Jim Clayton outlines museum plans

Nick Della VolpeFeature, Inside 640

Entrepreneur Jim Clayton talked with Knoxville City Council on Thursday about his plans for a legacy $150 million science and discovery museum to be built on a 12-acre tract currently …

Clock ticks on AJ sale

Betty BeanFeature, Inside 640

This month, Knox County Commission will consider a resolution to reaffirm its commitment to a $6 million agreement to sell the Andrew Johnson building, now occupied primarily by Knox County …

Get Out & Play: Frozen Head State Park

Carol EvansAround Town, Feature

Frozen Head State Park is located just one hour from Knoxville, though you might feel like you’ve traveled straight into a wilderness. The 24,000-acre natural area is located among genuine …

Martin Mill landfill request withdrawn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 At Thursday’s Metropolitan Planning Commission meeting, the application by Blount Excavating was withdrawn in the face of strong community …

Powell landmark gets historic marker

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

The iconic Airplane Filling Station on Clinton Highway got a historic marker today. The celebratory unveiling was attended by politicians and many of the folks who came together to save …

Buying a new car

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Feature

I have a new car.
Believe it or not, that’s a pretty big deal in our family. Since the children, who are now in 35 and 38, were toddlers, I have …