Community News

Fifteenth Anniversary of 9-11: ‘God Bless America’ Image Endured for Two Months


Situated at the corner of Pat Head Summitt Street and Volunteer Boulevard, The Rock has been a symbol of self-expression on the UT campus since its excavation in the 1960s. In the decades since, it has displayed many iconic messages—but few, if any, have lasted as long as the patriotic message following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Cumberland Avenue Lane Shift to Accommodate Track Removal

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Beginning Tuesday, September 6, a Knoxville city contractor will be excavating and removing buried pre-World War II trolley tracks from the center of Cumberland Avenue—a task that will require a ten-day around-the-clock lane shift plus overnight closures of the westbound lane of Cumberland.

Cumberland Merchants to Host Scavenger Hunt

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The Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association is hosting the Battle at Cumberland Avenue Scavenger Hunt from 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 6, through 10:00 p.m. Friday, September 9.