“Red Summer,” a performance by The Carpetbag Theatre, Inc., highlights an episode of racial violence in Knoxville, Tenn., that occurred after a Black man was falsely accused of murder in 1919.
As Tennessee electric utilities seek to maintain profits, they are are increasing fixed fees on customer electric bills, regardless of how much electricity they use. That’s patently unfair, especially for lower-income people.
Community members voiced multiple concerns about the plant, which has previous infractions for leaking contaminants into local groundwater.
Broadening our view of Appalachia Compiled by Melanie Harsha, Lou Murrey and Molly Moore Ed Shepard has owned a gas station in the town of Welch, W.Va., for over sixty years. A prominent local figure, Shepard is depicted in the…
The Knoxville Extreme Energy Makeover project is working to weatherize 1,278 homes by September 2017. They aim to reduce energy spending by at least 25 percent for each home weatherized.
TVA is delivering millions of dollars in grants to communities in East Tennessee to start programs to help families weatherize their homes so they can stay warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer while saving money on their electric bill. People like Dorothy Ware of Knoxville.
A special selection of award-winning films about nature, community activism, adventure and conservation are screening Thursday, Oct 30 at the Bijou Theater in Knoxville, Tenn.