Jacobs proposes loan to Zoo Knoxville

Sandra ClarkFeature

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs has announced a plan to loan $500,000 to Zoo Knoxville to help overcome operating shortfalls during the facility’s COVID-19 closure. The loan will be made …

Hungry friends at the zoo

Tina RolenFeature, Inside 640

Zoo Knoxville is losing an average of $22,500 a day while it remains closed in response to the COVID-19 virus. Some 86 percent of the zoo’s operating funds come from …

Fall Fest: the gift that keeps on giving

Betsy PickleFun Outdoors

It’s typical that the Appalachian Mountain Bike Club isn’t making a big deal out of its 10th annual Fall Fest, taking place on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Baker Creek Preserve. …

The myth of the ‘gun show loophole’

Frank CagleFrank Talk

The Tennessee Valley Fair owns nine acres of property on the north end of Chilhowee Park. It’s where the livestock exhibits are located during the annual event. The property is …