CAC Requests You Apply for CARES Act Money by Nov. 30

The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) is asking applicants for its COVID-19 energy assistance funds to get their applications in by Monday, Nov. 30, to allow time for application processing before the deadline of Dec. 4.   If any member of your household has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in one of the […]

Drive-in at the Midway Holiday Movies announced

The City of Knoxville and the Knox County Public Library present Drive-In at the Midway Holiday Edition with free movie screenings at Chilhowee Park.   Friday, Nov. 20: “Elf” (PG, 2003) Friday, Dec. 4: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (PG-13, 1989) Admission is free, but attendees must pre-register at https://www.knoxlib.org/movies.   “Our Drive-In at the Midway […]

MEDIC Regional Blood Center Has Immediate Critical Need for Products

MEDIC is set to compete against Kentucky Blood Center in the 33rd Annual Orange and Blue competition beginning Monday.   WHO:             MEDIC Regional Blood Center   WHAT:            Critical need for: A Negative – there are 0 units on the shelf this morning A Positive O Negative O Positive COVID Convalescent Plasma   WHEN:           […]

City Council hosting workshop tomorrow

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods Knoxville City Council will hold a workshop at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, via Zoom video/audio conference. The following topics will be on the agenda: a review of TIFs (Tax Increment Financing) and PILOTs (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) for developments. The Knoxville Chamber will also provide an […]

Former Rep. Bill Dunn to Join Tennessee Department of Education

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee yesterday announced that former House Speaker Pro Tem Bill Dunn (R-Knoxville) will join the Tennessee Department of Education as a senior advisor to Commissioner Penny Schwinn.   “Bill Dunn is one of the most experienced and thoughtful advocates for education in our state who has dedicated his career in state government […]

Lions Club Continues Free Eye Exams

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   Area Lions Clubs continue to partner to provide free eye exams and glasses to residents who need them!   While these screenings were temporarily postponed due to COVID-19, they are now available by appointment on the third Wednesday of every month at the Fountain City Lions Club, 5345 […]

Webb School of Knoxville to Host November Spartan Showcase

Pre-K – 12th Grade Open House Event Offers Unique Glimpse into Webb School’s People, Programs   Webb School of Knoxville will host its fall Spartan Showcase, a Pre-K through 12th grade admissions Open House event, on Sunday, November 15, beginning at 2 p.m., on the Webb School campus in West Knoxville.   At Webb’s Spartan Showcase, […]

Tennessee Historical Commission accepting applications for Merit Awards

The Tennessee Historical Commission is now accepting nominations for its Certificate of Merit Awards to honor individuals or groups that work to preserve Tennessee’s heritage. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2020. “For over forty years, our awards program has offered an opportunity to give thanks and recognition to those working to revitalize Tennessee’s […]

McNabb Center’s Dear Santa program seeking donations

Each year the McNabb Center provides more than 2,300 children and families with holiday gifts and experiences through its Dear Santa program, presented by Discovery, Inc.   Last year, of those 2,300 children more than 1,000 received Christmas gifts from a wish list as part of the Dear Santa Program. Children in need, who are […]