Dr. Monica Crane Named Medical Director of Courtyards Senior Living

Geriatric medicine specialist to treat residents with cognitive impairments   Dr. Monica Crane, a fellowship-trained, geriatric medicine specialist with extensive experience in treating Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias has been named Medical Director for The Courtyards Senior Living. Last week, Mike Mursten, president, announced that Dr. Crane will join The Courtyards’ premier assisted living and […]

The WordPlayers at Cedar Lane UMC

The WordPlayers will present its spring touring show On a Hill Far Away on Sunday, April 2, 6:00 p.m., at Cedar Lane United Methodist Church, 714 Cedar Lane (location of the former Inskip UMC). The event is free, and everyone is welcome to attend. With a mix of humor, drama, and music, this original production […]

County receives grant for improvements to Roseberry Creek watershed

Knox County Stormwater Management has been awarded a $144,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for water quality initiatives and improvements in the Roseberry Creek watershed.   Roseberry Creek is on the Tennessee 303(d) list of impaired streams for high levels of bacteria, specifically E coli. According to the Tennessee Department of Environment and […]

Administrative Office of the Courts offering grants for TN nonprofits

The Administrative Office of the Courts is now accepting Grant Applications for the Parent Education and Mediation Fund as well as the Victim Offender Reconciliation Program for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Tennessee (VORP) was sanctioned by the legislature in 1993.  Pursuant to this legislation, the Administrative Office of the […]

City officials open 1st of ‘Knoxville Slides’ initiative at Coliseum

Mayor Madeline Rogero cut the ribbon this week on a 19-foot bright yellow embankment slide at the Civic Auditorium and Coliseum. The slide serves as the pilot project for the new “Knoxville Slides” initiative. The Mayor was joined by members of City Council and representatives from the national nonprofit organization KaBOOM!, Knoxville Area Transit and […]

Volunteers Needed for Ijams River Rescue April 1

If getting a little dirty to make Knoxville a cleaner place excites you, you’ll want to volunteer for Ijams River Rescue Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Presented by Keurig Green Mountain and TVA, the 28th annual Ijams cleanup event focuses on 30-40 locations along the Tennessee River and its associated […]

Students on Stage next week

Students on Stage next week

Holston Middle School is doing a production of Peter Pan Jr. from March 30-April 1. They have been working this week with a flight director from ZFX Flying Effects out of Louisville, Kentucky, and  will actually be IN THE AIR for their production. Central High School is doing a musical version of Wizard of Oz […]

Alexander: Filibustering to Death the Gorsuch Nomination Would Fly in the Face of 230 Years of Senate Tradition

Alexander: Filibustering to Death the Gorsuch Nomination Would Fly in the Face of 230 Years of Senate Tradition

“According to the former Senate Historian, with one possible exception… the number of Supreme Court justices in our country’s history who have been denied their seats by filibuster is zero.  The number of cabinet members in our country’s history who have been denied their seats by a filibuster is zero.  The number of federal district […]

Over 300 Plan to Participate in Keep Knoxville Beautiful’s South Knoxville Cleanup on Saturday

  Keep Knoxville Beautiful will be hosting the community-wide South Knoxville Cleanup on Saturday, March 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will kick off at Sam Duff Memorial Park on 4060 Chapman Highway. South Knoxville is Keep Knoxville Beautiful’s “Community of the Year” through June 2017. The cleanup will be KKB’s largest event […]

Vietnam Veterans to be Honored

On Wednesday, March 29th at 10:00 a.m., the Vietnam Veterans of America Capt. Bill Robinson Chapter 1078 will conduct a Vietnam Veterans Day commemoration at the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial at Knoxville’s World’s Fair Park, 401 Henley St. Vietnam Veteran’s Day was established by a Presidential Proclamation signed by President Richard Nixon on February 26, 1974. Vietnam Veteran’s […]

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