Children’s Hospital is experiencing an increase in E.Coli Infections

  East Tennessee Children’s Hospital has treated several children, over the last ten days, for illnesses caused by E.coli bacteria. The Knox County Health Department is currently investigating possible sources of the bacteria. E.coli bacteria are found in the environment, foods and intestines of people and animals. Sometimes, when ingested, the bacteria can cause an […]

FCB&PA to meet Wednesday, June 13

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up next Wednesday, June the 13th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: Andy Brasfield, Big Tree Telecom Topic: “Networking Deep and Wide”, the value of going […]

PK Hope Is Alive Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting June 19th

PK HOPE IS ALIVE would like to thank everyone for coming out and walking, making donations, and volunteering and making our April 14th Parkinson’s Unity Walk A BIG success! We walked with other walkers across the country to help raise money for Parkinson’s research and to help find a cure! Our Support Group would like […]

Summer Time, ’tis the Season for Pruning!

Join Master Gardener Marsha Lehman to learn when and how to properly prune those bushes, shrubs and small trees that are growing in your landscape.  You’ll be surprised to learn that most homeowners prune at the wrong time; don’t be one of therm!   This free public event is scheduled on Saturday, June 9, from 10:30-11:30 […]

Tennessee Recognized for Innovation in Serving Low-Income Families

Report credits the state for being a national leader in the Two-Generation approach to helping parents and children.   The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is receiving recognition for several years of work to radically change the way it serves thousands of low-income families.   A new case study prepared in partnership with the […]

Flag Day and Retirement Ceremony on June 16

The Knoxville Elks Lodge No. 160, located at 5600 Lonas Road, Knoxville, TN 37909, will host an annual Flag Day and Retirement Ceremony on June 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  The Lodge will do a short presentation of the history of our country’s flag, followed by an outdoor retirement ceremony.  Light refreshments will be served […]

City Staff to Speak at Neighborhood Working Group

  The Neighborhood Working Group on Blighted Properties (NWG) will meet Thursday, June 7, 5:15-6:30 p.m., at Cansler Family YMCA, 616 Jessamine St. All are welcome.   City staff attended the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in May and will be sharing what they learned.   Under a new meeting format started in […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Soak in the summer with music festivals like CMA Music Fest, Bonnaroo and Riverbend. Free music is on tap across the state. Experience Bluegrass & Barbecue, Yoga & Whiskey, Brew at the Zoo and even a festival for pups. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of events, visit […]

Next Mandatory Grant Workshop this Saturday

The Office of Neighborhoods has launched the 2019 season for the Neighborhood Small Grants Program (NSGP).   To apply for a grant under the NSGP and you did not attend last Saturday’s workshop; your organization must send a representative to ONE of the following mandatory workshops: Sat., June 2, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thurs., June 14, […]

Eastside Sunday Market Launches at Tabernacle Baptist Church June 3

The Eastside Sunday Market is pleased to announce the launch of our inaugural farmers’ market at Tabernacle Baptist Church on Sunday, June 3rd, 2-5pm. The community will be able to shop for a variety of locally-grown produce and crafts. The market is a community collaboration between: Nourish Knoxville, Tabernacle Baptist Church, the National Women in […]