Legal and Public Notices for the week of January 16, 2017

  NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated December 3, 2004, executed by BRANDI M. HUTCHESON, conveying certain real property therein described to TIM WILLIAMS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of […]

ZOO KNOXVILLE HAS ANOTHER RECORD-BREAKING ATTENDANCE YEAR IN 2016

Record set in 2015 surpassed by more than 33,500 visitors.     Zoo Knoxville welcomed 473,679 visitors in 2016, reaching a new attendance record for the second year in a row and exceeding the record set in 2015 by 33,564 people.   While more than 202,000 zoo-goers came from Knoxville and the surrounding counties, more […]

The Knoxville Focus for January 16, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for January 16, 2017

Harry Tindell Launches Candidacy for Knoxville City Council, 4th District Former Knoxville State Representative Harry Tindell, age 56, announces his intention to seek the 4th district seat on the Knoxville City Council in the upcoming election. He currently lives in the Alice Bell / Spring Hill community and is self-employed in the insurance business.   […]

School system receives public input on rezoning

School system receives public input on rezoning

By Pete Gawda Concerned citizens, county commissioners, school officials, parents and students gathered in the South-Doyle Middle School library Tuesday night for the third of six public rezoning meetings concerning the new Gibbs and Hardin Valley middle schools. This particular meeting was primarily concerned with the effects of rezoning for the new Gibbs middle school. […]

Cirrus Aircraft Opens Vision Center Campus

Cirrus Aircraft Opens Vision Center Campus

By David Klein Cirrus Aircraft, co-founded in 1984 by CEO Dale Klapmeier, is bringing jobs and a facilities expansion to Knoxville. The Duluth, Minnesota aircraft company’s new Knoxville facility will be called the Cirrus Aircraft Vision Center Campus and celebrated its grand opening Thursday night. According to the company website, The Vision Center facility will […]

Ray Blanton, Part 4

Ray Blanton, Part 4

Ray Blanton emerged from the 1974 primary as the Democratic nominee for governor of Tennessee. It had been a contentious primary in with twelve men competing for the nomination. Blanton had barely edged banker Jake Butcher to be the nominee. The Republicans had their own primary with Nat Winston, Dortch Oldham and Lamar Alexander running […]

State ranked Bearden girls settle down and remain unbeaten

PHOTO BY TAMMY KREGEL Sophomore wing Annaka Hall pressures a William Blount player in Bearden's rough and tumble 61-57 win last week.

State ranked Bearden girls settle down and remain unbeaten

By Steve Williams Coming off a 10-day layoff after winning its Super 16 holiday tournament, Bearden High’s unbeaten girls team showed up for a basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 10, and Roller Derby broke out. At times, bodies were flying everywhere. Visiting William Blount, known for its hectic and chaotic style of play, battled the Lady […]

Hardin Valley’s leadoff dinner expected to be inspiring

Skylar Baker, Hardin Valley pitcher and first baseman, with Bryce Brentz in 2014 at Chad Bell's wedding. Skylar takes pitching lessons from Bell and has taken hitting lessons from Brentz and Chad Zurcher.

Hardin Valley’s leadoff dinner expected to be inspiring

  By Steve Williams Four South Knoxville products will be the featured speakers at Hardin Valley Academy’s baseball leadoff dinner this year, thanks to HVA social studies teacher Lisa Myers, who has ties to South Knoxville herself. “I signed up for leadoff banquet duty, with my guys in the back of my mind,” said Myers, […]

UT AgResearch Announces 2017 Field Day Schedule

List Includes a New Field Day University of Tennessee AgResearch has released the 2017 field day schedule, which includes 11 field days and four special events. Field days are held at most of the 10 AgResearch and Education Centers located throughout the state. These events offer farmers, ranchers, gardeners and the general public a chance […]

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