Next Step Initiative Resources Housed at Sustainable Futures

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods Next Step Initiative has found a new home at Sustainable Future Center, which will provide space for the Hope, Hearts, and the Arts Center. At their new location, they will offer life skill classes, laundry services, showers, computer access, and more. The space also provides room to sit with […]

UT’s First Homemade Holidays Market Is Sunday

WHAT: Homemade Holidays Market   WHEN: Nov. 24, 2019   WHERE: Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Walkway   UT’s Student Government Association, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability, is hosting a Homemade Holidays Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, on Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Walkway. The event will feature holiday gifts such as jewelry, candles, […]

Historic Preservation Fund Grants Available December 1, 2019

On December 1, 2019, the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will begin accepting grant applications for historic preservation projects. The federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) will be available after Congress passes the federal budget. The exact amount of available grant funding is not known but it is expected to be in the range of $250,000. […]

Agendas for HZA and BZA Meetings are available

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   The Historic Zoning Commission (HZC) will meet this Thursday, Nov. 21, from 8:30- 9:30 a.m., in Small Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main St.   The following addresses are included on the agenda: 1005 Olive Rd., 835 N. Central St., 404 E. Oklahoma Ave., 110 […]

City Announces Thanksgiving Garbage Schedule

City of Knoxville offices, including the Office of Neighborhoods, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29. Garbage and recycling pickups will be on regular schedule Monday, Nov. 25-Wednesday, Nov. 27. There will be NO household garbage or recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 28. Waste Connections will run Thursday routes on Friday […]

Parkinson Support Group of North Knoxville meets Thursday

Parkinson Support Group of North Knoxville will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21st at Christ United Methodist Church (in Halls Crossroads) 7535 Maynardville Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37938.  The program will be: “Tips for the Caregiver” by Pat Green, Social Worker at UT Hospice who has been in the field for […]

CAC Announces New Program: Families Together Academy

CAC’s Families Together Academy provides free education to empower families to thrive.  We welcome all families and individuals to come together to learn in a relaxed informal setting.  Refreshments served.  Win a chance at a door prize.  Certificates of completion provided. Class topics will include: Parenting Building Healthy Relationships Chronic Health Management & Wellness Banking […]

SCALES Program Brings Tennessee Supreme Court to Local High Schoolers

  Kingsport, Tenn. ­– Over 500 local high school students will get the chance to witness the state’s highest court at work when the Tennessee Supreme Court hears oral arguments for two cases on November 19, 2019, in Kingsport, Tennessee, as part of the Court’s SCALES program.  SCALES stands for the Supreme Court Advancing Legal […]

Library Lovers Invited to Help Friends Grow

Friends of the Knox County Public Library Seeks Growth in Membership, Support of Library Why have people joined the Friends of the Knox County Public Library? Many of them say that Julie Webb, the honorary chair of this year’s membership campaign, was the reason. She has invited so many people to become Friends of the […]

Special Events Seeks Volunteers for Holiday Festivities

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   The Office of Special Events would like to invite you to participate in helping kick-off the holiday season by volunteering for the Christmas in the City Events! Friday, November 22, 2019 is Christmas at Chilhowee in Chilhowee Park, and Friday November 29, 2019 is the Regal Celebration of […]

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