Halls Business and Professional Association meets today

The Halls Business and Professional Association will hold its May Membership meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 12 Noon at Beaver Brook Country Club.  The May Speaker  will be a Mary Katherine Wormsley with Hatchet-Hill Properties LLC and Gordy Noe with Pioneer Heating and Air. The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend.  Cost of lunch is $12.

The Antithesis of Love

By Dr. Jim Ferguson I wonder if anything you hear is true anymore. Certainly you have to question anything reported in the press or anything coming from a politician’s mouth. But then you’d have to define truth, which is a much higher bar to attain than purported facts. You might be challenged by the notion […]

Pruitt may match Majors’ rebuilding job at Tennessee

Pruitt may match Majors’ rebuilding job at Tennessee From a won-loss record standpoint, the current state of the Tennessee football program compares favorably to where it was 40 years ago. After Johnny Majors’ first season ended in 1977, the Vols were 4-7 overall and 1-5 in SEC play. Butch Jones’ last season as the UT […]

They don’t get it

  By Joe Rector I’ve always said that high school students have remained the same over the years. One of my classes proved me wrong the other day. We were studying humor, and I showed the old routine by Bill Cosby about being a parent. Yes, I know Cosby stands convicted of terrible crimes, but […]

It’s getting closer…

By Ralphine Major May is filled with special days connecting family and friends, such as Mother’s Day, graduations, and Memorial Day.  Father’s Day will take us to the week in June that summer officially starts and traditional vacations begin.  There are so many ways to celebrate that long-awaited season. Summer brings thoughts of a cold […]

What does a city judge do?

By Jed McKeehan If you get involved in a legal proceeding your case will be set to be heard by some type of judge.  Your case could be before a small claims (general sessions) judge, a circuit judge, a chancellor, a criminal judge, a federal judge, an appellate judge, a special master, or it could […]

Legal and public notices for the week of May 14, 2018

  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 4, 2016, executed by William Michael Bales and Marisa Ann Bales, husband and wife, to Charles E. Tonkin, II, Trustee, for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee […]

Town Hall East meets tonight

  Monday, May 14th, 7:00 p.m. Eastminster Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 4904 Asheville Highway Dawn Michelle Foster and Bryan Berry from the Knoxville Office of Redevelopment will give an update on the Magnolia Corridor…AND VOTING for officers and board members will determine T.H.E.’s new leadership.  

The Knoxville Focus for May 14, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for May 14, 2018

Free Tennessee Smokies tickets to reward good behavior   By Steve Williams Mike Donila had a big handful of tickets to Tennessee Smokies baseball games Thursday he was looking to give away. Yes, there is a catch. After all, it is baseball. But earning the free ticket still can be as easy as walking to […]