April Civil War Roundtable

Scott Mingus, author of 17 Civil War books, and his biography of confederate General William “Extra Billy” Smith, will lecture on “The Louisiana Tigers in the Gettysburg Campaign.” Scott Mingus, who had a number of articles in the Gettysburg Magazine and has written six scenario books on miniature war gaming, will also focus on The […]

Children’s Museum Celebrates Young Children with Special Event April 16

Children’s Museum Celebrates Young Children with Special Event April 16

Jim and the Woodenstars will present a ventriloquist’s show for children when the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge hosts a Celebration of the Young Child from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Jim Bryson’s ventriloquist’s act, at 11:45 a.m., will headline a host of children’s activities at the museum, 461 West Outer Dr., Oak Ridge, […]

Northside Kiwanis Pancake Jamboree and Bake Sale

The Kiwanis Club of Northside Knoxville will hold its 45th annual Pancake Jamboree and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 9, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Broadway at Emory Place. All proceeds support the club’s community service activities. Tickets are $12 (for a family of four) and $5 for individuals […]

Halls Outdoor Classroom Celebration!

Halls Outdoor Classroom Celebration!

The Halls Outdoor Classroom Celebration will take place on Tuesday, April 19 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Outdoor Classroom is located behind Halls High School at 4321 E Emory Road. The event is free and open to the public. In addition to music by the Halls High Jazz Band, the event will feature a […]

Vintage Baseball starts Saturday

Vintage Baseball starts Saturday

Vintage Baseball is ready to start its 3rd season at Historic Ramsey House on April 9, 2016. Come join the history and the fun; the games and parking are free; concessions will be available; Historic Home tour will be at a reduced rate of $5 per person. This game is a double header featuring Phoenix […]

Blount County Public Library to Host Disability Resources and Transition Fair

Lorrie Crockett with East Tennessee Technology Access Center

Blount County Public Library to Host Disability Resources and Transition Fair

By Cynthia Day Spitler and Joan VanSickle Sloan Blount County offers a wide range of resources for people with disabilities. A Disability Resources and Transition Fair will be held at the Blount County Public Library on Monday, April 11, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. For people with disabilities or their families or those who work […]

Applications available for Alcoa Foundation workforce readiness program

Applications are now being accepted for the Youth Workforce Readiness Training and Internship Program, a collaborative project of Blount Partnership and Blount County Adult Education. This eight-week program provides workforce readiness training in the skills needed to obtain and maintain employment in the field of manufacturing.  Participants receive practical training and a paid internship at […]

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