If you want a haunting sense of the finality of war, visit Knoxville National Cemetery — before Memorial Day activities begin.
Recently, the family of a mentally ill man went to Chancery Court, hoping that a judge would order him to participate in an outpatient treatment program.
If you’re already trying to fill the summer calendar with unique, family friendly events, pencil in Saturday’s annual Appalachian Trail work day in the Great Smoky Mountains Park as a must.
What began as a simple twitch of Knoxville’s spring weather in 1874, may have played a leading role in one of the great traditions of Memorial Day in the South.
If Doug Borrman is sporting a pink and purple beard, he’s at Destination Imagination.
KNOXVILLE — Police are searching tonight for the man who robbed a pizza delivery man at gunpoint and took his wallet and cash.
A $3 million problem became a nearly $5 million problem for Knoxville this spring. Emergency utility payments for the city’s poor go to almost 10,000 households annually. The money and the problem reach across public funds, the Knoxville Utilities Board, nonprofits, the city and other agencies while dollars get tossed into a figurative furnace.
No one is ever too young to learn the significance of Memorial Day. That’s a lesson local Scout leaders hope their troops will take home. Early Saturday morning, more than 100 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and their families entered the Knoxville National Cemetery on Tyson Street to pay their respects by placing flags at each of the 8,200 headstones.