Regal Entertainment Group Rolls Out the Red Carpet for “Goosebumps” Benefit Screening

Jack Black Scheduled to Attend Fundraiser for Variety – The Children’s Charity   Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces that Jack Black is scheduled to attend an exclusive benefit screening for Sony Pictures’ upcoming film, “Goosebumps.” Regal Cinemas […]

Knoxville Zoo Celebrates Birth of Endangered Chacoan Peccaries-Again!

  Knoxville Zoo’s peccaries are parents for the second time in 2015.  Over the Labor Day weekend, Knoxville Zoo welcomed three rare Chacoan peccaries, an endangered species native to South America.   The three siblings, known as “peclets”, were born on the morning of Sunday, September 6th to seven-year-old mother Butternut and two-year-old father Squash.  […]


Next week, Sept. 15-22, volunteers from the local nonprofit organization SEEED (Socially Equal Energy Efficient Development) will be knocking on doors in the Morningside Park neighborhood to share tips on saving energy. Teams of students in SEEED’s Career Readiness Program will visit approximately 100 homes in the Morningside area to share energy efficiency tips and […]

Animal-assisted Therapy Program to Hold Meeting for Potential Volunteers

    Open to Anyone Interested in Volunteering with Their Dog, Cat, or Rabbit   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A free informational meeting for those interested in becoming volunteers with Human Animal Bond in Tennessee (H.A.B.I.T.), an animal-assisted therapy program, will be held at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine Saturday, September 26, 2015, from […]

Art activity day at the kma!

Beginning this Sunday (September 13) and every second Sunday of each month, the KMA will host FREE drop-in art activities for families. A local artist will be on-site to lead hands-on art activities between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month.   In addition, the museum continues to host FREE […]

Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove continue this weekend

  Who:          Knox County Parks & Recreation and members of the community   What:         Second Saturday Concerts at The Cove                         When:        Saturday, Sept. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m.   Where:       The Cove at Concord Park 11808 S. Northshore Dr.   Background: KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2015) – Knox County Parks and Recreation’s […]

Knox County Stormwater Management Annual Report Public Hearing

Who:   Knox County Stormwater Management   What:  A comment and question session about Knox County Stormwater’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit annual report, covering July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 When:  Thursday, September 17th 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.   Where:             Knox County Stormwater Management Building 205 West Baxter Avenue Knoxville, TN […]


Governor visiting 15 communities to hear about local opportunities and challenges   KNOXVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer sat down with local and state officials in Knoxville today to discuss the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.   In a morning meeting at the Knoxville Chamber, Haslam […]

Water Bottle Refill Station on Market Square Dedicated

Representatives from the Tennessee Clean Water Network, the City of Knoxville and PetSafe today took a ceremonial first pour to dedicate the new TCWN Water Bottle Refill Station on Market Square.   The new station is part of TCWN’s Bringing Tap Back Project, a program designed to encourage individuals to substitute one sugary beverage a […]

Vols to Open the Home Season Sept. 12

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes fans to campus Saturday, Sept. 12, for the first home football game of the 2015 season.   Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Gates open at 4 p.m. ESPN will televise the game, which is sold out.   […]

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