Skirmish on the Holston this weekend

Civil War Living History and Reenactment at Historic Ramsey House. History will come to life 150 years after the Great Conflict between the States at the Historic Ramsey House.  This Civil War Living History and Reenactment weekend is presented by the Civil War Reenactors of East Tennessee.  Recreation of the “Skirmish on the Holston,” which […]

Bike Month Kicks Off with Ride and Festival

May is National Bike Month, and the Knoxville region has many free rides, classes and events to celebrate. The month kicks off with the I Bike KNX Festival and Neighborhood Bike Ride on Sunday, May 5 at Market Square. The festival runs from 2-5 p.m. and showcases local bicycle resources, including area clubs and bike […]

Little Mermaid Musical at Holston Middle School

Students at Holston Middle School (grades 6-8) will be performing a “Little Mermaid Musical” at the school (600 Chilhowee Drive) during the following dates and times: Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Finance Director Chris Caldwell and The Photographic Project

In a first of its kind, The Knoxville Focus with the permission of the County Mayor’s Office, took on a unique photographic project. The idea was to photograph, not the Mayor, but the finance director before, during, and after the budget was presented to commission.  Over the course of more than twenty hours and over […]

County seeks bids to hire canines to search libraries for bed bugs

According to the Knox County application page for solicitation, it appears bed bugs might be a concern with library officials. As listed bellow the county is looking for a canine service that can locate bed bugs in our libraries.   http://knoxcounty.org/purchasing/pdfs/showfile.php?id=2641 4.1 SCOPE OF WORK: The scope of work for this solicitation is to perform Canine Pest […]

Mayor Rogero Announces Changes in Leadership Team

MAYOR ROGERO ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN LEADERSHIP TEAM Mayor Madeline Rogero and Deputy to the Mayor/Chief Operating Officer Eddie Mannis announced today that Mr. Mannis will be leaving his role at the City on June 1st to pursue business expansion opportunities for Prestige Cleaners and to devote more time to his work with HonorAir Knoxville. “I […]