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May 2016 - Posts
New Flower Baskets Adding Beauty To Market Square
Studies have shown that beautification projects help build and enhance a sense of community belonging. The City of Knoxville's Special Events and Public Service departments worked togeth ...
On May 27, 2016 at 4:27 PM
Knoxville - Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) Conducting An Elder Abuse Survey
The Knoxville - Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) and the City of Knoxville are partnering together to administer a multi-year grant on elder abuse. The grant has three main focus ...
On May 27, 2016 at 3:42 PM
City Bids Fond Farewell To Deputy Chief Nate Allen
Lots of laughs...and a few tears. The City of Knoxville bid a fond farewell to Deputy Police Chief, Nate Allen recognizing 29 years of service Friday, May 20 at the Safety Building on Howard Bake ...
On May 25, 2016 at 2:22 PM
Market Square Restrooms Under Construction; To Open in August
Construction is underway this month on a much-requested new downtown amenity: Public restrooms. A $373,000 five-stall restroom facility will be built in the street-level northwest corner of the M ...
On May 23, 2016 at 2:28 PM
Food Truck Event A Huge Success
Mobile food vendors were on hand to display their unique brand of cuisine along with local farmer's market vendors, musical guest Shaun Abbott and of course...Knoxville foodies. Southern Railway ...
On May 20, 2016 at 3:05 PM
'A Big Deal': Cherokee Farm Announces 1st Private Tenant
Enthusiastic celebration at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus this morning, as a large crowd that included Gov. Bill Haslam broke ground for a new building for Civil & Environmental Consultants Inc. ...
On May 20, 2016 at 2:46 PM
Bike Boat Brew & Bark Kicks Off June 4-5 on Volunteer Landing
Looking for an exciting new way to explore Knoxville? Maybe you're seeking an event with plenty of diverse adventure options - a June 4-5 kickoff event at Volunteer Landing, where you ride your ...
On May 19, 2016 at 9:53 AM
Peace Officers Memorial Service Honors Sacrifices, Dedication
A large crowd gathered this morning at the Civic Coliseum for the annual Knoxville-Knox County Peace Officers Memorial Service to honor the service and sacrifices of local law-enforcement officers ...
On May 18, 2016 at 3:22 PM
Design/Build Partnership Leads to New Urban Agriculture Education Center
Ever wanted to learn about gardening, composting, bee keeping, or raising chickens for egg production? Well, Beardsley Farm has a brand new facility where you can come and hone such skills--for free ...
On May 13, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Rural Metro Offers Free CPR Training May 18 and 21
An announcement from Rural/Metro: If a person crumpled to the ground near you, would you know what to do? If that person was unconscious, what would you do next? On May 18 and 21, in observation o ...
On May 13, 2016 at 2:37 PM
Knoxville Bar Foundation
Festival on the 4th
Voting Rights Act
Mayor Helps Plug in New Solar Panels at Eastbridge Business Park
Enjoy Daniel Tiger and Spectacular Tiger Forest Exhibit at Zoo Knoxville this Saturday
Mayor touts Community Development programs' achievements
KUB Celebrates Opening of 1st CNG Fueling Station
Video: Dogwood Arts Opens With a Flourish
Marble Alley Lofts Unveils Plaque Honoring Cal Johnson
Volunteers Plant 18 Trees at New Zaevion Dobson Memorial Playground & Park
Video from The Change Center Groundbreaking Event
100 Years Ago: Annexations 'Sealed Knoxville's Destiny' as ET Hub
1st of 'Knoxville Slides' opened at the Coliseum strikes a chord with kids, media
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