Lakeshore Park to announce start of construction with Haslam family gift

On Monday, Lakeshore Park Conservancy will announce: Implementation of the next phase of the park’s updated master plan. Construction starting in November. Details of the key enhancements being made for the community. An eight-figure gift from the Haslam family.   The announcement will take place at 1:45 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, at the overlook […]

KCHD’s Service Spotlight: Violence Prevention Program urges open conversation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, giving Knox County Health Department’s Violence Prevention Program the opportunity to highlight the issue of domestic violence and its effects on victims, survivors, families and communities. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in three women and one in four men have been victims of physical violence […]

East Knoxville Business & Professional Association meets tomorrow

Join us for our next meeting on October 21st at 8 a.m. at Regions Bank! Regions Bank Upstairs Meeting Area 1503 E Magnolia Ave Knoxville, TN 37917 Special thanks to Regions Bank and EKBPA member, Angel Tapia for hosting! Guest Speaker Will Boggs Our guest speaker is Will Boggs. Will is a proud University of […]

Carson-Newman nursing professor and simulation coordinator receives “Sim Star” award

Carson-Newman University Assistant Professor of Nursing Beau Christian has received an award from PocketNurse.com as the first ‘Sim Star’ since the Covid-19 pandemic began.   Pocket Nurse is a leading manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies and equipment for simulation and healthcare education. Christian coordinates C-N’s simulation lab teaches nursing fundamentals and leads the Nursing […]

MEDIC Regional Blood Center to Celebrate Halloween

  WHO:             MEDIC Regional Blood Center   WHAT:            Halloween Celebrations: Daily – Random Drawing for 10 Winners for Ripley’s Haunted Adventure Tickets October 28 and 29 – Candy for all donors   WHEN:            Varied – Week of October 25   WHERE:          All MEDIC Donor Centers and Drives   WHY:              Hospital blood product usage […]

Knox County Convenience Center at Dutchtown Road Not Accepting Larger Items this Week; Directing Such Items to Karns Convenience Center

The Knox County Convenience Center at Dutchtown Road will experience some service disruptions this week as crews replace the compactor that accepts larger, bulky items.   The center, located at 10618 Dutchtown Road, will still operate and be open to accept bagged household trash, scrap metal, and other recyclables during its regular hours of 8 […]

Civic organizations Host East Tennessee Redistricting hearing

A healthy democracy is built on fair representation for all communities in the state.  The people who live in a community know it best and understand when unified representation will serve their community of interest the best way possible.   There will be a public hearing to learn more about the redistricting process in Tennessee […]

Dogwood Arts Set Out To Keep Knoxville Blooming – One Tree At A Time

Annual Bazillion Blooms Campaign Encourages Fall Planting It’s planting time in Tennessee! Dogwood Arts is on a mission to Keep Knoxville Blooming by selling dogwood trees through their annual Bazillion Blooms program. Bare-root trees (2-4ft tall) are on sale now for $25 each (or $20 each when five or more are purchased). The trees are […]

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 […]

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