Vols Dominate No. 11/12/12 Kentucky, 24-7

~ from UTAD KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee used a balanced offensive attack and stifling defense to take down #11/12/12 Kentucky, 24-7, on Saturday night for the Volunteers’ 17th-straight victory over the Wildcats at Neyland Stadium. “We challenged our players this week that we wanted to have the most rushing yards, and I think we did,” head […]

Campus to Host Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Events

As part of next week’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, UT will host events to bring awareness to these two pressing issues. Founded in 1975 at Villanova University, the national event is held at more than 700 locations nationwide each year to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. Participating groups spend […]

Gold Star Memorial Kicks Off UT Athletics’ ‘Salute to Service’ Weekend today

Tennessee Athletics’ “Salute to Service” weekend begins this Friday as the Volunteers will recognize active members of the military and veterans through Sunday. The weekend kicks off with the National Gold Star Memorial. Titled, “Remembering Our Fallen,” the memorial features 31 towers with more than 5,000 photos and will be on display at the UT […]

UT McClung Museum to Host Veterans Day Bus Tour

The public is invited to join the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for a special Veterans Day themed bus tour entitled History in Brass and Stone: Remembering Knoxville’s Military Heritage on Sunday, November 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. The bus tour will be led by McClung […]

Fountain City Town Hall to meet November 12

~ from Kelly Ellenburg, Chair, Fountain City Town Hall, Inc. Happy Fall Season, Fountain City Town Hall Members! We hope you will join us for our quarterly Town Hall Membership Meeting on November 12th at 7:00 in the Fellowship Hall of the St. Paul United Methodist Church, 4014 Garden Drive 4014 Garden Drive, 37918. Please […]

Forum Series Launched on Growing Overlap of Homelessness, Unaffordable Housing

In the wake of the City’s recent clearing out of a homeless enclave, alongside the tightening availability of affordable housing nationwide, a local nonprofit is leveraging growing community concerns about these issues into informed action by hosting a series of public forums. The second of five town hall meetings – Quiet Conversations about Affordable Housing […]

Knox County Hunters Can Feed Hungry, Win Muzzleloader by Donating Deer

Hunters for the Hungry connects generous hunters in Knox County with Tennesseans in need   Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program is in full swing for the 2018 deer season. More than 80 processors throughout the state are now accepting donations of whole deer to help feed local families in need.   In […]

Interfaith Climate Vigil to be held November 18

Tennessee Interfaith Power & Light (TIPL), a statewide network of faith communities, announces an Interfaith Climate Vigil in Farragut 4 p.m., Sunday, November 18. The hour event will take place at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sugarwood Dr. in Farragut. People of faith are encouraged to attend to witness their sense of moral obligation to […]

Many veteran events planned around Veterans Day

By Mike Steely The East Tennessee Military Affairs Council has release a list of the many veteran events in and around Knoxville. Special programs include not only the parade this Friday downtown but also various events, programs, free and reduced meals by restaurants all in an effort to recognize veterans for their service and sacrifice. […]

WGU Tennessee Achieves Statewide Footprint

Nonprofit, online university now has students in all 95 counties   WGU Tennessee – the nonprofit, online university launched as part of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55 effort – now has students enrolled in all 95 counties in Tennessee. This is the first time since launching in 2013 that the university has had students […]