Area News

Alcoa Having Open House

The City of Alcoa announced Tuesday that a public open house will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the City of Alcoa Service Center located at 725 Universal St. City officials, along with the consultant team, Kimley-Horn of Nashville, will be seeking comments[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Area News
Christmas Comes Swingin’

Christmas Comes Swingin’

Merrill Lynch presents a Swingin’ Christmas with Wycliffe Gordon and the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra’s popular holiday event, Swingin’ Christmas will be held on Thursday, Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. The featured performer for this event will be multi-talented instrumentalist/vocalist Wycliffe Gordon. Tickets[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Area News
City Workers Awarded

City Workers Awarded

Two employees with the City’s Fleet Services Department were the recipients of state awards as a part of last month’s Tennessee Chapter of American Public Works Association (TCAPWA) annual state conference. Sam Daily, a Master Equipment Technician for the city of Knoxville, received the Award of Merit as a part[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Area News
Barry Spruce to Speak about Raptors

Barry Spruce to Speak about Raptors

The LeConte Photographic Society is presenting a program by professional photographer Barry Spruce of Knoxville. He will discuss Raptors of the Eastern United States on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. at the King Library in the Burchfield Room. This is not a library sponsored program. Barry grew up on[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Area News

Frightmare Manor Open for Holidays

Tennessee’s #1 haunted house will be open this weekend to ring in the holiday season. Frightmare Manor will be opening two of its attractions in the special “Frightmare Before Christmas” opening which showcases the historic and haunted Jeremiah Lexer plantation, which has been decorated and re-designed for the holiday tour[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Area News

Christmas Fun

BY: RAMSEY RICKETTS HERALD NEWS This Friday, the city of Knoxville will be hosting Christmas in Chilhowee. The event will take place at the Chilhowee Park and Exposition Center at 3301 East Magnolia Ave. City of Knoxville Special Events describes the celebration as bringing “smiles to young and old,” and[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Area News

Paw Patrol Coming to Maryville

The cast of Nickelodeon’s child favorite, Paw Patrol, is coming to Maryville this weekend. On Saturday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., children will have the opportunity to meet with the characters for free at the Cash and Carry Wholesale, located at 115 N. 3rd St. There will be a[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Area News
UT Students Making a Film

UT Students Making a Film

UT’s Land Grant Films has announced its most ambitious documentary yet: telling the story of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Journalism and Electronic Media Associate Professor Nick Geidner, who leads Land Grant Films, came up with the idea for the project—dubbed 100 Million Stories—after learning the program was on target to[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Area News

Maryville Men’s Soccer Awarded

The USA South is pleased to announce the Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2017 fall sports season. William Peace University collected the award for women’s soccer for the fifth time in program history, Covenant College volleyball earned honors for the third consecutive season, Maryville College collected accolades in men’s soccer[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Area News
Christmas Gets Even Brighter

Christmas Gets Even Brighter

This weekend, the Museum of Appalachia will host its third annual “Candlelight Christmas” event—a winter celebration that captures the beauty and simplicity of an Appalachian Christmas. The centerpiece of this holiday event is an evening tour of the Museum’s pioneer village. Old-fashioned Christmas decorations will adorn the interiors of the[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 Area News