Knoxville, Tenn.-– On September 11th, Sunday, between 11.00am – 6.00 pm the Knoxville Turkish Cultural Center will have its second annual “Share the Wish” Fund-Raiser by offering Turkish food delicacies, baked-goods and craft for the Tennessee School for the Deaf. Door prizes, unique Turkish handcrafts, entertainment, live music performance, and delicious authentic Turkish food willContinue reading ““SHARE THE WISH” FUND-RAISING FOOD FAIR BY THE KNOXVILLE TURKISH CULTURAL CENTER”

Obama establece un cambio en la politica de deportaciones

WASHINGTON, DC —El Presidente Obama anunció un cambio de política, dictado por el sentido común, que hará del sistema de inmigración uno más justo e inteligente. “Me siento orgullosa de apoyar esta política, y espero que tú también,” dijo Katherine Archuleta, Directora Política Nacional  . Bajo la dirección de la administración, los tribunales de inmigración seContinue reading “Obama establece un cambio en la politica de deportaciones”

Reciclaje casero empieza en Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Miles de residentes de Knoxville se preparan para celebrar la puesta en servicio del nuevo programa de reciclaje casero que esta pautado para el primero de Octubre. Unas 17,000 familias ya se han inscrito en el nuevo programa y aun quedan otros 3,000 oportunidades para ser parte de este novedoso servicio de reciclajeContinue reading “Reciclaje casero empieza en Knoxville”

Gerardo Ortiz arrazando en camino a los Premios Billboard de la Música Mexicana

  Los Ángeles, CA – Todo indica que el joven cantautor Gerardo Ortiz -conocido dentro del ambiente musical como El Fenómeno Máximo del Género Regional Mexicano- volverá a armarla en grande gracias a su incuestionable talento.     Resulta que el día de hoy, en el programa ‘Levántate’ de la cadena Telemundo, se dieron a conocerContinue reading “Gerardo Ortiz arrazando en camino a los Premios Billboard de la Música Mexicana”

Amherst Automotive Service and U-Haul Rentals Are on Right Road

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Kenneth Ingram, owner of Amherst Automotive Service, located at 2309 Amherst Rd., recently added U Haul truck and trailer rentals to the automotive-repair business he has been operating since 2003. Families needing the finest in moving services now will have increased convenience and a shorter distance to travel when moving, which not onlyContinue reading “Amherst Automotive Service and U-Haul Rentals Are on Right Road”

ACT Issues Report on Measuring Workforce Skills Gaps

Report Contains Gap Definition, Gap Analysis forFour Industry Sectors and Recommendations IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT today released a research report designed to assist economic and workforce developers as they contend with the increasing mismatch, or skills gaps, between labor market supply and demand in America. As the nation grapples with the effects of the deepest recessionContinue reading “ACT Issues Report on Measuring Workforce Skills Gaps”

Spanish Filmaker Mariano Barroso visits Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —  Watkins College of Art, Design & Film will welcome Spanish filmmaker Mariano Barroso to campus on Friday, August 26, for a screening of his 1996 thriller Extasis, starring Academy Award winner Javier Bardem, and a Q&A session led by Associate Professor Charles Kanganis, head of the directing concentration at the Watkins Film School.   The screening begins in the WatkinsContinue reading “Spanish Filmaker Mariano Barroso visits Nashville”

Register Now for October ACT® Test

IOWA CITY, IOWA—Registration is now open for the October 22, 2011 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before September 16, 2011. The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT alsoContinue reading “Register Now for October ACT® Test”

Is Your Loan Modification Application Stuck?

Expert Reveals How To Get Your Application Approved   If you’re on the verge of losing your home, or you know someone who is, then you also know about the long, bureaucratic process involved in applying for a loan modification from a lender. The most common approach is to apply under the new Home AffordabilityContinue reading “Is Your Loan Modification Application Stuck?”

Durcal y Selena finalistas en Premios Billboard De La Música Mexicana

Miami, FL  Agosto 25, 2011- Shaila Durcal y Selena se encuentran entre los finalistas a los Premios Billboard De La Música Mexicana. Las selecciones se dieron a conocer el día de hoy a través del programa matutino Levántate que se transmite por la cadena Telemundo. La talentosa Shaila Dúrcal estuvo presente durante la transmisión especial delContinue reading “Durcal y Selena finalistas en Premios Billboard De La Música Mexicana”

Interpreters and Translators meet in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators (TAPIT), is having its 9th Annual Conference from September 9-11, 2011 at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville. This important event will gather more than 100 professional interpreters and translators of 9 languages from 7 states for informative sessions and networking. TAPIT members work in many languages including: AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE, AMHARIC, ARABIC, BOSNIAN, CATALAN, CROATIAN,Continue reading “Interpreters and Translators meet in Nashville”

Searching for Man Who Robbed Home Federal Bank Branch in Pigeon Forge

The Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Chief Jack Baldwin of the Pigeon Forge Police Department (PFPD) are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the man who robbed a Pigeon Forge bank today. At approximately 11:14 a.m. today, a man entered the Home Federal Bank located at 3671 Parkway inContinue reading “Searching for Man Who Robbed Home Federal Bank Branch in Pigeon Forge”

Discount Days at the Tennessee Valley Fair

Fair offers wide variety of discounts to accommodate virtually any budget Knoxville, Tenn. (August 24, 2011) – East Tennesseans on a budget don’t have to miss out on all the fun, excitement and entertainment at the 2011 Tennessee Valley Fair.  The Fair is offering a variety of daily discounts during the Fair, which runs SeptemberContinue reading “Discount Days at the Tennessee Valley Fair”

Local Carreer Fair

Knoxville, TN – While national numbers seem to be improving, the unemployment rate is still more than nine percent across the country. H&R Block, the country’s largest tax preparation company, is doing its part to lower the number even more by holding a career fair Monday, September 12. H&R Block’s over 15 local offices willContinue reading “Local Carreer Fair”

Moore Freight Ranked on the 2011 Inc. 500/5000 for Fourth Consecutive Year

Knoxville, TN, August 23, 2011 – Inc. magazine today ranked Moore Freight Service, a company specializing in flat glass transportation, as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies on the Inc. 500/5000.  This is Moore Freight Service’s fourth consecutive year to be awarded such an honor by Inc. 500/5000. The Inc. 500/5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony will be heldContinue reading “Moore Freight Ranked on the 2011 Inc. 500/5000 for Fourth Consecutive Year”

Empleados recibirán $934 425 por salarios atrasados

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Dos restaurantes La Nopalera en Jacksonville y sus dueños deberán pagar $934 425 por salarios atrasados y daños preestablecidos a 30 empleados, según los términos de las sentencias acordadas. El acuerdo cierra una demanda presentada por el Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU., basada en una investigación de su División de Salarios yContinue reading “Empleados recibirán $934 425 por salarios atrasados”

HoLa Hora Latina presents “Frutos Latinos II” Exhibition

(08/16/2011/Knoxville) – HoLa Hora Latina is pleased to present “Frutos Latinos II”, an exhibition by Hispanic artists that live and work in the United States, particularly in the southeast region and the Knoxville area.  The exhibition is hosted by the Arts & Culture Alliance at the Emporium Center and is on display in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage month in Knoxville and HOLA FestivalContinue reading “HoLa Hora Latina presents “Frutos Latinos II” Exhibition”

Remarks of President Barack Obama

WASHINGTON, DC. –On Thursday, I visited a new, high-tech factory in Michigan where workers are helping America lead the way in a growing clean energy industry. They were proud of their work, and they should be. They’re not just showing us a path out of the worst recession in generations – they’re proving that thisContinue reading “Remarks of President Barack Obama”

Ridgerunners at the Bush Visitor’s Center

The Grainger County Ridgerunners Car Club will host a car show, Saturday, August 27th at the Bush Visitor’s Center in Chestnut Hill. The event will begin at 9:00a.m. and run until 3:00p.m and is free for spectators. The show will feature 100 classic cars from 1986 and older. All visitors will receive 10% off atContinue reading “Ridgerunners at the Bush Visitor’s Center”

Jobs available in Knoxville Area

Lakeside Tavern and Parkside Grill are now hiring line cooks and dishwashers. Lakeside is also looking for busboys and busgirls. Apply in person at Lakeside on Northshore Dr and Parkside on N. Peters Rd. anytime from 10:30am until 5pm Everyday. Please bring valid ID, Birth certificate, Social Security Card or other to speed up theContinue reading “Jobs available in Knoxville Area”

Authorities Request Assistance Identifying Individual Who Placed Suspicious Package Near Federal Building in Chattanooga

The Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Chattanooga Resident Agency, and Chief Bobby H. Dodd of the Chattanooga Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance with the identification of an individual suspected of leaving a package outside a United States Bankruptcy Court building earlier today. At approximately 12:28 p.m. today, the suspectContinue reading “Authorities Request Assistance Identifying Individual Who Placed Suspicious Package Near Federal Building in Chattanooga”

Silverado’s bar and dance club declared public nuisance

Hermitage Precinct officers and the District Attorney’s Office this afternoon shutdown and padlocked Silverado’s Dance Hall and Saloon (also known as Rado’s) due to it being a persistent site of fighting, quarreling, assaults (including shootings) and breaches of the peace. An inordinate amount of police resources have been tied up dealing with criminal matters andContinue reading “Silverado’s bar and dance club declared public nuisance”

La Casa de Representantes aprobo propuesta de ley para elevar la deuda

Washington, DC .- La propuesta que apoya el presidente Obama para elevar el monto del tope de la deuda fue aprobada en la Camara de Representantes. La representante por Arizona, Gabrielle Giffords, se presento a votar a favor de la propuesta en su primera votacion desde que fuera atacada con intencion de asesinarla en eneroContinue reading “La Casa de Representantes aprobo propuesta de ley para elevar la deuda”