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Maintenance In Motion Provides Routine Maintenance For Your Routine

Maintenance In Motion Provides Routine Maintenance For Your Routine

By Meredith Cordle Imagine this: Your car needs service, perhaps an oil change or tire rotation, and instead of saving it for the weekend , you can toil away in your workplace while your car’s service is completed. A novel idea, Maintenance In Motion, owned by Jim and Marvel Lampe,[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Business, Community, Sevier County

UT-VMC Emergency Room Tails

By Dr. Amanda Rainey We often have injured or sick wildlife brought into the UTVMC through our ER service, since we are there at night and on the weekends to receive any and all creatures experiencing emergencies. One afternoon a good hearted individual found a raccoon on the side of[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Family, Featured, Guest

Getting Ready To Buy

By Richard Swan With two major winter storm systems behind us, friends and family are already posting about warmer weather and longing for spring to be here. When will we see the first bulbs in our yard begin to poke their greenery through the ground searching for the warm rays[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Family, Featured, Guest
Polar Plunge Offered in Knoxville

Polar Plunge Offered in Knoxville

Take the Plunge for Special Olympics on Saturday, February 27 at the UT Campus Aquatic Center. Support Special Olympic athletes by jumping into a pool of freezing cold water! With just $50 in donations ($40 for students and children) each plunger receives the official long-sleeved Plunge t-shirt, a complimentary lunch[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Events, Knoxville, South Knox

South-Doyle Hosts State of the School Address

By Meredith Cordle Students, parents, and stakeholders gathered at South Doyle Middle School recently for the “State of the School Address, delivered by principal Tye Sutton. On hand were students demonstrating many talents, including artists, singers, and SDMS’ own Jazz Band.Principal Tye Sutton recognized those in attendance who work to[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Events, Knox County, Knoxville, Schools, South Knox
Blount Receives HIDTA Designation

Blount Receives HIDTA Designation

Blount County was recognized by the White House as a high-density drug trafficking area. In an appearance in Knoxville, at South College, White House Director of National Drug Control Policy, Michael Botticelli, announced that Blount will join 29 other East Tennessee Counties, including Knox, as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Blount County, News
First Friday Features Different Perspective on Urban Decay

First Friday Features Different Perspective on Urban Decay

An art exhibit about the beauty of urban decay is set for February 5th through March 1st in the main gallery at Broadway Studios and Gallery, located at 1127 North broadway. The studio will play houst to the work of artist Marianne Ziegler of Knoxville and her recent body of[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Community, Entertainment, Events, Knoxville, News

Ship Shape With Beaz

By Comedian Killer Beaz Ahoy mates! Hope all is well! I just finished my first ever cruise ship gig! Five shows in six days! We zigzagged across the Gulf of Mexico, from Tampa, to the Cayman Islands, to my favorite Peninsula the Yucatan! Having never been on a boat that[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Entertainment, Guest

Foundation Provides Scholarship for Those Served By Home

The Cherish the Child Scholarship has been established by Cherish the Child, Inc. at East Tennessee Foundation to provide scholarship assistance to eligible students, age 25 or younger, who were served by Smoky Mountain Children’s Home as residents or as foster care participants. Scholarship applications, detailed descriptions, and eligibility criteria[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 Community, News, Sevier County
Seymour Heights Christian Church Donates As Thank You To Local Causes

Seymour Heights Christian Church Donates As Thank You To Local Causes

Several local non-profit groups have received a major gift from Seymour Heights Christian Church, located at 122 Boyds Creek Hwy. In their annual “Thank Offering”, the group recognized and appreciated different community groups at each of their services on Sunday. A press release, sent out by the Volunteer Fire Department,[Read More…]

January 29, 2016 News