Gov. Bill Haslam, two Former Governors Headline Public Forum on Civility & Effective Governance

Gov.Bill Haslam will be joined by former governors Phil Bredesen and Don Sundquist to headline a public forum on civility and effective governance Feb. 21 in Knoxville. The event, sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association, the University of Tennessee Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, the University of Tennessee College of Law and […]

Vote For VFL Coordinator Antone Davis

Vols fans have a chance to show their support for Vol For Life Coordinator and former Tennessee All-American Antone Davis by voting for him in a new SUBWAY promotion. Davis has a chance to be in a new commercial with Jared Fogle. • VOTE FOR ANTONE NOW In 2013, Jared will celebrate 15 years of staying fit […]

KARM Dragon Boat Festival early registration now open….

Since its beginning in 2002, the festival has raised over $600,000 for KARM – we couldn’t have accomplished this without you! We hope you will join us for the 11th Annual KARM Dragon Boat Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at The Cove at Concord Park. NEW THIS YEAR: Registration, sponsorships and fundraising information can be […]

An interview with the bodyguards of bullriding

Jason Gibbs is not a bull rider. He is a bullfighter. Someone who places his life on the line as a bodyguard… who protects bull riders when all goes right or wrong in a power packed eight seconds that riders and fighters alike maintain lasts a lifetime.  For Joey Hackett, a 19 year veteran of the […]

Interview Workshop

The Knoxville Area Urban League is holding a workshop: “Put Your Best Foot Forward in Interviews,” on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, 9-11 a.m.,1514 East Fifth Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917.  Instruction provided by U.T. Hospital. There is no cost to attend but space is limited. To register or for more information, call 865-524-5511.

Wine and Dine for the Canines

Tennessee Valley Golden Retriever Rescue’s annual signature fundraiser “Wine and Dine for the Canines” will be held Saturday, March 9, at 5:00 p.m. at Bearden Banquet Hall in Knoxville. Wine and Dine will feature special guest speaker Sam Venable, Dinner, Silent and Live auctions, Door prizes and Giveaways. Bearden Banquet Hall is located at 5806 Kingston […]

Fulton Alumni seeking names

The Fulton High School Alumni Association has begun an effort to retrieve the names of all Fulton High Alumnus that have lost their lives in the military service of our country. The Alumni Association will have a commemorative plaque created to honor these individuals. The plaque will be displayed at the school. Send: name of […]

Mike Brown requests Resolution echoing Burchett's request for S. Knox Tax Relief

South Knox County Commissioner Mike Brown has requested that the county’s law department draft a resolution on behalf of Knox County Commission that mirrors Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s request for tax relief from Nashville for businesses in South Knoxville. He has requested that it be discussed at next Monday’s commission meeting. No word yet […]

Volunteer Training Day

Historic Ramsey House is hosting volunteer training days March 2 and 7 at 11:00 a.m. for old members, new members, and anyone else interested in becoming a part of our community’s heritage! The workshop will review how to give house tours and how to operate the gift shop. This is a great opportunity to brush […]