MOUNTAIN SOUL VOCAL COMPETITION HONORS DOLLY PARTON


MOUNTAIN SOUL VOCAL COMPETITION HONORS DOLLY PARTON   SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The ninth annual Mountain Soul Vocal Competition is calling for entries. The competition will honor the songwriting of Dolly Parton, a Sevierville native, by having contestants from across the nation sing one of Parton’s 3,000 songs. The entry deadline is April 12. Contestants may enterContinue reading “MOUNTAIN SOUL VOCAL COMPETITION HONORS DOLLY PARTON”

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME at SEVIER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM


Sevierville.- The preschool ready-to-read story time for the Sevier County Public Library System (SCPLS) continues with February’s theme – I Can Take Care of Pets!  Visit any branch of the Sevier County Public Library System this month as we read new stories; enjoy crafts & games for preschool children and their caregivers. During the week of February 4 – 8,Continue reading “PRESCHOOL STORY TIME at SEVIER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM”

Leadership Academy extends deadline for applications


 Talented educators who aspire to be principals in the Knox County Schools are encouraged to apply to be a part of the fourth cohort of the Leadership Academy, a collaborative effort between the Knox County Schools and the University of Tennessee.  The deadline to submit applications has been extended to Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.  ApplicationsContinue reading “Leadership Academy extends deadline for applications”

Suspected Serial Robbers captured


4266 Bonny Oaks Drive Robbery Update   Thursday, January 24, 2013   Detectives with the Chattanooga Police Department’s Robbery Unit have arrested Antwon Wiley (20 years-old) in connection to the Robbery that occurred yesterday at 4266 Bonny Oaks Drive.  He has been charged with Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Assault, and False Imprisonment.   Antwon Wiley andContinue reading “Suspected Serial Robbers captured”

Publicado libro, Hacienda San Antonio El Puente


La historia, la realidad y la ficción se entremezclan sutilmente en esta narración que despertará el interés de los lectores apasionados por el patrimonio cultural mexicano   MÉXICO – (Release Date TBD) – El autor Oscar de la Fuente Buenrostro ha publicado recientemente su primera obra titulada Hacienda San Antonio El Puente, si las paredes hablaran…, unaContinue reading “Publicado libro, Hacienda San Antonio El Puente”

SYCAMORE SHOALS STATE HISTORIC AREA GIVES GLIMPSE TO REVOLUTIONARY PAST


ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – A glimpse of 18th century life, featuring colonial skills and trades, will take place 10 a.m. Feb. 16 and 17 at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area. The event is free and open to the public. The Washington County Regiment of North Carolina Militia, the park’s host living history organization, will be encamped in andContinue reading “SYCAMORE SHOALS STATE HISTORIC AREA GIVES GLIMPSE TO REVOLUTIONARY PAST”

TENNESSEE TOURISM ROUND-UP: SWEETHEART OUTINGS, FESTIVALS AND A MURDER MYSTERY


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee’s upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below. Click on links for additional details. Ongoing Bristol, Tenn. – Bristol Motor Speedway is offering their Food City 4-Pack for the Food City 500 weekend March 17. The Family 4-Pack consists of two adult and two kids’ (15 and under) tickets, four hot dogs,Continue reading “TENNESSEE TOURISM ROUND-UP: SWEETHEART OUTINGS, FESTIVALS AND A MURDER MYSTERY”

BRISTOL SPEEDWAY TO GIVE AWAY 10 FORD MUSTANGS TO FOOD CITY 500 FANS


BRISTOL, Tenn. – During Bruton’s Big Bristol Giveaway on March 17, 10 fans in attendance at the Food City 500 will drive away with 2013 Ford Mustangs, making theirs the ultimate fan-friendly experience. The customized Mustangs will be worth a total of approximately $250,000. “I don’t know anybody who does not want to win a newContinue reading “BRISTOL SPEEDWAY TO GIVE AWAY 10 FORD MUSTANGS TO FOOD CITY 500 FANS”

¿Es Ud. víctima de un Notario Fraudulento?


Ya centenares de jóvenes en los Estados Unidos han solicitado la deportación diferida bajo el nuevo Proceso de Acción Diferida para Jóvenes (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés). Este nuevo año promete ver una nueva oleada de solicitantes que puedan encontrarse vulnerables ante las estafas de individuos inescrupulosos que se hacen llamar “consultores de inmigración”,Continue reading “¿Es Ud. víctima de un Notario Fraudulento?”

TENNESSEE TOURISM ROUND UP: ANTIQUES, VALENTINES AND A TORTOISE


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee’s upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below. Click on links for additional details. Ongoing Lake Winnepesaukah, just eight miles from downtown Chattanooga, began construction on Soakya Waterpark, a new five-acre waterpark that will open during the Summer 2013. For more information, visit www.lakewinnie.com. Feb. 2 – 3 Pulaski, Tenn. – “BeContinue reading “TENNESSEE TOURISM ROUND UP: ANTIQUES, VALENTINES AND A TORTOISE”

ANTIQUES AND GARDEN SHOW OF NASHVILLE FEBRUARY 8-10


2013 Show To Pay Tribute To Designer Albert Hadley   NASHVILLE, Tenn. —The 23rd annual Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville will be Feb. 8-10 at the Nashville Convention Center. The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville is recognized as one of the largest of its kind in the country with more than 140 booths ofContinue reading “ANTIQUES AND GARDEN SHOW OF NASHVILLE FEBRUARY 8-10”

GATLINBURG BRIDGE TOURNAMENT ATTRACTS PLAYERS WORLDWIDE


GATLINBURG, Tenn. – The Gatlinburg Regional Bridge Tournament will be held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center April 15-21. With over 9,000 tables in play, the tournament is one of the largest bridge tournaments in the world, bringing players from as far away as Poland and China. “Gatlinburg has become part of the ‘Rites of Spring’ withinContinue reading “GATLINBURG BRIDGE TOURNAMENT ATTRACTS PLAYERS WORLDWIDE”

Bluegrass Album Band Reunites For FREE Concert Saturday, May 18, 2013 In Sevierville, TN


Sevierville, Tenn. – January 9, 2013 – Iconic bluegrass supergroup Bluegrass Album Band will reunite in Sevierville, Tenn. for a free concert on Saturday, May 18, 2013 during the city’s ninth annual Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass festival (May 17-18, 2013). This will be a rare opportunity to see the group perform together, as their last LIVE performanceContinue reading “Bluegrass Album Band Reunites For FREE Concert Saturday, May 18, 2013 In Sevierville, TN”

PUBLIC NOTICE- CLASSIFIEDS – ANUNCIO PUBLICO – CLASIFICADOS


KNOXVILLE Published in English and Spanish Este anuncio está publicado en Inglés y en Español Español Anuncio Público: Comisión Metropolitana de Planificación solicita Servicios Profesionales La Comisión Metropolitana Knoxville/Knox County de Planificación solicita las calificaciones de empresas, negocios asociados y / o asociaciones comerciales para recoger datos de contéo de tráfico en aproximadamente 140 lugares enContinue reading “PUBLIC NOTICE- CLASSIFIEDS – ANUNCIO PUBLICO – CLASIFICADOS”

Parent/Student Meeting at Vine Middle School


Parent/Student Meeting at Vine Middle School Dr. Jim McIntyre, Superintendent of the Knox County Schools, will hold a parent/student meeting at Vine Middle Magnet and Performing Arts School at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 31 to discuss the collective goals and aspirations for the school. The school is located at 1807 Martin Luther King Jr.Continue reading “Parent/Student Meeting at Vine Middle School”

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT @ SEVIERVILLE LIBRARY


The King Family Library will be hosting their first Family Movie Night @ Your Library this coming Monday, January 28 starting at 4:30PM. The movie is a Disney Classic: “Alice in Wonderland.” ·         Monday, January 28 @ 4:30PM – Family Movie Night – Alice in Wonderland (King Family Library – Burchfield Meeting Room) The movie isContinue reading “FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT @ SEVIERVILLE LIBRARY”

Visite Knoxville Tennessee


Knoxville, Tenn. (January 4, 2012) – Just in time for the new year, Visit Knoxville unveils the all-new 2013 City Guide & Visitor Handbook. The 72-page, magazine-style guide covers the attractions, events and other important information about things to see and experience on a trip to Knoxville. “The 2013 Guide is an important resource forContinue reading “Visite Knoxville Tennessee”

Estado de Emergencia en Tennessee


Published in English and Spanish Este anuncio está publicado en Inglés y en Español (Nashville, TN) El Estado de Tennessee ha declarado estado de emergencia, desde las 4 pm del dia 15 de enero, debido a la lluvia helada y condiciones de hielo en el Oeste y Centro de Tennessee . También existe la posibilidadContinue reading “Estado de Emergencia en Tennessee”

TDEC Launches Tennessee State Parks Recreation “Finder” Portal


New External-Facing GIS Application Offers Unique Mapping Components and Interactive Design  NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today the launch of its new Geographic Information System (GIS)-based site that provides up-to-date interactive maps and information about recreational opportunities at Tennessee State Parks and natural areas. Plans also are under way to incorporateContinue reading “TDEC Launches Tennessee State Parks Recreation “Finder” Portal”

Knox County Schools receive private grants


Eddie Mannis, President of Prestige Cleaners will announce on Tuesday 15 at 9 a.m. the three Knox County Schools that receive Project Classroom grants totaling $10,000. Project Classroom is a philanthropy of Prestige Cleaners that was established in 2007. Mannis will give the first of three grants designated to the Knox County Schools district on Tuesday,Continue reading “Knox County Schools receive private grants”

Nuevo Calendario 2013 de las Bibliotecas del Condado Sevier


“Hay tanto que ver, tanto que hacer!” al parecer ese será el nuevo lema para el Sistema de Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado Sevier (SCPLS). Nuevas actividades, nuevos programas, nuevas clases, nuevos tiempos de cuentos … la lista sigue y sigue. ¿Cómo es que una persona va a tener toda esta información, para poder asistir aContinue reading “Nuevo Calendario 2013 de las Bibliotecas del Condado Sevier”

VIDEO GAMES @ YOUR SCPLS SEYMOUR BRANCH LIBRARY


Seymour, TN.  Gaming in the library?  Yes, that’s right!   The Seymour Branch of the Sevier County Public Library System (SCPLS) opens the Teen Video Game Nights will every second Thursday every month. The program is free of charge.  Schedule Teen Video Game Nights are scheduled for January & February on the following days: ·         Thurs., Jan. 10Continue reading “VIDEO GAMES @ YOUR SCPLS SEYMOUR BRANCH LIBRARY”

PUBLIC NOTICE- CLASSIFIEDS – ANUNCIO PUBLICO – CLASIFICADOS


  KNOXVILLE Published in English and Spanish Este anuncio está publicado en Inglés y en Español PUBLIC NOTICE: Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization – Executive Board Meeting, January 23, 2013. The Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) Executive Board will meet on Wednesday, January 23, at 9 a.m. in the Small Assembly Room of theContinue reading “PUBLIC NOTICE- CLASSIFIEDS – ANUNCIO PUBLICO – CLASIFICADOS”

MAYOR ROGERO NAMES PUBLIC FACILITIES DIRECTOR


KNOXVILLE Mayor Madeline Rogero today announced the hiring of Greg Mackay as Director of Public Assembly Facilities. Mackay, former Administrator of the Knox County Election Commission and a former real estate broker, will manage operations at Chilhowee Park and the Civic Auditorium and Coliseum. He succeeds Bob Polk, who retired from the position in November.Continue reading “MAYOR ROGERO NAMES PUBLIC FACILITIES DIRECTOR”

Classifieds- Public Notice- Aviso Publico – Clasificados


Published in English and Spanish PUBLIC NOTICE: Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization – Technical Committee Meeting, January 15, 2012.  The Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) Technical Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 15, at 9 a.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City/County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN. Topics to be considered:Continue reading “Classifieds- Public Notice- Aviso Publico – Clasificados”