Howl-O-Ween at the UT Gardens

Halloween-themed Event for Pet Owners and Their Dogs The University of Tennessee Gardens, Knoxville, is going to the dogs for a Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo. The event, co-sponsored by the Gardens and the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, caters to dogs and dog lovers and will be held Sunday, October 24, from 1 […]

KCHD’s Service Spotlight: Child Health Month featuring Tobacco Use Prevention 

The Knox County Health Department’s Tobacco Use Prevention program is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Health to recognize Child Health Month (CHM) throughout October. The theme for CHM 2021 is Childhood Resilience: Nurturing Social, Emotional and Physical Health.   One of the main goals of the 2021 CHM is focusing on the whole-child approach, […]

Carson-Newman alum Dr. Ted Russell named to TICUA Hall of Fame class

Knoxville’s Dr. Ted Russell was named today to the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association (TICUA) Hall of Fame. TICUA and its member institutions selected 24 alumni, highlighting their contributions to the state, country and world in a variety of disciplines. Russell is a 1962 Carson-Newman University alumnus.   “We are so pleased that TICUA is honoring our own Dr. Ted Russell,” Carson-Newman President Charles A. […]

KCHD, Partners Plan to Observe Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day 

The Knox County Health Department and several community partners are holding their fifth observation of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Lakeshore Park’s Marble Hall. A national observation, this day was created to provide support to and awareness of those who have lost an infant or pregnancy. […]

National Night Out Is Tonight!

~ from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhood Empowerment Several Neighborhoods have planned to show their support for the officers, firefighters, and first responders who help to keep our communities safe for the 38^th year of celebrating National Night Out. Some will be leaving their porch lights on and/or decorating mailboxes; others will be […]

Teenager Invasion

By Joe Rector A teenager invaded our house for the last few days. Grandson Madden was unceremoniously dumped here while his parents took a trip to Asheville. Having a 13-year-old boy in the house sure brought back plenty of memories, some that might later in the week cause me to wake up screaming from a […]

The Making of a Unique Friendship

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com They are similar in size.  Even their buses are much alike!  Over the last couple of years, two churches in Knoxville, Tennessee, have forged a special friendship.  Perhaps, the fellowship of these   congregations with each other is not so unusual but for the fact that one is African American; one is […]

A number of interesting turns

By Tom Mattingly Life as we know it has taken a number of interesting turns. Venues such as the Orange Bowl in Miami, Crosley Field and Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, the old Yankee Stadium and Comiskey Park, and Tiger Stadium in Detroit are now consigned to history. Only videotape and the power of […]

Legal and public notices for the week of October 11, 2021

FORECLOSURE NOTICE   NOTICE OF SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE SALE   Default having occurred under the terms of that certain Deed of Trust dated October 5, 2018, from Lieb Properties, LLC, recorded as Instrument 201810080022938, in the Knox County Register’s Office, and A. Lynn Clapp and wife, Glendora Clapp, the holders of the indebtedness secured by said […]

Rick Barnes Emerald Youth Golf Classic raises record amount

A record $337,000 was raised through this year’s Rick Barnes Emerald Youth Golf Classic presented by UT Medical Center. The annual event, held at Holston Hills Country Club on September 27, is one of Emerald Youth Foundation’s three main fundraisers and supports the ministry’s work with city children and families. Tennessee head men’s basketball coach […]

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