Brown Bag Lecture with Francis Gary Powers, Jr. to be held Monday

PROGRAM:         “Letters from a Soviet Prison: The Personal Journal and Correspondence of CIA U-2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers” | a Brown Bag Lecture with Francis Gary Powers, Jr. DATE:                   12:30 p.m., Monday, October 29, 2018 LOCATION:         East Tennessee History Center 601 South Gay Street Knoxville, TN 37902 ADMISSION:       FREE | […]

Parkridge Plans Annual Home Tour

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods Mark your calendars! The Spirits of Parkridge Home Tour will take place on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 1-6 p.m., starting at Trotta Montgomery Real Estate, 2300 Magnolia Ave. This annual fall event features historic homes from the 1890-1920s eras, some of which were designed by the famous 19th to […]

UT McClung Museum to Host Archaeology and Fossil Day Activities

In celebration of International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day, UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host Can You Dig It?, a free family-friendly event with activities about archaeology and fossils. The event will be held from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 28, at the museum. UT archaeologists, paleontologists, geologists, and […]

Gibbs High School Foundation BBQ this Saturday

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, come to the Midway IGA parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to get great barbecue to benefit the Gibbs High School Foundation. You can enjoy wood smoked pulled pork barbecue along with cole slaw, baked beans, bun, homemade sauce and a cookie for just $8.50 per plate. Sit […]

Meet and Greet with State House and Senate Candidates, Tuesday, Oct. 22

Candidates for the State House and Senate will participate in meet and greet sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County. Who:          State House and Senate candidates What:         Meet and Greet When:        Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, 6–7 p.m. Where:       City of Knoxville Public Works Complex, 3131 Morris Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee

Bearden, Seymour make it to State Tournament with sectional wins

By Ken Lay A stellar effort from a senior goalkeeper helped the Bearden High School girls soccer team punch its ticket to this week’s Class AAA State Tournament in Murfreesboro. It will be the second consecutive trip to the Midstate for the Lady Bulldogs. Bearden knocked off a familiar foe to continue its season when […]

Fall Arboretum Tour at Marble Springs State Historic Site

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 10 am,  Marble Springs State Historic Site.  The weather is changing…and so are the leaves.  Join us as we stroll along our beautiful trails and discuss how trees and other plants are preparing for winter.  The tour departs from the flag pole in the parking lot at 10 a.m.   This […]

PARC Schedules Quarterly Meeting

~from the Office of Neighborhoods The City of Knoxville’s Police Advisory and Review Committee (PARC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. in the South Knoxville Community Center, 522 Maryville Pike. PARC meetings are open to the general public and citizens concerned about crime, community policing, and public safety. PARC […]

KAT Proposes Service Improvements

~from the Office of Neighborhoods The Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) seeks input on proposed service and timing improvements to six high-traffic bus routes. Thanks to support from Mayor Rogero and the Knoxville City Council, KAT plans to extend service timeframes to the following routes starting in January 2019: * Route 17 – Sutherland: Later and […]