WUOT and the Compass Host Mayoral Candidate Forum tonight

WUOT Radio and the Compass will host a mayoral forum on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m. at the Change Center, 203 Harriet Tubman St.   City residents are encouraged to submit questions for the candidates ahead of time at newsroom@wuot.org with the subject line: Mayoral Forum.   The event is free and open to […]

Eleven Current and Former Knoxville City Council Members Endorse Eddie Mannis For Mayor

Eleven current and former Knoxville City Council members have endorsed Eddie Mannis for Mayor.  The group includes members from the North, East, South and West.  It also includes three former Vice Mayors and represents uninterrupted City leadership dating back to 1976. “In talking with each of these people, I have learned a lot,” said Mannis.  “They […]

Bookwalter United Methodist Church’s homecoming is November 3

Bookwalter United Methodist Church’s homecoming is November 3. Bookwalter will celebrate 137 years of serving the Inskip and North Knoxville community.   Rev. Ann Robbins, district superintendent for the Tennessee Valley District of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church, is the guest speaker.  The church is located at 4218 Central Avenue Pike. Members of […]

Legal and public notices for the week of October 14, 2019

foreclosure notices   NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Default having been made in the payment of the debt and obligations secured to be paid in a certain Deed of Trust executed by Austin Hamilton and Robert Hamilton, to Roger B. Tipton, Trustee, as the same appears of record in the Register’s Office for Knox […]

Knoxville’s Tom Black and ‘Tom’s Potato Chips’

By Mike Steely Cherokee Mills sits at the corner of Sutherland Avenue and South Concord next to the city’s Safety City. The old Mills building, now the home of many companies, was built in 1917 and operated as a textile mill until 1956. Recently Magnolia Cherokee Mills LP bought the 184,000 square foot building for […]

Energy Density

By Dr. Jim Ferguson If my father had survived to 2019 he would have joined the ranks of a small group who, like my mother-in-law, are centenarians. We westerners marvel at those who have lived so long. Asian cultures often go further; they honor the accumulated experiences and wisdom of the aged and deem them […]

Talking points

By Joe Rector A few weekends ago, I traveled with my brother and two high school friends to play in a golf tournament. It was held by a church that another high school friend pastors, and we’ve tried to support the man and his cause for the last few years. The course is located in […]

The Old Mill

By Ralphine Major It is one of the most photographed scenes in the Smokies. The gristmill in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, links the past with today. The photo shown here is a throwback to the eighties. The Old Mill was one of our father’s favorite places. It also became one of mine. Perhaps it was the […]

Healthy for Life

By Rosie Moore My son works for BlueCross/Blue shield, so, naturally I enrolled in their Sapphire insurance plan. Recently they sent me a booklet titled “Healthy for Life” and in it was an article I’d like to share with you. Six New ways to Stay Sharp: YOU SLEEP, YOU WIN–If you’ve got a big day […]

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