The Knoxville School Board Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 4 began by recognizing some outstanding young men in the community. These individuals were the first graduates of the Fire Recruit Training Academy, which is based out of South-Doyle High School in Knoxville. The instructor of this course, Brian Woods, stood at the podium and showered the young [...]
On Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, Josh Malone announced publicly that he is committed to playing for the Tennessee Vols. This is exciting news for the Tennessee Vols because Josh Malone is the top rated player in the state. Malone is the number 49 overall prospect in the ESPN 300 and the number six wide receiver. [...]
Another fraternity has been forced to close its doors at the University of Tennessee. Pi Kappa Phi’s registration was retracted and individual members could face criminal charges following a decision by the fraternity’s national office to close the UT chapter based on hazing and misconduct allegations. Pi Kappa Phi was already under disciplinary probation this fall because of hazing that occurred [...]
“The only thing I remember was looking as the plane took (off) and I could see the beach… it was so beautiful and blue, and I started crying…” August 22, 1962 A single tear dropped onto the shirt tucked neatly into Marta Forte’s small bag. It didn’t have much else to soak into, apart from [...]
The holiday season found its way to the City Council meeting Tuesday night when Mayor Madeline Rogero discussed Christmas in the City, a collection of festive events that will take place in downtown Knoxville. This event will feature several activities from a tree lighting and ice skating to the annual Christmas Parade on Gay Street. [...]
Healthy supermarket, Earth Fare, in Turkey Creek donated 93 turkeys to local families in need this Thanksgiving season. The store started donations during the first week of November and carried through until the day before Thanksgiving, just in time to meet their goal of 90 turkeys. “Each year we expand our goal and donate more [...]
The University of Tennessee Dance Society hosted an art appreciation showcase Monday in the Alumni Memorial Building’s James R. Cox Auditorium. The showcase featured the student-run BOSS dance company, as well as other dance companies and student musicians. Proceeds from the showcase went to the Joy of Music School in Knoxville. The Joy of Music [...]
Hundreds came out to support the “St. Jude Give thanks. Walk.” on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Knoxville Zoo; where more than $70,000 was raised. The event started at 9 a.m. and admission and registration was free all day. The Knoxville community joined together to support the St. Jude Children’s Research Facility; although the hospital [...]
Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to come together and share a meal as they give thanks. Most Thanksgiving gatherings require large quantities of food and are often conducted in a pot-luck style. This means that each member of the dinner brings a dish to the table- so don’t get caught without a [...]
Today at Hodges Library the Lambda Student Union and the Safety, Environment and Education Center, better known as S.E.E. Center, teamed up to host a FACING of AIDS initiative. The initiative’s goal is to help reduce stigma and promote HIV testing by putting a face to AIDS for World AIDS day, Dec. 1. Students who [...]
Lights everywhere, the sound of Christmas music and the smell of kettle corn drifting through the air. This is what guests at Dollywood theme park experience each day during Smoky Mountain Christmas, presented by Humana from Nov. 9-Jan.4. Dollywood is known for its fantastic themed festivals. From the Festival of Nations to the National Southern [...]
Lindsay Lee, a senior studying math and Spanish at the University of Tennessee, received the most prestigious international award a college student can earn when she was named a 2014 American Rhodes Scholar. Lee, an Oak Ridge, Tenn. native, is one of 32 American students chosen from 857 endorsed by 327 colleges and universities. Just [...]
The unveiling of Pat Summitt Plaza took place at 11 a.m. Friday. The plaza includes an approximately nine foot tall statue of the legendary Lady Vols coach along with a sign replicating her signature and her career statistics below. Director of Athletics Dave Hart gave the opening speech at the dedication ceremony. Although rain may [...]
The Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Race Against Cancer celebrated its 20th annual 5k race and walk Sunday, Nov. 10. The race benefits cancer screenings and education in East Tennessee. UT student Alice Mitchell has been cancer-free for two and a half years. Mitchell attends as many races she cans because she wants to, “support a community that [...]
The Muslim Student Association sponsored the 13th annual fast-a-thon Thursday in the UC Ballroom, raising more than $1,000 for The Love Kitchen, a special organization that gives food to the homeless in Knoxville. The nationwide event started at the University of Tennessee and is held once a year to unite students by encouraging family and friends to [...]
The Tennessee Vols Men’s basketball team took the court against The Citadel Monday night looking to stay undefeated on their home floor. From the opening tip, the Volunteers dominated in every area of the game and played their first game where they looked like a team that could break the top 25, coasting to an [...]
The Tennessee Volunteers took the court in Thompson-Boling on Saturday night in search of their first regular season win against a tough USC Upstate team. The USC Upstate Spartans looked anything but intimidated in the first half, quickly jumping out to a lead that would reach double digits halfway through the first half of play. [...]
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