South Knox

Exercise Benefits Seniors

Exercise Benefits Seniors

As the seasons change and the holidays approach, more and more people turn their thoughts toward their health, particularly senior citizens. Many adults over the age of 65 spend on average of 10 or more hours each day sitting or lying down, making them the most sedentary demographic and contributing[Read More...]

South-Doyle Survives the Hurricane

South-Doyle Survives the Hurricane

By: Lee Ramsey They say the wind blows harder at the top of the flag pole and that was the case last Friday night. The South-Doyle Cherokees survived and advanced edging out a win against the Morristown-East Hurricanes by a score of 13-10 in a thriller at South-Doyle High School.[Read More...]

October 30, 2014 Schools, South Knox, Sports
Tree Planting Event for Bazillion Blooms

Tree Planting Event for Bazillion Blooms

The Dogwood Arts Festival is an annual event in the greater Knoxville area. Presented in part by ORNL, the event is intended to promote and celebrate regional arts, culture and natural beauty. Bazillion Blooms is a program within the Dogwood Arts, begun in 2009. The Bazillian Blooms program, and Dogwood[Read More...]

October 23, 2014 Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Burn Permits Required

Burn Permits Required

Wildfire season in the state of Tennessee officially runs from Oct 15 through May 15 of the following year. During this time, any residents doing outdoor burning are required by state law to obtain a free burn permit from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division, before burning. According to[Read More...]

Cherokees Passing Game Downs Trojans

Cherokees Passing Game Downs Trojans

By: Lee Ramsey With the return of star running backs Jocquez Bruce and Malik Lundy, the South-Doyle Cherokees soundly defeated the Morristown West Trojans by a score of 41-7 in Morristown at Burke-Toney Stadium last Friday night. Even with the two running backs returning from injury, however, the real star[Read More...]

October 23, 2014 Schools, South Knox, Sports
Ijams Hosts Fairy House Festival

Ijams Hosts Fairy House Festival

Ijams Nature Center, located in South Knoxville on Island Home Ave, will host their annual Fairy House Festival Saturday from 10am-12pm. “We take over Joe’s Grove and we have little building plots. We turn that natural area into a congregation of fairy houses and gnome homes, whatever kind of creature[Read More...]

October 16, 2014 Calendar, Community, Events, Knox County, News, South Knox
Police Search for Missing Teen

Police Search for Missing Teen

The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek public assistance in locating a missing girl. Megan Evans, age 17, was last seen wearing a black Adidas sweatshirt, black leggings and black sweatband and hoop earrings. Evans is described as 5’5” with brown hair and eyes. According to reports she was[Read More...]

Emery’s To Open in March 2015

Emery’s To Open in March 2015

South Knoxville’s Emery’s 5 and 10, located on Chapman Hwy, has decided to delay opening of their new store in Pigeon Forge. Originally planned for this month, the last remaining store of Emery’s chain is now scheduled to open for business at The Island in March of 2015. “It’s all[Read More...]

Pilot Pumpers Visit South Knox

Pilot Pumpers Visit South Knox

South Knoxville residents visiting the Chapman Hwy Pilot on Monday may have found themselves face to face with WVLT’s Alan Williams. Part of the Fill Up For United Way campaign, Williams was pumping gas for customers in the largest special event fundraiser for the United Way of Greater Knoxville. “I’ve[Read More...]

October 9, 2014 Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Neighborhood Celebrates National Night Out

Neighborhood Celebrates National Night Out

The evening of Tuesday, Oct 7, South Knoxville residents gathered at New Birth Baptist Church on Sevier Heights Rd to participate in the National Night Out. Begun by the National Association of Town Watch, the National Night Out debuted in 1984. Conceived as “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” National Night[Read More...]

October 9, 2014 Community, Knox County, News, South Knox