was launched May 1, 2017, by Sandra Clark and others who previously worked at Shopper News in Knoxville, TN. The website is supported by corporate and community partners and direct mail.

We tell stories (mostly true), don’t like paywalls or pop-ups, and promote projects to build communities. We’re hyper-local, professional journalists who write for food (and fun).

Corporate Partners: We share logo links and guarantee category exclusivity.

Communities (interests) Our Town Heroes, Our Town Teens, Our Town Kids, Our Town Stories, Our Town Leaders; On the Grow, Arts 865, Get Out & Play, Get Up & Go. 

Communities (geographic) Farragut, Fountain City, Halls, Inside 640, Karns, Northeast Knox County, Powell and South Knox.  Contact Sandra Clark for questions/comments.

Direct Mail:

2018 mailers include:

  • Reach 8,000 homes in Halls & Fountain City – Wednesday, March 7
  • Reach 8,000 homes in Powell – Wednesday, May 30
  • Reach 9,600 homes in Farragut & Cedar Bluff – Wednesday, Oct. 24
  • Reach 15,000 homes in Northshore & Choto – Wednesday, Nov. 14

The mailers are printed and mailed by Alliance Press in Knoxville. They are EDDM (every door delivery mailers) to businesses and homes within the selected ZIP code. The full-page image area is 9 inches wide x 20.75 inches tall. Ads are available for full-, half-, third- and quarter-page sizes. Phone 865-661-8777 for details.

Contact Carol Springer at for issues concerning graphics, printing, mailing, accounts payable or accounts receivable. Carol organizes so the rest of us can play.