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Workout Classes Galore: Snap Fitness Has It All

Workout Classes Galore: Snap Fitness Has It All

By Joe King, king@heraldnewtn.com Beach weather is just around the corner and South Knoxville’s Snap Fitness has all the exercise classes locals need to get prepared to strut their stuff. Offering classes such as Core and More, Zumba, and new innovative programs like Piloxing, Snap Fitness is all geared up[Read More...]

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April 24, 2014 Business, Featured, News, South Knox
Meth Manufacturers Shut Down

Meth Manufacturers Shut Down

The Knoxville Police Department came crashing down on a meth manufacturing operation in South Knox where four adults and two children were discovered to be living in the apartment. Following up on a meth-related investigation the evening of April 22, at 7:52 p.m., members of the KPD’s Repeat Offender Squad[Read More...]

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April 24, 2014 Featured, News, South Knox
County Not Launching a Second SouthFest

County Not Launching a Second SouthFest

By Joe King, king@heraldnewstn.com The prospect of a repeat of Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s community celebration SouthFest has been up in the air for some time, but now it seems the idea will stay on the ground indefinitely. With the one year anniversary date of the event now in[Read More...]

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April 24, 2014 Featured, News, South Knox
Bikes Bloom Big

Bikes Bloom Big

Highlighting South Knoxville’s mark as an urban wilderness destination, an exploratory bicycle program is scheduled for April 26 and 27. Bikes & Blooms, the “lean and green” way to explore the Dogwood Arts Festival’s annual Dogwood Trails, is partnering with Outdoor KnoxFest for this year’s event. Outdoor KnoxFest is two[Read More...]

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April 24, 2014 Featured, News, South Knox
The Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War To Meet

The Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War To Meet

The Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold their quadra-annual meeting at South Knoxville’s Howard Pinkston Library May 3. “We all have ancestors who fought in the Civil War,” said member Joyce Condry. “We just have to prove our lineage to get into the group.” Condry,[Read More...]

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April 24, 2014 Calendar, News, South Knox
Students Study South Knox Perception

Students Study South Knox Perception

By Joe King, king@heraldnewstn.com A group of students at South-Doyle High School recently completed a multi-class study about how South Knoxville is perceived by other nearby areas. At the April 15 South Knoxville Business Alliance Meeting their findings were presented to an eager crowd of about 35 people gathered inside[Read More...]

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April 17, 2014 Community, Featured, News, South Knox
Easter Events Show Religious Spirit

Easter Events Show Religious Spirit

It’s no secret that Seymour is big on churches, and as one of the most important religious ceremonies of the year there are plenty of events residents can take part in this Easter. The Seymour United Methodist Church will start their Easter off early with a 6:15 a.m. Sunrise Service[Read More...]

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April 17, 2014 Calendar, Community, Featured, News, Seymour, South Knox
Wildfire Lights up Morning

Wildfire Lights up Morning

An early morning wildfire gave fire fighters a cause for alarm as the flames threatened to engulf a nearby wooden area April 14. According to Knoxville Fire Department Captain D.J. Corcoran, an emergency 911 call was received at about 3:30 a.m. that morning concerning a wooded area burning near the[Read More...]

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April 17, 2014 News, South Knox
Stabbed and Clobbered With a Hammer: More Trouble in South Knox

Stabbed and Clobbered With a Hammer: More Trouble in South Knox

Do you know your neighbors? For one South Knox resident, the lack of this distinction caused serious injury to the victim as he was stabbed and bashed with a hammer by an acquaintance at his apartment complex the morning of April 14. According to Knoxville Police Department Sargent Jason Keck,[Read More...]

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April 17, 2014 Featured, News, South Knox
South Knox Community Designated Wildlife Habitat

South Knox Community Designated Wildlife Habitat

Submitted By Janice Tocher Leading a nationwide trend in community concern for habitat loss, South Woodlawn Neighborhood Association has been officially designated a National Wildlife Federation Community Wildlife Habitat. The distinction for this community is the 1st in Tennessee and 75th in the country to receive this honor. A Community[Read More...]

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April 17, 2014 Featured, News, South Knox