Saving the 'Less Glamorous Wildlife' at UT Science Forum

Marcy J. Souza, assistant professor of biomedical and diagnostic sciences, will present “Epidemics of Less Glamorous Wildlife: What Can We Do to Stop Them?” on Friday during this week’s Science Forum at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.   The Science Forum is a weekly brown-bag lunch series that allows professors and area scientists to discuss […]


Work could start as early as June 1 on Phase I of the Cumberland Avenue Corridor street redesign – an estimated $4 million six-month construction project that aims to ease traffic clogs on the western end of the corridor.   The Tennessee Department of Transportation has given the City the Notice to Proceed to Construction […]

Get Competitive for a Good Cause

By David Klein Try your hand in games against local media celebrities for a good cause. Friday night March 7, Game On Against Cancer takes place at Games & Things on Kingston Pike. The event, in its third year, is open to everyone and helps patients of The Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Proceeds go to […]

Neighborhood Awards nominees announced

This Saturday representatives of Knoxville neighborhoods will meet at the Knoxville Convention Center to share information, hear community leaders, and honor six individuals who have helped their neighborhoods. One will be announced to receive the Diana Conn Good Neighbor of the Year Award. The award is named for the late Diana Conn of the Old […]

Goodwill, Area Dry Cleaners Team Up for Project Wear and Share

In an effort to entice individuals to clean out their closets and give back to their community, Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. and local dry cleaners are bringing Goodwill’s 23rd Annual Project Wear and Share to the Knoxville community for the entire month of March.   This annual material drive provides community members with the opportunity to […]

Partners in Education holding regional conference

The Knox County Schools Partners in Education is pleased to present the 2014 Regional Conference, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., March 3, 2014, at the Sarah Simpson Professional Development Center (801 Tipton Avenue).   Each year, the Knox County Schools hosts this regional event that gathers education professionals, community members and business leaders, who come to learn […]

Knox County Health Department launches survey at Mardi Growl

In support of the Community Health Council and Together! Healthy Knox, KCHD will launch the Health and Quality of Life Survey at Mardi Growl tomorrow. Conducted online and at various community events through May, the survey is part of a yearlong assessment process that includes phone interviews, focus groups, key informant interviews and other means […]