Ice Storm!

National Weather Service and Cocorahs certified rain gauge is of little use this morning. Frozen at the funnel, no accurate precipitation data was collected this morning. For more information on becoming a certified precipitation observer visit    http://www.cocorahs.org/  .

Some Knox County Offices Opening Late Tomorrow

Knox County government offices under the direction of Mayor Burchett will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Knox County’s Information Technology Department has also developed a weather closings/delays page at knoxcounty.org, just click on the banner on the homepage to get the latest closings. Currently, all closing/delay information for offices under the direction of Mayor Burchett […]

Rusty Wallace Run for the Schools to be held on March 2

  How many races get you face to face with an elephant while you support education in East Tennessee? Just one – the Rusty Wallace Honda Run for the Schools on Saturday, March 2. The Rusty Wallace Honda Run for the Schools features a 5K run/walk and a 100-yard dash in Chilhowee Park and a […]

Vols Aim to ‘Close it Out’ Thursday at Ole Miss

                    The Tennesseebasketball team visits Oxford, Miss., to take on the 23rd-ranked Ole Miss Rebels Thursday at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. When the action tips off at 7 p.m. ET, the Rebels (15-2, 4-0 SEC) will be looking to preserve their unblemished record in SEC play. […]

PBS TO FEATURE WDVX BLUE PLATE SPECIAL

East Tennessee’s Own WDVX Blue Plate Special, a free admittance daily live broadcast of local and regional musicians performing in studio at the Knoxville Visitor Center at 301 South Gay Street, will be featured in a 30 minute episode of the Creative License TV series on East Tennessee PBS. The episode will air on Saturday […]

State of the Schools Rescheduled for February 5th

The second annual “State of the Schools Address” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at Powell High School (2136 West Emory Road). The event is open to the public. School Board Chair Karen Carson, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, and Randy Boyd, Founder and CEO of Radio Systems, will join Dr. Jim McIntyre, […]

National Weather Service offers Skywarn Weather Spotting Course Locally

Spotter training courses have been scheduled in the upcoming future in both Knox and Sevier County. Weather spotters directly inform the National Weather Service of severe weather events such as tornadoes.  It is all volunteer. For more information visit http://skywarn.org/about/     http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mrx/?n=spotterclasses 02/02 Sevierville, TN (Sevier County) 10:00am EST Sevier County Rescue Squad 1171 Dolly […]

Clevenger puts Vol Basketball on the map and a rivalry is born

By Tasha Mahurin mahurint@knoxfocus.com Zora G. Clevenger took over as head coach for the University of Tennessee’s football program in 1911 and three years later led the Volunteers to both a 9-0 season and a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association title on the gridiron. However, until the Robert Neyland era, the University’s football coach also served […]