Sarah Moore Greene was one of the most influential and innovative black women in East Tennessee. She instilled a will to learn, and a positive outlook in her students. She came from Madisonville to Knoxville where she began her own kindergarten, teaching youngsters skills that put them ahead of first grade. She was a leader [...]
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For the past nine years, the Knoxville Area Urban League has helped thousands of area children start the school year with new shoes and school supplies, as well as a sense of excitement and confidence. On Saturday, Aug. 11, an estimated 3,500 people gathered at Caswell Park for a back-to-school celebration where 1,000 children received [...]
If you’ve ever thought of volunteering for or enrolling your daughter in the Girl Scouts organization, now is the perfect time to participate! Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) is putting out a call to the community for both adult volunteers and girls to sign up. Several recruitment events are planned for the [...]
Geoff Hampton is bringing “Bringing health to life!” to Knoxville. The second annual Knoxville Fitness Challenge will kick off at 10 a.m. Aug. 3 and 4 at the Mind Body Kinetics, is a local event is part of a coast to coast healthy living event tour. Organizer Geoff Hampton said the target is to prevent [...]
At approximately 10:35 a.m. July 9, officers responded to 1417 Day Lily Drive to investigate the discovery of a body. Darrell DeBusk, Public Information Officer for Knoxville Police Department said KCDC personnel discovered the black male body behind an apartment building that is currently closed for renovation.
A driver and passenger died after the car they were in crossed the road and hit a tree early Saturday morning. At approximately 6:21 a.m. on July 7, Knoxville Police Officers responded to the report of a single-car traffic collision involving a 2000 Toyota Camry at 6211 Middlebrook Pike (near Weisgarber). KPD Lt. Robert Hembree reported [...]
Five detectives from Knox County Sheriff’s Office and Knoxville Police Department are turning up the heat on cold case files. They are the CCI team. The five investigators, Chief David Davenport, Det. Dorothy Barnes, Det. Edd Stair, Det. Sara Jane Quindry, and Det. Jeff Day have collectively well over 100 years experience in the investigative [...]