Good vibes at Sustainable South

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

After being rained out on their original date, the organizers of Sustainable South scored with a beautiful day and engaged visitors last weekend.
A free community event fit for children and …

Hanging out at ‘lucky’ Gap Creek Market

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

Apparently, no one in the Gap Creek/Kimberlin Heights area has any complaints with Knox County government or the school board.
County Commissioner Carson Dailey and school board representative Amber Rountree, who …

Hit the hop to help Museum of Education

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

Those in the know, daddy-o, are hep to the Knox County Museum of Education. It’s a treasure trove of school memorabilia, especially from the good ol’ brain factories that have …

Great Schools Partnership celebrates success

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

The Great Schools Partnership has a lot to celebrate: its 12th anniversary, the fifth anniversary of the Community Schools Initiative and the addition this fall of another school, Maynard Elementary, …

Baker Creek Preserve

Carol EvansSouth Knox

I’m excited to kick off this weekly column by featuring our newest and most fun place to get out and play – the Baker Creek Preserve. Working with a host …

SoKno on the Go

Sandra ClarkSouth Knox

Had lunch with Betsy Pickle today at SoKno Taco. It was fun. We ate on the patio where our companions ranged from families with little kids to folks with dogs. …

Big night for art show

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

The Candoro Dogwood Art Show wrapped up its month-long run during Vestival, but not before hosting a laidback artist reception the night before.
In addition to the juried – and varied …

Vestival = world-class fun

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

Vestival, South Knoxville’s annual arts and heritage festival, is known for promoting Appalachian culture and Vestal history. It tends to draw SoKno locals and lovers of old-time music and crafts …