In an effort to restore the economic pulse of South Knoxville plans for a community festival were announced March. 4.
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, along with local business owners, gathered outside of Emory 5 &10 to announce SouthFest, a festival-like event that will drive people to South Knoxville in a way similar to a giant Cash Mob.
SouthFest will be held April 12 and April 13, a Friday and Saturday, in South Knoxville.
The event is intended to encourage people to shop, eat and have a good time at local businesses south of the river.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.