Mayor Tim Burchett Announces SouthFest

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, along with Knox County Commissioner Mike Brown and other local business owners, gathered today outside of Emory 5 &10 to announce SouthFest, a festival-like event that will drive people to South Knoxville in a way similar to a giant cash mob. SouthFest will be held on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, […]

Mayor Burchett to make announcement concerning South Knox today

This afternoon at 5 p.m., Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, joined by Knox County Commissioner Mike Brown and local business owners, will make an exciting announcement about an upcoming event. The announcement will be made at Emery 5 & 10 on Chapman Highway at Moody Avenue. More information will be available at that time.

BOE to hold work session this afternoon

The Knox County Board of Education will conduct a work session on Monday, March 4 at 5 p.m. in preparation for the monthly meeting. The work session will be in the Boardroom on the first floor of the Andrew Johnson Building (912 S. Gay Street). An Executive Session will be held prior to the work […]

Nominations are in, voting begins for next ‘Knox Cash Mob’ location

The nominations have been tallied, and now it’s time for the community to vote for the next Knox Cash Mob location. The top five nominees (listed alphabetically) are:   ·        Colonial Village Shopping Center (Colonial Hardware, Kay’s Ice Cream and The Village Bakery), 6202 Chapman Highway ·        Mclemore Florist, 106 E Young High Pike ·        Myrtle’s Mess, 2618 E Martin […]

East Knox Republicans to hold kick-off meeting

Habanaros Mexican Restaurant 4704 Asheville Hwy Knoxville TN  37914 Join them for a Dutch Treat dinner at 6:00 pm and stay for  the meeting, beginning promptly at 6:45 pm (to be concluded by 7:30). The meeting is for those who live, work, or own a business in East Knox County. The group hopes to gather […]

Church News and Events for the week of March 4

Clapps Chapel United Methodist Church On Saturday, March 9, the UMM club of the Clapps Chapel United Methodist Church will have Nelson Arnold and Tom Hamm of H&R Block as guest speakers at their monthly breakfast. Everyone is invited to enjoy a great breakfast and learn about any new tax items, as well as updates […]

No. 8 Lady Vols Fall At No. 10 UK, 78-65

With the SEC regular-season championship and the No. 1 seed in the SEC Tournament secured, the No. 8 Tennessee Lady Vols dropped a 78-65 decision at No. 10 Kentucky on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Coliseum. The Lady Vols play their first game in the SEC Tournament on Friday, March 8 at 12 Noon. Tennessee will […]

Extended Hours and a Bag Sale Weekend

Due to the popularity of the annual used book sale organized by Friends of the Knox County Public Library, this year’s sale of gently used books will have extended hours of operation. This year the sale will open to the public on Sunday, March 10, 1-6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, March 14-16, 11 a.m .- […]

Game On Against Cancer a success

By  Garrett Strand   On Friday, March 1, an event called Game On Against Cancer was held at Games and Things on Kingston Pike in West Knoxville.   Game On is an annual event in its second year that raises money for the Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation. Thompson Cares provides financial assistance for patients […]