The glory of the grid iron

Mike Strange reviews The System in the Library’s lunch and learn program on January 15 College football has never been more popular, but behind the glittering success are darker truths. Join Mike Strange, sports reporter for the Knoxville News Sentinel, for a discussion of The System: The glory and scandal of big-time college football by Jeff […]


Justin Timberlake and Tennessee Music Highlights   Tennessee Department of Tourist Development has released the 2014 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide in print and online as an e-guide. Both versions of the FREE guide are available by visiting   Music lives in Tennessee – and that message comes through loud and clear in the new […]

UT McClung Museum Hosts Free Stroller Tour Jan. 13

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will offer its first stroller tour of the new year on Monday, Jan. 13.   The 10-11 a.m. event will focus on textiles and fiber art from around the world.   Parents and caregivers with toddlers or babies are invited to […]


The City of Knoxville is partnering with several organizations, including the Optimist Club of West Knoxville, the Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Knox County Solid Waste Department, in hosting an electronics E-cycling event on Saturday, Jan. 11th.   The E-cycling event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Chilhowee Park, Midway […]

Family-friendly New Year’s Eve in downtown Knoxville

When: 11 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31st   Where: Market Square   Details: Hundreds of revelers are anticipated to watch a ball drop and fireworks, ushering in the 2014 new year.   Earlier in the day, the Holidays on Ice skating rink will be open from 1 p.m.-midnight, with festival foods and face painting at the […]