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October 2017 - Posts
Everybody loves a parade - and that includes Joe Burger, owner of the Cumberland Avenue McDonald's. Burger and his staff will be working the crowd at Friday's 4 p.m. University of Tennessee H ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 31, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Opens Streets, a free event to be held this Sunday, Oct. 29, from 2-6 p.m., promises the chance to explore closed South Knoxville streets (including the Gay Street Bridge) and partake in more than ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Oct 27, 2017 at 5:00 PM
The theme for this year’s UT Homecoming festivities is “HC 101: Intro to Rocky Top.” The parade will roll along Cumberland Avenue for the first time in 30 years. Entrepreneur Joe Smith knows ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 26, 2017 at 4:47 PM
Need health insurance? The Affordable Care Act – or Obamacare – is still available. To get coverage for 2018, you must apply between Nov. 1 and Dec. 15. If you have already been insured ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 26, 2017 at 2:13 PM
For family fun at Open Streets in South Knoxville this Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, don’t forget to drop by AA-Air Co.'s activity station. What you find might pleasantly surprise you. At the int ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 25, 2017 at 1:36 PM
Open Streets' first foray into South Knoxville is just a few days away. The business owners, nonprofit groups, dance troupes, bicycle clubs, outdoor recreation advocates and performers are offering un ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 25, 2017 at 10:50 AM
It will certainly be a treat that kids receive when they stop by the South Knox Elementary School during the Open Streets event this Sunday, October 29, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The school has nin ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Oct 24, 2017 at 8:43 PM
New sensors have been installed at the Market Square Garage entrances that provide information to motorists before they enter the garage about how many spaces are available - or if the garage is fu ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 24, 2017 at 2:26 PM
It didn't take much arm-twisting to convince Alliance Brewing Co. co-owners Adam Ingle and Alan Howard to go all in, with their Appalachian Mountain Bike Club friends, on the Sunday afternoon, Oct ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 20, 2017 at 2:31 PM
South Knoxville has been booming. In fact, much of the new development between the Gay Street Bridge and Island Home Avenue has only been opened in the last year or so.   You’ve probably heard a ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Oct 19, 2017 at 4:33 PM
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