6th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial 5k

The 6th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial 5k will be held on May 11 at 8:00 a.m. at Volunteer Landing. Proceeds of the event benefit the establishment of a law enforcement memorial in Knoxville. Runners may pre-register by visiting www.knoxlemr.com. Same-day registration will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. on the day of the race. […]

House Mountain trail work

A group of volunteers, organized by The Mast General Store, will be conducting trail maintenance and restoration on House Mountain this Thursday, April 11 from 8 a.m. to noon.   Those interested in volunteering can sign up in person at the Mast General Store located at 402 S. Gay Street, or contact Nick Waller by […]

Con Hunley to perform on Knox Focus Stage at the Disc Exchange

In addition to the musical acts performing at the SouthFest stage outside Emery’s 5 & 10, there are also several artists scheduled to perform inside DiscExchange. Please see the schedule below. There will also be a car show (flyer attached) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday at 4221 Chapman Highway, which will include members […]

KCS announces winners of School Technology Challenge

Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, recently announced the winning schools of the School Technology Challenge, which is an internal competition for selected schools to begin a 1:1 technology effort (one technology device for each one student, and each one teacher).  Interested schools went through an application process, and a total of […]

FLOTUS Press Release about White House Kitchen Garden

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the First Lady ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                              April 4, 2013 REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT KITCHEN GARDEN PLANTING EVENT White House Kitchen Garden     1:16 P.M. EDT MRS. OBAMA:  How are you guys doing?   CHILDREN:  Good.   MRS. OBAMA:  Is it a little chilly? CHILDREN:  Yes.   […]

Mayor Releases Statement on Property Mistake

“Yesterday I discovered that I had inadvertently forgotten to pay property taxes on two parcels that I own on Amherst Road. I paid the taxes owed on that property, including a late fee of $57.27, yesterday.  This oversight was my fault and unintentional. It will not happen in the future.”  

VOL REPORT: (Pefect) Practice Makes Perfect

During his inaugural press conference as UT’s head football coach, Butch Jones said, “We’ll be working to be champions each and every day.  We will be a champion in everything we do.” Every day. Every snap. Every rep. Every play. Demanding perfection.  Demanding excellence. Jones has demonstrated this mentality on the practice field, in part, […]

Lunch with Mayor this Friday

The next “Lunch with the Mayor” will be this Friday from 11:30-1p.m. at El Charro in Farragut, which owned by Juan Aranda. The address is 10420 Kingston Pike, and their website is http://www.elcharroknoxville.com.