South Knox

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
Stabbing in South Knox

Stabbing in South Knox

On Oct 7 at approximately 6:14 p.m. officers from the Knoxville Police Department responded to a call alleging a fight involving an estimated 30 people on Cook Dr. When officers arrived, they found the victim of the stabbing, Stephanie Ross, age 32. According to reports, Ross said she was attacked[Read More...]

October 9, 2014 Community, Knox County, Knoxville, News, South Knox
South-Doyle Wins Battle of Chapman

South-Doyle Wins Battle of Chapman

By: Lee Ramsey Cherokees Defeat Seymour 47-6 The two teams come together each season for the biggest high school football rivalry south of the Tennessee River. It was the annual Battle of Chapman Highway as once again the Cherokee football team came out on top of the Eagles by a[Read More...]

October 9, 2014 Schools, Seymour, South Knox, Sports
Utility District Dedicates $14 Million Water Plant

Utility District Dedicates $14 Million Water Plant

On Thursday, Sept 25, Knox Chapman Utility District officially dedicated a new water plant. The new facility, dubbed the Jones Mason Water Treatment Plant, boasts state-of-the-art materials including a 36 inch pipe intake located 150 feet out in the French Broad River. According to Knox Chapman Board Chairman Greg Logue,[Read More...]

South Knox Seniors Visit Panama City

South Knox Seniors Visit Panama City

Just past Mary Vestal Park on Maryville Pike, the South Knoxville Community Center rests between a tree line and railroad tracks. Home to the Boys and Girls Club and the CAC office, the community center also boasts an active senior organization. According to Debbie Beeler, Recreation Director for the center,[Read More...]

October 2, 2014 Community, Knox County, News, South Knox
Cherokee Express Keeps on Rolling

Cherokee Express Keeps on Rolling

By: Lee Ramsey South-Doyle’s dream season continued last Friday as the Cherokees football team extended their record to 5-0 with a non-district win over the Carter Hornets by another lopsided score of 41-6. With a packed stadium and many on the hillside, the Cherokees showed why they are 5-0 with[Read More...]

October 2, 2014 Schools, South Knox, Sports