Jacobs proposes loan to Zoo Knoxville

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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

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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 …

The myth of the ‘gun show loophole’

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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 …

Free zoo day for seniors

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Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel & Crematory will present Free Senior Day at Zoo Knoxville on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Seniors ages 65 and over are …