12:07 pm 2014

county commission accepting resumes for School board district 2 seat

Resumes should be submitted by noon, Friday, August 8. Read More...

10:26 am 2014

Community Input Sought July 29 to Discuss Strategic Plan

Knox County School Board District 5 Representative Karen Carson will host a community input session on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6 p.m., West Valley Middle School (9118 George Williams Road), to discuss the proposed Knox County Schools five-year strategic plan. Anyone in the community is invited to attend and provide input. Read More...

8:13 am 2014

The Russell Biven Summer Clayfest Tournament gets ready to “Pull!” for a good cause

On Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, the 2014 Russell Biven Summer Clayfest Tournament will take place at Chilhowee Sportsman’s Club in Maryville, TN. Read More...

8:30 pm 2014
4:48 pm 2014

cover charge removed from boomsday

Neyland Drive, traditionally the main viewing area for Boomsday, will be open free to the public for Boomsday 2014. Tickets will be required for the Rodney Atkins concert, which will now take place at 10 p.m. inside Thompson Boling Arena after the fireworks. The change was made to remain in full compliance with state law regarding access to Neyland Drive. Read More...

9:32 am 2014

Tennessee Tomatoes

Those long awaited locally grown “real” tomatoes are here!  The farmers at the Seymour Farmers Market have a large variety of heirloom tomatoes like Mortgage Lifter, Mr Stripey and Cherokee Purple, as well as some of the standard hybrids like Big Boy.  The taste is fabulous and the prices are very reasonable. Read More...

4:33 pm 2014

TN Deputy Commissioner of Education Kathleen Airhart to speak July 22

8th District Board of Education member Mike McMillan reports that Representative Harry Brooks has invited Tennessee Deputy Commissioner of Education Kathleen Airhart to speak on the subject of K-12 state requirements for testing and assessments. Read More...

12:40 pm 2014

SPEAK Members Welcome Award-Winning TSA Students Home

Last week, a bus load of weary but victorious Knox County Technology Student Association (TSA) students and teachers arrived at West Town Mall around midnight. Read More...

11:51 am 2014
6:15 pm 2014

Second District BOE Seat on November Ballot?

In a press release dated June 24, KCS announced that Indya Kincannon, second district school board member, will step down from the Knox County board of Education after the August 6 BOE meeting in order to accompany her family to Slovenia, where her husband was recently awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. Read More...

Knox Focus 24/7 delivers the latest breaking local news.

View By Category


View By Month

« Older Entries

Copyright © 2014 Knox Focus 24/7 – Your source for local news