Unwanted Medication Collection on Saturday, October 26

Members of the East Tennessee Regional Medication Collection Coalition will be on hand to collect and properly dispose of unwanted medicines Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Krutch Park Extension across from the downtown movie theater on Gay Street.   This event will be held in conjunction with Knoxville’s America […]

america recycles day is saturday

Celebrate America Recycles Day is this Saturday, October 26th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Krutch Park on Gay Street, near Market Square.  Not only will the event feature kids activities, a medication drop off and mercury thermometer exchange, but also resources about sustainability in Knoxville.  America Recycles Day (ARD) will also be hosting […]

UT Professor to Present Annual 'Magic of Chemistry' Show Tonight

It’s National Chemistry Week, and at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, that means it’s time for Al Hazari’s annual Magic of Chemistry show.   Al Hazari, a chemistry lecturer, has used chemistry to perform “magic tricks” in his show for 23 years. This year’s show—free and open to kids and adults—will be held from 7 […]

Hike to Celebrate Reopening of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is opening up tomorrow. Come and hike with us! Let’s show solidarity with our park employees and park partners, Great Smoky Mountains Association (GSMA) and Friends of the Smokies (FOTS), and hike in the park now that it has reopened. Join GSMA and Friends of the Smokies for a beautiful fall color […]

Corker Says Attempts to Bust Budget Caps a “Major Distraction” and “Not Helpful to the Process”

          From the office of Senator Bob Corker: In an interview Monday about ongoing budget and debt discussions on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom,” Senator Corker said Democrat efforts to increase spending levels beyond the budget caps put in place as a result of the 2011 Budget Control Act were a “major distraction” and […]

Tennessee Basketball – Martin Keynote Speaker at Friday's UT Male Summit

  The University of Tennessee is hosting its inaugural Male Summit Friday from 3-9 p.m. in the University Center’s Shiloh Room, and third-year men’s basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin is the event’s keynote speaker. Martin’s speech will focus on the things males at UT can do academically, socially and personally to make a change in themselves and this campus. Other Summit sessions include Making the […]

SEEED's Music Harvest Festival on Market Square This Weekend

For the fourth year, SEEED will be showcasing a wide variety of music genres at the Annual Music Harvest.  Enjoy a nice fall evening on Market Square with free entertainment. The MC will be former Vol quarterback Sterling Henton. Kuumba Watoto Children’s Dance and Dance Company; Logan Murrell, adult contemporary; Josh Outsey and LaNyah Outsey-Pettway, positive eco-positive […]

Oakwood, Lonsdale and Beaumont Plan Meeting

The Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission will be presenting concepts for future land use, parks and transportation Thursday evening. The results of the meeting will lead to changes in the Central City Sector Plan. Concepts include a business park along I-275, neighborhood conservation, greenways along Second Creek and improvements along North Central Street. The meeting will be October 10 […]