A Living Being

By Dr. Jim Ferguson What defines a human being? This is not a rhetorical question. A new hominid was recently discovered in Ethiopia and was said to have lived “alongside” Lucy, the famous hominid ancestor of humans; that is if you ascribe to the theory of evolution rather than the Biblical account of human origins. […]

Almost Autumn

By Ralphine Major It happens this time every year. Long summer days and the blazing hot sun slowly begin to disappear. Football season has started, the Tennessee Valley Fair has already come to Knoxville, and fall festivals are filling the calendar. The signs are in place. Autumn is showing up in East Tennessee! Beautiful fall […]

The Chalk Board, September 21, 2015

By Sally Absher TN Task Force on Student Testing and Assessment Report Last week the TN Department of Education released the Final Report of the Tennessee Task Force on Student Testing and Assessment. The Task Force was established in the spring of 2015 by Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen to “address concerns about the amount […]

The Wisdom of Dads

By Joe Rector I recently changed jobs, but my duties still revolve around moving vehicles. In this new position, my travels are confined to the parking lot of the business. I’ve met some new folks and talked with them about a variety of things. It’s during one of those workdays that I discovered some wise […]

Happy Birthday, Everyone!

By Rosie Moore   Since the beginning of time, everyone who has been born has to remember the date. Adam and Eve probably didn’t remember the date but I know they remembered the day when God made Adam from dust and Eve was made from Adam’s rib. It has to be remembered that they were […]

Legal and Public Notices for September 21, 2015

Legal and Public Notices for September 21, 2015

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SALE NOTICE   WHEREAS, David L. Horner (“Borrower”), by a Deed of Trust, Security Agreement and Fixture Filing (hereinafter referred to collectively as the “Deed of Trust”) dated as of April 30, 2004, of record at Instrument No. 200404300100230, Register’s Office for Knox County, Tennessee, conveyed to Kenneth N. Holbert, Esq., as Trustee, […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 21, 2015

The Knoxville Focus for September 21, 2015

Here comes Hollerpalooza! By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The event may have not taken place last year but North Knoxville’s Happy Hollerpalooza is back and bigger than ever this year. The expanded street fair opens Saturday, September 26 from noon until 5 p.m. with more than 40 vendors. Happy Holler is a nationally recognized historic area […]