11 Most-Needed Items on the YWCA Downtown’s June Wish List
Published 6/22/2011 at 10:22 a.m. 0 comments
1. Used cellphones for victims of domestic violence
Chevrolet Fireball to Run Through Knoxville
Published 6/15/2011 at 9:36 a.m. 0 comments
This week Knoxville was announced as a 2011 Chevrolet Fireball Run Adventurally destination. This means the run, aka the Race to Recover America’s Missing Children, will arrive in Knoxville on Wednesday, Sept. 28, departing the day after, with the public ...
Knoxvillians Better Read Than Portlandians?
Published 6/8/2011 at 11:02 a.m. 1 comment
We personally will take Knoxville over Portland, Ore. any day, because we enjoy this thing called sunshine. Well, it turns out that Knoxville doesn’t just top Portland in the number of sunny days per year. We are also a better-read ...
Ed Bailey = Adult Baseball in Knoxville
Published 6/1/2011 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments
The city officially named its adult baseball league for late City Councilman Ed Bailey on May 31. Bailey, who died in 2007, was an outstanding catcher who played major league baseball for 14 seasons.
End of the Free Ride for Seniors?
Published 5/25/2011 at 9:34 a.m. 0 comments
A press release from Knoxville Area Transit highlights yet another of the programs marked for a big whack in Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s proposed budget.
Connected Tennessee Study Shows Business Benefits of Broadband
Published 5/18/2011 at 10:56 a.m. 0 comments
A new report by public-private partnership Connected Tennessee shows a business with a broadband connection is likely to generate more revenue and jobs.
Sororities Say, “It Takes a Village”
Published 5/11/2011 at 12:09 p.m. 0 comments
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s sororities broke ground May 1 on Sorority Village on Morgan Hill, which upon completion will have sorority houses for 13 of the school’s 17 sororities.
6,000 calls for Knoxville's 311
Published 5/4/2011 at 11:12 a.m. 0 comments
For only the second time in its almost six-year history, the City’s 311 Call Center crossed the 6,000 call mark in a single week.
Going, Going, Gone—Villa Collina for $0-$21 Million
Published 4/27/2011 at 10:39 a.m. 0 comments
A “without reserve” auction means “Villa Collina” at 5628 Lyons View Pike will sell to the highest bidder May 26, regardless of price. A few of the most intriguing numbers on the home and its auction.
UT Ranked #8 Party School by Playboy
Published 4/20/2011 at 10:22 a.m. 2 comments
University of Tennessee has landed at #8 on Playboy’s list of Top Party Schools in its May issue.
Tennessee's Rankings in the United States Peace Index
Published 4/13/2011 at 12:37 p.m. 0 comments
Only Louisiana ranked lower than Tennessee in the first-ever United States Peace Index, created by the international think tank Institute for Economics and Peace based on statistics indicating “absence of violence.” Here are some of the numbers that landed us ...
Dollywood: Barnstorming at 81 Feet
Published 4/6/2011 at 10:21 a.m. 0 comments
Dollywood’s newest ride for 2011 pays tribute to the daring aerialists and pilots of the 1920s who used to do crazy stunts above the Sevier County fields where Dolly Parton’s father and grandfather worked crops. Here are the numbers on ...
UT Grad Schools Ascend to Top 10
Published 3/30/2011 at 10:05 a.m. 0 comments
Three graduate programs—business, engineering, and law—ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s Top 10 among public universities for 2012, and two of them ranked in the Top 10 overall as well.
More Knox County Kids Have NEAT Eating Habits
Published 3/23/2011 at 10:16 a.m. 0 comments
While its reach is not very extensive, Knox County Health Department’s after-school program targeting youth who are at high risk for developing unhealthy lifestyles and eating behaviors did make some strides this past year.
Silence! It’s 'Flesh and the Devil' at the Tennessee Theatre
Published 3/9/2011 at 10:46 a.m. 0 comments
The Tennessee Theatre is helping revive the 1920s silent movie golden era by showing some of director Clarence Brown’s best accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer.
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