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Rickey Stokes News: Local Sports

Rickey Stokes has been the sports editor at The Herald-Leader for more than a decade. During that time, he covered everything from high school sports to professional baseball. In this week’s edition of his weekly column, Stokes shares some local sports news.

Rickey Stokes News: Local Businesses

The Rickey Stokes News is dedicated to bringing you the latest in local news. Here, you’ll find articles about businesses, events, and more in your area. Whether you’re a resident or just passing through, we want to make sure you have everything you need to know about what’s going on around town.


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Rickey Stokes News: Local Events

Rickey Stokes News: Local Events

On this page, you will find all of the local events that we know about for the week ahead. Keep in mind that this is just a sampling and not everything that goes on in your town or city may be included here. If you know of an event that we should include, please let us know.


Monday, February 28th

-The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will be performing at the Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg throughout the night. This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend!

1) The City of Mobile is set to introduce a new police chief later this month. Lt. Col. Oliver Jenkins will take over for retiring Chief John Mims. Jenkins has been with the Mobile Police Department for 23 years and was most recently deputy chief before being promoted to lieutenant colonel in February 2016.

3) The Montgomery County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a rezoning plan that would allow a mixed-use development on the site of the former Brookwood School in northeast Montgomery. The proposed project would include up to 1,000 housing units, 150,000 square feet of office space, 350,000 square feet of retail space, and 400 hotel rooms.

-The Knoxville Zoo is having it is annual Polar Bear Plunge this Monday evening! The event starts at 6 pm and admission is free. Please note that there will be a $5 fee to park in the zoo lot.


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