Antithesis

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 […]

Town Hall East meets tonight

Town Hall East meets tonight, February 5th, at 7 p.m., Eastminster Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 4904 Asheville Highway Program features Gerald Green, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Planning Commission, speaking about Knoxville’s massive zoning revamp and the implications of the new Short Term Rental law.

Transportation Available for Elderly and Disabled Neighbors

from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods If your organization gets involved in helping elderly and disabled neighbors, here is a program that will help you help them. The Knoxville Knox County Community Action Committee — better known as CAC — operates a program called Volunteer Assisted Transportation (VAT). VAT uses volunteers to provide […]

The Knoxville Focus for February 5, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for February 5, 2018

Susano kickoff a family event By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Charles Susano III, who prefers “Charlie,” rallied a crowd of supporters Thursday evening at The Foundry as he kicked off his race for the Republican nomination as Knox County Circuit Court Clerk. Present for the event were several county and city officials, candidates, family, friends and […]

Amber Rountree seeks re-election to BOE seat

Amber Rountree seeks re-election to BOE seat

  Amber Rountree has announced her intention to run for re-election to represent the 9th District on the Knox County School Board. She will host a campaign kickoff on Feb. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. at 3 Bears Coffee, located at 1120 Sevier Ave. Rountree, who is the board’s vice chair, played a key role in […]

FBI: Changes needed at the top

FBI: Changes needed at the top

By Steve Hunley   With the release of the by now infamous FISA memo, it has been a lot of fun to watch the opponents of President Trump, almost all Democrats, babbling about protecting the integrity and credibility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Leftists, Democrats and most mainstream media types have been attempting to […]

Harry Truman’s White House Restoration

Harry Truman’s White House Restoration

By Ray Hill The White House, following a century and a half of wars, repairs and the addition of a new third floor caused serious problems for the area reserved for the First Family.  Virtually nobody thought Harry Truman would be occupying the White House in 1949 and the Republican Congress had been exceptionally generous […]

Like Lady Vols, South-Doyle gets better playing guys

Like Lady Vols, South-Doyle gets better playing guys

By Steve Williams South-Doyle’s girls wrapped up the Knox County middle school regular season basketball championship last week and they could give the school’s boys’ team an assist for that accomplishment. Eric Brabson, who coaches both the girls’ and boys’ teams, sometimes has had his girls practice against his boys this season … somewhat like […]

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