Updated: City-county meeting cancellations

The March 30 Beaer Board meeting has been cancelled. Its agenda will be added to the April 27 meeting. The March 25, 2020, Board of Zoning & Appeals meeting has been cancelled due to the concerns over the COVID-19 virus. All applications will be postponed to the April 29 meeting. The Knox County Commission work […]

Vietnam War memorial event postponed at Fulton High School

  The Vietnam War memorial ceremony and monument dedication scheduled for March 28 at Fulton High School has been postponed. Fulton High alumni made the decision in accordance with official health recommendations about public gatherings due to concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The community’s health and safety is the top priority, so event organizers […]

DHS customers encouraged to apply online during COVID-19 Emergency

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is encouraging its customers to stay home during the COVID-19 state of emergency and take advantage of the online resources that are available. This includes new resources that were made available online this week for those with a financial need who were impacted by the March 3rd tornado […]

Knox County Schools closed through April 3

Dear Knox County Schools families, In an effort to help further mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Knox County Schools will close until Friday, April 3, 2020. This includes all school-sponsored and community events. Please know this is a rapidly evolving situation and we will communicate with our families as new information becomes available. Thank you […]

Free Meals For All: Clinton City Schools

FREE MEALS FOR ALL: CLINTON CITY SCHOOLS WILL BE SERVING FREE GRAB AND GO BREAKFAST AND LUNCH TO ALL STUDENTS AGES 0-18 DURING SCHOOL CLOSURES AT NORTH CLINTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL! ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN COME. YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A CLINTON CITY STUDENT TO EAT!Location: North Clinton Elementary Breakfast – 8:00-9:30 Lunch – 10:00-1:00 […]

MEDIC Regional Blood Center urges donors to continue to give blood and platelets

MEDIC Regional Blood Center is urging donors to continue to give blood and platelets amid COVID-19 outbreak.   WHEN:            Immediate/Ongoing Need   WHERE:          MEDIC Regional Blood Center Donor Centers (Downtown Knoxville, Farragut, Athens and Crossville)                    Mobile Blood Drives List:  www.medicblood.org   WHY:              MEDIC Regional Blood Center will continue to have an immediate and […]

Tennessee Theatre to close through April 6

 Statement from Becky Hancock, executive director of the Tennessee Theatre   Out of an abundance of caution given the current public health situation, the Tennessee Theatre has decided to close, effective March 14. This temporary closure is scheduled to remain in place through Monday, April 6. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. […]

The Bijou Theatre Foundation temporarily closes venue to help prevent spread of COVID-19 Virus

The Bijou Theatre canceling or postponing events from March 13 To March 31 As concerns around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting many parts of the U.S. (and our region) have escalated, it is imperative we consider our patrons, artists, staff, and community’s health. As a pro-active measure to curb the spread of this virus, the Bijou […]

Perfect Game COVID-19 Message

From Perfect Game (Perfect Game is an organization that organizes baseball tournaments. A lot of their games take place at local high school fields. )   The concern for the health and safety of the players, families, staff, scouts and college coaches who attend PG events is our greatest priority. Therefore, given the developments and concerns […]