Former players return to coach at middle school camp

Former players return to coach at middle school camp

By Ken Lay Conley Hamilton and Bryson Cowden enjoyed their middle and high school basketball careers in Powell. They both graduated from high school recently. During their time at the middle school, they won a James A Ivey Jr. Memorial Middle School Tournament Championship in 2012. From there, Hamilton and Cowden moved on to Powell […]

ATM Now Available at Blount County Public Library

ATM Now Available at Blount County Public Library

  Alcoa Tenn Federal Credit Union and the Blount County Public Library are pleased to announce a new partnership. Alcoa Tenn is expanding their ATM network to include a new location inside the Bookmark Café, on the main level of the library 508 N. Cusick Street, Maryville. More than 10,000 people visit the library each […]

Zoo Knoxville throwing gorilla babies a birthday party

Zoo Knoxville throwing gorilla babies a birthday party

Zoo Knoxville’s gorilla babies have just turned one and the zoo is throwing them a party to celebrate.  The festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, June 11, at the Gorilla Valley courtyard.   Obi and Ubuntu will discover new toys and special treats when they come out of their overnight dens.  Zoo guests are […]

Metropolitan Planning Commission to Document City’s Unique Collection of Mid-Century Modern Buildings

Metropolitan Planning Commission to Document City’s Unique Collection of Mid-Century Modern Buildings

The Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) office has received a federal Historic Preservation Fund grant from the Tennessee Historical Commission to update the City’s Historic Resource Inventory. The original historic inventory was completed in 1986, but only buildings that were constructed in 1935 or prior were surveyed. The update will focus on buildings constructed […]

Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove kick off June 11

Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove kick off June 11

Knox County’s summer concert series, Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove, will continue this year with live entertainment for the whole family. The free concerts, held June through September on the second Saturday of each month, take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Cove at Concord Park, 11808 S. Northshore Drive. Attendees are […]

2016 Tennessee Polk Salad Festival June 11

The Harriman Polk Salad Festival, with entertainment and activities for the whole family, will take place on June 11, 2016 from 9 am to 4 pm, rain or shine, at the Harriman Riverfront Park. Admission is free to the public and so is parking. The event focuses on the arts and fine crafts and is […]

2016 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards Announced

2016 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards Announced

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced the winners of the 2016 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards. The awards recognize exceptional voluntary actions that improve or protect the environment and natural resources with projects or initiatives not required by law or regulation.   “The quality of our […]

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