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 […]

Poll: Most Americans Support Funding National Park Repairs

Nadia Ramlagan NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Eight in 10 registered voters support cleaning up and repairing our aging national parks, in the latest poll by The Pew Charitable Trusts. House lawmakers are considering legislation that would channel up to $6.5 billion in funding to the National Park Service to begin upgrades to crumbling roads, outdated water […]

East Tennessee family turns lemons into lemonade

Family with a Pediatric Brain Tumor Diagnosis Partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation September marks the 5-year anniversary of six-year-old Tillery Phillips’ cancer diagnosis. Now, her family is partnered with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to raise money for childhood cancer research. Diagnosed at 15 months old with a low grade glioma brain tumor, Tillery’s parents […]

Nationwide Poll Shows Growing Support for School Choice

~ from Tennessee Federation for Children Education Next, a project of Harvard university, recently released their annual poll on education, and this year’s edition shows growing support for school choice across the country since 2016. As Tennessee looks to implement its Education Savings Account program for the 2020-2021 school year, keep in mind that support for […]

City of Knoxville Primary Election is TODAY

City of Knoxville Primary Election is TODAY

  Polls are open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. To find your voting location, visit the Tennessee Secretary of State’s website. Type in your information and it will show if you registered and where to vote.   For the mayor’s race, if no one candidate gets more than 50% of the vote, the two candidates with […]

Carter High School Class of 1969 Fiftieth Year Reunion

Saturday, October 19, 2019 VENUE:  The River Vista Weddings and Events 3559 Johnson Frazier Cemetery Road  Knoxville, TN 37914 Cost:  $40.00 per person               Dress:  Casual Please RSVP  “yes” by September 1, 2019 to Brenda Parton Anderson, 6127 S. Apopka Drive   Knoxville, TN 37914 Please include your name […]

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