The Knoxville Focus for May 30, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for May 30, 2017

Vintage Knoxville teams carry on ‘base ball’ legacy By Pete Gawda People in Knoxville have the privilege of seeing how the national pastime of base ball (original spelling) was played back in the 1860s when it was much more of a gentleman’s game. The field behind the Historic Ramsey House serves as the home field […]

Harvard Study Confirms Trump Coverage

Harvard Study Confirms Trump Coverage

By Steve Hunley Since Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States, the news coverage has been relentlessly biased.  If you doubt that, a new study from Harvard University should answer that question definitively.  The study, conducted by Professor Thomas E. Patterson of Harvard’s Kennedy School and the Schorenstein Center on Media, Politics and […]

Gibbs wins 10th softball title

Gibbs wins 10th softball title

By Steve Williams MURFREESBORO – Her team had played so well and hit the ball so hard in beating Powell 6-2 in the winners’ bracket finals Thursday, the hardest thing Gibbs High softball head coach Carol Mitchell had to do was get breakfast plans worked out for the following morning. “The funny part about that […]

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com There are no veterans left alive from the War to End All Wars. This year is the 100th anniversary of World War I and there are few reminders of that struggle locally except for one figure that stands in front of the Old Knoxville High School. The former city school is […]

Legal and public notices for the week of May 29, 2017

Foreclosure notices SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on June 13, 2017 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by PHILLIP H. BARBER, to TITLE ENTERPRISES, […]

‘Wines and Cheeses and Chocolates, Oh My’

In a change from its annual spring fashion show and luncheon, the Pilot Club of Lenoir City will this year host a reception and silent auction. “Wines and Cheeses and Chocolates, Oh My!” is being held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 8 at The Venue at Lenoir City. The Venue is the […]

Concrete pour scheduled tonight for new high-rise on Cumberland Avenue

 A contractor building a privately-owned mixed-use high-rise between Cumberland and Lake avenues will be pouring concrete overnight tonight – the first in a series of night-time operations. Continental Building Co. is scheduled to begin concrete-pouring operations at 11:30 p.m. today (Thursday, May 25) and will continue until 7 a.m. Friday, May 26, for the 1830 […]

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