Legal and Public Notices for the week of April 23, 2018

Foreclosure notices   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 August 20, 2004, executed by AMANDA C. BURGESS and JASON P. BURGESS, conveying certain real property therein described to SECURITY ESCROW & TITLE CO, as Trustee, as […]

Will TNReady Ever Be Ready?

Will TNReady Ever Be Ready?

  By Steve Hunley Once again the State of Tennessee has been embarrassed by the failure of TNReady. Taxpayers spend $30 million annually to fund TNReady, which is supposed to help gauge the progress of students. It seems every year there is a problem with the testing platform. Amber Rountree, South Knoxville’s representative on the […]

Old Supreme Court Hotel taking shape

Old Supreme Court Hotel taking shape

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Developer Rick Dover and his partner, Charles Carlyle of Boston Development, shared their tentative plans for the redevelopment of Knoxville’s former State Supreme Court building with city council members Thursday afternoon. Empty for years the complex takes up a block of downtown between Henley, Cumberland, Locust and Church Streets, opposite […]

The 1934 Senate Race In Tennessee, Part One

The 1934 Senate Race In Tennessee, Part One

By Ray Hill By 1934, Republicans were not much of a factor in statewide elections in Tennessee. The political landscape in the Volunteer State had changed with the resignation of Senator Cordell Hull, who had agreed to serve as Secretary of State in the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. It fell to […]

Baumgardner to play junior hockey in Canada

Baumgardner to play junior hockey in Canada

By Ken Lay Ben Baumgardner has always dreamed of playing professional ice hockey. He may now get the chance to lace up his skates and play in NHL arenas. He came one step closer to realizing his lifelong dream recently when he signed a contract to play for the Essa Stallions of the Canadian Premier […]

KNOX COUNTY RECEIVING COURT KIOSK TO ASSIST LITIGANTS

Nashville, Tenn. – Self-represented litigants in Knox County will soon be able to enjoy convenient access to valuable legal information and resources thanks to a grant provided by the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Administrative Office of the Courts. The grant covers the expense of purchasing and installing a special court kiosk in Knox County. […]

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