Churchill, Marshall are book topic

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Historian Rachel Yarnell Thompson will talk at this week’s “Brown Bag Lecture” at noon Friday, Jan. 24, at East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay Street. Admission is free, and …

Master Gardeners get awards

Harold DuckettGet Up & Go

Knoxville County Extension Master Gardeners recognized four impressive volunteers at its Jan. 13 awards dinner.
Michael Smith, Cathy Carpenter and Barbra Bunting received awards for more than 500 hours of volunteer …

Know a good neighbor?

Paige M. TravisGet Up & Go

The Knoxville Office of Neighborhoods is accepting nominations for its annual Diana Conn Good Neighbor of the Year Award, which Mayor Indya Kincannon will present at the Neighborhood Conference on …

Gibi challenges: Adopt a drain

Sandra ClarkGet Up & Go

If you’re looking for a New Year’s project that makes an impact, Kathleen Gibi says “Adopt a Storm Drain.”
Gibi heads Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful, a group that offers volunteer …

Caregivers take care

Diana FisherGet Up & Go

A new year is here and, for many, 2020 will bring special rewards and challenges in caring for an elderly parent or loved one.
According to the Institute on Aging, 65 …