Reggie White Honored As A Hometown Hall Of Famer

Pro football legend Reggie White will be recognized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Allstate Insurance Company in Chattanooga, Tenn., on May 13, 2013, as part of “Hometown Hall of Famers.” Hometown Hall of Famers is a national program honoring the hometown roots of the sport’s greatest coaches, players, and contributors with special […]


Farragut  Middle School  Students will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs and resources during a bus visit scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2013.  The C-SPAN Bus will visit with several local student winners in the StudentCam  2013 documentary competition. After completing its Campaign 2012 travels, the C-SPAN Bus is now in its 20th year on the […]

North Central Street Lane Closure Today

KUB and its contractor will reduce a short section of North Central Street to one alternating lane of traffic between Heiskell Avenue and Coram Street intermittently between the hours of 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. beginning Tuesday, May 7, and lasting through Friday, June 7 as work is completed on the natural gas distribution system […]

Lisa New Chosen to be next director of Knoxville Zoo!

Knoxville Zoo’s board of directors has chosen Lisa New to be the zoo’s executive director. Ms. New has served as interim executive director of Knoxville Zoo since January 1st, 2013, following the retirement of longtime zoo director Jim Vlna. After an extensive national search, Knoxville Zoo’s board of directors has appointed Ms. New as the fifth executive […]

Knox Schools has new security chief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         RELEASE NO: 13-046          May 6, 2013 Superintendent appoints new Security Chief Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, has appointed Gus Paidousis as Chief of Security for the Knox County Schools. Paidousis is currently the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Investigation Division for the Knoxville Police Department (KPD), and […]

Cinco De Mayo Celebration in Knoxville

People throughout Knox County celebrated Cinco de Mayo today.  One of the most popular and well organized events took place at Abuelos in Turkey Creek. With everything from great food to great music the atmosphere was perfect.  What truly made this event stand out compared to the scores of other resturants cellebrating the same holiday was the incredible […]


Neyland Drive Lane Closures [May 6] – KUB and its contractor will close both eastbound lanes on a short section of Neyland Drive between Lake Loudoun Boulevard and Leinard Lane from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Monday, May 6, as work is completed around the exterior of the Kuwahee Wastewater Treatment Plant. Both westbound […]

Update from Senator Bob Corker

Obama FHFA Nominee Gives New Meaning to “The Fox Guarding the Hen House” Senator Corker, member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, made the following statement on President Obama’s nominee to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency. “I could not be more disappointed in this nomination. This gives new meaning to the […]

The Grass is always greener on the other side….

After hearing a number of people ask me about what is going on in Market Square in regards to the lawn, I contacted the City of Knoxville and received an immediate answer. Mr. Mayshark, a communications liaison public information officer, stated the following. “Dan, I got a message that you asked about the lawn sodding on Market Square. […]