The seventh annual Knoxville Pridefest drew a crowd of nearly 10,000 to a parade through
Jim Avett, father of the Grammy-nominated Avett Brothers, headlined the Blue Plate Special concert series
Knoxville Catholic High School in west Knoxville will hold the Brixx FIRE volleyball tournament on June 22 and June 23.
The second annual Brixx FIRE grass volleyball tournament is to raise awareness for the American Cancer Society. All of the proceeds from the tournament and the events surrounding it will go to the society’s signature event Relay for Life. This year’s goal is to reach $15,000.
Melitta Markey is a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in journalism and electronic media and minoring in business administration at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She graduated from Independence High School in Thompsons Station, Tennessee in 2012 and attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for a year before transferring to Knoxville. Transferring to the University of Tennessee at Knoxville was an easy decision for her since she had heard great things about the news broadcast program at Knoxville, which is what she plans on specializing in along with visual studies.
Jordan Achs is a student at the University of Tennessee majoring in Journalism and minoring in Spanish and Business.
Annaya Moore is a 19 year- old second year student at the University of Tennessee.