Black History Month at the library

Mary Pom ClaiborneDowntown

Knox County Public Library is pleased to present programs that illuminate a small portion of a complex Black history formed by genius, suffering, beauty and grace.
The public is invited to join …

Should Knoxville build this bridge?

Nick Della VolpeDowntown

Knoxville Mayor Kincannon has rekindled Rogero’s earlier dream of a river-crossing footbridge extending from the UT campus to the South Knoxville riverbank. Great for UT. A place to house part …

DuBose to head city department

Jay FitzDowntown, Our Town Leaders

Kevin DuBose, former deputy director of community development for the city of Knoxville, has been appointed by Mayor Indya Kincannon as the city’s cirector of housing and neighborhood development.
“DuBose has …

Legislative meeting; Music at Laurel Theater

Sandra ClarkDowntown

Knox area state legislators will meet the public Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St. downtown. The meeting is co-sponsored by …

Services Thursday for Ruth Fuson

Sandra ClarkDowntown, Obits

The woman who began the Hospice program at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and later developed the signature “Katerpillar Kids Camp” for Covenant Health has died.
Ruth Fuson, 92, of Knoxville, …

First Friday is January 6

Suzanne CadaDowntown, Our Town Arts

You are invited to celebrate local artists and enjoy new exhibitions and live music at First Friday, January 6, from 5-9 p.m. at 100 S. Gay Street. Hosted by the …