New Exhibitions Opening at the Emporium Center on September 4

The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to present five new exhibitions at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville from September 4-25, 2020. A free reception with the artists will take place on Friday, September 4, from 5:00-7:00 PM to which the public is invited to attend at 75 people at a time. All visitors […]

TDOT Traffic Alert: Alcoa Highway in Blount County

Motorists traveling in Blount County should be aware of an upcoming traffic shift on Alcoa Highway near McGhee Tyson Airport.   On Monday, August 17, the contractor will begin setting beams for the new Hunt Road overpass near McGhee-Tyson Airport.  Southbound traffic will be detoured onto Hunt Road, then to Louisville Road, and then back […]

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe announce Facebook to build $800 million data center in Gallatin

Approximately 100 jobs will help run the facility Gallatin facility will be supported by 100 percent renewable energy   Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) officials announced today that the global technology company will invest $800 million to build a new state-of-the-art data center […]

CAC nutrition program provides grab & go summer meals for children to cover the school opening delay

Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 AM August 12th, 17th and 19th Student/child must be present to receive meal ~ from the CAC Office on Aging Beginning Wednesday, August 12th, CAC Nutrition Services, in partnership with the City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation, Knox County Schools- Nutrition and other community organizations, will provide curbside pickup service for […]

6th Annual Wildlife and Landscape Photo Contest Taking Submissions

Tennessee Wildlife Federation asking photographers to submit Tennessee wildlife and landscape photos   Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, is now accepting photo submissions for its 6th annual Tennessee wildlife and landscape photo contest.   Photographers are encouraged to submit up to […]

Legal and public notices for August 10, 2020

COURT NOTICES   NON-RESIDENT NOTICE   TO: SARAH DARLINDA KOGA; IN RE: DYLAN THOMAS KOGA D.O.B. 06/10/2014 199769-1 IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE In this Cause appearing from the Complaint filed, which is sworn to, that the defendant SARAH DARLINDA KOGA is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, or whose whereabouts […]

Publisher’s Positions

Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Election Results The election results are in and there were several big races decided last Thursday.  For you political junkies, we’ll take a deep dive into the results. Bill Hagerty is the Republican nominee for the United States Senate seat being vacated by Lamar Alexander.  Hagerty began the race as the overwhelming […]

HVA and Catholic’s Riley Smith eye state titles

HVA and Catholic’s Riley Smith eye state titles

By Steve Williams For several years, the Knoxville area has been strong in cross country, even with runners standing out on the national and international scene. This year could again produce some championships on the state level. Heading into the boys’ cross country season, Hardin Valley has to be the favorite for the Division I […]

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