South Knox

Organic Farm Produces Locally

Organic Farm Produces Locally

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewstn.com Organicism Farms and Foods is an organic farm in Seymour that specializes in growing and preparing foods for local residents. Jessica Hammond operates the farm on Keener Rd. with the help of her mother. They have a lush 28 acre plot of farmable land near the[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 Business, Community, News, Seymour, South Knox
Construction Under Way at Tennessee School for the Deaf

Construction Under Way at Tennessee School for the Deaf

By Jay Miller, jay@heraldnewtn.com Excavating crews are working at the Tennessee School for the Deaf in South Knoxville on phase one of a master plan for the school. Included in the master plan is the construction of a new high school on the campus that will allow the school to[Read More...]

Man Stabs Mother in South Knoxville

Man Stabs Mother in South Knoxville

The Knoxville Police Department responded to a call of a reported stabbing July 13. The call stated that a woman had been stabbed at her residence in Trevor Trace Apartments on East Red Bud Dr. The victim has been identified as 50-year-old Jacqueline Hill. Officials say that the crime seems to[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 News, South Knox
ElectronicTicketing Plan Proposed by KPD

ElectronicTicketing Plan Proposed by KPD

Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch has proposed a new electronic ticketing to city council officials. According to Rausch, the new ticketing system would allow officers to more efficiently write tickets to drivers who violate traffic laws. Knoxville Police officials argue that the system would benefit both officers and drivers alike.[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 Community, Knoxville, News, South Knox

KPD Releases Fourth of July Traffic Stats

Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch today announced the traffic enforcement results from the Fourth of July Holiday enforcement campaign. The specialized enforcement effort began at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2014, and concluded at Midnight on Sunday, July 6, 2014. Chief Rausch said during the enforcement campaign, officers issued[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 Community, Knoxville, News, South Knox
Day of Drinking Leads to Altercation, Stabbing in South Knox

Day of Drinking Leads to Altercation, Stabbing in South Knox

Knoxville Police Department Officers responded to an aggravated assault at a residence on Sevierville Pk. near East Ford Valley in South Knoxville July 14. Upon arrival, officers found the victim with lacerations in his torso area which appeared to be from a blunt object. The victim has been identified as[Read More...]

July 17, 2014 News, South Knox
Ijams Sponsoring Trail Volunteer Program

Ijams Sponsoring Trail Volunteer Program

Ijams is sponsoring a new Trail Volunteer program created by Knox County Parks & Recreation. The Trail Volunteer Program offers local trail and greenway users the opportunity to make our community’s park system a friendlier, cleaner, more inviting place to bike, run and play. “We’re kind of the hub of the urban[Read More...]

Open Quarry Excites Community

Open Quarry Excites Community

by Gerrod Moore; gerrod@heraldnewstn.com The summer heat has brought a lot of attention to a local quarry in South Knoxville. The Ijams Nature Center’s Mead’s Quarry Lake has become a summer hot spot for local families. The quarry located off of James White Parkway is now open to the public[Read More...]

Crime Spree Hits South Knox

Crime Spree Hits South Knox

South Knoxville has recently experienced influx of thefts and robberies near Chapman Hwy. From July 3 to July 8 there have been a total of 16 calls to Knoxville Police Department regarding robberies, thefts, or burglaries in the South Knoxville area. Eight of those calls have been residential burglaries. Two[Read More...]

South Knoxville Elementary Joins Great Schools Partnership

South Knoxville Elementary Joins Great Schools Partnership

The Knox County Schools and the Great Schools Partnership have announced its Community Schools initiative is expanding to include South Knoxville Elementary School beginning in the 2014-15 school year. Community Schools are a strategy for aligning community resources for student success, family health and neighborhood safety. The schools accomplish these[Read More...]

July 10, 2014 Community, News, Schools, South Knox