Partners plan observation of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and community partners are planning a local observation of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Volunteer Landing, 900 Volunteer Landing Lane. A national observation, this day was created to provide support to and awareness of those who have lost an infant […]

TN PROMISE NEEDS 4,000 MORE MENTORS

With only seven weeks remaining, tnAchieves, the partnering organization that administers Governor Haslam’s Tennessee Promise in 84 counties, needs 4,000 more mentors to meet its goal of providing every Tennessee Promise applicant from the Class of 2018 with a local support system.   Each Tennessee Promise applicant is assigned a volunteer mentor who assists the […]

Fall Homecoming at Candoro Marble

    2-5 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 15   At this year’s Fall Homecoming at Candoro Marble event, the Candoro Arts & Heritage Center is proud to debut selections from the “Rock of Ages” exhibit. This free family-friendly event will have live music by the band Jubal, a food truck, and a variety of craft […]

Community Women’s Event in Corryton tonight

Community Women’s Event coming to Corryton. Join us as we see what God has in store. Bring your women’s ministry, small group or just your best friends to experience this one night event exploring how Romans 12:2 can transform us into what He wants us to be! Tickets will go on sale August 20th! Cost […]

UT Welcomes Fans to South Carolina Game Saturday

  UT welcomes fans and visitors to campus Saturday for the football game against the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. Kickoff is set for noon EDT. Gates open at 10 a.m. ESPN will televise the game. UT reminds fans that no items can be left or stored at the stadium gates or left unattended on […]

Forum for District 6 City Council Candidates tomorrow

Gwen McKenzie and Jennifer Montgomery, Knoxville City Council candidates in District 6, will participate in a forum moderated by Gene Patterson. The candidates will answer questions submitted by those in attendance. Who:           League of Women Voter of Knoxville/Knox County, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Knoxville Alumni Chapter; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Knoxville Alumnae Chapter; […]

City seeks to increase affordable rental housing with $2 million fund

To increase the number of affordable rental units for people and families of modest incomes, the City of Knoxville has established an Affordable Housing Fund of $2 million and will begin accepting applications from developers seeking to construct or redevelop affordable housing units.   In her 2017 State of the City address, Mayor Madeline Rogero […]

A21 preparing to Walk for Freedom

Campaign seeks end to human trafficking   Less than a decade ago the word “slavery” meant little more to the average American than a reminder of a dark period that had long faded into history. But thanks to the efforts of several groups and organizations across the globe, a new awareness has emerged that slavery […]

‘Southern Quilts: Originality and Making Do’

  A Brown Bag Lecture with Merikay Waldvogel PROGRAM:         Southern Quilts: Originality and Making Do | a Brown Bag Lecture by Merikay Waldvogel   DATE:                   Noon, Wednesday, October 11, 2017   LOCATION:         East Tennessee History Center 601 South Gay Street        Knoxville, TN 37902   ADMISSION:       FREE | Attendees are […]