Knoxville Videos

Kenny Jones talks about losing family home

Kenny Jones, son of Mary Cate Jones, talks about he, his children and his mother being evicted from the family home in Jefferson County.

UT Solar House

Our homes of the future will likely rely on solar energy. But how do we build solar houses that are both functional and attractive enough that people would want to live there? That’s the idea behind at UT’s Institute of Agruculture called “The Living Light.”

Living Light

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Living Light home is a collaboration by 120 students from 9 different disciplines on campus to design and build a solar house. This 750 square foot home is inspired by the history and culture of East Tennessee and integrates off-the-shelf building materials in innovative ways.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition puts the final touches on the Watson home

Day 7 of the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition build for the Watson family of Knoxville, TN saw a flurry of activity as the final touches were put on the main house and duplex. Trees and shrubbery were seen on site in preparation for landscaping and the crowd was rewarded for their patience as designers Ty [...]

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition supported by “donations” from the city of Knoxville

You may be aware of the generous donations made by many in our community to the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition build for the Watson family. They come in the form of building materials, food, port-a-johns and good old fashioned labor. But did you know of the bill that all of Knoxville will be paying? Knoxville [...]

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition gets inspiration from the Knoxville Zoo

Paul DiMeo, designer for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, visited the Knoxville Zoo Thursday to gather inspiration for an African safari themed “learning room” for the Watson family’s three children. While there, he met the zoo’s African grey parrot, Einstein and African elephant, Edie. Edie painted two pictures which will likely be displayed in the children’s [...]

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition demolishes the Watson home

On the second day of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in Knoxville, the home of Daniel and Mandy Watson on Robinson Road in West Knoxville was demolished. After several takes with volunteers and designers standing in the rain in front of the house feigning surprise as an imaginary “TurkZilla” arrived on scene to destroy the house, [...]

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition helps Knoxville’s Watson family

When Daniel and Mandy Watson of Knoxville applied for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, they had high hopes, but when a telephone pole was installed a short way from their dilapidated farmhouse last week, they were even more hopeful. The Watsons’ home is suffering from mold, a crumbling foundation and has had roofing problems that pre-date [...]

Home Baking Business

One great thing about the holiday season is the food – especially the sweets. A woman in one Tennessee town has a home baking business that specializes in cheesecakes and other goodies, and sales are really good at Christmas and New Year’s.

Solar Project

Sunny days often improve our disposition, but could bright sunlight also provide much-needed power and energy? Some UT students are working to harness solar radiation as a way to heat and cool our homes and fuel our lifestyles.

Landlord Training

“For rent” — It’s a sign you see a lot around Tennessee. People need a place to live – but may not be able to buy a home – so they rent. But what about rental property owners? UT Extension has a program that teaches there’s more to being a landlord than just collecting a [...]

Foreclosures

We’re seeing a record number of foreclosures across Tennessee and the country. Millions of people are losing their homes because they can no longer afford to make their mortgage payment. Experts with UT Extension have advice about how to deal with a foreclosure – or perhaps avoid one all together.

Culture Club

Tennessee’s Latino population is growing rapidly — now the sixth-fastest in the nation. Hispanic and American women are learning from each other in one Tennessee community.

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