‘Bells for Life’ campaign brings attention to organ donation

Tennessee Driver Services Centers partner with Donate Life Tennessee The “Bells for Life” program kicked off in July in collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and Donate Life Tennessee.  Six driver services centers are participating in the program.  The goal is to encourage customers to say “Yes” to organ and tissue […]

Photo Program by Knoxville Professional Photographer Doug Hubbard

The LeConte Photographic Society will host professional photographer Doug Hubbard of Knoxville on Saturday, August 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the King Family Library in Sevierville.  He will do a photo program entitled “Lighting Essentials: Understanding, Seeing and Using Light with Intent.”   Doug Hubbard is a photographer whose passion for photography has spanned more […]

Bill Whitacre to Perform in Edgewood Park This Thursday

Edgewood Park Neighborhood Association invites everyone to the organization’s “Third Thursday in the Park” this coming Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. This month’s free music will be provided by William L. “Bill” Whitacre, a resident of Farragut who regularly performs acoustic bluegrass and folk tunes at the Museum of Appalachia and at events throughout Tennessee and the […]

UT Medical Center Implements New Opioid Abuse Care Protocols

The University of Tennessee Medical Center implemented several new measures today aimed at helping patients who come to the facility with an IV infection that’s due to drug abuse. The pilot program launched at the medical center includes a specific set of protocols created to tackle a portion of the opioid abuse epidemic that’s impacting […]

BBQ to benefit youth sports organization ‘Love All’

Friday, Aug. 25th starts at 5 p.m. Location: 3508 Maryville Pike Knoxville, Tennessee 27920 Cost is only $10.00 per person. Includes Hickory Smoke BBQ, beans and drinks (tea, water, lemonade) Free Parking Celebrity Dunk’n Booth Dunk WVLT-TV’s Alan Williams Each tickets get one chance to win two nights stay in Gatlinburg, Tennessee Get your tickets today. Established in […]

Candidate Meet and Greet August 21

There will be a Candidate Meet and Greet on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Alice Bell Baptist Church, 3305 Alice Bell Road.   This event is co-hosted by the Alice Bell/Springhill Neighborhood Association, Fountain City Town Hall, Historic Gibbs Drive Neighborhood Association, Historic Fourth and Gill Neighborhood Association, Town Hall East, Burlington Residents […]

Tennessee State Museum Schedules a FREE Day for Homeschooled Families

The Tennessee State Museum will hold its second “Homeschool Day” on Friday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for parents and children who homeschool. The theme of the day is “Citizenship,” and special programs will center on that theme.  As part of naming a special day for homeschoolers, the museum will clear its calendar, and […]

Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Party to be held at Blount County Public Library

  With the rare opportunity to view a total solar eclipse, the Blount County Public Library is offering several activities related to the eclipse. The “Viewing and Activities” will occur from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, August 21, at the library.  Activities before the full eclipse will include the opportunity to make a low-tech pinhole camera viewer, […]

Music, Fun and Total Solar Eclipse in This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A number of Tennessee communities will host celebrations to welcome the first total solar eclipse to happen in the state since 1869. This once-in-a-lifetime event and more can be found below. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Knoxville – Two Gentlemen of Verona is performed Aug. 11 and Aug. 13 by Tennessee Stage Company as part […]

ETTAC Launches New Evening Program for People with Disabilities

  The East Tennessee Technology Access Center will launch a new evening program, SPARK, for young adults with disabilities beginning on Monday, September 11, 2017. Daily activities will include art, music, recreation, tutoring and literacy skills as well as skills-building classes such as robotics, gardening, and photography. The program will run from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at […]