New Harvest Park Farmers Market kicks off 2013 season

It’s farmers market season in Knox County! The New Harvest Park Farmers Market kicks off its 2013 season this Thursday, April 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. at 4775 New Harvest Lane, just past the Target shopping center on Washington Pike. This is the first farmers market to open in Knox County, and will take […]

Upcoming Civil War Talk

Come celebrate the Knoxville Civil War Roundtable’s 30th Anniversary! On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, the Roundtable will host noted author, professor and Civil War historian Brian S. Wills, Ph.D as its speaker. At 8:00 p.m., Dr. Wills will speak on the topic “Gen. George H. Thomas: As True as Steel.” In addition to the superb […]

6th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial 5k

The 6th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial 5k will be held on May 11 at 8:00 a.m. at Volunteer Landing. Proceeds of the event benefit the establishment of a law enforcement memorial in Knoxville. Runners may pre-register by visiting Same-day registration will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. on the day of the race. […]

House Mountain trail work

A group of volunteers, organized by The Mast General Store, will be conducting trail maintenance and restoration on House Mountain this Thursday, April 11 from 8 a.m. to noon.   Those interested in volunteering can sign up in person at the Mast General Store located at 402 S. Gay Street, or contact Nick Waller by […]

Con Hunley to perform on Knox Focus Stage at the Disc Exchange

In addition to the musical acts performing at the SouthFest stage outside Emery’s 5 & 10, there are also several artists scheduled to perform inside DiscExchange. Please see the schedule below. There will also be a car show (flyer attached) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday at 4221 Chapman Highway, which will include members […]

KCS announces winners of School Technology Challenge

Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, recently announced the winning schools of the School Technology Challenge, which is an internal competition for selected schools to begin a 1:1 technology effort (one technology device for each one student, and each one teacher).  Interested schools went through an application process, and a total of […]

FLOTUS Press Release about White House Kitchen Garden

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the First Lady ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                              April 4, 2013 REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT KITCHEN GARDEN PLANTING EVENT White House Kitchen Garden     1:16 P.M. EDT MRS. OBAMA:  How are you guys doing?   CHILDREN:  Good.   MRS. OBAMA:  Is it a little chilly? CHILDREN:  Yes.   […]