Knoxville Force Men and Women Play at Home this Weekend

This week marks the beginning of an exciting month of Force soccer with 15 games in 30 days between the men and women’s teams. This weekend is especially thrilling for Force fans as both teams play at home, a rare occurrence this season. The Knoxville Force women are up first this weekend with their home […]

Mayor Rogero to participate In U.S. – China Climate-Smart/Low-Carbon Cities Summit

Mayor Rogero to participate In U.S. – China Climate-Smart/Low-Carbon Cities Summit

Mayor Madeline Rogero will participate in the second U.S.-China Climate-Smart/Low-Carbon Cities Summit next week in Beijing, where mayors from the two countries will demonstrate commitment to climate action and share experiences in building low-carbon, climate-resilient communities with U.S. and Chinese state and local government, private sector, and civil society leaders. All attending leaders are already […]

Tennessee Valley Fair Launches Early Bird Sale today

Tennessee Valley Fair Launches Early Bird Sale today

Concert tickets, discounted family fun packs on sale at 10:00 a.m. EST   Concert and discounted admission tickets for the 97th annual Tennessee Valley Fair go on sale Wednesday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m.  Guests can save an average of 20% by purchasing tickets early.   Adult Admission ($8.00) – Regularly $10.00 Child Admission ($6.00) […]

East Tennessee in World War II

A Brown Bag Lecture with Dewaine Speaks and Ray Clift Tennesseans played prominent roles in World War II, from diplomatic efforts on the eve of war to work on the Manhattan Project. Defense-related industries such as the Aluminum Company of America, Rohm & Hass Chemical Company, and the Fulton Sylphon Company were vital to the […]

Knox County TennCare Kids hosts Checkup In The City

Knox County TennCare Kids hosts Checkup In The City

Knox County Health Department’s (KCHD) TennCare Kids Community Outreach staff is teaming up with regional managed care organizations and the Five Points Up coalition to host Checkup In The City on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Austin East Magnet High School, 2800 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. The event is […]

Construction begins on KAT’s East Superstop

Construction begins on KAT’s East Superstop

A short East Knoxville street is getting some long-awaited improvements as Knoxville Area Transit’s east Superstop location – Kirkwood Street – undergoes a significant facelift. Kirkwood Street, which connects Magnolia Avenue with Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue near Chilhowee Park, is getting a new concrete roadway, new sidewalks, security cameras, and new, larger bus shelters […]

WDVX Ijams Meadow Lark Festival is June 25

Music and fun resonate in the meadow just minutes away from downtown Knoxville at the WDVX Ijams Meadow Lark Music Festival Saturday, June 25, noon to 11 p.m. Dale Watson and His Lone Stars and Southern Culture on the Skids are the headliners. Watson will fire up the crowd with his self-proclaimed “Ameripolitan” honkey tonk, […]

Mayor Rogero appoints three new members to Metropolitan Planning Commission

Mayor Rogero appoints three new members to Metropolitan Planning Commission

  Mayor Madeline Rogero has appointed three new members to the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission, to replace commissioners whose terms have expired.   The new appointees to the 15-member body are Gayle Bustin, Patrick Phillips and Charles Thomas. They replace former Vice Mayor Jack Sharp, Bart Carey and Michael Kane, who continued to serve […]

This Place Matters – Morristown College

This Place Matters – Morristown College

    The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance is celebrating May as National Preservation Month by issuing a This Place Matters special focus on Morristown College. The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “This Place Matters” campaign encourages people to celebrate the places that are meaningful to them and to their communities. Morristown College, which has been […]