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Tour the Bearden's Rich History at Open Streets Event
This Sunday, October 9, the Open Streets Knoxville event will be held from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. in the heart of the Bearden community. Hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville with partners including the City of K ...
On Oct 06, 2016 at 9:45 AM
Battle at Cumberland Avenue Scavenger Hunt: Winners Announced!
The Battle at Cumberland Avenue Scavenger Hunt earlier this month was fun and festive, and it drew out the creative and competitive natures of the 45 photo-snapping teams. For three teams, the ...
On Sep 26, 2016 at 6:01 PM
Knoxville's Little Known History: Check Out Portraits of Mayors Past
On the fifth floor of the City County Building, you'll find a unique gallery - dozens of portraits of Knoxville's former mayors, starting with the City's first executive, Thomas Emmerson (elected in ...
On Sep 26, 2016 at 9:07 AM
Knoxville's Little Known History: A Moveable City Hall
On the north end of Market Square, where the stage is now, once stood a three-story Victorian brick building, the Market House. Also at that site was the first recognizable seat of government for ...
On Sep 23, 2016 at 4:31 PM
New Mural Celebrates Historic Roots, Achievements of Chilhowee Park
A new mural was recently completed at Chilhowee Park, paying homage to the venue’s roots in recreation, politics, culture and entertainment since the late 1880s. The artist, Brandon Donahue, in ...
On Sep 22, 2016 at 3:44 PM
Mountain Outfitter, CrossFit Gym Among New Businesses Opening Along Sevier Avenue
This week, owners of two locally-owned businesses - Uncle Lem’s Mountain Outfitters and South Landing CrossFit - talked about their plans to open this fall at 1020 Sevier Ave. On Wednesday, Fir ...
On Sep 22, 2016 at 1:52 PM
Prestigious U.S. Pro Road Race Coming to Knoxville
Mayor Madeline Rogero announced today that Knoxville will host the 2017 Volkswagen U.S. Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships at a joint press conference held by the City of Knox ...
On Sep 16, 2016 at 2:54 PM
Riding KAT to Neyland Stadium: Bus Ridership Way Up for Vols' Season Opener
For Knoxville Area Transit drivers, managers and service crews, it wasn't a typical Thursday night. The same could be said by the many Vol fans who, some for the first time, opted to ride a KAT ...
On Sep 16, 2016 at 10:54 AM
Festive Kickoff to Hispanic Heritage Month! Save the Date: HoLa Festival, Market Square, Oct. 1-2
Big fun turnout this morning at the Knoxville Museum of Art for the breakfast kickoff of Hispanic Heritage Month! Throughout this month, be sure to see the Frutos Latinos exhibit - a collection ...
On Sep 15, 2016 at 12:44 PM
Knoxville's Little-known History: Aldermanic Bicentennial
In 1791, when Knoxville was founded, it wasn’t actually as a city government. Knoxville was first recognized as the capital of the Southwest Territory. A quarter century later, in 1816, the C ...
On Sep 14, 2016 at 9:33 AM
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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