South Knoxville Tax Break Plan Faces Hurdles

Multiple sources indicate that local official’s plan to seek tax relief for South Knoxville businesses from Nashville faces many hurdles in our state’s capitol. State lawmakers fear that allowing a tax break might set a precedent that could cost the state untold millions for years to come. The concern is that any time a state project […]

Sen. Corker Remarks on dinner meeting with President Obama

After a dinner meeting with President Obama and 11 Republican senators to discuss our nation’s fiscal issues on Wednesday, Senator Corker said the dinner was “very sincere and constructive” but that “obviously, the proof is in the pudding.” “It was very sincere and, I think, a constructive dinner… There’s an air of cooperation that was […]

VOL REPORT: Jones' Field Debut With Vols

Under glistening sun and the watchful eyes of more than 35 Vols For Life, Butch Jones took the field as the head coach of Tennessee for the first time on Saturday. The Vols started their spring practice schedule for the first of 15 sessions on Haslam Field.   “I think it was a typical first […]


Leaders of Knox County Schools, Tennessee, were surprised with the TAP Award of Distinction, which honors an organization for its dedication and commitment to TAP: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement.  The Award comes with a financial prize of $10,000.  It was presented before more than 1,200 educators and policy leaders during a special […]

Lady Vols Fall in SEC Semifinals to A&M, 66-62

Despite senior Taber Spani’s career-high 33 points, the ninth-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols could not hold their lead down the stretch, falling to No. 19 Texas A&M 66-62 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. The Lady Vols (24-7) led by as many as 10 points midway through the second […]

Brad Walker Orchestra to headline Orangery

On Friday March 15, the Orangery will be hosting the full 13 piece Brad Walker Orchestra in the Phoenix ballroom. The event will begin at 7:30 with a Cocktail Pianist and a three Course Prix Fixe menu for one hour of dining and socializing. The menu will be available at . At the conclusion […]

Knox Cash Mob votes are in

The community has voted, and the next Knox Cash Mob will be at McLemore Florist, 106 E. Young High Pike, on Friday, March 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a family-owned business in South Knoxville. In addition to cash mob specials, McLemore Florist will be offering seasonal items, specialty bouquets and cash-and-carry arrangements […]