Dec 2 2020 - 08:57
Beginning today, Dec. 2, 2020, "access from both Barber Hill Road and Montlake Court to Alcoa Highway will be closed permanently."
TDOT has descriptions of how to get on Alcoa Highway using alternate routes, listed under Construction Updates, December 1,...
Dec 1 2020 - 09:33
While at Clancy's/Spex the other day, I asked about a product to keep my glasses from fogging up while wearing a mask. They were out of the product. But, he said he read about using dish soap. Put a little tiny dot on the inside of the lens (no water),...
Nov 30 2020 - 15:26
More to come later?
Hope the roads don't freeze up.
Nov 29 2020 - 06:52
Coronavirus cases rising steadily, up 8.3% in the past week.
Coronavirus deaths rising steadily, 16 deaths in the past week.
Over two deaths a day.
Of the 5 Benchmarks sorta, kinda...
Nov 29 2020 - 06:27
** For November 28, 2020, could not find an up-to-date critical indicator report from the State of 田纳西州, which is where the daily positivity rate (was 14.8% on 11/20) (up 3.4% from 11/6) and the positivity rate for the last 7 days has been obtained...
Nov 27 2020 - 09:29
A reminder that today is the annual Buy Nothing Day, a protest against excess consumerism/materialism.
Nov 26 2020 - 10:54
...you can now get pop-up notifications in some states if you were close to someone who later tested positive for Covid-19. The alerts come via state health department apps that use Bluetooth technology to detect when you (or more precisely, your phone)...
Nov 26 2020 - 05:35
I want to thank the thousands of citizens for wearing masks and practicing social distancing to protect themselves, their loved ones, and the rest of us.
I want to thank the first responders, essential workers, grocery/pharmacy/retail workers. I want to...
Nov 23 2020 - 21:03
Nov 23 2020 - 05:47
Grainger County Mayor Mike Byrd issued an Executive Order where Grainger county residents and visitors must now wear a mask or facial covering in public.
Nov 22 2020 - 22:16
Nov 22 2020 - 20:20
This is just a small cut and paste of a FB post I saw today.
"Tom's (Elvis) last day at UT bc he is being told he can't PRAY for the patients, staff, patients family members anymore".
Nov 22 2020 - 06:58
Coronavirus cases rising steadily, up 22.1% in the past week.
Coronavirus deaths rising steadily, 18 deaths in the past week.
Over two deaths a day (up from nearly two deaths a day one week ago and one death a day two weeks ago).
Of the 5 Benchmarks sorta...
Nov 22 2020 - 06:31
** For November 20, 2020, the daily positivity rate was 14.8% (up 3.4% from 11/6) and the positivity rate for the last 7 days was 14% (up 3.2% from 11/6) ***
Nov 19 2020 - 21:50
Now that this not-yet-completed, public-subsized, 'affordable' housing project has been rebranded and renamed, I suppose they can raise the rent.
Nov 19 2020 - 16:32
The federal government gave 田纳西州 about $180 million to help families who benefited from free school lunches but couldn’t get those meals when the pandemic closed schools this spring.
Most states mailed these credits to families immediately but in...
Nov 19 2020 - 13:13
DTV visits KCDP Chair Matt Shears as he moderates a discussion with Knox County Democratic Candidates after the November 3rd.
DTV airs on the Community TV channel on Frdays at 9:30 PM can be seen on the following cable channels:
Nov 17 2020 - 00:29
On the AFL-CIO’s website, they said, “The real purpose of right to work laws is to tilt the balance toward big corporations and further rig the system at the expense of working families. These laws make it harder for working people to form unions and...
Nov 16 2020 - 20:15
"There are several advantages to this approach. First, under current regulation, enforcement of the Board of Health curfew is an issue of criminal law. The proposed ordinances would rely on civil -- rather than criminal -- penalties. Second, the proposed...
Nov 16 2020 - 13:34
Knox News reports that evidence points to planned Amazon distribution centers in Knoxville& Alcoa.
Alcoa site alone could mean 750 new jobs.