April Knoxville Civil War Roundtable

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable:  One of the country’s most distinguished Civil War historians, James I. Robertson will address “The Turning Point of the Civil War.” For 150 years historians have argued over the point at which Confederate prospects for victory reached a high water mark.   Was it Antietam? Gettysburg? Vicksburg? Dr. Robertson wades into the fray at this lecture. […]

Positive Engagement with Law Enforcement workshop tomorrow

The City of Knoxville’s Save Our Sons initiative is partnering with the Knoxville Police Department (KPD), Knox County Attorney General’s Office, the City’s Police Advisory and Review Committee (PARC) and The Change Center to host a Positive Engagement with Law Enforcement workshop Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at KPD’s Training Center […]

Tate’s School dedicated new ‘Tree House’

Located in West Knoxville, just off Cedar Bluff Rd, Tate’s School’s Executive Management Team celebrated the completion of a new Middle School Math Building. This 1,000 sf facility is located on a recently dedicated middle school campus and showcases the updated look of an old-time schoolhouse.   Benjamin Builders and Falconnier Design Company worked closely […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – This week marks the commemoration of the 50th anniversary remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. Other events include art shows, wildflower hikes, unique exhibits and Easter celebrations across the state. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Nashville – […]

Writers in the Library Presents Kristin Robertson and Daniel Lawless

On Monday, April 2, poets Kristin Robertson and Daniel Lawless will read as part of UT’s Writers in the Library reading series. Kristin Robertson is the author of Surgical Wing (Alice James Books, 2017). Her poetry appears recently in The Gettysburg Review, Harvard Review, Pleiades, Poetry Northwest, and Prairie Schooner, among other journals. She has […]

Board of Education Candidates to participate in forum on Thursday, March 29

The League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County and several community partners will host a forum for the candidates for Knox County School Board.   Who:            Andre Canty and Dametraus Jaggers (District 1), Virginia Babb (District 4), Terry Hill (District 6) and Amber Rountree (District 9) Evetty Satterfield (District 1), Patti Lou Bounds (District 7) […]

Haslam: State to undertake first ever security assessment of all schools and target $30 million to address immediate security needs

Haslam Approves School Safety Working Group Recommendations – Puts Forth Plan to Significantly Increase Available Funding for School Safety and Implement a Statewide Technology Application for Anonymous Reporting of Threats and Suspicious Activity   NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced his approval of recommendations submitted by the school safety working group he appointed […]

2018 KARM Dragon Boat Festival Early Registration Extended

 16th Annual Race with a Mission benefits Knox Area Rescue Ministries   The early bird discount for team registration for the KARM Dragon Boat Festival has been extended through March 31. Early registration includes a $100 discount on the team registration fee. Teams can register online at www.karm.org/dragonboats or by calling 865.633.7653. In addition, interested […]

Community Egg Hunt at Beardsley Community Farm

The Community Egg Hunt will be hosted by Beardsley Community Farm on March 31 from 1-3 p.m. All skilled egg hunters ages 2 to 10 are invited to participate in CAC Beardsley Community Farm’s 2018 Community Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.! The rain date is April 7th. The […]

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