Knoxville native participates in multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Bill Steele, Navy Office of Community Outreach KIEL, Germany – Petty Officer 1st Class Dustin Cochran, a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, is participating in the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise with 18 other nations. This is my first BALTOPS; it’s a new experience,” Cochran said. “I’m looking forward to working alongside […]

Knoxville Community Band Summer Concert Series Continues With Patriotic Flair

The Knoxville Community Band’s summer concert series continues with an American celebration at World’s Fair Park’s Tennessee Amphitheater, Sunday, June 23, at 3:00 p.m. The patriotically-themed concert will feature energetic works by march masters Henry Fillmore and Karl King. Clare Grundman’s “The Blue and the Gray” surveys the music of the Civil War era. Bob […]

League of Women Voters to host mayoral and council candidate forums

The League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County will host two candidate forums before the City of Knoxville primary elections.   Both forums will take place at the Knoxville News Sentinel’s Community Room at 2332 News Drive beginning at 6:30 p.m. The mayoral forum will be Tuesday, June 25, and the city council candidates’ forum […]

Knoxville Watercolor Society opens exhibit

  The Knoxville Watercolor Society will be exhibiting recent artwork from its members at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, 2931 Kingston Pk., Knoxville, TN 37919 from June 16, 2019 through August 8, 2019. The show is free and open to the public. TVUU Gallery hours are: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., […]

Knox Heritage Offers Gap Funding

Knox Heritage, with funding from the City of Knoxville’s Preservation Fund, is offering limited “gap funding” to eligible homeowners residing within one of the City of Knoxville’s H-1 Historic Overlay districts. Knox Heritage will begin accepting applications on July 10. If you receive money, all projects must be completed by December 1, 2019. The intent […]

Wells to discuss Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt by Arthur C. Brooks

Knox County Public Library’s Books Sandwiched In lunch and learn program takes place in the East Tennessee History Center at noon on June 19    Knox County Public Library invites the public to join Dave Wells for a discussion of Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt by Arthur C. Brooks […]

Central High School Class of 1952 reunion this Friday

The Central High School Class of 1952 will be having their SIXTY-SEVENTH Class Reunion this Friday, June 15, 2018, 4:00-8:00. This ambrosial occasion will be held at the Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919. “We are fortunate enough to have our graduates come from near and far, but it’s becoming more problematic […]

The Council on Aging presents OPIOIDS and OLDER ADULTS

Thursday, June 13 2:30 p.m. O’Connor Senior Center 611 Winona St.   Chronic pain is often a constant companion as we age. Prescription pain medication abuse is causing an intergenerational ripple effect on grandparents and older adults, parents, young children and our overall society.   Come to the June Council on Aging program as Emma […]