Get Out & Play: National Public Lands Day

Carol EvansAround Town, Feature

This Saturday marks the 25th annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD). What is NLPD, anyway?  NPLD was established by the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), a nonprofit organization that was chartered …

County clerk boosts schools

Sandra ClarkAround Town, Feature

Sherry Witt will promote a good cause each month with a ceremony to boost sales of a specialty license plate through the Knox County Clerk’s office.
On Sept. 20, she joined …

‘Clean’ ideas for fun

Jennifer GoodpasterAround Town, Feature

Marco’s Pizza in Halls, 7121 Maynardville Pike, has your local Pizza Fan Club. In August, pictures were submitted by some of the cutest little Marco’s fans as “Marco’s Favorite Fan.” …

YWCA honors local women

Haley GuidryAround Town, Feature

YWCA Knoxville held the Tribute to Women celebration Sept. 13, starting with a reception at First Tennessee Plaza, followed by the award ceremony at the Bijou Theatre. This is the …

First Tennessee names four new managers

Sandra ClarkAround Town, Feature

To support growth and expansion, First Tennessee has announced two new financial center managers and two new relationship managers in Knoxville, Maryville and Athens.
Melissa Davis has been named a Knoxville-based …

Eddie Mannis: ‘It’s time’

Betty BeanAround Town, Feature

Eddie Mannis thought about running for mayor in 2010, but bowed out after having a long talk with Madeline Rogero, whom he ended up supporting and working for after she …

Get Out & Play: Monarch migration

Carol EvansAround Town, Feature

The monarch butterflies have begun their yearly migration through East Tennessee. This beautiful insect is admired for its flamboyant orange and black coloring and unique migration cycle. Not only are …