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Tennessee Smokies fans invited to Girl Scouts Game Night Aug. 1

Baseball fans will get free Girl Scout cookies at the Sunday game  The Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians have partnered with Tennessee Smokies to host Girl Scouts Game Night on Sunday, Aug. 1.…
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Annual Senior Citizens Day at the Oak Ridge Outdoor Pool

~ from the Oak Ridge Senior Center The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is sponsoring a Senior Citizens Pool Party at the Oak Ridge Outdoor Pool next month. The pool, located at 172 Providen…
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Pellissippi State, Rocky Top Wine Trail partner on new grape and wine industry apprentice program

Those who want to advance in their careers with the grape and wine industry can now do so through Pellissippi State Community College.  Pellissippi State’s Business & Community Services has partnered…
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Boys & Girls Clubs kids take the Tennessee Theatre stage

Area youth will take the stage of the Official State Theatre of Tennessee on July 29. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley will present its first Youth Arts Initiative (YAI) Variety Show, “…
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TWRA: Experts Hosting Free Virtual Classes on Outdoor Skills

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy offering free virtual outdoor classes now through the winter Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy is offering free v…
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EarthTalk: National Parks & Global Warming

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that U.S. national parks are disproportionately affected by climate change. Is this true, and if so, why?  ­-- J.P.   The effects of climate change can be felt all …
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23rd Annual KIL Girls Soccer Jamboree is Saturday

Saturday, July 31, 2021, at West High School UT Field 8:30 Catholic JV vs. Gibbs JV 9:00 Farragut vs. Gibbs 9:30 West vs. Catholic 10:00 Hardin Valley vs. Gibbs 10:30 West JV vs. Gibbs JV 11:00 Hardi…
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Centro Hispano and Pellissippi State partner for open house on Division Street Campus

Centro Hispano, the leading resource for and about East Tennessee’s Latino community, is expanding its services onto Pellissippi State Community College’s Division Street Campus.  Centro Hispano and …
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KCHD’s Service Spotlight: Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 

This week’s spotlight highlights KCHD’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program    The Knox County Health Department Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program will host Drive-Thru at the Zoo Aug. 5…
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Free COVID-19 Vaccination Event Scheduled at Knoxville Station Transit Center 

Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) and Knox County Health Department are hosting a free COVID-19 vaccination event at Knoxville Station Transit Center’s Community Room on Monday, August 2 from 9 a.m. – 1 p…
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Legal and public notices for the week of July 26, 2021

COURT NOTICES   NON-RESIDENT NOTICE   TO: DARIUS JAMELE HUNT IN RE: KEZIA ELIZABETH WYATT v. DARIUS JAMELE HUNT 202536-2   IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE In this Cause, it appearing…
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The Knoxville Focus for July 26, 2021

Construction gets underway on Northwest Greenway Connector Construction has begun on the $1.6 million Northwest Greenway Connector – a key half-mile stretch of trail between Victor Ashe Park and the …
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Publisher’s Positions

By Steve Hunley Zero Tolerance For Racism? City Councilwoman Amelia Parker is proposing what she refers to as a “Zero Tolerance” policy for racism inside Knoxville.  Parker proposes to offer a zero t…
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1996 semifinal win is Meske’s favorite

(This is the second of a two-part feature and ranking of local high school head football coaches’ overall won-loss records. Webb School Coach David Meske ranks No. 1 with a 36-year record of 275 wins…
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Carroll Reece: Tennessee’s ‘Mr. Republican’ Part 14

By Ray Hill Brazilla Carroll Reece had served for ten years in the U. S. House of Representatives before being upset in the 1930 general election by Oscar Byrd Lovette of Greeneville, Tennessee. Reec…
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