Legal and Public Notices for May 9, 2016

    SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Default having been made in the terms, conditions, provisions and payments made and provided for in a Deed of Trust dated September 11, 2008, executed by Daniel R. Hodges, Single, to George V. Crawford, Jr., Trustee, and recorded in 20080912-0018262, and subject to an Assignment of Leases as Collateral […]


By Ralphine Major It is still one of the most celebrated holidays.  The day our nation has set aside to honor mothers is appropriate for the month of May when springtime is at her best.  The weather is warming, and flowers are blooming.  As in years before, this season is also seeing its share of […]

The Chalk Board for May 9, 2016

By Sally Absher Knox County Schools Summer Transfer Window Now Open The KCS summer transfer window began Monday, May 2016 and concludes Wednesday, July 1, 2016 at 4 pm. The summer transfer window provides an opportunity for parents and/or legal guardians to request transfers for their students who meet at least one of the following […]

Chain Letters

By Rosie Moore Did you ever get a  chain letter? I did many years ago. I would read them out of curiosity then throw them away. The way my life was going as far as luck was concerned, no way was a letter going to change it! There are two types of chain letters. A […]

Follow the Rules

By Joe Rector Yes, I know that the world is filled with rules. We have plenty of guidelines that tell us what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. Many folks rebel when demands become too much or too harsh. I get that, but what I don’t understand is why so […]

Coming Home

By Dr. Jim Ferguson It was a momentous day for my friends and their entire family. Their son came home from war. He’s a naval aviator like my father seventy years ago, and had been deployed in the Persian Gulf for the last seven months. Our servicemen are exceptional people and they give me hope […]

The Man in the Middle for Tennessee

  By Alex Norman He’s become the main man on the Tennessee defense. Darrin Kirkland Jr. collected 66 tackles as a true freshman in 2015… and he’s just getting started. “Coming into year two I have more confidence and my teammates have more confidence in me so that’s the biggest thing from year 1-2,” said […]

Purple Cities Day to be held May 11 to raise dementia awareness

  Public invited to join celebration, learn about dementia-friendly initiatives The Purple Cities Alliance will hold Purple Cities Day on Wednesday, May 11, on Market Square in downtown Knoxville to raise dementia awareness in the community.   Purple Cities Day is free and open to the public with attendees of all ages invited to wear […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 9, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for May 9, 2016

ARMSTRONG ELECTED TO LEAD TENNESSEE COUNTY ATTORNEYS Knox County Law Director Richard “Bud” Armstrong has been elected President of the Tennessee County Attorneys Association (TCAA) at its Spring Conference held April 29-30, 2016 in Chattanooga. The TCAA consists of County Attorneys and their deputies from both urban and rural counties across the state of Tennessee. […]

DAV to hold Memorial Service, calls for wheelchairs

DAV to hold Memorial Service, calls for wheelchairs

By Mike Steely The Knoxville Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 24, will hold a Memorial Service for Veterans Thursday at 5:30 p.m. with a meal prepared by the Auxiliary and a 6:30 service with Chaplin Harold Wilson. The DAV post is located at 2600 Holbrook Avenue, above the Fountain City Park. The Knoxville Chapter of […]