February-June Cooking Classes Reminder at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina


Knoxville, Tennessee – – Knoxville’s very own gourmet food importing business is offering another set of cooking classes at their kitchen, La Cucina.  Featuring a wide range of cuisines and traditions, the classes always focus on efficient professional cooking techniques that will make any cook’s life easier – and more fun!  During the traditional two-hour longContinue reading “February-June Cooking Classes Reminder at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina”

Presidente Chávez será sometido a nueva operación en los próximos días


Caracas, 21 Feb. AVN.- Este martes el presidente de la República, Hugo Chávez, informó que en los próximos días tendrá que ser sometido a una nueva operación, tras detectarse una lesión de dos centímetros de diámetro en el mismo lugar en el que se le extrajo el tumor cancerígeno en junio del año pasado. “¡SaldremosContinue reading “Presidente Chávez será sometido a nueva operación en los próximos días”

Comcast Announces Independent Minority-Owned Channel


PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 21, 2012 – Comcast Corporation today announced it has selected four new minority-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems between April 2012 and January 2014. After a thorough evaluation of more than 100 proposals, Comcast selected four networks ― two of which are majority African-American owned andContinue reading “Comcast Announces Independent Minority-Owned Channel”

Robert Rodriguez, P. Diddy, Magic Johnson, Said Schwartz Begin 4 New Minority-Owned Indie Networks With Comcast


PHILADELPHIA, PA –– Comcast Corporation announced it has selected four new minority-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems between April 2012 and January 2014. After a thorough evaluation of more than 100 proposals, Comcast selected four networks ― two of which are majority African-American owned and two that are majority AmericanContinue reading “Robert Rodriguez, P. Diddy, Magic Johnson, Said Schwartz Begin 4 New Minority-Owned Indie Networks With Comcast”

Estafan a familias inmigrantes


NASHVILLE, Tenn.—  Un sujeto hasta hoy desconocido por las autoridades pidio $6,000 a la esposa de un hombre sentenciado a 7 años de carcel. El hombre se identificó como agente de inmigración e intentó reunirse con su victima para la entrega del dinero. Las autoridades de inmigración recuerdan a la comunidad que los agentes deContinue reading “Estafan a familias inmigrantes”

Los Tigres del Norte Wins The GRAMMY®


LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Tigres del Norte were recognized as winners of the Best Norteño Album at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards.  Winning their SIXTH career GRAMMY Award for their landmark “MTV Unplugged: Los Tigres del Norte and Friends” album, the legendary group widely known as ‘the voice of the people’ continue to setContinue reading “Los Tigres del Norte Wins The GRAMMY®”

Urban Farm: Planting in the Greenhouse


Hands On Nashville  http://www.hon.org  Volunteer in a greenhouse (it’s warm!) to help get our Urban Farm started!! We’ll be mixing up starting soil, planting seeds, and taking care of plants in the greenhouse that will be planted in the spring. Come help us grow healthy food in a beautiful garden! Dates: Febrero 14 a las 4pmContinue reading “Urban Farm: Planting in the Greenhouse”

Abierto primer Café Cibernético de Maryville


MARYVILLE, Tenn —- ¿No computadora? ¿No internet? ¡No hay problema! Este es el mensaje que Sharon Barnett, dueña del CaféNet, que esta ofreciendo para la Comunidad Hispana. CaféNet, localizada en la esquina de Midland Shops cerca de Kumon Learning Center (en frente de Wendy´s y Midland Plaza 265 S. Calderwood St., Alcoa) es Blount County´sContinue reading “Abierto primer Café Cibernético de Maryville”

EDUCATION SECRETARY DUNCAN TO HOST TWITTER TOWN HALL ON HISPANIC EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE


Following President Obama’s State of the Union Address—in which critical topics like college affordability, dropout rates, teachers, and job training were addressed—U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will engage with the Hispanic community through a twitter town hall at 3:00 p.m. ET on February 8.  The conversation will be conducted in both English and Spanish. Continue reading “EDUCATION SECRETARY DUNCAN TO HOST TWITTER TOWN HALL ON HISPANIC EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE”

Letter to the Editor


Steve DeMaura O-703-535-3110 C- 603-801-7620   I want to thank Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee for doing the right thing and standing up for a free and open Internet by opposing the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). On January 18, every day Americans spoke out and Capitol HillContinue reading “Letter to the Editor”

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR DIABETES! AT THE SCPLS KING FAMILY LIBRARY


 Sevierville, Tenn.— What is Take Charge of Your Diabetes? The program Take Charge of your Diabetes, sponsored by the Sevier County UT Extension Office, is designed as a fun, skill-building program for people living with diabetes. During the six-week, free of charge program, attendees will learn to take day-to-day responsibility for their diabetes care whileContinue reading “TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR DIABETES! AT THE SCPLS KING FAMILY LIBRARY”

Mayor Rogero speaks at the groundbreaking of new tennis center


 The City of Knoxville and Greater Knoxville Tennis Association will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for West Hills Tennis Center Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Madeline Rogero will lead the groundbreaking ceremony for the new West Hills Tennis Center. The location is at West Hills Park, 410 N Winston Rd. a 1,400-square-foot facility willContinue reading “Mayor Rogero speaks at the groundbreaking of new tennis center”

Davidson County Spelling Bee


WHAT: Metro Schools’ Language Arts department will host the Davidson County Spelling Bee. Seventh and eighth graders from area public and private schools will participate in the spelling bee. Also participating will be Metro-Kathryn Mitchell Spelling Bee winner and runner-up. WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 9:30 a.m. WHERE: Trevecca Nazarene University-Towers Annex Auditorium, 333 MurfreesboroContinue reading “Davidson County Spelling Bee”

Former Attorney Found Liable of the Unauthorized Practice of Law


January 18, 2012 NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Consumers who have filed complaints against a Nashville man, suspended for practicing law without a license, may be eligible for restitution, Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper and Gary Cordell, director of the Division of Consumer Affairs announced today. Michael H. Sneed of Nashville, who has been found liable for theContinue reading “Former Attorney Found Liable of the Unauthorized Practice of Law”

En prision preparador de impuestos hispano


Nashville, Tenn.- Elmer Virula, de 54 años, ha sido condenado a 24 meses en prisión, seguidos de un año de libertad supervisada, por preparar y presentar declaraciones de impuestos fraudulentas al IRS, según un comunicado del Departamento de Justicia. Virula también fue ordenado repagar al IRS $167,535 por presentar fraudulentamente créditos fiscales en las declaracionesContinue reading “En prision preparador de impuestos hispano”

Sentenced to prision Hispanic Tax preparer


 Nashville, Tenn. –Elmer Virula, 54, has been sentenced to 24 months in prison, followed by one year of supervised release, for preparing and submitting fraudulent tax returns to the IRS, acording to a United States Attorney release. Virula was also ordered to repay the IRS $167,535 for fraudulently enter tax credits on clients’ tax returnsContinue reading “Sentenced to prision Hispanic Tax preparer”