday, April 23 to help celebrate Earth Day. Barnes and Noble is located in the Suburban Shopping Center at 8029 Kingston Pike in Knoxville. The Talking Tree will lead three story times about recycling, litter, and taking care of the environment. After story […]

Free Legal Clinics Offered Across the State

16 Clinics Planned in TBA YLD Initiative The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division will host 16 free legal advice clinics and legal education events throughout the state. Attendees will get information on a variety of topics including: debt collection, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant disputes, wills and divorce. A full list of events: • Cookeville, April 25 […]

Plantin’ and Pickin’: A Summer Guide

Join Master Gardener Marsha Lehman for a hands-on class on how to direct sow summer vegetable seeds and properly transplant your purchased plants. Learn tips on harvesting and maintaining your summer garden. This free public event is scheduled on Saturday, April 23, from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. at CAC Beardsley Community Farm, 1719 Reynolds St, […]

Browning named as new Parks and Recreation Deputy Director

Browning named as new Parks and Recreation Deputy Director

Mayor Madeline Rogero last week announced Aaron Browning as the City’s new Deputy Director for the Parks and Recreation Department.   The City’s Athletics Coordinator since 2012, Browning’s accomplishments with the City include increasing adult participation in athletic leagues by 124 percent; arranging education workshops for recreation commissions to assist with improved organizational goals; introducing new […]

Honor Fountain City Day 2016

Honor Fountain City Day will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Fountain City Park.  This year’s theme is “Fountain City:  A Community of Volunteers.”  There will be free activities for children including Face Painting and games with prizes.  Upland Birds of Prey will have an […]

Rossini Festival, JDRF One Walk: Downtown streets to be closed

Knoxville Opera’s Rossini Festival The Rossini Festival is an 11-hour international street fair that, on one Saturday each April, draws 100,000 people to downtown Knoxville. But to put on Saturday’s legacy festival, Gay Street and other downtown streets will be closed, starting Friday night, April 22. These downtown streets will be closed, beginning at 11 […]

6th District Democrats April events

  The 6th District (Karns, Hardin Valley, Solway, part of Powell, Norwood, Pleasant Ridge, Ball Camp, Concord North) of the Knox County Democratic Party will meet at the Karns Library on Oak Ridge Highway at 6:15 on Tuesday, April 26.  The topic will be the Donna Lucas campaign for County Commission.  For information, please contact […]

Farragut Trash Run today

Keep Knoxville Beautiful is excited to host its second Trash Run in the town of Farragut. The Trash Run will take place on and near the Turkey Creek Greenway on April 20 to celebrate Earth Day. Participants will meet at Wild Wing Cafe in Farragut at 5:30 p.m. This is a non-competitive fun run and […]

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