Keep Knoxville Beautiful Announces the 2019 Orchid Awards

Each year Keep Knoxville Beautiful recognizes several categories of efforts to improve and make our city more beautiful. Orchid Awards are given in seven different categories, including Redesign/Reuse, Outdoor Space, Community Garden, New Architecture, Public Art, Restaurant/CafĂ©/Bar/Brewery, and Environmental Stewardship. As always in recent years, a large number of the nominees and winners involve downtown […]

Knoxville High Independent Living Opens Its Doors

It’s been a long road, one that Rick Dover acknowledges has sometimes been frustrating, but he also says it’s what he enjoys most – making the improbable happen despite the obstacles. I first wrote about Knoxville High School nearly five years ago when his proposal for redevelopment of Knoxville High School was selected by the […]