REPAIRS PLANNED FOR KENDALL ROAD SINKHOLE

Repairs are expected to begin next week to a sinkhole that has closed a portion of Kendall Road in West Knoxville.   Due to underlying, persistent sinkhole activity, the City of Knoxville closed the road between Gleason Drive and Twining Drive on Dec. 20th. A geotechnical engineer was hired to probe the sinkhole depth and […]

TITANS NAME KEN WHISENHUNT HEAD COACH

NASHVILLE, TENN. – The Tennessee Titans hired Ken Whisenhunt to become the 17th head coach in franchise history.   “This is a big day for this franchise,” said Titans President/CEO Tommy Smith.  “Ken is a well-respected coach in this league and I am looking forward to seeing his vision become reality for this team. He […]

The glory of the grid iron

Mike Strange reviews The System in the Library’s lunch and learn program on January 15 College football has never been more popular, but behind the glittering success are darker truths. Join Mike Strange, sports reporter for the Knoxville News Sentinel, for a discussion of The System: The glory and scandal of big-time college football by Jeff […]

TENNESSEE TOURISM RELEASES 2014 VACATION GUIDE

Justin Timberlake and Tennessee Music Highlights   Tennessee Department of Tourist Development has released the 2014 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide in print and online as an e-guide. Both versions of the FREE guide are available by visiting tnvacation.com/guide/.   Music lives in Tennessee – and that message comes through loud and clear in the new […]

UT McClung Museum Hosts Free Stroller Tour Jan. 13

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will offer its first stroller tour of the new year on Monday, Jan. 13.   The 10-11 a.m. event will focus on textiles and fiber art from around the world.   Parents and caregivers with toddlers or babies are invited to […]

E-CYCLE YOUR ELECTRONICS SATURDAY

The City of Knoxville is partnering with several organizations, including the Optimist Club of West Knoxville, the Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Knox County Solid Waste Department, in hosting an electronics E-cycling event on Saturday, Jan. 11th.   The E-cycling event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Chilhowee Park, Midway […]