Sheriff’s Detective accused of a sexual crime


Memphis, Tenn. — A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Detective has been charged with fondling a woman who came to him for help. Allegdly, Det. James Bishof took nude photographs of the victim telling her it would help her in another case. She says Bishof later came to her home to take more photographs and touched her inappropriatelyContinue reading “Sheriff’s Detective accused of a sexual crime”

Summer fun for children in Knoxville


 The City of Knoxville’s Parks and Recreation Department is holding its annual “Splash Jam” for children who have participated in the City’s Summer Playground Program this year. Kids will represent their recreation center and will be split into age groups to compete in rounds of friendly competition. These include the dive and retrieve, cannonball, brickContinue reading “Summer fun for children in Knoxville”

The Great Outdoors, a place to connect with God


 Dandridge, Tenn.— Sherman Oaks Ampitheater is the chosen venue for the two-day outdoor Christian Music Festival scheduled for September 2011. On September 17–18, the Sherman Oaks Campgroundslocated at 1601 E. Hwy 25/70 in Dandridge will present performances of Award Winning Christian Music Artists Soul Sister Sally, Lara Landon, Logan Gillen, UR1, First Flight Out, Among theContinue reading “The Great Outdoors, a place to connect with God”

Another bank robbed


 Morristown – The Morristown Police Department reports that the Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union at 3955 W. A.J. Hwy. has been robbed. According to the report, on 7-22-11, at approx. 2:40 PM, a white male enter the Credit Union, and walked up to a teller demamding for money. During the armed robbery no employee wasContinue reading “Another bank robbed”

Muertes por excesivo calor en Tennessee


Memphis — La policia ya ha encontrado muertas a dos personas mayores de 60 adentro de sus viviendas. Las viviendas tenian el aire acondicionado apagado en ambos casos y las victimas vivian solas. Las autoridades piden a la comunidad verificar que quienes viven solos y son de edad mayor sean visitados para verificar que tienenContinue reading “Muertes por excesivo calor en Tennessee”

Yo Gabba Gabba!™ Characters Coming to Knoxville Zoo Tomorrow


KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— Knoxville Zoo will be welcoming two special visitors tomorrow. Brobee™ and Foofa™, the friendly toy monsters from the popular Nick Jr. show Yo Gabba Gabba!™, will be making a special appearance at KnoxvilleZoo from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Fans can meet lovable characters Brobee™ , who’s green, cuddlyContinue reading “Yo Gabba Gabba!™ Characters Coming to Knoxville Zoo Tomorrow”

Regal Cinemas IMAX Theatre in 3D


Nashville —Through the IMAX® digital projection system this theatre showcases Hollywood movies that have been digitally re-mastered into IMAX’s format, as well as original documentary-style IMAX content. Images of exceptional quality, combined with IMAX’s proprietary digital surround sound system and patented theatre geometry create “The IMAX Experience®,” making audiences feel as if they are INContinue reading “Regal Cinemas IMAX Theatre in 3D”

Kroger da a luz un sitio Web para mamás activas


ComfortsForBaby.com presenta consejos y percepciones para padres de familia provenientes de la Mamá en Jefe de Comforts, Paula Andruss EL SITIO WEB, INCLUYENDO LA VERSIÓN EN IDIOMA ESPAÑOL, SE LANZA HOY CINCINNATI, 13 de Julio, 2011 – Comforts, una línea de productos para bebés de The Kroger Co., está facilitando que las mamás experimentadas compartanContinue reading “Kroger da a luz un sitio Web para mamás activas”

LESS THAN THREE WEEKS REMAIN TO REGISTER FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The deadline to seek federal disaster assistance is nearing for survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.   Those who experienced damage or loss must apply for help by Aug. 9.   Register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster aid by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) 7:00 a.m. to 10:00Continue reading “LESS THAN THREE WEEKS REMAIN TO REGISTER FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE”

Call for Entries: Arts in the Airport Exhibition


Knoxville – The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (McGhee Tyson Airport) announce a call for entries for the next “Arts in the Airport”, a juried exhibition developed to allow regional artists to compete and display work in the most visited site in the area. The selected artContinue reading “Call for Entries: Arts in the Airport Exhibition”

Styx Set to Rock Turner Field on September 17 with Free Postgame Concert


ATLANTA, GA — The Atlanta Braves 2011 Summer Concert Series presented by Coca-Cola and Delta Air Lines announces a date with multiplatinum recording artist Styx, coming to Turner Field on Saturday, September 17th to rock Braves fans with a free postgame concert after the Braves vs. Mets game.   Fans who want special access to theContinue reading “Styx Set to Rock Turner Field on September 17 with Free Postgame Concert”

Knoxville Zoo brings “YO GABBA GABBA!” characters


KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— Brobee™ and Foofa™, two of the friendly toy monsters from the popular Nick Jr. show Yo Gabba Gabba!™, will be making a special appearance at Knoxville Zoo this Saturday, July 23, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Fans will have the chance to meet Brobee™ and Foofa™, pose for a photo, and sayContinue reading “Knoxville Zoo brings “YO GABBA GABBA!” characters”

JOB OPPORTUNITY


ARG Financial Staffing ARG offers temporary, temp-to-hire and direct-hire positions.   We offer a full range of roles and are currently seeking candidates for the following positions: Alcoa based company seeking Bilingual Customer Service Representatives. Responsibilities include the following: Delivering prompt, accurate, courteous customer service via phone, fax, mail, or email. Responding to and resolving issues toContinue reading “JOB OPPORTUNITY”

Small Businesses Should Take Precautions Now to Avoid Allegations of Online Piracy


NASHVILLE — Small businesses that offer Internet access to their customers should take steps now to avoid allegations of online piracy, according to the National Federation of Independent Business. Record labels, movie studios and other industry groups struck a deal this month under which participating Internet providers will issue warnings to customers whose accounts are allegedlyContinue reading “Small Businesses Should Take Precautions Now to Avoid Allegations of Online Piracy”

Hispanics targeted by robbers in Knoxville


KNOXVILLE.–The victims remain in silence. Their fear of retaliation overcomes the indignation of being the target of street robbers. The area is Lonsdale. Concerned Knoxville citizens whose friends and family members are counted as some of the known victims are trying to spread the word within the Hispanic community and local Police officers about atContinue reading “Hispanics targeted by robbers in Knoxville”

Arts & Culture Alliance Presents “A Day in the Life: Observations & Obsessions” by Diana Rogers


Knoxville) – The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to present a new exhibition of mixed media works by local artist Diana Rogers entitled “A Day in the Life: Observations & Obsessions”, opening Friday, August 5, at 5:00 PM on the north side of the Balcony at the Emporium Center.  The exhibition is essentially a public diary of currentContinue reading “Arts & Culture Alliance Presents “A Day in the Life: Observations & Obsessions” by Diana Rogers”

Se busca Artistas y Artesanos


HoLa Hora Latina anuncia que, con motivo del Festival de HOLA que se celebrará el 24 de septiembre en Knoxville, invitamos a todas las personas que puedan hacer alguna labor, artesanía o arte tradicional de cualquier parte del mundo hispano (para nombrar unos pocos: coser, bordar, tallar, tejer, pintar, forjar, hacer cerámica, redes, cestas, flores,Continue reading “Se busca Artistas y Artesanos”

The beautiful patriotic hymns we sing at church


“We sang beautiful patriotic hymns that only the adults knew because the songs are no longer taught at school.”         This was part of an email describing the wonderful patriotic services held in a rural church in central Kentucky. The songs they were speaking of were basics to American patriotism: “My Country Tis Of Thee,”Continue reading “The beautiful patriotic hymns we sing at church”

Be Aware: PORN HARMS Campaign launched by Morality In Media


Washington, DC – Morality in Media today announced the Be Aware: PORN HARMS National Awareness Campaign, a four-week educational effort beginning on July 11, 2011.   “Pornography is silently and secretly destroying men, women, and children.  It is a pandemic ruining lives, marriages and families,” said Patrick Trueman, President of Morality in Media, the leadingContinue reading “Be Aware: PORN HARMS Campaign launched by Morality In Media”

Iraqi Artifacts Returned


Terracotta plaques and other artifacts seized during a 2006 investigation were returned to the government of Iraq today in a Washington, D.C. ceremony that celebrated a successful law enforcement operation and the cultural significance of antiquities that are thousands of years old.  “These artifacts are truly invaluable,” said Ron Hosko, special agent in charge ofContinue reading “Iraqi Artifacts Returned”

Mayor candidate Madeline Rogero releases quarterly financial disclosure


KNOXVILLE, TN — Knoxville mayoral candidate Madeline Rogero will file financial disclosure reports today for the State of Tennessee and the City of Knoxville. The state-required second quarter financial disclosure report, covering funds received from April 1 through June 30, shows a total of $63,911 in donations from 448 individual supporters, with expenses of $37,649Continue reading “Mayor candidate Madeline Rogero releases quarterly financial disclosure”

Students Say: Don’t Deport Our Future


COMMUNITY STANDS UP FOR NASHVILLE STUDENT FACING DEPORTATION AND CALLS FOR AN END TO THE NEEDLESS SEPARATION OF FAMILIES  – NASHVILLE, Tenn. —On Thursday, more than 20 students, teachers, and community supporters met outside the Davidson County Sheriff’s office to call for an end to the deportation of students and their families. A delegation of recentContinue reading “Students Say: Don’t Deport Our Future”

YO GABBA GABBA characters comes to Knoxville Zoo!!


KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— Brobee™ and Foofa™, two of the friendly toy monsters from the popular Nick Jr. show Yo Gabba Gabba!™, will be making a special  appearance at Knoxville Zoo on Saturday, July 23, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Fans will have the chance to meet Brobee™ and Foofa™, pose for a photo, and sayContinue reading “YO GABBA GABBA characters comes to Knoxville Zoo!!”

Mamografias gratuitas en Nashville


El Centro Progreso de Nashville promueve un evento de salud  ¿No tiene aseguranza medica? ¿Esta demasiado ocupada? Aproveche el Autobús para Mamografía gratuita, “Misión en Movimiento” Un servicio de Saint Thomas Health en el siguiente lugar: FECHA: ESTE Sábado, 9 de julio 2011 HORA: 9am-2pm LUGAR: Hickory Hollow Mall  Antioch, TN ** Sólo con cita previa **Por favor,Continue reading “Mamografias gratuitas en Nashville”

TV’s “Secret Millionaire” Returns to Joy of Music School


Surprise 2010 donor to check in on charity, share books, stories and frozen yogurt   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — July 1, 2011 — She seemed to be a volunteer of humble means, an ordinary woman whose good deeds were being filmed by a crew purporting to create a documentary. But instead she brought a huge surprise,Continue reading “TV’s “Secret Millionaire” Returns to Joy of Music School”

Tennessee Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Racially Motivated Killing


Mickey Wright was a Shelby County Construction Code Officer. He was last seen on April 17, 2001. Mickey was also a Shelby County Reserve Deputy. His body has never been found, and now we know it never will be found. Dale Mardis confessed to police of dismembering and burning Wright’s body in a dispute overContinue reading “Tennessee Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Racially Motivated Killing”

Knoxville’s Fleet Service Department receives national honor


 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The City of Knoxville’s Fleet Service Department recently received the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Blue Seal Certification. It marks the third year in a row that the city’s Fleet Services Light Shop has received the honor, which indicates that more than three-quarters of its mechanics hold at least one individualContinue reading “Knoxville’s Fleet Service Department receives national honor”

Mayor Dean celebrates opening of a Goodlettsville Branch Library


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean will give remarks at the ribbon-cutting of the new Goodlettsville Branch Library, 205 Rivergate Parkway, at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 8.  The new 16,000-square-foot building is four times the size of the current Goodlettsville branch and was built in accordance with LEED Silver Certification guidelines. One special featureContinue reading “Mayor Dean celebrates opening of a Goodlettsville Branch Library”

Educación en materia del abuso cibernético para los padres


By Technopadres Mi hija actualmente está aprendiendo todo lo relacionado con el abuso cibernético en su clase de sexto grado. Aunque algunos de los ejemplos y de las historias de la vida real que llegan a discutir pueden ser un poco impresionantes para una niña de 11 años, es un tópico de vital importancia paraContinue reading “Educación en materia del abuso cibernético para los padres”

Bilingual Nurse Wanted


Job Description  RN, Bilingual Spanish (Clin RN, Comp Care 8)– 1100236  Description (We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.)   The bilingual Spanish/English RN has the responsibility for supporting the goals and objectives of the care enhancement program by providing high quality telephonic support in an appropriate, efficient and cost effective manner while ensuring highContinue reading “Bilingual Nurse Wanted”

Un poderoso derrame de iluminación con la Dra. Jill Bolte Taylor


Jill Bolte Taylor tuvo una oportunidad de investigación muy poco común para los científicos dedicados al estudio del cerebro: tuvo un derrame cerebral y pudo observar cómo se interrumpían, una por una, las funciones de su cerebro; el movimiento, el habla, la conciencia. Una historia asombrosa. Translated into Spanish by a translation agency Reviewed by CesarContinue reading “Un poderoso derrame de iluminación con la Dra. Jill Bolte Taylor”