AVID Students Welcome You for Pennies for Patients

AVID students at Northwest Middle School recently kicked off their annual Pennies for Patients fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. This year, their goal is to raise $4,250 which would bring their overall contribution over the last six years to be $20,000. Students have made special materials in support of Pennies for Patients and […]

VOLS ANNOUNCE SPRING FOOTBALL PRACTICE DATES

The University of Tennessee football team’s spring football practice schedule begins March 9, including six practices before the University’s spring break week (March 25-29). The Vols open on Saturday, March 9, with the first of 14 practices leading into the Dish Network Orange and White Game, which is set for April 20 at 2:00 p.m. […]

20 Year Pastoral Anniversary Celebrated at Crowne Plaza

                        The “Peace and Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church”, located at 1723 Washington Avenue in Knoxville, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the leadership of Pastor John B. Jordan Sr. and First Lady Diane Jordan. The celebration was held this weekend at the Crowne Plaza and […]

Mayor Burchett just announced $330,000.00 credit card rebate

Mayor Tim Burchett just announced on The Hubert Smith Radio Show that the County will be receiving  a $330,000.00 credit card rebate.  The rebate is for items purchased with the county credit card system. It involves the “E-commerce cards”  that replaced the old “P-card”  system. According to the Mayor, while this program has produced rebates […]

City 311 Rises to the Challenge!

City of Knoxville, 311 director Russ Jensen has just released a statement on Facebook that is worth noting.  “So proud of the staff at 311 today!!! Most came in to work in the wee hours this morning to make sure Knoxville’s phone number was answered. Average time to answer customer calls? 7 SECONDS! Best staff […]

Mayor Burchett Involved in Wreck

Tim Burchett @timburchett We just wrecked. I don’t need to go to the bathroom any more.pic.twitter.com/zFzzKt6z Taken from his Twitter account… he has since updated to state everyone involved is safe!  

Update!

EMS crews reporting Longmire Rd in Knox County is a solid sheet of ice!  This is the location of where the state trooper was unresponsive!

Virtual Alzheimer Tour Postponed

Offices under the Knox County Mayor, including the Halls Senior Center, have been closed for the remainder of the day due to inclement weather. The Virtual Alzheimer’s Tour scheduled for this afternoon will be postponed until a later date.