Sandra ClarkBiz Notes

Knoxville Community Band will give a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, on the Market Square stage. Bring a chair to enjoys such tunes as “Italian Polka,” “An …

UT athlete Martin Korik laid to rest

Marvin Westwestwords

Martin Korik, undefeated as a Tennessee pole-vaulter in four years of dual meets, was buried today at Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. He was 88.
In the era of bamboo poles, …

Central students launch floating habitat

Shannon CareyFountain City

There’s something new on the water at Fountain City Lake.
A group of AP environmental science students from Central High School created a floating habitat, a small raft of native plants, …

Breaking: Political ins and outs

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies, Politics

State Rep. Jason Zachary is running for Knox County mayor in 2018 when Mayor Tim Burchett is term-limited.
Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones will not run for mayor.
And three legislative districts will be open: …


Sandra ClarkBiz Notes

New Harvest Park Farmers Market will host its seventh annual Blueberry Festival 3-6 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at 4775 New Harvest Lane. Local blueberries and blueberry plants will be for …

Knox to host USA Cycling trials

Sandra ClarkLocal

Bring friends for a “Viewing Party” at Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria to watch the USA Cycling Pro Road & Time Trial National Championships set for Knoxville June 24-25. Barley’s is …