Knox County Government Offices that are closed or opening late on Thursday, Jan. 21

Knox County Government Offices that are closed or opening late on Thursday, Jan. 21

The following Knox County Government Offices will be closed or opening late on Thursday, Jan. 21:   Closed: Offices reporting to the County Mayor (including libraries, senior centers, veteran services, health department and solid waste convenience centers) Law Department Trustee District Attorney General County Clerk (Downtown and all satellite offices) Criminal, Criminal Sessions and 4th […]

Governor Haslam Proclaims Jan. 24-30 “Tennessee School Choice Week”

Tennessee students, communities to hold over 200 events as part of nation’s largest-ever celebration of school choice Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed January 24-30, 2016 as “School Choice Week” in Tennessee. Governor Haslam joins more than two dozen other governors and 210 mayors and county leaders nationwide in issuing proclamations. With more than 200 events […]

Chairman Alexander Announces Committee Schedule for “Step by Step” Consideration of Biomedical Innovation Bills

Feb. 9 meeting will be 1st of 3 to produce companion legislation to 21st Century Cures Act already passed by House    “The House has completed its work on the 21st Century Cures Act. The president has announced his support for a precision medicine initiative and a cancer ‘moonshot.’ It is urgent that the Senate […]

Knox County Government Closings for Wednesday, January 20

The following Knox County Government Offices will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 20: Offices reporting to the Knox County Mayor (including libraries, senior centers, veteran services, health department and solid waste convenience centers) Knox County Criminal, Criminal Sessions, and 4th Circuit Court Clerk Knox County District Attorney General Knox County Election Commission Knox County Clerk Knox […]

Tullock Email: Crisis Regarding School Board – Request for Your Attention and Help

From: Laurens Tullock [mailto:ltullock@cornerstoneofknoxville.org] Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2016 4:11 PM To: Jon R. Lawler (jlawler@johnsongalyon.com) <jlawler@johnsongalyon.com>;rgibson@lawlerwood.com; Phil Lawson (plawson@lhp.net) <plawson@lhp.net>; Alvin Nance <anance@lhp.net>; Ashley Capps (ashley@acentertainment.com) <ashley@acentertainment.com>; David Dewhirst (david@dewhirstproperties.com) <david@dewhirstproperties.com>; Will Haslam (Will.Haslam@pilottravelcenters.com) <Will.Haslam@pilottravelcenters.com>; Don & Carol Parnell (kvilleparnells@aol.com) <kvilleparnells@aol.com>; H. Wesley Stowers Jr. (wstowers@stowerscat.com) <wstowers@stowerscat.com>;lizstowers@gmail.com; Tim Young (tyoung@summithealthcare.com) <tyoung@summithealthcare.com>; Eddie Mannis (emannis@prestigecleanersinc.net) […]

TDOT Halts Highway Construction for Busy Holiday Travel Period

No Lane Closures on Interstates and State Routes from December 23 to January 4   NASHVILLE – Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the […]

Bama Fan Principal Goes Orange

  Why is Farragut Intermediate School principal, Reggie Mosley, a long time ardent supporter of the University of Alabama wearing University of Tennessee orange the week of the UT vs Bama game?   “I am honoring a challenge my students issued to me in regards to our recent Knox County Schools coupon book sales,” stated […]

PAINTING PUMPKINS IN THE PARK – AUTISM FAMILY EVENT

On Sunday, October 25 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., Artistic Spectrum and Autism Site Knoxville (ASK) will be hosting Painting Pumpkins in the Park.  This event is free to families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and sensory processing disorders of all ages.  Families are asked to BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkins) and a […]

Festivals and Events coming your way

By Mike Steely October and November will see lots of events you can get involved in and seems there’s something for every member of the family. Kim Bumpas, President of Visit Knoxville, provided a list of activities to The Focus:   On Saturday, October 24th the Tennessee Theater will host “Costumes & Classic Cartoons Open […]

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