Legal and Public Notices for the Week of August 14, 2017

  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 September 26, 2005, executed by ROBERT SADOWITZ, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M. WILSON, JR., as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office […]

The Swamp

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Washington, D.C. is a beautiful city, at least on the surface. You might be surprised to learn that it was built on swamp land unsuitable for farming or much else. The layout for the city was done by Pierre L’Enfant, who left France to fight in the Revolutionary War. The L’enfant […]

Death, where is thy sting?

By Rosie Moore What do these people have in common?  Miguel Ferrer, Mary Tyler Moore, John Hurt,  Mike Conners, Barbara Hale, Bill Paxton, Chuck Berry, Don Rickles, Erin Moran, Roger Moore, Adam West, Martin Landau, Sam Shepherd, and most recently, Glen Campbell. This is a list of those who left us behind and died so […]

Car Singing

By Joe Rector I took grandson Madden home after a short visit with us. After a few hours of babysitting, I crawled back into my little Nissan Sentra for the return trip. Radio stations fade out quickly as I drive home on the interstate, so, I plugged in my iPod and have access to hundreds […]

Friendships Rekindled

By Ralphine Major It was 1973, and we were young.  With our waist-length dark hair, we looked like students.  We were.  But, we were also bridging the gap between student and employee.  It was in the work place that Linda and I first met. The Daniel & Duncan Law Firm was located in the Burwell […]

What is the Tennessee Code Annotated?

By Jed McKeehan The vast majority of laws that apply to individuals on a daily basis are state laws. Of course we have federal laws like the Constitution that establish many of our most important rights, but state laws generally govern our daily interactions. They govern what is considered a crime and how long a […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 14, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for August 14, 2017

Knoxville couple celebrates 70 years of marriage   By Focus Staff After serving in the Navy during World War II, Roy Tallent began working at the Palm Beach Mill Outlet on Baxter Avenue in Knoxville in 1946.  It was there that he met his lovely bride-to-be Iva.  After their courtship, Roy and Iva Tallent were […]

Thank You Congressman Duncan

Thank You Congressman Duncan

By Steve Hunley Congressman John J. “Jimmy” Duncan has announced he will not be a candidate for reelection next year.  The people of Tennessee’s Second Congressional District owe Jimmy Duncan a debt of gratitude for a job well done.  Like his father before him, Duncan was never a publicity-seeker, which is saying something in this […]

Studio Chrome, Stitches by Royce

Studio Chrome, Stitches by Royce

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com If you’re looking for a great beauty salon and custom-printed clothing then the Studio Chrome and Stitches by Royce shop is the place for you. “We’re actually two stores in one,” explains owner Pamela Russell. Both are located at 7550 Brickyard Road in Powell less than a block from downtown, just […]