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Caroling Rooted in Historical Tradition

Caroling Rooted in Historical Tradition

During the holiday season many families celebrate with a variety of personal traditions. From preparing certain foods to opening gifts in a particular way, these traditions can be as different as the people enacting them. One older tradition that is less common in modern holidays is the act of Christmas[Read More...]

South Knox Businesses Mix and Mingle

South Knox Businesses Mix and Mingle

The South Knox Business Alliance, an organization comprised of business owners and citizens interested in promoting local businesses in South Knoxville, held an open holiday mixer this past Monday. The event was intended to draw attention to the organization and its goals. Held at Labor Exchange on Chapman Hwy, the[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Dunkin’ Now Hiring

Dunkin’ Now Hiring

Renovations at the former Burger King location on Chapman Hwy are progressing. The building has begun to resemble a Dunkin’ Donuts with stripes of orange and a sign on the building itself. The location at 2800 Chapman Hwy has been under construction for several weeks, transitioning into a new Dunkin’[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Winter Blues Affect Millions

Winter Blues Affect Millions

While the winter holidays conjure thoughts of twinkling lights, Christmas carols and gatherings with family for many, a significant segment of the population will find themselves down in the dumps. Seasonal Affective Disorder, while not the only cause of holiday depression, is a likely culprit. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD,[Read More...]

S Knox Nature Center Booms

S Knox Nature Center Booms

Ijams Nature Center, a feature of South Knoxville and a portion of the South Loop of Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness, has had a good year. A release issued by Paul James, executive director of Ijams, chronicles some of the nature center’s achievements this year. In early spring of this year, Ijams[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Business, Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Tis the Season for Safety

Tis the Season for Safety

Now that the holidays are in full swing, decorating and decoration related accidents are on the rise. In 2012 alone, more than 15,000 Americans suffered holiday décor related injuries. While that number may seem daunting, a few simple precautions can ensure a safe and injury free holiday. During the winter[Read More...]

S Doyle Student Article in Library of Congress

S Doyle Student Article in Library of Congress

Following the recent awarding of the Legion of Valor’s Bronze Cross to a South Doyle High School student, another student is being honored by the very same organization. An article written by Ashlee Holtzclaw, a junior at South-Doyle High School, will be placed in the Library of Congress in Washington,[Read More...]

December 18, 2014 Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Air Bag Recall Inflates

Air Bag Recall Inflates

Monday Dec 8, Honda Motor company expanded their current recall based on defective airbags manufactured by Takata Corp. The recall campaign, originally isolated to certain regions, has now expanded to a national effort. Currently affected are 2001-2011 Honda and Acura vehicles, creating a new total of 5.4 million vehicles from[Read More...]

Holiday Party Offers Last Chance to See “Before”

Holiday Party Offers Last Chance to See “Before”

Candoro Marble Works was built in 1923 as a showroom for Candoro Marble Company. Designed by architect Charles Barber, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1926. The South Knox Arts and Heritage Center took control of the site in 2002 and it is now[Read More...]

December 11, 2014 Business, Community, Knoxville, News, South Knox
Where’s Santa

Where’s Santa

This time of year, as shoppers rush from store to store checking off their holiday shopping lists, children have their eye on a completely different seasonal staple: Santa. Kids and parents will stand in line for hours to get one quick photo with Santa in malls and other locations, from[Read More...]