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Young people invited to blues class this Saturday
“Woke up this morning… da da da da da….” Many blues songs start out this way. And some would argue it’s because the blues is a universal experience, regardless of age. Local singer-songwriter Ke ...
On Feb 22, 2017 at 1:44 PM
Firefighters Honored for Freeing Teenager, Saving His Finger
Congratulations to the five City firefighters with Engine 1 and Rescue 1, who last summer freed a 19-year-old man whose finger had gotten stuck in the frame support of his truck. The firefighters were ...
On Feb 20, 2017 at 5:55 PM
Big Benders Gives $15,000 to Local Veterans Group to Improve Sharp's Ridge Veterans Memorial Park
Sharp’s Ridge Veterans Memorial Park is about to receive some upgrades, thanks to a $15,000 check from Big Benders LLC, a franchise of Hardee’s. The check was presented to the Veterans Heritage Si ...
On Feb 17, 2017 at 2:09 PM
Black History Month: African-American Political Engagement Dates Back to Mid-1800s
Knoxville City Councilman Daniel Brown has always embraced service - as a U.S. Army soldier in Vietnam in 1970, as a 22-year public servant with the U.S. Postal Service, and as an East Knoxville com ...
On Feb 15, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Know Someone Who'd Be a Great Member of the Business Advisory Council?
The City’s Office of Business Support is seeking nominations for its next Business Advisory Council. Twelve local business representatives will be selected to serve two-year terms on the Counc ...
On Feb 15, 2017 at 1:02 PM
Neighborhood Conference Invites T-shirt Contest Entries
Neighborhood organizations, is there a graphic designer in your midst? Put him or her to work on a T-shirt design to enter in the 2017 Neighborhood Conference’s T-Shirt Contest. New T-shirt designs ...
On Feb 09, 2017 at 4:15 PM
Black History Month: Cal Johnson, Knoxville’s First African-American Millionaire
A former Knoxville slave made rags-to-riches history in the early 1900s, becoming Knoxville’s first African-American millionaire. Caldonia “Cal” Fackler Johnson was born a slave on Oct. 14, 18 ...
On Feb 08, 2017 at 1:17 PM
Crews Install Slide at Coliseum Parking Garage, First of Knoxville Slides Initiative
What’s more fun than going down a big, yellow, 17-foot slide with an eight-foot drop? How about doing it on the way into work—or while waiting for a trolley—or on the way to a show at the Coliseum ...
On Feb 08, 2017 at 9:56 AM
Ways to Repurpose Your Old Garbage Can
With new garbage receptacles in (nearly) every household, City residents now have carte blanche regarding their former waste bins: kick them to the curb or give them a new role. The Office of Soli ...
On Feb 07, 2017 at 12:50 PM
Mayor Rogero Goes Red for Knoxville Women's Heart Health
Friday, February 3 is Wear Red for Women Day, an annual tradition of the American Heart Association to bring attention to women’s risk of heart disease. In a ceremony held at the City County Building, ...
On Feb 03, 2017 at 3:37 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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