Fun, Fun, Fun At Kids Fish Free Day

  The Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited is looking for LOTS OF CHILDREN to enjoy one of its happiest events of the year: Kids Fish Free Day on Saturday, June 9. It’s open to all and admission is free. Children will be fishing, tying flies, riding in boats, eating hot dogs and signing up […]

Tennessee Department of Human Services Helps Students Realize Dream

Two years of outreach is producing the first class of community college graduates.   Students across the state are graduating from community college this month through a unique outreach program with the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS).   More than two years ago, TDHS launched an effort to encourage high school seniors receiving benefits […]

Open Streets Knoxville is returning to South Knoxville!

On Sunday, May 20th, 2-6 p.m., Knoxvillians are invited to walk, bike, jog or dance their way through town at Open Streets Knoxville. Sevier Ave., wrapping around to Suttree Landing Park at Foggy Bottom Rd. will be closed to all motorized traffic, allowing revelers a day of playing, exercising, socializing, and shopping all on foot […]

Eden Slater to Join the Office of Neighborhoods

    Eden Slater will join the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods on June 4 and will succeed Debbie Sharp as Assistant Neighborhood Coordinator when Sharp becomes the Neighborhood Coordinator in mid-June following the retirement of David Massey.   Both Sharp and Slater were appointed by Mayor Madeline Rogero to these posts.   “We […]

The First Tee of Greater Knoxville streamlines its services

Expanding to Surrounding Counties – Wee Course Academic Center to Close The First Tee of Greater Knoxville, which has offered life skills training to young people for more than 15 years, is streamlining its operations to better focus on maintaining the highest quality of experience for its participants and expanding its core program into the […]

Ijams Sunday Summer Concert Series Kicks Off May 20

Looking for a way to end the weekend on a high note? Join Ijams Nature Center for the Sunday Summer Concert Series, which kicks off on the nonprofit nature center’s lawn Sunday, May 20, with the Appalachian cowboy music of Guy Marshall.   Presented by Blank Newspaper, the three-concert series is produced by Ijams and […]

Enjoy Open Streets This Sunday

Knoxvillians are invited to walk, bike, jog or dance their way along Sevier Avenue and Suttree Landing Park for the next Open Streets event from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, May 20.   A portion of Sevier Avenue wrapping around to the park at Foggy Bottom Road will be closed to motorized traffic, allowing everyone to play, […]

South Woodlawn to Dedicate Community Wildlife Kiosk

The South Woodlawn Neighborhood Association will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its “Community Wildlife Habitat” information kiosk at Sam Duff Memorial Park from 10 a.m. until noon this coming Saturday, May 19.   South Woodlawn neighborhood became the first certified community wildlife habitat in the State of Tennessee back in 2013. Since then, a […]

TDEC ANNOUNCES $8.13 MILLION IN DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER CONSTRUCTION LOANS

Low-interest loans help fund infrastructure improvements   NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Shari Meghreblian today announced that six communities have been approved to receive approximately $8.13 million in low-interest loans for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements.   “Abundant, clean water is critical to the quality […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Travel back to medieval times, toast your wine glass, relive the magic of Harry Potter, hang out with the class of Rydell High with Grease, hunt for bargains, hunt for ghosts, camp out at the zoo or jam out to free music. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a […]

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