Project GRAD celebrates 35 May graduates

Bridget WallerOur Town Youth

Project GRAD Knoxville and a restricted number of family members celebrated 2020 college graduates with a festive “social-distanced” car parade on Saturday. The parade was held in the parking lot …

Meant to be together: Knoxville and Lori Tucker

Betty BeanFeature

It’s been a big year for WATE-TV’s Lori Tucker.
On June 14, her media colleagues will honor her for her professional accomplishments at the Front Page Follies, a 40-year-old annual gala …

Project GRAD honors 99

Sandra ClarkFeature

As Project GRAD battles for life in the upcoming school system budget, leaders and donors honored this year’s 99 graduates in ceremonies April 22 at the Knoxville Convention Center.
Project GRAD …

Citizens rally to support magnet schools, GRAD

Sandra ClarkFeature

Knoxville City Council member Marshall Stair has vigorously supported funding for urban schools during the current budget discussion. He attended Monday’s school board workshop, posting on social media:
“One of the …