Tennessee announces what’s new for 2019

Anniversaries, new expansions and attractions Tourism in Tennessee continues to expand with new attractions, impressive state-of-the-art developments, expansions and milestone anniversary celebrations of iconic attractions that help shape “The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.” 2019 marks several milestones in Tennessee, including Memphis’ Bicentennial, Bijou Theatre’s 110th anniversary in Knoxville, and the 25th anniversary of […]

University of Tennessee Creative Writing Series Presents Jamel Brinkley

On Monday, January 14, writer Jamel Brinkley will read as part of the University of Tennessee Creative Writing Series. Jamel Brinkley is the author of A Lucky Man: Stories (Graywolf Press/A Public Space Books). His fiction has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The Best American Short Stories 2018, A Public Space, Ploughshares, Gulf Coast, The […]

State legislators to preview upcoming session over breakfast

    Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and State Senators Becky Duncan Massey and Richard Briggs will discuss the upcoming legislative session and their priorities. The public is invited, and a light breakfast will be served. Who:         League of Women Voter of Knoxville/Knox County and the Knoxville News Sentinel What:        Legislative Breakfast When:       Saturday, Jan. […]

Mayor Jacobs to host January constituent meeting

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs will host the January constituent meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8 at the Howard Pinkston Library (7732 Martin Mill Pike). These meetings are designed to give citizens the opportunity to meet one-on-one and speak individually with him about issues that are important to them.   These […]

Historic Knoxville Highwins national award

Project Honored for Restoration Historic Knoxville High has been honored as America’s best senior living renovation project.   Knoxville High competed against projects across the nation, but Senior Housing News found it the best in America for 2018.   It’s a significant award for owner/developer Dover Development and for architect Daniel Levy of DKLEVY Design. […]

‘Alive into 2019!’ with Soul Connection at Art Museum

Knoxville Museum of Art presents Alive Into 2019!, a New Year’s Eve celebration in the museum’s Bailey Hall on Monday, December 31 from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. Musical entertainment will feature the classic rhythm & blues dance music of Soul Connection. This nine-member band originated in Oak Ridge in […]

Corker Announces Portman Will Lead Congressional Efforts to End Modern Slavery Worldwide

  WASHINGTON – As his time in Congress comes to a close, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today announced that Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) will take the helm of congressional efforts to combat modern slavery and human trafficking worldwide.   “For years, Senator Portman has been a champion […]

TENNESSEE ANNOUNCES WHAT’S NEW FOR 2019

Anniversaries, new expansions and attractions Tourism in Tennessee continues to expand with new attractions, impressive state-of-the-art developments, expansions and milestone anniversary celebrations of iconic attractions that help shape “The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.” 2019 marks several milestones in Tennessee, including Memphis’ Bicentennial, Bijou Theatre’s 110th anniversary in Knoxville, and the 25th anniversary of […]

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