Tre Hargett: Tennessee Economy Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

The number of new entity filings coupled with a historically low unemployment rate indicates Tennessee has a healthy economy, according to a report released by the Secretary of State’s office. There were 9,524 new entity filings in the second quarter of 2017, representing a 6.8 percent increase compared to the same time last year. Initial […]

Mayor Burchett’s Eclipse Viewing Party at The Cove Monday

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is hosting an eclipse viewing party at The Cove at Concord Park next Monday, Aug. 21. The Cove is located at 11808 S. Northshore Drive. The event is free and open to the public. It marks the first total solar eclipse in the continental United States in 38 years.   The […]

Burlington Residents Association to Host Block Party

The Burlington Residents Association invites you to their Pop-Up Block Party from 6-9 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 19, in “historic downtown Burlington.” The event will be held on Holston Drive in the parking lot between State Burners and the Elks Lodge. “When you bring community together, community progresses together,” said President Dasha Lundy. The event will include food, […]

‘Bells for Life’ campaign brings attention to organ donation

Tennessee Driver Services Centers partner with Donate Life Tennessee The “Bells for Life” program kicked off in July in collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and Donate Life Tennessee.  Six driver services centers are participating in the program.  The goal is to encourage customers to say “Yes” to organ and tissue […]

Photo Program by Knoxville Professional Photographer Doug Hubbard

The LeConte Photographic Society will host professional photographer Doug Hubbard of Knoxville on Saturday, August 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the King Family Library in Sevierville.  He will do a photo program entitled “Lighting Essentials: Understanding, Seeing and Using Light with Intent.”   Doug Hubbard is a photographer whose passion for photography has spanned more […]

Bill Whitacre to Perform in Edgewood Park This Thursday

Edgewood Park Neighborhood Association invites everyone to the organization’s “Third Thursday in the Park” this coming Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. This month’s free music will be provided by William L. “Bill” Whitacre, a resident of Farragut who regularly performs acoustic bluegrass and folk tunes at the Museum of Appalachia and at events throughout Tennessee and the […]

UT Medical Center Implements New Opioid Abuse Care Protocols

The University of Tennessee Medical Center implemented several new measures today aimed at helping patients who come to the facility with an IV infection that’s due to drug abuse. The pilot program launched at the medical center includes a specific set of protocols created to tackle a portion of the opioid abuse epidemic that’s impacting […]

BBQ to benefit youth sports organization ‘Love All’

Friday, Aug. 25th starts at 5 p.m. Location: 3508 Maryville Pike Knoxville, Tennessee 27920 Cost is only $10.00 per person. Includes Hickory Smoke BBQ, beans and drinks (tea, water, lemonade) Free Parking Celebrity Dunk’n Booth Dunk WVLT-TV’s Alan Williams Each tickets get one chance to win two nights stay in Gatlinburg, Tennessee Get your tickets today. Established in […]

Candidate Meet and Greet August 21

There will be a Candidate Meet and Greet on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Alice Bell Baptist Church, 3305 Alice Bell Road.   This event is co-hosted by the Alice Bell/Springhill Neighborhood Association, Fountain City Town Hall, Historic Gibbs Drive Neighborhood Association, Historic Fourth and Gill Neighborhood Association, Town Hall East, Burlington Residents […]

Tennessee State Museum Schedules a FREE Day for Homeschooled Families

The Tennessee State Museum will hold its second “Homeschool Day” on Friday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for parents and children who homeschool. The theme of the day is “Citizenship,” and special programs will center on that theme.  As part of naming a special day for homeschoolers, the museum will clear its calendar, and […]

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