City Announces Thanksgiving Garbage Schedule

City of Knoxville offices, including the Office of Neighborhoods, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29. Garbage and recycling pickups will be on regular schedule Monday, Nov. 25-Wednesday, Nov. 27. There will be NO household garbage or recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 28. Waste Connections will run Thursday routes on Friday […]

Parkinson Support Group of North Knoxville meets Thursday

Parkinson Support Group of North Knoxville will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21st at Christ United Methodist Church (in Halls Crossroads) 7535 Maynardville Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37938.  The program will be: “Tips for the Caregiver” by Pat Green, Social Worker at UT Hospice who has been in the field for […]

CAC Announces New Program: Families Together Academy

CAC’s Families Together Academy provides free education to empower families to thrive.  We welcome all families and individuals to come together to learn in a relaxed informal setting.  Refreshments served.  Win a chance at a door prize.  Certificates of completion provided. Class topics will include: Parenting Building Healthy Relationships Chronic Health Management & Wellness Banking […]

SCALES Program Brings Tennessee Supreme Court to Local High Schoolers

  Kingsport, Tenn. ­– Over 500 local high school students will get the chance to witness the state’s highest court at work when the Tennessee Supreme Court hears oral arguments for two cases on November 19, 2019, in Kingsport, Tennessee, as part of the Court’s SCALES program.  SCALES stands for the Supreme Court Advancing Legal […]

Library Lovers Invited to Help Friends Grow

Friends of the Knox County Public Library Seeks Growth in Membership, Support of Library Why have people joined the Friends of the Knox County Public Library? Many of them say that Julie Webb, the honorary chair of this year’s membership campaign, was the reason. She has invited so many people to become Friends of the […]

Special Events Seeks Volunteers for Holiday Festivities

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   The Office of Special Events would like to invite you to participate in helping kick-off the holiday season by volunteering for the Christmas in the City Events! Friday, November 22, 2019 is Christmas at Chilhowee in Chilhowee Park, and Friday November 29, 2019 is the Regal Celebration of […]

City Hosts Illumination Ceremony Tonight to Celebrate LED Light Project

As part of becoming a more sustainable community, the City of Knoxville contracted with Siemens to convert 28,500 city streetlights from high pressure sodium (HPS) lights to modern light emitting diode (LED) technology.   The turn-key operation design phase began in summer of 2017, with installation starting in September 2018. November 2019 marks completion of […]

State Invites Public to Share Feedback on K-12 Math Academic Standards

The Tennessee State Board of Education is inviting the public to provide feedback and comments on the state’s K-12 mathematics academic standards through December 6, 2019, at 12 PM CT.   To facilitate suggestions on proposed revisions to the academic standards, the State Board launched a public review survey to allow Tennesseans to share their opinions on […]

Food donations needed for Drive to End Hunger

DONATIONS NEEDED Grocery food drive – November 12 – 16 at Grayson BMW to Benefit CAC Mobile Meals Connecting Hearts Program Drive to End Hunger. . . Grayson BMW is helping with CAC Mobile Meals Connecting Hearts Food Drive by being the drop off point for grocery donations.  Let’s “fill up a car” with much […]

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