KKB Hosts North Knoxville Clean-Up

Keep Knoxville Beautiful is hosting a North Knoxville Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.   The event will kick off at Edgewood Park, located at 3109 Ocoee Trail Knoxville, TN 37917.   If you or your neighborhood organization would like to volunteer, follow this link to get registered or contact Aleta Daniels […]

Mayor’s ‘Back to School Bash’ tomorrow

What:            Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s Back to School Bash                                 When:           Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 3 to 6 p.m.   Where:         Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Highway   School starts in a couple weeks and that means Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s Back to School Bash is just around the corner. The annual […]

National Night Out – 2 Neighborhoods Celebrating in August

~from the Office of Neighborhoods National Night Out is just around the corner for Marble City Neighborhood Association and View Park Neighborhood Watch.   Marble City Neighborhood Association will be celebrating Aug. 7, at 6 p.m., with a neighborhood hot dog grill out. View Park Neighborhood Watch will be celebrating on Aug. 7, at 6 […]

Marine Mud Run 2018 to be September 15

This course will be CHALLENGING. Would you expect anything less from Marines? It consists roughly of 3 miles of off-road running, which entails some obstacles, hills, and of course, mud pits. Wear old clothing and shoes. This off road 5K adventure takes you across scenic trails and fields, obstacles, mud, and water. It is open […]

Developing a Healthy Back-to-School Sleep Schedule

By The University of Tennessee Medical Center News Service As summer winds down and school starts back up, one of the most important things for a child to do is develop a healthy sleep schedule. While parents may only need seven hours of sleep per night to function, it is recommended that elementary school aged […]

Library and Archives to Host its First Theatrical Performance ‘The Ryman Diaries’

History has inspired a number of popular interpretations. In August, the Tennessee State Library and Archives will host a unique event as part of its ongoing workshop series. Award-winning actor/playwright/director Tom Dolan and author/musician/educator Debbie Mathis Watts portray Music City legends Captain Tom Ryman and Bettie Baugh Ryman in the multimedia musical stage play “The […]

UT Plateau AgResearch and Education Center Celebrates 75 Years

August 7th Celebration Planned at Steak and Potatoes Field Day   While the country was in the throes of World War II, Tennessee legislators along with Cumberland County officials were paving the way for research and discovery on the Cumberland Plateau. The University of Tennessee Plateau AgResearch and Education Center, then known as the Agricultural […]

Gibbs Churches Come Together for Community Prayer Walk at Schools

  On Sunday, August 5, 2018, six churches in the Gibbs community will come together and host prayer walks at Corryton Elementary, Gibbs Elementary, Gibbs Middle, and Gibbs High schools.   The idea of the walk started with the principal at Gibbs Middle School, Cindy White, asking Clear Springs Baptist senior pastor, Rev. Justin Pratt, […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Shop or hunt for treasures, learn a new skill, stroll and soak in fine arts and crafts, travel back in time and enjoy old traditions at the unique festivals across the state. For a complete list of events going on across Tennessee this week, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Aug. 2 Memphis – The first Thursday of each […]

Burger Bash returns to World’s Fair Park on August 11

Enjoy gourmet burgers, live music and a family-friendly atmosphere for a great cause when Burger Bash returns to World’s Fair Park on Saturday, August 11. The event is a benefit for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Gather at World’s Fair Park from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. as teams of chefs and grill masters compete to […]