Magnificent House Mountain

Magnificent House Mountain

By Ralphine Major What a view!  At 2,100 feet, it is the highest elevation in Knox County. In the rural area known for its farmland and scenic beauty, Corryton, Tennessee, is also home to House Mountain State Park.  The beautiful mountain can be seen from afar and long before visitors arrive at the base […]

What is Entrapment?

What is Entrapment?

By Jedidiah McKeehan You may have seen a movie or tv show where a cop is undercover and trying to take down the bad guy and much to their surprise the bad guy is not committing any crimes. To complete their job, the cop may then try to talk the bad guy into committing a […]

Mabry-Hazen House opens after-hours for Night at the Museum

Mabry-Hazen House is hosting its quarterly Night at the Museum on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. With school back in session and autumn approaching, join Mabry-Hazen House for their final event of the summer. During the workweek, museums (including Mabry-Hazen House) mostly keep bankers’ hours and weekends are often packed […]

Fall Gardeners’ Festival Scheduled for August 31

 In-Person Gardening Event in Crossville   The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is excited to announce that the Fall Gardeners’ Festival will take place in-person at the UT Plateau AgResearch and Education Center on August 31. Everyone is invited to enjoy educational workshops, exhibits, Ask-the-Expert and wagon tours of the entire facility, including the […]

Febb Burn Banquet and Fundraiser

~ from the Suffrage Coalition Annual Febb Burn Banquet and Fundraiser at the Crowne Plaza 401 West Summit Hill Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902 Tuesday, Aug 17 2021 at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EDT Come be a part of the living history of Woman Suffrage. During the cocktail hour (5:30-6:30) mix and mingle with Elizabeth […]

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Mud Volleyball Tournament tomorrow

July 24, 2021, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Holston Chilhowee Ballfield 5900 Asheville Highway On July 24, 2021, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Mud Volleyball Tournament to raise money for their Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program. D.A.R.E. is a highly effective evidence-based substance abuse program that teaches 5th grade students […]

Gov. Lee Convenes Law Enforcement Training Advisory Council

Provides update on rural support, community-based training   Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee convened the Law Enforcement Training Advisory Council to discuss progress on improving information sharing and increasing officer training, amid a national surge in violent crime.   “As we continue to see a wave of violent crime across the country, we are committed […]

LWVTN to host webinar on communities of interest as building blocks for redistricting

~ from League of Women Voters of Tennessee On Thursday, July 22, at noon EDT/11 a.m. CDT, the League of Women Voters of Tennessee will be hosting a webinar on Communities of Interest: Building Blocks for Redistricting. The session is open to the public and may be accessed via Zoom: Yurij Rudensky, redistricting counsel […]

KCHD’s Service Spotlight: Food Safety for Summer 

This week’s spotlight highlights KCHD’s Food Protection Division   The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) Food Protection division keeps the community safe by educating folks about food safety issues. One way they accomplish this is through an online class. This division regulates the preparation and sale of food in 2,100 local facilities, along with providing guidance […]

Legal and public notices for the week of July 19, 2021

COURT NOTICES   NON-RESIDENT NOTICE   TO: DARIUS JAMELE HUNT IN RE: KEZIA ELIZABETH WYATT v. DARIUS JAMELE HUNT 202536-2   IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE In this Cause, it appearing from the Complaint filed, which is verified, that the Defendant, DARIUS JAMELE HUNT is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, […]