Learn about plans for the Tennova site behind Fulton on April 12

From the North Knoxville Business and Professionals Association Learn about plans for the Tennova site behind Fulton on April 12 We hope to see you on April 12 at 7:45 a.m. to learn more about the plans for the Tennova (St. Mary’s) site behind Fulton from the City of Knoxville’s Chief Operating Officer and Deputy […]

Sheep Shearing Days at the Museum of Appalachia – April 11th & 12th

NORRIS, Tenn. –The Museum of Appalachia will welcome the warmth of spring by trimming the winter’s heavy growth of wool from their flock of sheep. Students and families are invited to join the Museum in celebration of this pioneer tradition on Thursday and Friday, April 11th and 12th from 9:00am-3:00pm.   Sheep Shearing Days will […]

Tennessee Students Compete for Honors at State History Day Contest

After months of intensive research and successes at local and regional-level competitions, more than 300 students from across Tennessee will compete at the annual Tennessee History Day (THD) competition on April 13 in downtown Nashville. “We are delighted to welcome this outstanding group of students to Tennessee History Day,” said Ann Toplovich, executive director of […]

With 9,000 Pounds of Trash Removed, the Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup Continues in Knoxville

Premier events engage hundreds of volunteers to clean up the Tennessee River as part of the Keep America Beautiful® Great American Cleanup®   Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) will continue its “Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup” in Knoxville, Tennessee on its third installment of the four-part cleanup campaign. The four-week long initiative is engaging […]

Smart Trips Celebrates National Walk to Work Day

April 5, 2019 is Walk to Work Day and Smart Trips is rewarding workers for commuting on foot.   Smart Trips is a free online program that encourages people to take alternative transportation instead of driving alone. While other clean commutes are encouraged and rewarded regularly, April 5 will focus on walking. A prize will […]

Tennessee Tourism Round Up: April Events

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Spring has officially sprung. Soak up the sunshine and explore unique events across the state like the World’s Biggest Fish Fry, Slawburger Festival, Africa in April, Cheekwood in Bloom, the NFL Draft, Upper Cumberland Wine Festival, Mule Day, Cumberland Caverns’ Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt, Dogwood Arts Festival, Bristol […]

Knoxville-Farragut-Knox County Growth Policy Plan Committee Meeting Postponed

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Knoxville-Farragut-Knox County Growth Policy Plan Committee meeting originally scheduled for 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, has been postponed. A new meeting will be set as soon as possible.   The committee includes: City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, Town of Farragut Mayor Ron Williams, Knox County Board of Education […]

Fort Kid reopens; future upgrades planned

The Fort Kid playground off World’s Fair Park Drive reopened Thursday, March 28, after Public Building Authority workers made necessary repairs in response to a citizen complaint and a Knox County Health Department report citing hazards.   The playground will remain open as long as life safety issues for users – including the decaying retaining […]

Groundbreakers Web Application Available

  Knoxville-Knox County Planning launched a new web application, called Groundbreakers, to provide information about construction activity in Knox County. Projects included are those that are planned for the near future, currently under construction, or recently completed.   The app provides a mapped inventory of major developments, including apartments, assisted and senior living facilities, commercial, […]

Cars & Coffee event at Regal Pinnacle benefits East Tennessee children with physical challenges

Variety – the Children’s Charity brings car enthusiasts and coffee lovers together for a great cause   Automotive enthusiasts are invited to Regal Pinnacle ScreenX, IMAX & RPX, Saturday, April 6, to enjoy classic cars and delicious coffee for a good cause. Knoxville’s Cars & Coffee, Cruisin’ with Heart event benefits Variety – the Children’s […]