Upcoming events at the Historic Ramsey House

February 24, 2018, 10am – 2pm; Hal Galbraith with “The Legacy of Woodworking”: Master Woodworker Hal Galbraith will take the participants through a four hour demonstration devoted to furniture making during the Federal Period from 1788-1825. You will learn the design and function of essential cabinet making tools from the period. Pieces from the Ramsey […]

Baker Center Announces Spring Lectures and Events

UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule for lectures and events this spring: February 7—Akbar Ahmed, Ashe Lecture Series, 5–6 p.m., Toyota Auditorium. “Being Muslim Today: Building Bridges in an Age of Uncertainty.” Ambassador Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, DC, and […]

Season Tickets On Sale Now to Clarence Brown Theatre’s 2018/2019 Season

  Season tickets are on sale now to the Clarence Brown Theatre’s 2018/2019 Season which includes a marvelous collaboration with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, a Margaret Atwood drama, David Sedaris comedy, new history play… and more!  Season ticket holders enjoy several exclusive benefits, including free ticket exchanges, priority seating, the opportunity to purchase Lab Theatre […]

A man and his soul

By Rosie Moore He was born on September 23, 1930 in Albany, Georgia, to a teenage orphan making her living as a sharecropper. Later his father abandoned them. He started to lose his sight around the age of four or five and became completely blind at the age of seven. His younger brother drowned in […]

Miss Brunetta

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com She may have been best known as a fourth grade teacher at Gibbs Elementary School. I knew who she was because our father had her as a teacher. Brunetta Sharp graduated from Gibbs High School and The University of Tennessee and enjoyed a long career at Gibbs Elementary. Teaching was her […]


By Joe Rector I arrived at one high school in Knox County to substitute not long ago. When I arrived, the lady in charge told me that I would fill in for a different teacher for each afternoon class. It seems as though teachers are dropping like flies; 25 were out on this day. According […]

What is a Notice of Appearance?

By Jedidiah McKeehan There may come a point in your life when a lawsuit is filed against you and you decide that you need to hire an attorney to represent you in court.  Or you may have filed a lawsuit on your own in general sessions (small claims) court and then decided at a later […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson By the time you read this, it will be February. This year Groundhog Day will be on Friday February 2nd. Legend holds that if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, we’ll have six more weeks of winter. Hopefully, it’ll be cloudy over Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania and spring will be just around the corner. […]

Legal and public notices for the week of February 5, 2018

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on March 15, 2018 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North Side Entrance, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN 37902, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by MICHAEL DOANE […]

Your Guide to National Signing Day

By Alex Norman It is an unofficial holiday for football fans across the country. National Signing Day… when grown adults sit on pins and needles as they wait for teenagers they probably will never meet to decide where they will attend college. This year NSD is on Wednesday, February 7th. I’m still waiting for the […]

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