During January and February, Knoxville Zoo invites visitors to join them in their cozy log cabin for StoryTime at the Zoo. Held each Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m., StoryTime features lively animal tales and visits from some of the zoo’s animal ambassadors. StoryTime at the Zoo is an engaging activity for […]
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Reminder: Due to Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Waste Connections Inc., the City of Knoxville’s contractor for trash and recyclables pickup, will be following a holiday schedule this week. For most customers, pickup will be a day later than it would be following the normal schedule.
Lucas Richman, music director of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, will present “Ernest Bloch: A Musical Neshuma (A Musical Soul)” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the McClung Museum auditorium, 1327 Circle Park Drive, on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The event is free and open to the public. Richman will […]
See tomorrow’s Focus for middle school basketball coverage.
By Mike Steely If you are not a kennel, pet shop, zoo or animal shelter you might be in violation of a city ordinance if you have more than four cats and dogs at your home. The language of the current law will be considered by the City Council on first-reading Tuesday to make the […]
Friday, January 17, 5:00 Gallery of Arts Tribute Reception, Beck Cultural Exchange Center Friday, January 17, 7:00 Community Forum, Beck Cultural Exchange Center Saturday, January 18, 8:30 AM Teacher In-Service Training, Beck Cultural Exchange Center Saturday, January 18, 8:30 AM Youth Symposium, Austin East High School Sunday, January 19, 6:00 PM […]
Talented educators who aspire to be principals in the Knox County Schools are encouraged to apply to be a part of the fifth cohort of the Leadership Academy, a collaborative effort between the Knox County Schools and the University of Tennessee (UT). The deadline to submit applications is Monday, February 17, 2014, by 4:30 […]
Repairs are expected to begin next week to a sinkhole that has closed a portion of Kendall Road in West Knoxville. Due to underlying, persistent sinkhole activity, the City of Knoxville closed the road between Gleason Drive and Twining Drive on Dec. 20th. A geotechnical engineer was hired to probe the sinkhole depth and […]
NASHVILLE, TENN. – The Tennessee Titans hired Ken Whisenhunt to become the 17th head coach in franchise history. “This is a big day for this franchise,” said Titans President/CEO Tommy Smith. “Ken is a well-respected coach in this league and I am looking forward to seeing his vision become reality for this team. He […]