Dr. Hardy’s building being expanded in East Knoxville

Dr. Hardy’s building being expanded in East Knoxville

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Dr. Eboni Winford, a psychologist and behavior therapist, spoke to the East Knoxville Community meeting last week about Cherokee Health System’s plans for renovating and expanding there. Cherokee Health System bought the buildings in 2012 and has a community care facility at the former office of Dr. Walter Hardy, the first […]

South-Doyle’s Storm to play at Johnson University

South-Doyle’s Storm to play at Johnson University

By Ken Lay South-Doyle third baseman Matt Storm will continue to play baseball in college and he will attend Johnson University. He made that official when he recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Royals. Storm signed at a ceremony on Monday, March 1 while family, friends and teammates were present. […]

UT Arboretum Society to Hold MOTH…er’s Night Out May 20

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will sponsor the popular MOTH…er’s Night Out program to learn about moths and other nocturnal insects on Saturday, May 20th 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  The UT Arboretum is located at 901 S. Illinois Ave. (HWY 62) in Oak Ridge.   Have you ever wondered about what kind of […]

LET’S MOVE! EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

The fifth annual Let’s Move! Event set for Saturday, May 6, has been cancelled due to saturated fields at Victor Ashe Park following consistent rain this week – with more rain forecast to fall Saturday morning.   “It was a safety call,” said Joe Walsh, City Parks and Recreation Director. “The fields are so wet […]

CTE goes Live on May 5—But Moves to Central High Due to Weather

  Due to inclement weather forecasted for Friday, CTE goes Live will move to Central High School (5321 Jacksboro Pike). Jack Ryan from Merle FM and Tracey Speeks from Stellar Vision & Sound will emcee. Though the auditorium at Central High School is much smaller than Market Square, you can still view the completion live […]

May 6 is First Annual ‘PetSafe National Dog Park Day’

PetSafe® Brand is encouraging pet owners across the country to visit their favorite local dog parks on Saturday, May 6 to celebrate “PetSafe National Dog Park Day.” PetSafe Brand’s first annual National Dog Park Day will kick off the seventh year of its annual Bark for Your Park™ campaign. “Spending a few hours a week […]

Celebrate Statehood Day at the Library and Archives

Celebrate Statehood Day at the Library and Archives

When Tennessee became a state June 1, 1796, only about 77,000 people lived here. Tennessee was the country’s 16th state and the first to be created from territory that had been under federal jurisdiction. Since its humble beginnings, Tennessee has become home to millions of people and shares borders with eight other states – tied […]

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