Will Fennell’s ‘tradition’ continue at CAK?

By Steve Williams Christian Academy of Knoxville’s boys golf team begins play in the TSSAA Division II Class A tournament today with hopes of winning the state championship for the fourth year in a row. One major difference between this season and the past three years, however, is that CAK has a new boys’ coach […]

Early Voting for the Nov. 3 Election Starts Tomorrow

Early voting for the Nov. 3 State and Federal Primary and County General election starts tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 14. Early voting runs Monday to Saturday until Thursday, Oct. 29. Early voting offers Tennesseans the flexibility of evening and Saturday hours, along with multiple polling locations in many counties. The first and last days of early […]

KAT Routes to Early Voting Locations are Fare-Free

Due to the pandemic, KAT is continuing to operate fare-free to limit close contact on buses and keep passengers and operators safe.  As a result, transit service to several early voting locations also comes free of charge, making it easier than ever to cast your vote. “Transportation should never be barrier to voting,” says Isaac […]

2020 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon shifts course to virtual format

Prioritizing community health and safety, the 16th annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon events are moving to a virtual format to avoid the potential spread of COVID-19 and allow runners to safely participate while achieving their personal goals in 2020.   “The move to a virtual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon event helps ensure the health and […]

CAC needs volunteer drivers

Volunteer Assisted Transportation, a volunteer driver program of the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee, is seeking volunteer drivers to assist seniors and people with disabilities in Knox County. Are you a people person? Do you like helping others? This is one-on-one assistance to a fellow neighbor in need of transportation. No lifting or medical care […]

Planners put a safer spin on Christmas in the City activities

The City of Knoxville’s annual Christmas in the City celebrations have been adapted to safely accommodate participants and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 during the holiday season.   “Even though celebrations won’t be the same as our normally planned events, our office is so excited about Christmas in the City this year,” said Judith […]

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library offering Free Virtual Adult Literacy Classes

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library (3133 W. Old A.J. Hwy., Strawberry Plains, TN  37871) is proud to announce Free Virtual Adult Literacy Classes.  These classes will be a combination Facebook Live/videos on demand and classes using Zoom conferencing software.  These classes are made possible through a Dollar General Adult Literacy Grant.  Please register online at https://www.facebook.com/pwml321, https://jcpls.org/parrott-wood-memorial-library/ […]

Line Up Announced for Drive-In at the Midway

The City of Knoxville in conjunction with the Knox County Public Library recently announced that a series of free drive-in movies are coming to Chilhowee Park on Fridays, Oct. 9, 16 and 30.   Space is limited, and attendees must register in advance. Visit KnoxLib.org/movies to sign up or get on the waitlist for movies […]

Gov. Lee Announces $50 Million in New Business Relief Funding

Gov. Lee Announces $50 Million in New Business Relief Funding

Includes Specific Support for Minority, Women-Owned, Veteran-Owned Businesses   Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG) today announced an initial $50 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds for the new Supplemental Employer Recovery Grant (SERG) program to provide additional relief to small businesses suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new wave […]