MEDIC Regional Blood Center to Host Summer Cookout

MEDIC staff will be cooking hot dogs on the following days and times and at these locations July 19 – 23:                       Monday: Athens Donor Center – 10 AM to 4 PM Walmart – Oneida – Noon to 6 PM Walmart – Greeneville – Noon to 6 PM Tuesday: Crossville Donor Center – […]

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Kairos Power to Establish Low-Power Demonstration Reactor in Oak Ridge

Nuclear power company will invest $100 million in low-power demonstration reactor site Low-power demonstration reactor will be at East Tennessee Technology Park   Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Kairos Power officials announced today that the privately funded, advanced nuclear engineering company will establish a low-power demonstration […]

Knoxville Opera Performance for the Homeless July 16, 2021

Volunteer Ministry Center invites Knoxville Opera to perform On Friday, July 16 at the invitation of Volunteer Ministry Center, Knoxville Opera will be performing a concert of Broadway, Disney, Opera, and songs for people gathered under I-40 at North Broadway. The concert will feature soprano Jacqueline Brecheen and mezzo-soprano Aubrey Odle, accompanied by Knoxville Opera […]

KCHD’s Service Spotlight: Keeping Babies Safe 

This week’s spotlight highlights KCHD’s Strong Baby and Safe Sleep Projects    The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) Strong Baby and Safe Sleep projects promote healthier families and infants by providing education and resources to parents. Both projects are an outcome of the Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Program. Through its review of fetal and […]

Landscapes for the People: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service 

A Hybrid Brown Bag Program by Ren and Helen Davis on July 21, 2021, at noon EDT Physical Location: East Tennessee History Center at 601 South Gay Street Knoxville, TN 37902 (Seating is limited.) Virtual: on Zoom Reservations Requested: Email and indicate whether your reservation is for in-person or Zoom attendance by no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20.  Description: George […]

MEDIC Regional Blood Center to Offer Soaky Mountain Tickets

MEDIC continues to work to stabilize blood inventory and reward donors for their time this summer by drawing each day July 12 – 17 for a pair of Soaky Mountain Tickets.    MEDIC is the primary blood product provider for 24 hospitals in 22 counties including UT Medical Center, Covenant Health System hospitals, Tennova hospitals, […]

Tonight: LWVTN to host webinar on restoration of voting rights

On Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 6 p.m. CDT/7 p.m. EDT, the League of Women Voters of Tennessee will host a webinar on the restoration of voting rights. The webinar is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please visit to register for the Zoom webinar.   In the hour-long webinar, […]