National Prevention Week is a SAMHSA-supported annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. This observance is an opportunity to join with other individuals, organizations, and coalitions in your community to promote prevention efforts, educate others about behavioral health issues, and create and strengthen community […]
I attended the home opener of the Knoxville Force Men’s Soccer team this weekend. The weather was perfect, and there were approximately 500 or so in attendance. Soccer is fairly popular in Knox County, so imagine my surprise when I noticed only one other journalist there. Jeff Archer. He was on the sideline covering the […]
22nd Annual KARM Golf Classic Thursday, June 13 Avalon Golf & Country Club They’re doing something different this year! Find out how you can participate in a new and meaningful way… even if you’re not a golfer! Contact John Gargis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 865.633.7623 or (click here) for more information.
The Tennessee softball team has earned its 11th berth into the NCAA Tournament and will host an NCAA Regional for the ninth time in program history, as announced by the NCAA Division I Softball Committee on Sunday night. The Lady Vols are the national No. 7 seed and will host the Knoxville Regional from May 17-19. Seven SEC […]
Knox County Officials confirmed today that two websites that had incorrect financial numbers have been fixed and updated. In the recent weeks, this reporter has undertaken and completed an exhaustive investigative reporting task of examining hundreds of websites involving the County’s “Open Government” portal on their website which can be found here. While most […]
Fourteen Knox County High Schools have graduations scheduled for the conclusion of the 2012-2013 school year in May. Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, will be in attendance at a portion of all graduation ceremonies. To graduate, students have earned the prescribed 28 credits along with maintaining a satisfactory record of attendance […]
Due to recent weather, saturated soil conditions, and an unfavorable weekend forecast, KUB and its contractor have extended the road closure on Western Avenue between the Keith Avenue intersection and Richmond Avenue to remain in effect through Friday, May 17. This work and road closure is part of an ongoing PACE 10 wastewater collection system […]
Free concert featured tunes from ‘Les Miserables,’ Gershwin and Sousa A springtime tradition returned to downtown Knoxville last night as Home Federal Bank presented Symphony on the Square, a free concert by the Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra. The concert, which was free, family-friendly, and open to the public, took place on the Bill […]
This morning marked the launch of Q100. A major battle has began between 107.7 WIVK and Q100 at 100.3 FM. WIVK has been the regional powerhouse with approximately 91,000 watts. For years they dominated the airwaves of Knoxville. Now, Q100 will come in at 100,000 watts and a strong team to boot. Led by […]
Today at The Fountain City Business and Professionals Association luncheon former Knox County Law Director Joe Jarrett was the guest speaker. He gave insight into how to prevent the financially crippling lawsuits that plague employers in hard financial times. He educated business leaders on different aspects of employment law.