Lunch with Mayor this Friday

The next “Lunch with the Mayor” will be this Friday from 11:30-1p.m. at El Charro in Farragut, which owned by Juan Aranda. The address is 10420 Kingston Pike, and their website is

East Knox Republican Club

There will be no meeting of the East Knox Republican Club for April. The second Thursday meeting date falls the evening immediately prior to Knox County Lincoln Day Dinner.  

SouthFest headliners announced

Mayor Burchett announced this morning that two local radio stations are each sponsoring headlining musical acts during SouthFest on April 12 & 13. Both performances will be held outside of Emery’s 5 & 10 on Chapman Highway. At 6:15 p.m. on Friday, April 12, Homer Hart will perform. His performance is sponsored by Q 93.1 […]

ELITE 8 BOUND: Lady Vols Top Oklahoma, 74-59

Tennessee used a 25-5 first-half run and cruised to a 74-69 victory in the Sweet 16 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday evening. Tennessee (27-7) will play in the Elite Eight on Tuesday night at 9 p.m., on ESPN. The No. 2 seeded Lady Vols await the winner of the Baylor/Louisville game, which took […]

One Epic Party…Merle FM Rocks The Boat with Amazing Talent

  Back in June of 2012, I wrote this article  In the article I highlighted two amazing artists. Greylan James and Rachel Holder. Tonight for the first time  both talents performed at the same venue.  Merle Fm held their “ACM  Nomination Party,” on the Tennessee Riverboat. The performances, the atmosphere, and the camaraderie, truly made […]

Chapman Highway Lane Closures [April 2-3]

KUB will close one northbound and one southbound lane of traffic on Chapman Highway in the vicinity of the Sevierville Pike intersection daily between 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. beginning Tuesday, April 2, and lasting through Wednesday, April 3, as work continues on the electric distribution system in this area. One northbound lane and one […]

Statement by the President on Easter Weekend

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2013   Statement by the President on Easter Weekend   This weekend, Michelle and I join our fellow Christians here at home and around the world in marking Good Friday and celebrating Easter. These Holy Days are a time to reflect […]