Dr. Kelsey Ellis to Discuss Human Impact on Natural Disasters

Public Invited to Library’s Books Sandwiched In Lunch and Learn Program on March 27   Knox County Public Library invites the public to join Dr. Kelsey Ellis for a discussion of The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters by Robert Muir-Wood, at noon on Wednesday, March 27 in the East Tennessee History Center auditorium (601 South Gay […]

City crews resume brush collection

As part of Spring cleanup and beautification, City crews started bi-weekly brush pickup on Monday, March 11, 2019. Each year, City crews put brush collection on pause for leaf pickup season, which takes place from November through February. This past leaf season, crews collected approximately 6,275 tons of leaves. “Leaves may seem light when you’re […]

Families, runners, walkers, volunteers invited to East Tennessee Kidney Foundation Knox Shamrock Fest, Lucky Kidney Run

Registration now open for 6K run and 6K/2K walk The East Tennessee Kidney Foundation (ETKF) invites families, runners and volunteers to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and support local dialysis patients by participating in its Knox Shamrock FestTM March 15-16 in downtown Knoxville. The event includes a two-day Irish festival on Market Square and the 8th […]

Downtown streets close temporarily for St. Patrick’s weekend events

Knoxville residents have multiple opportunities to get in touch with their Irish roots this weekend as downtown hosts two festivals, two road runs and a parade.   Festival-related no-parking zones go into effect at 1 p.m. Friday and continue through 10 p.m. Saturday on Market Street between Union and Clinch avenues and Union Avenue between […]

Loudon County Veterans Resources and Job Fair Program this Saturday

Veterans Helping Veterans   The Tellico Village VFW Post 12135 asked the Loudon VFW Post 5150 and the three Loudon county American Legion Posts (70, 120, and 256) to join them in hosting a stand down. Along with several city, county, and state agencies the Loudon County Veterans Resources and Job Fair Program name was […]

NAC to Hear From City Staff

The Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) will meet on Wednesday, Mar. 13, at 4:30 p.m. at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine St. City staff will speak on pertinent topics at the meeting. Have you experienced issues with the recent flooding or just want to understand run off from a neighbor’s property?  Jim Hagerman – Engineering Director, […]

GFWC Ossoli Circle Celebrates Read Across America Day

GFWC Ossoli Circle joined the General Federation of Women’s Clubs to participate in Read Across America Day. March 2 is the nationwide observance of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Ossoli Circle donated copies of “Hooray for Diffendoofer Day” by Dr. Seuss with help from Lane Smith and Jack Prelutsky to every Knox County Elementary School. One book […]

Time moves up 1 hour Sunday

Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. The change to Daylight Saving Time officially occurs Sunday at 2 a.m., when time changes to 3 a.m.

Tennova Healthcare, The University of Tennessee Medical Center, and Kindred Healthcare Announce Plan for Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in Knoxville

Tennova Healthcare, The University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC) and Kindred Healthcare today announced they are creating a joint venture to construct and operate a 57-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital on land owned by Tennova near the corner of Middlebrook Pike and Old Weisgarber Road in Knoxville. The inpatient rehabilitation facility will be named Knoxville Rehabilitation […]

Free legal advice clinic from the CAC Office on Aging

The CAC Office on Aging is offering a FREE LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC. Who and What: The CAC Office on Aging’s Rise Above Crime program and its partners* are offering a free legal advice clinic. When: Saturday, March 9, 2019 9 a.m. – Noon Where: The CAC L.T. Ross Building, 2247 Western Avenue (KAT routes 12 […]