Grants available to remove lead-based paint in homes

Was your home or apartment built before 1978? Do you have painted surfaces that are in a deteriorated condition?   Knoxville residents who answer “yes” and live in a household earning up to 80 percent of Knoxville’s median household income may qualify to participate in the Knoxville Lead-Safe and Healthy Homes Program, facilitated by the […]

Citizens for Knoxville Government Transparency announce ballot drive

When Knoxville City Council passes the Recode Knoxville Ordinance, "Citizens for Knoxville Transparency" will start a Recode Ballot Drive to place Recode on the November 2019 Ballot for property owners to vote on. You can learn more at

  Citizens of Knoxville and even some Knoxville City Council members have voiced concerns the Recode Knoxville process has not been transparent and is not inclusive and diverse. At this date a very small percentage of Knoxville citizens know what Recode Knoxville is or how it affects their property rights and usage. Estimates are as […]

City to host public workshops on sidewalk study

The City is hosting a series of open house workshops to gather feedback and introduce the goals of a 10-month sidewalk system study that will evaluate existing and future pedestrian needs, including sidewalks and crosswalks.   Members of the public will be able to share their ideas on where Knoxville’s future sidewalks should go and […]

The City of Knoxville’s 11th annual Business Breakfast

When: 7:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019   Where: Jacob Building, Chilhowee Park (3301 Magnolia Ave.)   Who: Mayor Madeline Rogero, City department directors, Purchasing Department staff, and hundreds of local business owners and managers     Owners and managers of local businesses who would like to bid on contracts with the City of Knoxville […]

Former MTSU golfer Hunter Green storms back to win Tennessee Open

DICKSON – When Hunter Green started his final round at the 71st annual Tennessee State Open on Thursday, winning the tournament wasn’t the first thing on his mind.   Not because he didn’t believe in his own abilities, but entering the last day seven strokes back in a state championship requires a herculean comeback effort.   […]

Tennessee Theatre’s Showbiz Saturday offers in-depth look behind the magic of ‘Finding Neverland’

Calling all theatre lovers for a fun, free event! The Tennessee Theatre on June 15 presents “Showbiz Saturday: Behind Finding Neverland,” an in-depth look behind the “never grow up” attitude of Peter Pan and the award-winning Broadway play, showing at the theatre June 14-16.   Directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus and based on the […]

Tobacco, Beef & More Field Day Scheduled for June 27

Value-Added Education and Information for Producers Beef cattle and tobacco producers, along with those interested in growing hemp, should make plans to attend the Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day. This event, hosted by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, will take place on Thursday, June 27, at the Highland Rim AgResearch and Education […]

USCIS to Welcome 150 New Citizens on Friday

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will present 150 citizenship candidates to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee on Friday during a naturalization ceremony. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Suzanne H. Bauknight will administer the Oath of Allegiance to the soon-t0-be citizens.  The 150 citizenship candidates originate from 51 countries.  Naturalization ceremonies are […]

Knox County Greenway Corridor Study Meetings set for June

Knox County will host the first round of public meetings designed to hear community input about a major greenway corridor study that will touch each section of the county.   The study will evaluate roughly 65 miles of proposed greenways within the county, some that may connect to other cities and counties.   County officials, […]

Registrations Open For 7th Annual Big Clinch River Cleanup!

Volunteers can sign up now for the 2019 Big Clinch River Cleanup on Saturday, July 13. The first 100 people who register for the seventh annual cleanup qualify for a free breakfast at the scenic Museum of Appalachia, 2819 Andersonville Highway, Norris. Breakfast starts at 8, with a briefing to follow; the cleanup will wrap up […]