South Knoxville

Dogwood Students Participate in Great Shake Competition

Dogwood Students Participate in Great Shake Competition

More than 25 students gathered in the gymnasium of Dogwood Elementary Monday evening as a part of the Second Annual Great Shake Competition, an event aimed at teaching soft skills in students. The group of fourth and fifth graders took turns approaching various judges and engaging in conversation. The exercise[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 News, Schools, South Knoxville

Seymour, South Knoxville Employees Acknowledged

Food City has recognized an employee from both the Seymour and South Knoxville store for outstanding volunteerism through the Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program. At the Seymour store, Floral Manager Mary Lafollette was chosen for her work with Knoxville based Love Kitchen. The Love Kitchen, along with helpful volunteers,[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 News, Seymour, South Knoxville

Regal Signs Deal

Knoxville based theater giant Regal Entertainment Group agreed to sell itself to the British theater chain Cineworld in a blockbuster deal that could see major changes for the Knoxville based company. The deal, valued at $3.6 billion, would see Cineworld pay $23 a share for Regal, which runs 561 and[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 Featured, News, South Knoxville
South-Doyle Donates Tree

South-Doyle Donates Tree

The South-Doyle High School Athletic Department donated a tree to Knoxville’s Fantasy of Trees event. This annual event benefited Children’s Hospital and it took place at the Knoxville Convention Center. Visitors buy these trees and other decorations, such as wreaths, gingerbread houses, ornaments and more to raise money for the[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 News, Schools, South Knoxville

Bank Gives Back

The workers at the South Knoxville branch of Tennessee State Bank recognize that Christmas is a time of giving, and they are celebrating it by stuffing stockings for Dogwood Elementary. Some examples of items that may be dropped off include toiletries such as toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, soap and shampoo, and[Read More…]

Dec 11, 2017 South Knoxville

Food City to Have Holiday Open House

Food City will be hosting its annual Holiday Open House in the Seymour and South Knoxville locations this Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open House events will consist of a variety of exciting activities, including live entertainment, crafts, door prizes, cake show, displays of holiday fruit baskets, floral[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 South Knoxville

Ijams Hosts Great Winter Activities

The Holiday season is upon us, and while many will be spending their time indoors shopping or wrapping presents, IJAMS Nature Center will be offering several outdoor events aimed at showcasing the nature and wildlife unique to East Tennessee. First on the calendar, the Kid’s Holiday Craft Day takes place[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 News, South Knoxville

Ijams To Hold Planning Process Open House

Those who have some great ideas about the future of Ijams Nature Center or want to know more about the nonprofit’s new Nature Preschool and other programs can make plans to attend one of Ijams’ two open houses scheduled for Thurs., Dec. 7, and Tues., Dec. 12, from 5-7 p.m.[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 News, South Knoxville
Rountree Continues to Push S. Knox Forward

Rountree Continues to Push S. Knox Forward

When Amber Rountree first assumed a seat on the Knox County School Board, the most pressing problem wasn’t too few books, but too many tests. Representing South Knoxville’s 9th District since 2014, Rountree made it a point to challenge the controversial SAT-10 exam upon her entry to office. An assessment[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 News, South Knoxville

Candoro to Hold Christmas Party

The Candoro Arts and Heritage Center will hold its annual open house Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 9 from 6 – 8 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include the honoring of volunteers, donors and board members for the nonprofit group dedicated to the preservation[Read More…]

Dec 7, 2017 News, South Knoxville