Ed and Bob Night Out tonight

Knox County At-Large Commissioners Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas are headed out to East Knoxville for their 34th monthly Ed & Bob Night Out in Knox County. Ed and Bob will be at Scott’s Place (formerly Kay’s Ice Cream) 4700 Asheville Highway, Wednesday, November 15 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to meet the people of East […]

Running Out Of Time To Plan for Spring Blooms!

  Help Dogwood Arts reach the goal of planting 10,000 trees in 10 years   Dogwood Arts’ November 15th dogwood tree ordering deadline is fast approaching. Purchase disease-resistant dogwood trees by visiting dogwoodarts.com or by calling [865] 637-4561. These 2′-4′ bare-root trees are available for $25 each or five for $100. Trees must be picked […]

TENNESSEE STATE PARKS OFFER SEASONAL DEALS

Save on Thanksgiving dinner, lodging and vacation packages Tennessee State Parks is offering deals on restaurants, lodging and vacation packages this fall and winter. Beginning with Thanksgiving feasts at eight state park restaurants, the offerings continue with discounts on lodging from Dec. 1 – Feb. 28 and recreational packages through the spring. On Nov. 23, […]

Cumberland University, League of Women Voters announce partnership to host U.S. Senate debate

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the League of Women Voters of Tennessee are partnering to host a debate next year on Cumberland’s historic Lebanon campus between the state’s Republican and Democratic nominees seeking election to the U.S. Senate. Dr. Paul Stumb, Cumberland’s president, and Marian Ott, president of the League of Women Voters of […]

A LETTER FROM JOHN CURRIE: NOV. 12, 2017

A LETTER FROM JOHN CURRIE: NOV. 12, 2017

November 12, 2017 Good Afternoon, Big Orange Nation. This morning I met with Coach Butch Jones to discuss the future of the football program, and I informed him of my decision that he step down as the University of Tennessee’s head football coach. Transitions like this are never easy for anyone involved, and I am grateful […]

Young Beavers have high hopes for upcoming season

 By Ken Lay   When Lee Henson looks at his 2017-2017 roster, he sees several new names. That, however, doesn’t mean that expectations have changed for the Karns High School boys basketball team. “Like every year, we should be in the running for the district championship,” said Henson, who is in his 17th season as […]

City Seeks Volunteers for Celebration of Lights

  The City of Knoxville’s Office of Special Events is inviting volunteers to participate in the kick-off to the holiday season at the Regal Celebration of Lights on Friday, Nov.  24.   This free, family-friendly event in Market Square and Krutch Park Extension transforms downtown into a jolly holiday atmosphere.   Volunteers are needed for […]

NON-SMOKERS DIAGNOSED MORE OFTEN WITH LUNG CANCER

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month   NASHVILLE – The majority of newly diagnosed lung cancer patients today are not smoking when they are diagnosed.  In fact, up to 20 percent of lung cancer patients have never smoked.  More than 155,000 Americans die each year from lung cancer, and 4,500 more than 4,500 of those […]

Special Guests Added to the All Star Line Up for WDVX 20 Year Celebration

WDVX has announced several special musical guests taking part in the WDVX 20 Year Celebration taking place on November 17, 2017 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Bijou Theatre in downtown Knoxville. As previously announced, the concert will be broadcast live. Darrell Scott, Sam Lewis, David Mayfield, RB Morris, Robinella, Missy Raines, Claire Lynch, […]