Our Town Neighbors: What’s happening?

Beth KinnaneFountain City, Gibbs/Corryton, Karns/Hardin Valley, North Knoxville, Our Town Neighbors


Wrenhouse Bakery in Corryton is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, May 5, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. They are asking for donations on behalf of 7-month-old Kellen Napier, who is being treated for a rare form of cancer. Donations in his name give him credits for future transfusions he needs following chemotherapy treatment. These credits help offset the cost of the transfusions. If unable to attend the Thursday event, a donation on Kellen’s behalf can be made at any Medic Regional Blood Center, just note the donation is for him. Wrenhouse Bakery is located at 7704 Tazewell Pike, 37721.

Fountain City

The Village Mercantile in Fountain City is hosting a Mother’s Day Crafters Fair on Saturday, March 7, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Village Mercantile is located at 4503 Walker Boulevard, 37918.

Hardin Valley

Congratulations to the Yarnell Family Farm of Hardin Valley. The farm has been designated a Tennessee Century Farm. Don’t blink, they’re going fast.


North Knoxville

Historic Fourth & Gill is gearing up for a neighborhood yard sale on Saturday, May 14, from 8 a.m. – noon. For more information go here.

And don’t forget the North Hills Plant Sale this Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 2511 North Park Boulevard, 37917.

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