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  • UT Tuition-Hike Vote Thursday Published 6/22/2011 at 10:27 a.m. 0 comments

    University of Tennessee Board of Trustees has a lot on its agenda when it gathers for its annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. today (Thursday, June 23), in the Hollingsworth Auditorium.

  • Discover the Secret City Festival Published 6/15/2011 at 9:26 a.m. 0 comments

    While we’re fond of Knoxville sobriquets like Marble City and Scruffy Little City, you have to admit that Oak Ridge has pretty much the coolest civic nickname around. And they wield it proudly, most notably in the name of the ...

  • Knox County Budget Heads to Commission Vote Published 6/8/2011 at 11:09 a.m. 0 comments

    After weeks of debating the various austerity measures in County Mayor Tim Burchett’s proposed 2011-12 budget, Knox County Commission will finally bring the matter to a vote next week.

  • Meet Your Ridgetop Protection (Again!) Published 6/1/2011 at 10:45 a.m. 0 comments

    The months-long battle over the proposed Hillside and Ridgetop Protection Plan enters a new arena next week.

  • Statehood Day Festivities on Saturday Published 5/25/2011 at 9:29 a.m. 0 comments

    Yes, the official holiday this holiday weekend is Memorial Day. But did you know Saturday is also Statehood Day in Tennessee?

  • Compassion Knoxville Holds Community Meeting Published 5/18/2011 at 11:01 a.m. 0 comments

    Compassion Knoxville, the citizens group formed earlier this year to take up where the Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness left off, has been busy for the past month, coordinating dozens of small community meetings around Knox County. Now it’s ...

  • City Council Workshop to Discuss Re-imagining Henley Street Published 5/11/2011 at 12:04 p.m. 0 comments

    Should Knoxville take advantage of the closing of the Henley Bridge to redesign Henley Street? That’s what some local residents think, and they’ll make their case to City Council at a workshop meeting.

  • UT Holds Free Anxiety and Depression Screening Published 5/4/2011 at 11:10 a.m. 0 comments

    Anyone who has experienced mental illness, either personally or via a loved one, knows that there are no easy ways of dealing with it. But putting a name to it can be a good start.

  • City Council to Hold Workshop on Ridgetop Plan Published 4/27/2011 at 10:42 a.m. 0 comments

    So after a two-month fear campaign by developers and the Chamber, County Commission on Monday narrowly voted down the Ridgetop/Hillside Protection Plan. But that 6-5 vote doesn’t mean it’s quite dead yet.

  • Meet Your UT Master Plan Published 4/20/2011 at 10:25 a.m. 0 comments

    Despite, the ever-tightening state budget, the University of Tennessee has big things in mind for its Knoxville campus.

  • Green-Living Forums at Pellissippi State's Earth Fest Published 4/13/2011 at 12:42 p.m. 0 comments

    If you want to “Green It, and Mean It,” this year’s edition of Earth Fest will provide some informed commentary that could help.

  • Energy Efficiency Policies Forum Set for Baker Center Published 4/6/2011 at 10:23 a.m. 0 comments

    With so much discussion about how or how not to generate power these days—Coal or nukes? Wind or solar?—there is a tendency to overlook the other side of the equation: how much energy we use. That’s where efficiency comes in: ...

  • Edible Garden Seminar Published 3/30/2011 at 10:03 a.m. 0 comments

    Karen Petrey, a garden design expert with a Masters from the University of Tennessee, will give a presentation called “Edible Landscape” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Stanley’s Greenhouse.

  • Black Culture Celebrated at “Themes in Black” Published 3/23/2011 at 10:07 a.m. 0 comments

    This Friday evening, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is sponsoring its first “Themes in Black” event at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center, 1927 Dandridge Ave.

  • McIntyre Leads Public Forum on Teacher Pay Published 3/16/2011 at 10:09 a.m. 0 comments

    Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre will lead a public forum on the changes that were made last year in teacher evaluation and pay at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, at Fulton High School.