Making the case for BMX course

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

The mood seemed mostly positive after a meeting Thursday night in which the county tried to sell South Knoxvillians on bringing a BMX course to South-Doyle Middle School.
Money for the …

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 …