Knox Democrats set to reorganize

By Mike Steely Knox County Democrats will be meeting through the 21st ahead of their Biennial Reorganization Convention on Saturday, March 25 at the CWA Union Hall. The Democrats will be losing their chairman, Cameron Brooks, who was appointed to the Knox County Election Commission. The upcoming convention will see the election of party leaders […]

Hydrolunteer Spirit? UT Student Group Helps Keep East Tennessee Clean

The Vol Navy has been a key University of Tennessee, Knoxville, tradition for more than 50 years, brightening up the Tennessee River waterfront during home football weekends. Now a different kind of Volunteer spirit is taking care of the water upon which the boats rely. The “Hyrdolunteers” were formed in 2015 as a way for […]

Champions Junior Golf to Begin 8th Year

In its 8th year providing fun and affordable tournaments to developing golfers, CJGT has over 20 alumni playing at the collegiate level. The Champions Junior Golf Tour (CJGT), beginning its eighth year of hosting tournaments for golfers of all skill levels between the ages of 5-15, is proud to have over 20 alumni to date […]

Library & Archives Hosts Free Workshop on Andrew Jackson

Born 250 years ago this month, Andrew Jackson remains one of Tennessee’s most iconic and controversial political figures. The former United States president is celebrated for his popularity with common folk and his military skills, but reviled for his headstrong temperament and his troubling relations with Native Americans. To commemorate his birthday, the Tennessee State […]

Legal and Public Notices for March 6, 2017

Foreclosure notices NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Marilyn S. Melhorn and Kevin Stuart Cook Haney executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Finance of America Mortgage LLC d/b/a Erates Mortgage, Lender and John Rockford, Esq., Trustee(s), which was dated January 6, 2016 and […]

What Does a Bailiff Do?

By Jedidiah McKeehan If you have ever been in a courtroom, then you may have noticed the gentleman up near the judge’s bench, in dress jackets, wearing badges and surveying the crowd.  Who do these people think they are anyway?  They are not lawyers, they are not cops, they are bailiffs. A bailiff is a […]

East Tennessee’s Changing Weather

By Ralphine Major With only one snow and record-breaking warm temperatures, January and February are behind us.  March has arrived with her usual windy conditions.  As I pen this column, several schools have already dismissed in anticipation of the thunderstorms moving across the Volunteer state.  A mix of wind, rain, and possible power outages are […]

Liar, liar

By Joe Rector At some point in this country’s existence, things turned upside down. Black became white, up became down, and lies became alternative truths. The last one listed is something with which all of us have lived and in which we have participated during our lifetimes. Most of us grew up in households where […]

UT hires an athletic director, but the wrong one

By Steve Williams The University of Tennessee has thousands of fans scratching their heads again. And that’s putting it mildly. Only UT could find a way to hire a new athletic director and at the same time alienate one of its finest and most loyal head coaches of all time. Phillip Fulmer, a College Hall […]

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