Tree clean-up and snow preparedness

Mike DonilaFun Outdoors

This year’s Holiday Festival of Lights at the Cove at Concord Park set a record for non-perishable food items donated—enough to fill 16 barrels. A total of $7,428.49 was also …

Christmas Eve snow creates massive cleanup

Mike DonilaFun Outdoors

Cleanup, Cleanup, cleanup! That’s mostly what our folks in the Knox County Parks & Recreation and Engineering & Public Works (E&PW) departments have done for the past week. Road crews …

Virtual birding program ahead

Melanie StatenAnderson, Fun Outdoors

Winter is an excellent time to look for birds. Join natural historian Stephen Lyn Bales in a virtual program presented by the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society on Thursday, Jan. …

Holiday lights and busy work crews

Mike DonilaFun Outdoors

The annual Holiday Festival of Lights at the Cove will run through Jan. 3 and with a little more than a week left, donations are coming close to matching, and …

Good news ahead for Gibbs

Mike DonilaFun Outdoors

We have a semi-big announcement coming in the next week or so on the Engineering and Public Works Department side. But essentially, we’re partnering with KUB to install lights at …

It’s all in a week’s work

Mike DonilaFun Outdoors

Lot of big news in the local Parks and Recreation world.
First, Knox County crews are expected to complete the new House Mountain parking lot that will double the spaces that …