Originally posted on 2 Cats and a Blog:
Clear the Shelters – Hundreds of animals across East Tennessee are looking for a forever home. Many NBC and Telemundo owned stations are partnering with local animal shelters to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide push to encourage pet adoption. #CleartheShelters Clear the Shelters Screenshot One such local…
Smokey, Bluetick Coonhound now official Tennessee State Dog. This was signed into bill back in March of 2019.
Free Red Trolley to Begin Service to South Waterfront – Knoxville Area Transit’s fourth free trolley line – the new Red Line, connecting a part of the South Waterfront and downtown – is scheduled to begin service on Monday, August 19, 2019
Zoo Knoxville Announces Birth of 110th Red Panda – Zoo Knoxville remains the top zoo in the world for the breeding of endangered red pandas with the birth of their 110th cub.
Flooding on Papermill by McKay’s
At approximately 3:00 p.m., August 1, 2019, the northern area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Gatlinburg, TN experienced extremely heavy rainfall causing multiple small rock slides, downed trees, and flash flooding along the Spur and Gatlinburg Bypass.
Get On Board with these School Bus Safety Tips – With Back to School time comes some children riding the big yellow school bus. #SchoolBusSafety #SchoolBus Maintaining school bus safety is of the utmost importance. Students, parents and the school district can work together to make security a priority. Being safe while en route to and at […]
After spending four nights lost in the backcountry of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Kevin Mark Lynch was found by searchers. At approximately 4:25 p.m. searchers discovered Lynch, alert and responsive, in the southeast area of the park near the Cataloochee Divide Trail. Earlier this afternoon, grid search team members discovered the first significant leads […]
There’s an important health advisory: If you or someone you know visited the McDonalds in Johnson City..on West Market Street….last Wednesday, the 24th… you need to check with the health department. You may have been exposed to Hepatitis-A. The health department says it is investigating the possibility that a McDonalds Employee was infected. Free vaccinations are available until Thursday at 6pm at the Washington County earth Department on Princeton Road. Here is a phone number if you ate at McDonalds on West Market Street in Johnson City last Wednesday — 423 975-2200.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Look Rock Picnic Area will reopen to the public on Friday, July 26, 2019. Park crews recently completed the first phase of a rehabilitation project allowing the site to reopen after being closed in 2013.