Knoxville SOUP looking for proposals

Knoxville SOUP is seeking entries for its next micro-funding event. The next SOUP will take place at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 27, at the South Knoxville Community Center. The deadline to enter a project is Thursday, July 20. SOUP is a grassroots organization that holds quarterly events at rotating locations to help raise money for […]

Knox County Schools Will Close Aug. 21

For the first time in 38 years, the moon on Aug. 21, 2017 will block the view of the sun from Earth in the United States and create a total solar eclipse. Most areas of East Tennessee will experience this phenomenon at approximately 2:30 p.m. EST. The timing of the eclipse will coincide with dismissal for most elementary […]

36th Annual Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony Set for Thursday, August 3

Some of the best achievements in sports will be honored during the 36th Annual Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony, which is set for Thursday, August 3 at the Knoxville Convention Center. Guest speaker for the evening is Inky Johnson, University of Tennessee football legend and motivational speaker. Tickets to the […]

“Joint Operation” veterans event to be held in Knox County

“Joint Operation,” a free event to provide veterans and their families with a one-stop shop to access local resources and services, will be held in Knoxville on Wednesday, July 19, at The Jacob Building at Chilhowee Park. The event is sponsored by the offices of U.S. Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander, U.S. Congressman Jimmy […]

2nd City Council District Go Vote! Knoxville public meeting Monday

  When: 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017   Where: Deane Hill Recreation Center, 7400 Deane Hill Drive   Who: Mayor Madeline Rogero, Vice Mayor and 2nd District Council Representative Duane Grieve, Knox County Election Commission staff, 2nd District neighborhood leaders, and candidates running for Council seats in the 2017 City elections   In the Aug. 29 primary and Nov. 7 general election, Knoxville voters […]

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley announces participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.  Meals will be provided at no separate charge to eligible children served at the following site(s):   Halls/Powell Club 1819 Dry Gap Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918 Phone (865) 232-1218; Fax (865) 232-1219 Lenoir City Club 201 N. […]

Knox County Schools/PTA Clothing Center to Host Open House

  WHO:        Clothing Center PTA Board Knox County Schools   WHEN:      9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 14, 2017   WHERE:   Clothing Center (1000 N. Central St.)   Knox County Schools/PTA Clothing Center offers a unique service to students enrolled in Knox County Schools. For over 70 years, the purpose of the Clothing Center […]

Tennessee Aquarium Joins Forces with 18 Other Top U.S. Aquariums

Tackling Growing Plastic Pollution Threat Facing Ocean, Rivers, Great Lakes Nineteen aquariums across the United States, including the Tennessee Aquarium, have joined forces and created a new Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) to address one of the gravest threats facing ocean and freshwater animals – plastic pollution. Today, the ACP announced the launch of a nationwide […]

First of six Go Vote! Knoxville public meetings tomorrow

  Voters in the Aug. 29 primary and Nov. 7 general election will be electing five new City Council members – a majority of the seats on the nine-member Council. Mayor Rogero and members of the current City Council are encouraging voters to get to know the candidates and their issues, engage in the election […]