Staples Named Democratic House Candidate

By Mike Steely In a packed meeting at Democratic Headquarters Thursday evening fifteen party officials of the 15th state house district voted 11-4 to select Rick Staples as the party nominee in November. Staples is replacing Rep. Joe Armstrong who was convicted of a felony tax evasion charge and is ineligible to see re-election. The […]

Tennessee Increases Anti-Drug Coalitions To Prevent Substance Abuse

Statewide prevention effort aimed at reducing drug, alcohol, and tobacco use In counties and communities across Tennessee, anti-drug coalitions are working to reduce dependence on harmful and potentially lethal substances such as prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. These local efforts, funded by the State of Tennessee since 2008, help get the word out about the […]

UT Director of Athletics Dave Hart Announces Retirement

KNOXVILLE—Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, Dave Hart, who is entering his sixth year at the helm of the Volunteer Athletics program, announced Thursday that he will retire from the position of Director of Athletics, effective June 30, 2017.   In accepting Hart’s decision to retire, UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy Cheek said, “Dave’s greatest […]

100 Free Cultural Events for Students in Knox and Surrounding Counties

100 Free Cultural Events for Students in Knox and Surrounding Counties

  The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, in cooperation with the local arts community, is proud to announce the seventh year of Penny4Arts, a program developed to meet the local arts community’s long-term goal of serving and educating East Tennessee’s children. Penny4Arts provides every child in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, […]

Vols To Hold 2016 Walk-On Tryouts On Aug. 18

Vols To Hold 2016 Walk-On Tryouts On Aug. 18

The Tennessee football team will hold 2016 walk-on tryouts on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Anderson Training Center.   Tryouts for Team 120 will start at 6:30 a.m. ET and consist of speed and agility drills and position-specific skill evaluations with Tennessee coaches. In order to participate in the walk-on program, participants must be enrolled […]

Safety Fest TN Set for September 12-16, 2016

Safety at work, at home and in the community! Why? Because accidents know no boundaries and safety shouldn’t either. It’s needed everywhere. Once a year, an event is held to promote safer workplaces, home-life, and communities by offering free safety and health classes to everyone. Last year, over 850 workers from 79 cities in 6 […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of August 15, 2016

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated December 2, 2002, executed by BONNIE K. PARKER, MICHAEL R. PARKER, conveying certain real property therein described to ARNOLD M. WEISS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the […]

2nd Knoxville Noodle Bowl Festival

The 2nd Knoxville Noodle Bowl Festival will be held on September 14. The Chefs Collaborative event is a family-friendly, casual picnic-style community event to raise funds to send young chefs to educational programming throughout the United States.   The Knoxville Noodle Bowl Festival will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  at the Blue Slip […]

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