Sugar Plumbing won’t drain your wallet

Sugar Plumbing won’t drain your wallet

By Mike Steely Garrett Cardwell, owner of Sugar Plumbing, is someone happy to talk with you about whatever your plumbing needs may be. He has more than 25 years in the contracting and plumbing business, is licensed and insured in the state of Tennessee, and is thrilled to be in East Tennessee. Garrett and his […]

Pridemore, Southern GG runner-up, is turning pro

Pridemore, Southern GG runner-up, is turning pro

  By Steve Williams Cody Pridemore, who represented the Knoxville team franchise in this year’s Southern Golden Gloves tournament, is starting down a new path in his boxing career. “I’m turning pro,” said Pridemore after losing by decision in the 152-pound finals of the Southern tournament April 22. “I’m planning on fighting in June in […]

Partial greenway closures this week

Two partial greenway closures will take place the week of Monday, May 1, in order for the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) to conduct maintenance for utilities services.   First, a section of Bearden Village/Third Creek greenways behind the University of Tennessee’s RecSports Complex will be briefly closed for work on KUB’s electric distribution system. The […]

Kimberly Williams-Paisley, ‘The Blair Garner Show’ host Nashville ‘Disco Party’ to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

Brad Paisley and top country artists will take the stage to perform hits from the ‘70s and ‘80s and fight Alzheimer’s disease    On Sunday, June 4, 2017, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and The Blair Garner Show will host the inaugural “Disco Party” to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Taking on a new twist to raise awareness in […]

DoR to offer free new business workshop webinar May 15

The Tennessee Department of Revenue is hosting a free online workshop for new businesses on Monday, May 15. At this event, which will take place at 9 a.m. Central time, new businesses will be able to learn about their state tax obligations via a live webinar.   Staff from the Department of Revenue’s Taxpayer Education […]

March of Dimes to Hold Big Annual Fundraiser to Help Babies Be Born Healthy

Hundreds of families and local business leaders will join together on Saturday, April 29  at Zoo Knoxville for the 2017 March for Babies, the nation’s oldest fundraising walk, which helps more babies survive and thrive. This year’s Knoxville Ambassador Family is the Vaughan Family. Ben and Rosalynn Vaughan were already informed they were categorized as […]

Alexander: President’s Directive Ensures Faithful Implementation of the Law that Restored Local Control of Classrooms

Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) yesterday made the following statement on the Trump Administration executive order ensuring faithful implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act – the new education law that Alexander sponsored to restore local control of classrooms: “In 2015, there was a consensus that No Child Left Behind needed to be […]

Knox County Beekeepers Association meets Monday

The Knox County Beekeepers Association’s next monthly meeting is Monday, May 1, 7-9 p.m. at New Harvest Park Community Building. Program topics: Treatment Free Beekeeping, Knox County and Tennessee Beekeepers Overview. Open to anyone interested in honey bees. Admission is free.

Performances Added of ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

  Due to popular demand, additional performances of the Clarence Brown Theatre’s family-friendly classic, “Around the World in 80 Days” have been added for Tuesday, May 2 and Sunday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. Free and convenient parking is available in the McClung Tower Garage on Volunteer Boulevard.   While “Around the World in 80 Days” is […]

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