Wheels go up on Tour De Lights Parade Friday

Bicycle riders of all ages, experience levels and interest in donning costumes are invited to join the 11th annual Tour de Lights bicycle parade, Friday, Dec. 15, beginning and ending in Market Square.   Beginning at 5:30 p.m., riders who want to be in the decorating contest should check in at the photo booth, where […]

Giftbags needed for homebound seniors

  The Mobile Meals Gift Drive is in full swing, with the last day of gift giving set for December 15th. A list of preferred gifts can be found at knoxseniors.org. Last year, the program collected more than 1,200 gifts for homebound seniors in Knox County. Mobile Meals volunteers serve hot, nutritious noon-time meals to […]

Learn How to Reduce Your KUB Bill

If you are interested in learning how to reduce and manage your utility bill, attend the latest “Savings in the House” workshop at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at CAC, 2247 Western Avenue, in the community room. The second is on Thursday, Dec. 14, at Lawson McGee Library Downtown in the public room from 6-7 […]

Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development “Wins” Pork of the Year

Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development “Wins” Pork of the Year

In the 12th annual Tennessee Pork Report, the Beacon Center revealed that state and local government officials wasted more than $400 million of taxpayer money this past year. The Pork Report highlights a combination of government mismanagement, incompetence, and outright fraud. The Beacon Center allowed Tennesseans to choose the infamous “Pork of the Year” award, and it really came down to […]

The Salvation Army Angel Tree distribution set for December 15 And 19

Hundreds of Angels and Silver Bells Have Not Been Returned Over 900 Families Will Benefit from the Annual Christmas Program The Salvation Army, along with hundreds of volunteers and donors have been preparing for Christmas since October. Their work will soon culminate at the Angel Tree distribution later this week. Over 900 families registered for […]

Summit Bus Stop, First Creek Greenway and Street Lights

By Mike Steely The elderly and handicapped residents of Summit Towers downtown are getting closer to having an accessible route to catch city buses. The City Council approved $ 100,000 to acquire property between the apartments and Summit Hill Drive for Knoxville Area Transit’s Stop Project there. Residents have been inconvenienced for some time after […]

Chocolatefest 2018

Enjoy a hilarious evening of Chocolate & Comedy with Leanne Morgan on Friday, January 26th at the Knoxville Convention Center!  This Chocolatefest 2018 kick-off event includes live entertainment by comedian Leanne Morgan and improv duo Some Antics as well as delicious snacks, a silent auction, cash bar and chocolate!  Tickets are $50 per person and […]

Oakwood-Lincoln Park Hosts Holiday Makers Market

Come support Oakwood Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association (OLPNA)at the Inaugural Holiday Makers Market & Vintage Sale on Saturday, December 9, at 916 Shamrock Avenue, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.   Bring money to spend on local Artisanal crafts, fabulous vintage treasures, and wonderful holiday gifts.   Some examples of what you might find are: […]

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