TRASH, RECYCLING COLLECTION AVAILABLE DURING HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Waste Connections, the City of Knoxville’s household garbage and recycling collector, will be open during its normal business hours on Friday, April 18.   The collection for residential garbage and curbside recycling will run on a normal operating schedule Friday, April 18.   Downtown trash collection will be picked up on a normal operating schedule […]

Told you so! 2 years ago…

Nearly two years ago I predicted the future. Today, sadly the future has become reality.  Here is what I wrote word for word August 15, 2012.  “Knox County is at the epicenter of the need for encryption! For that reason it should be at the epicenter of beta trials and working WITH the encryption vanguard […]

Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt at Fountain City Park!

When: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 Time: 9 am to 12 pm Where: Fountain City Park The Annual Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt is a yearly tradition bringing together kids of all ages and their parents to enjoy a fun day of vendors, games, bounce house, magic shows and, of course, Easter egg hunting! The event […]

Tennessee Wilderness Act Moves to U.S. Senate Floor

Bill Would Create First New Wilderness Area in 25 Years John Michaelson, Tennessee News Service     NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Years in the making, an effort to help protect some of the state’s most pristine areas finally is moving forward in Congress.     First introduced in 2010, the Tennessee Wilderness Act is headed for […]

Fulmer To Begin Middle East USO Tour

Former Tennessee head football coach Philip Fulmer, accompanied by former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum, will begin a USO (United Service Organizations) tour of the Middle East this week. The pair is participating in the USO Celebrity Entertainment Program, continuing a long-standing tradition of entertaining and visiting with U.S. troops, bringing them “a touch of […]

Concerned Citizens' Candidate Town Hall

Schedule of Events: From 4:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.:     Candidates are present at their booth or have a staffed table — meet and greet. From 5:15p.m.-5:30p.m.:     We will have audience take their seats, explain the program format and say the pledge of allegiance. From 5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m.:     The Town Hall will focus on Knox County Commission races. From 6:30p.m […]