Forum for District 6 City Council Candidates tomorrow

Gwen McKenzie and Jennifer Montgomery, Knoxville City Council candidates in District 6, will participate in a forum moderated by Gene Patterson. The candidates will answer questions submitted by those in attendance. Who:           League of Women Voter of Knoxville/Knox County, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Knoxville Alumni Chapter; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Knoxville Alumnae Chapter; […]

City seeks to increase affordable rental housing with $2 million fund

To increase the number of affordable rental units for people and families of modest incomes, the City of Knoxville has established an Affordable Housing Fund of $2 million and will begin accepting applications from developers seeking to construct or redevelop affordable housing units.   In her 2017 State of the City address, Mayor Madeline Rogero […]

A21 preparing to Walk for Freedom

Campaign seeks end to human trafficking   Less than a decade ago the word “slavery” meant little more to the average American than a reminder of a dark period that had long faded into history. But thanks to the efforts of several groups and organizations across the globe, a new awareness has emerged that slavery […]

‘Southern Quilts: Originality and Making Do’

  A Brown Bag Lecture with Merikay Waldvogel PROGRAM:         Southern Quilts: Originality and Making Do | a Brown Bag Lecture by Merikay Waldvogel   DATE:                   Noon, Wednesday, October 11, 2017   LOCATION:         East Tennessee History Center 601 South Gay Street        Knoxville, TN 37902   ADMISSION:       FREE | Attendees are […]

Baker Center to Host Three Gubernatorial Candidates in October

Baker Center to Host Three Gubernatorial Candidates in October

UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host three gubernatorial candidates this month. “We have invited all of the 2018 Tennessee Gubernatorial Candidates to speak on leading Tennessee forward,” said Katie Cahill, associate director of the Baker Center. “Three of them will be at the Baker Center in October. Dates for the other candidates […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of October , 2017

Foreclosure notices     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 20, 2004, executed by AMANDA C. BURGESS, JASON P. BURGESS, conveying certain real property therein described to SECURITY ESCROW & TITLE CO, as Trustee, as […]

What Force Can You Use to Protect Your Property?

By Jedediah McKeehan Say that you are walking out to your car after a trip to the store and you see someone breaking in to your car, or maybe you’re walking down the street and someone runs by and snatches your purse.  What can you do to recover or protect your property in these instances? […]

Small woman, large contributions

By Joe Rector Nellie West passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017. No, most folks won’t know who she was, but her family certainly will. The following day, Tom Petty, rock legend, died after suffering full cardiac arrest. Probably, millions knew of him. Which death is more devastating? I keep hearing when persons of fame die […]

Butch Jones is the little train that couldn’t

By Steve Williams The University of Tennessee football program has come off the track. The 41-0 loss to Georgia in a dressed up Neyland Stadium was just the latest shake and rattle before the derailment. The Volunteer express under Butch Jones has been swerving for two seasons now. Faithful passengers are fed up and want […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson Sometimes the best explanation for the otherwise inexplicable is evil. But then you’d have to believe that there is such a thing as evil. Is there a force in the world that opposes good? For most of man’s history the notion that there were opposing forces at work in the world […]

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