Church Hosts Movie

Church Hosts Movie

Grace Baptist Church of Seymour is hosting a showing of the movie “God’s Not Dead” on Sunday, August 30th at 5:00pm. The evening of fellowship and a compelling film, followed by popcorn and drinks after the film. The evening begins at 5:00pm in the sanctuary, where the film will be[Read More…]

August 27, 2015 Calendar, Events

THP Seeks Votes

The THP is competing to win the “Best Looking Cruiser Award.” The contest is sponsored by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST). State highway patrols and state police organizations from across the country are competing for the esteemed award. “We are excited to be a part of this competition[Read More…]

August 27, 2015 Community, Events

BCPLS Heats Up with Summer Concert Series

Pistol Creek, a small offshoot of water that trickles through downtown Maryville, gave its name to a local favorite band, Pistol Creek Catch of the Day, who will perform in third installment of Hot Summer Nights Series at the Blount County Public Library on Thursday, August 20th.The concert begins at[Read More…]

August 13, 2015 BCPLS, Calendar, Entertainment, Events

Rugby Hosts Brit Car Show

Historic Rugby, a restored Victorian village, will host “The Return of the British” our 5th annual British Car Show on August 22nd, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EDT). British cars and bikes of all descriptions will be on display including Jaguar, Austin-Healy, and MG. The event is free for spectators[Read More…]

August 13, 2015 Entertainment, Events
Breastfeeding Week Kicks Off

Breastfeeding Week Kicks Off

By Meredith Cordle Breastfeeding mothers , their children, with support from a smattering of fathers and partners participated in the kick-off for World Breastfeeding Week at Ijams on the 31st. The event was sponsored by Knox County Health Department and Lisa Ross Birth and Women’s Center and others. The women,[Read More…]

August 6, 2015 Community, Events, South Knox
Mayor Hosts Back To School Bash

Mayor Hosts Back To School Bash

The fourth annual Back to School Bash, hosted by Mayor Tim Burchett is scheduled for August 10th, from 3:00-6:00pm at the Knoxville Expo Center. The annual event helps students with providing basic school supplies, with the first thousand children also receiving backpacks. The event, sponsored by Mayor Burchett, United Healthcare[Read More…]

August 6, 2015 Calendar, Events, Knox County, Schools
Rummage Sale Huge Success

Rummage Sale Huge Success

C.R.O.S.S. Ministries, located on Boyd’s Creek Highway in Seymour lends a hand to those in need in the community and at their rummage sale, received a hand from the community in return. The ministry held a rummage sale August 1st at Seymour First Baptist Church. The event was a major[Read More…]

August 6, 2015 Community, Events, Seymour

Visit Knoxville announced that the 28th year of Boomsday will be its last. The fireworks show is one of the largest in the nation held during Labor Day Weekend and attracts visitors from across the region. Kim Bumpas, president of Visit Knoxville said, “This decision was not an easy one,[Read More…]

July 30, 2015 Community, Events, Knoxville, Politics

Community Calendar

August 4 Tennessee Firearms Association Our guest speaker will be Joe Karl, publisher of The Herald Newspapers. Joe will talk about the negative press that “gun culture” receives and will give guidance on writing to our elected representatives. Meetings are held at Gondolier Restaurant in South Knoxville at 7644 Mountain[Read More…]

July 30, 2015 Calendar, Community, Events
BCPL Presents Shakespeare

BCPL Presents Shakespeare

The Tennessee Stage Company will present William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, at the Blount County Public Library on Monday, July 27, at 6:30 p.m. Directed by Tom Parkhill,.the play will be in the main gallery and is sponsored by the Blount County Friends of the Library. In this[Read More…]

July 23, 2015 Blount County, Entertainment, Events