Mobile Meals Need Drivers TODAY!

~ from the Knoxville-Knox County CAC Office on Aging Due to the inclement weather, Mobile Meals needs volunteers to deliver hot, nutritious meals to more than 900 homebound seniors in Knox County. Mayor Jacobs will be arriving the Mobile Meals Kitchen at 9:45 a.m to deliver meals. We are urging anyone who can drive in the […]

TN Promise FAFSA Filing Deadline February 1, 2019

    The TN Promise Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline is quickly approaching. Friday, February 1, 2019 is the final day for both TN Promise high school and college students to complete the FAFSA to retain scholarship eligibility. The FAFSA, a federal application, is the primary financial aid application that any […]

HERITAGE FAIR NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES

  On Friday, May 17th, beginning at 9 a.m., the Jonesborough Genealogical Society along with many partner organizations will host the first Washington County, TN Heritage Fair in the town of Jonesborough. Heritage Fair is a three-fold event that includes a 5th-8th grade student poster competition, individual/organization exhibitions and presentations, and a living history timeline […]

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offering College Scholarships

  High School Seniors Invited to Enter AFA’s Scholarship Essay Contest By February 15th for the Chance to Win Money for College   High school seniors across the country who have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease have the chance to earn up to $5,000 in college scholarship funding through the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) […]

Volunteer Tennessee Board meets Tuesday

Volunteer Tennessee will hold a business meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CST in Nashville, Tennessee. The agenda for the meeting will include approval of minutes and brief committee reports. Volunteer Tennessee is a 25 member bipartisan board appointed by the Governor to encourage volunteerism and community service in […]

Summer Food Program Seeking Community Partners For 2019

  Department of Human Services hopes to recruit more partners to help feed children while out of school.   NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) will once again open the application process for organizations to participate in this year’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) on Friday, February 1, 2019.   The goal […]

Gov. Bill Lee Issues First Executive Order to Address Accelerated Transformation of Rural Areas

  All executive departments required to assess rural impact and provide recommendations   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued his first executive order, requiring all state executive departments to issue a statement of rural impact and provide recommendations for better serving rural Tennessee.   “My administration will place a high emphasis on the development […]

Open house for North Central Street landscape plans

When: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019   Where: Relix Variety Theatre, 1208 N. Central St.   Who:  Stakeholders in the North Central Street streetscaping project, including area residents, business and property owners, staff from the City’s Office of Redevelopment and representatives from landscape architects Hedstrom Design     As the $6.15 million […]