The Lonas-Dowell House

The Lonas-Dowell House

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Throughout Knox County are many historic homes and structures. Many predate the Civil War and others were designed or built by iconic architects. Many of the structures have been preserved and renovated and that effort continues as local developers are working to restore various downtown buildings, schools, and homes for use. […]

Bulldogs notch comeback win over Carter in Super 16

Bearden’s Ques Glover (0) brings the ball into the front court in the Bulldogs’ 67-53 victory Wednesday night at the Super 16. Glover, a sophomore, scored a game-high 20 points for the host Bulldogs against the Hornets.

Bulldogs notch comeback win over Carter in Super 16

By Ken Lay Jeremy Parrott knew that his Bearden High School boys basketball team would have a height advantage against Carter Wednesday night. And Parrott, the Bulldogs’ first-year head coach, knew that if his squad was going to enjoy success against the Hornets, it would have to cash in inside. “We knew coming in that […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of January 2, 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 June 6, 2013, executed by KATHERINE A. KYLE, conveying certain real property therein described to THOMAS H. DICKENSON, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office of […]

Normal trash collection schedule next week

A reminder: Waste Connections crews collect residential trash on all holidays except Thanksgiving and Christmas, so the New Year’s Day holiday won’t change the regular trash pickup schedule next week. Also, starting Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, City residents should begin using the new wheeled 95-gallon garbage carts that were delivered to their homes earlier this […]

MARYVILLE ACCREDITED AS TENNESSEE MAIN STREET COMMUNITY

    Thirty-four communities now part of the downtown revitalization program   Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced that Maryville, located in Blount County, has achieved Tennessee Main Street accreditation. The community joins 33 other Tennessee Main Street communities that are accredited through the state program and the National Main […]

Major new anti-crime legislation among 29 new Tennessee laws set to take effect January 1

  Major legislation, which addresses the most serious offenses driving Tennessee’s violent crime rate, is among 29 new Tennessee laws set to take effect on January 1.  The Public Safety Act of 2016, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown), establishes mandatory minimum sentences for those […]

Concertmaster Series continues with Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach for Gabriel Lefkowitz’ final season with KSO

Concertmaster Series continues with Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach for Gabriel Lefkowitz’ final season with KSO

In two weeks, the KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, Gabriel Lefkowitz & Friends, continues with Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet on Wednesday, January 11 and Thursday, January 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Knoxville Museum of Art.  These performances are sponsored by Merchant & Gould and the Knoxville Museum of Art. Tickets are $20 and can […]

Justice, Mercy and Humility

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Is it finally over? After all, it’s the end of 2016 and the end of a grueling political season. The media said it was over even before election night, and at least until nine o’clock on November 8th when actual votes were reported. Then, as the night wore on and one […]

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