Available transit services to UT’s first home game

Looking for the best way to get to the game on Thursday, September 1?  Knoxville Area Transit has some options laid out for you.   Because the game is occurring during KAT’s weekday service, the normal KAT football shuttle service will be very condensed and limited.  The City of Knoxville is encouraging the use of […]

Tennessee Theatre open house, marquee relighting ceremony tonight

The Tennessee Theatre will celebrate the return of its iconic vertical sign to Gay Street and the newly refurbished marquee with a free open house and relighting ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 31.   During the open house sponsored by McCarty Holsaple McCarty Architects and Interior Designers, the Tennessee Theatre will be open to the public […]

September 2016 Events at the Blount County Public Library

As summer wanes and changing leaf colors remind us that fall is just around the corner, keep in mind that your public library has online databases, e-books and multiple types of services available to assist you.  In addition, the library offers a wide range of programs for all ages. Some of those programs include Hot […]

 Labor Day schedule for City of Knoxville services

 Labor Day schedule for City of Knoxville services

    Waste Connections, the City’s solid waste contractor, will run normal residential garbage and recycling routes on Monday, Sept. 5. Downtown trash and recycling will also run on its regular schedule throughout the Labor Day weekend.   The City’s recycling centers will be open for recycling use; the Goodwill attendant will not be available […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of August 29, 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 January 2, 2008, executed by CAROL ANDERSON, STEPHEN C. ANDERSON, conveying certain real property therein described to BRAD BORCHERS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office […]

More State Tax Dollars Out the Window

More State Tax Dollars Out the Window

By Steve Hunley   The embarrassment in Tennessee over the failed TN Ready test has barely faded when auditors from the State Comptroller’s office have released a scathing report about mismanagement inside the Achievement School District.  As described by reporter Andy Sher from the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the Achievement School District “now has its […]

The 1948 Governor’s Race in Tennessee, Part 2

The 1948 Governor’s Race in Tennessee, Part 2

By Ray Hill As Tennessee entered the summer months of 1948, Governor Jim Nance McCord and Gordon Browning battled for the Democratic nomination to be chief executive of the state. Any campaign waged by Gordon Browning quickly became hard fought and the genteel McCord found himself hard pressed. Governor McCord had the support of Tennessee’s […]

Is Tennessee a paper tiger or for real?

PHOTO BY HAYLEY PENNESI / Tennessee Athletics Tennessee Head Coach Butch Jones is a picture of determination during the Vols’ come-from-behind win over Georgia last season at Neyland Stadium.

Is Tennessee a paper tiger or for real?

By Steve Williams Butch Jones has put Tennessee football back on the map. But can he keep it there? That will be answered on the field in the 2016 season, which opens Thursday night with a visit from Appalachian State. The Vols’ rise into the preseason Top 10 has more to do with expectations and […]

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