FBA has county’s newest wrestling program

FBA has county’s newest wrestling program

By Ken Lay Knox County has a new wrestling program. First Baptist Academy-Powell began competing in the sport this season and the Eagles are a Freshman/JV Team but Coach Josh Neely has some lofty expectations for the program’s future. The program may be new but the coach is no stranger to high school athletics and […]

Local Puppeteers Win Global Art Grant for Knoxville’s First Giant Puppet Parade 

Cattywampus Puppet Council  has been awarded a prestigious Burning Man Global Art Grant to help produce the Appalachian Puppet Pageant as part of the 2017 Dogwood Arts Festival. The Pageant will take place on Saturday, April 29th, and preparations are already underway.   The Appalachian Puppet Pageant is an East Tennessee inspired community puppet parade. […]

Historic East Knoxville/Park City/Burlington Neighborhoods meeting

Knox Heritage has invited interested residents and business owners to attend the second Historic East Knoxville/Park City/Burlington Neighborhoods meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at the Burlington Branch Library, 4617 Asheville Highway. “As the historic preservation education and advocacy organization for our area,” the organization said in a statement, “Knox Heritage would like to […]

Alexander: Betsy DeVos is On Our Children’s Side

Alexander: Betsy DeVos is On Our Children’s Side

Would her critics be happier if she had spent her time and money trying to deny children from low-income families the choices of schools that wealthy families have instead of trying to help them?—Lamar Alexander At Tuesday’s Senate education committee hearing on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to lead the U.S. Department of Education, Chairman […]

Looking for Employment? FEMA is Hiring

Tennessee residents looking for temporary work following the wildfires in Sevier County have an opportunity to learn firsthand about the recovery process. Workforce Tennessee, in conjunction with FEMA, is advertising open temporary positions in Sevier County.   Interested applicants can visit the Workforce Tennessee website at jobs4TN.gov. To find the available jobs, fill in the […]

On Inauguration Day, Beacon Files Medicaid Block Grant Resolution

As President Trump is being sworn in, the Beacon Center has partnered with legislators asking the Trump administration and Congress to authorize Medicaid block grants for Tennessee, which will allow the state to spend our Medicaid dollars more effectively and efficiently. Cameron Sexton will join the Beacon Center and Sen. Mark Green in sponsoring the […]

Winter Stargazing Session at Marble Springs State Historic Site

Join Marble Springs on Saturday, January 28th for a winter nighttime viewing session. This session will be lead by Gary Noland, adjunct instructor of Astronomy at the University of Tennessee. Guests will meet at the cottage where they will begin with a discussion about navigating from constellations. The stargazing will begin at about 7 p.m. […]

Zoo Knoxville hosts job fair for seasonal positions

Zoo accepting applications and interviewing candidates January 20 and 21, 2017   Zoo Knoxville will be accepting applications and interviewing candidates interested in seasonal, variable hour positions in guest services, including admissions, retail, rides and attractions and tram operations on Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon each […]

DISH Orange & White Game Set For April 22

DISH Orange & White Game Set For April 22

The Tennessee football team will hold its annual DISH Orange & White Game on April 22 with a 4 p.m. ET, kickoff at Neyland Stadium. Admission and parking for the DISH Orange & White game are free. Before the game, Tennessee will celebrate Fan Appreciation Day. UT players and head coach Butch Jones will be available for […]

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