Knox County Extension Master Gardeners offer September workshops

The Knox County Extension Master Gardeners will present a class called Cover Crops – Yes You Should! from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 7, at Bearden Branch Library.  Join Master Gardner Marsha Lehman to learn why and how.  Free and open to the public. For more information call 865-588-8813 or visit online knoxlib.org   The […]

Wilderness First Aid Subject Of Sept. 12 Program

NORRIS—“Wilderness First Aid,” a matter of critical importance to hikers, boaters, campers, hunters, anglers and other outdoor folk, will be the topic of Kirk Harris, speaking Thursday, Sept. 12, at a free, public meeting of the Clinch River Chapter, Trout Unlimited. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Francis Episcopal […]

Tour De Lights is returning to Knoxville for its 13th year with new organizers

  Bike Walk Knoxville and Visit Knoxville are partnering to continue the Tour De Lights tradition in Knoxville. On Saturday, December 14th, 5:30 p.m.,the community is invited to participate in the Tour De Lights presented by Visit Knoxville and Bike Walk Knoxville; a fun, free, family friendly bike ride through downtown and North Knoxville.  Participants […]

TN State Parks to host Tennessee Serves events in September

Part of First Lady Maria Lee’s Monthly Service Challenge   Tennessee State Parks will host volunteer events in September as part of First Lady Maria Lee’s Monthly Service Challenge through her Tennessee Serves initiative.   “There are many ways to serve, and our parks are providing great ways to participate in this effort,” First Lady […]

Tennessee Tourism Round Up: September Events

  Labor Day Weekend signals the end of summer and Tennessee is packed with fun activities celebrating the season’s end and giving a taste of fall, including the International Goat Days Festival, Eye Full of Paris Weekend, Cooper-Young Festival, Tina Turner Heritage Days, Cotton Festival, Riverfest, Cookeville’s Fall Funfest, Homesteads Apple Festival, Tennessee Honey Festival, […]

KAT Proposes Significant Changes for several bus routes

Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is proposing route and schedule changes to several routes which, if approved, would take effect in January 2020.   Proposed Changes by Route: Route 12 – Western Avenue:  To improve on-time performance and connections as well as streamline the route, the proposal is to make the current detour routing through the […]

Case of vaping-associated pulmonary illness confirmed in Knox County

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) has received verification from the Tennessee Department of Health of a confirmed case of pulmonary illness possibly related to e-cigarette use, or vaping, in Knox County. The case is expected to recover. KCHD is working closely with the Tennessee Department of Health, following standard disease investigation protocols, to identify […]

VIDEO: Constance Every, David Hayes make demands of city council

Black Votes Matter and Black Lives Matter supporter Constance Every accuses Knoxville Police Department of murder and demands the resignation of Knoxville Police Department’s first female police chief, Eve Thomas, during the Knoxville City Council meeting’s Public Forum Tuesday, August 28, 2019. Knoxville Black Lives Matter co-founder and city council candidate David Hayes insults the […]