Big Brothers Big Sisters needs mentors

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

Victor Agreda, right, from WUOT, 91.9 FM, played celebrity barista for Big Brothers Big Sisters Tuesday at Honeybee Coffee on Sevier Avenue. Kara Finger and other BBBS staff used Agreda …

Martin Mill landfill request withdrawn

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

There will be no construction-and-demolition landfill at 6121 Martin Mill Pike. At Thursday’s Metropolitan Planning Commission meeting, the application by Blount Excavating was withdrawn in the face of strong community …

Thomas gets friendly welcome in SoKno

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

The 41st consecutive Ed & Bob Night Out evoked a feeling of celebration and change with a tinge of sadness.
Knox County’s at-large commissioners, Ed Brantley and Bob Thomas, who are …

Pinklets to liven up Father’s Day

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

South Knoxville’s own The Pinklets, one of Knoxville’s most popular bands, will lead the Father’s Day celebration as the Ijams Summer Concert Series returns on Sunday, June 17.
The talented Abernathy …