1982 World’s Fair Anniversary – On May 1 in 1982, the World’s Fair in Knoxville, TN opened. #WorldsFair #1982WorldsFair
Ijams River Rescue Removes Close to 37 Tons of Trash From Area Waterways –
The 30th annual Ijams River Rescue presented by TVA with support from Lowe’s collected 36.8 tons of trash and tires from 33 sites in and along East Tennessee’s waterways on April 6, 2019, once again removing a significant amount from Loves Creek.
The Old Jefferson City Library has been Bulldozed Down – It is now an empty lot. No word at this time what is going in its place.
Food Truck Park coming to South Knoxville – Food Trucks are a very popular way to go out to eat instead of eating in a restaurant. It will be located at the Southside Garage in South Knoxville. #FoodTruckPark #SouthsideGarage
Weigel’s to Use Only Tennessee Produced Milk – Weigel’s, one of East Tennessee’s largest milk processors, has committed to using milk produced exclusively in Tennessee. #Weigels #TennesseeMilk
Day Light Saving Bill Update for Tennessee – The house has approved and advanced the bill to keep Tennessee on Day Light Saving Time all year long. That would mean no more time change.
Naples Italian in Knoxville Closed After 48 Years – the future is still unclear, as it had a deal to be purchased. #NaplesItalian
Confirmed Measles in East Tennessee – this was once one of the vaccines that a…
Tennessee State Parks Honored for the Go Green With Us Program – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today recognized all 56 state parks for their efforts in environmental sustainability practices as part of the state’s Go Green With Us program. #GoGreenWithUs #TNStateParks
Compassionate Buds Dispensary Grand Opening – On April 20th. Yes 420 Day this business will…
The Stand – Peirce’s Produce Grand Opening in Jefferson City, TN. Come on out and get you some fresh vegetables, cheeses, milk and much more.
Officer Barry (B.K.) Hardin was named the Purple Heart recipient at the Knoxville Police Department’s Recognition Luncheon on Monday, April 1, 2019.
Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is pleased to announce the long-awaited availability of KATbus Tracker – a real-time bus tracking and trip planning app now available for Android and iPhone users.
Jefferson County Schools announce the promotion of three high quality assistant principals to the office of principal at Dandridge Elementary School, Jefferson Middle School, and White Pine School. This announcement follows the completion of interviews held the week of April 1.
DoorDash coming to more parts of East Tennessee – Some parts are already is set up. Below is a map of the areas. #DoorDash
Black Bear Spotted Inside Denso Manufacturing Plant – Yes, maybe they have a new employee or mascot, but this black bear has been hanging around the plant for several days.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation is joining states across the nation to ask motorists to “Drive like you work here” and Work with Us – move over and slow down for highway workers. TDOT will spread that message statewide during National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 8-12, 2019) in an effort to improve safety in Tennessee’s interstate and highway construction and maintenance work zones.
World’s Greatest Reese’s Display in Knoxville – you can see this at the Food City on Morrell Road.
Zoo Knoxville’s Beloved Giraffe Patches Euthanized Due to Declining Health – Zoo Knoxville is saddened to announce that beloved giraffe Patches has been humanely euthanized due to declining health caused by advanced age.
The SkyBridge will be the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, and the most spectacular and awe-inspiring experience in the Smokies. This SkyBridge will be opening this Spring.