Senator Briggs congratulates Knox County Reward Schools in district

State Senator Richard Briggs (R-Knoxville) Monday congratulated Ball Camp Elementary, Bearden High School, Farragut Intermediate, Farragut High School, Pleasant Ridge Elementary, Shannondale Elementary, and L&N Stem Academy for being named Reward Schools, which is the top distinction a school can earn in Tennessee.  These schools are improving in overall student academic achievement and student growth. […]

High-school voter registration drive Sept. 24 through Oct. 5

League of Women Voters, Delta Sigma Theta to register young voters   A county-wide high school voter registration drive will take place for one day at each high school from Sept. 24 through Oct. 3, 2018, during lunch time at area high schools. The League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County and Delta Sigma Theta sorority […]


  Dates/time: Sept. 28 , 29, and 30; Fri and Sat 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Sun 11:00 – 6:00 The 39th annual Greek Fest will take place at St. George Greek Orthodox Church and is sure to once again be a favorite tradition of the Knoxville community. Features include authentic Greek food and pastries, […]

Art Market Gallery’s Special “Bedazzled” Exhibit for Tennessee Craft Week

  “BeDazzled”—a special show featuring the Art Market Gallery’s five jewelry artisans—will be on display in the Art Market Gallery throughout October. This show is being held in conjunction with Tennessee Craft Week (October 5th–14th), celebrating our local craft artists. Please join us for this special event; you will “be dazzled” by the work of […]

Keep Knoxville Beautiful to Host 4th Year of Unique Musical Fundraiser

Keep Knoxville Beautiful (KKB) will host its 4th annual Rocky Top Pickin’ Party on Friday, September 28, 2018. This family-friendly event is unlike any other in Knoxville. KKB’s Rocky Top Pickin’ Party will take place near downtown Knoxville at the historic Mabry-Hazen House from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will feature the sounds […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Fall fun officially kicks off across the state with ghost hunts, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides and autumn festivals. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of events, visit Sept. 20 Jackson – Meet some of Jackson’s finest artists whose works will be for sale at Speaking of […]

Three more areas in Knox County test positive for West Nile virus

The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Culex mosquitoes in the Fairmont Boulevard, West Emory Road and West Hills areas of Knox County. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will soon spray for mosquitoes in these areas, weather permitting, […]

Library announces new business series called ‘The Book Behind My Story’

The first program will be facilitated by Catherine Porth of Survature   Knox County Public Library and Knoxville Entrepreneur Center are pleased to present a new reading series. Once a month, The Book Behind My Story will feature a book chosen by a leader in Knoxville’s business community and will culminate with an evening discussion of […]