Marble Springs presents Sevier Days 2021

Come join us at Marble Springs State Historic Site to celebrate Sevier Days 2021, commemorating the birthday of John Sevier, on Saturday, September 25th, 2021, from 11 a.m. -4 p.m. Explore Sevier’s home open-house style and enjoy living history demonstrations, hiking trails, our arboretum, and more! Learn 18th-century style cooking, weaving, and more as demonstrators […]

Art Show at the Clayton Center

The Tennessee Artists Association will be holding an exhibition of member works at the Clayton Center for the Arts on the campus of Maryville College in the Denso and La Dolce Galleries from September 1st through September 28th.  A reception to meet the artists will be Friday, September 17, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   […]

A “Tennessee Conversation” and Book Signing with Former Governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam

PROGRAM: Bill Haslam will discuss his new book, Faithful Presence: The Promise and the Peril of Faith in the Public Square, joined by retired Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary Wade   DATE: Thursday, September 16, at 6:30 p.m.   LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church, 620 State Street, Knoxville, TN 37902   Registration required on ETHS website Join […]

Tennessee Secretary of State Celebrates National Voter Registration Month

In celebration of National Voter Registration Month in September, the Secretary of State’s office is leading voter registration efforts in Tennessee with college voter registration tailgates, the launch of the Ann Dallas Dudley Award for high schools and by working with businesses and organizations across the state. “More Tennesseans are registered to vote now than […]

City Hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

~ the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhood Empowerment Have you been waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine to become fully approved by the FDA?  That time has come, and the City of Knoxville is hosting three vaccine clinics to increase opportunities for City staff and members of the public to get the vaccine. The newly […]

KCHD’s Service Spotlight: New Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) 

For over 40 years, the Knox County Health Department has offered the Diabetes Management Series, a program designed to help people with diabetes manage their health and prevent long-term complications. This month, KCHD partnered with Eat Smart, Move More, and Prevent Diabetes (ESMMPD) to launch a new online program called the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) […]

State Trooper FOP Lodge #36 to hold annual golf tournament

  State Trooper Lodge #36 will hold its annual golf tournament, Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Three Ridges Golf Course.  There will be two flights, 8:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m.   A BBQ lunch will be provided for both flights at noon.   The cost is $300 per team and you must reserve your spot […]

Treating Addiction Takes Peer Support

By Jerry Vagnier   Overlooked amid the understandable focus on the coronavirus over the past year has been the alarming rise in opioid use and, tragically, deaths from overdoses. Here in East Tennessee, we are witnessing what the CDC tells us is happening across the country: opioids are exacting a devastating toll on our communities. […]