Hartung discusses new tax laws at FCBPA’s monthly luncheon

Local Certified Public Accountant Andrew Hartung discusses the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at Wednesday's monthly Fountain City Business and Professionals Association luncheon. Photo by Ken Lay.

Hartung discusses new tax laws at FCBPA’s monthly luncheon

  By Ken Lay The Fountain City Business and Professionals Association had its first monthly lunch meeting Wednesday, and in carrying on its January tradition, taxes were discussed as Knoxville residents and other Americans prepare to settle their tabs with the federal government. Area Certified Public Accountant and current FCBPA treasurer Andrew Hartung addressed those […]

HVA boys, South-Doyle girls ‘strike’ gold in District 4

HVA boys, South-Doyle girls ‘strike’ gold in District 4

  By Steve Williams Hardin Valley Academy’s boys and South-Doyle’s girls captured team championships in convincing fashion in the first-ever District 4 bowling tournament Wednesday at Family Bowl. The Hawks toppled Bearden 21-6 in the finals, while the Lady Cherokees rolled past HVA 20-7. The addition of three new Knox County schools to the sport […]

Driver Services Division Offers Tennesseans Opportunity to Reissue Driver License

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Driver Services division is offering Tennesseans more ways to reinstate their driver license. Citizens have the ability to reinstate online, in-person, or via mail.   Once fees have been paid, court clearance documents and receipts have been received and posted to your driving record by the Financial […]


Next week, beginning Monday, Jan. 15, North Central Street will be closed to through traffic between Depot and Magnolia avenues.   The closure is part of the $5.8 million North Central Street streetscapes project. Southern Constructors Inc. crews will be making stormwater infrastructure upgrades at the project’s southern end. Access will be maintained to the […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Teacher In-service training rescheduled

Due to inclement weather the in-service training has been rescheduled to February 10, 2018 and the training location is: Sarah Simpson Bldg, 801 Tipton Ave- Time -8:30-2:00.  All pre-registrations will be honored on the new date. The registration period has re-opened until January 31, 2018   all certified staff register at “my learning plan” and classified […]

TDOT Ready for Winter Weather

The Tennessee Department of Transportation can assure motorists it is stocked and ready to clear roadways of ice and snow. In preparation for the winter season, salt supplies have been replenished in all 95 counties, and crews have readied snow plows and brine trucks.   “We begin our winter preparations months in advance,” TDOT Commissioner […]

January NKBPA Meeting Tomorrow

January’s Meeting, Wear Your Orange & White – Bob Kesling is in the House! The first NKBPA meeting of 2018 will be on January 12 at BESCO, 1800 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917. President George Bove starts the new year off right for businesses in the 37917 area. Our program will be Bob Kesling, Voice of the Vols and lead announcer on […]

Central Street Public Meeting Tonight

What: Open house for North Central Street project stakeholders   When: 5 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018   Where: City of Knoxville Public Works Service Center, 3131 Morris Ave.   Who: Representatives from the City of Knoxville, Amec Foster Wheeler construction engineering inspections services, Vaughn and Melton civil engineering firm, Southern Constructors Inc. […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Experience something unique in 2018. Kick off the new year with music, theatre and events throughout the state. Many communities will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Pulaski – Schedule a […]

Candidate for Sheriff, Tom Spangler, opening campaign headquarters

Two day event provides opportunity to meet Law Enforcement Veteran What: Grand opening of campaign headquarters of Tom Spangler for Knox County Sheriff Who: Tom Spangler and the Tom Spangler for Sheriff election campaign team When: Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. AND Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 2-4 p.m.   […]

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