Freezing weather draws homeless to KARM

Freezing weather draws homeless to KARM

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Last week’s below freezing weather played havoc with the homeless in Knoxville and strained the resources of the Knoxville Area Rescue Mission. The Broadway KARM center reported that about 360 people sought overnight shelter there on Wednesday. The mission has some needs but is stressing that it’s open and welcoming […]

Knox County’s Highway Department ready for winter weather

Knox County Engineering & Public Works has prepared its fleet ahead of possible winter weather this weekend. On-call crews are ready in each service district to begin treating roadways as needed. Crews have the ability to use granular road salt or liquid brine as a treatment.   The Highway Department can equip up to 14 […]

SHORT-TERM RENTAL PERMITS NOW AVAILABLE IN KNOXVILLE

Knoxville residents wishing to operate a short-term rental unit can apply for a permit from the City of Knoxville, provided they meet the conditions in the City’s newly adopted short-term rental ordinances.   The application form is available on the City website at knoxvilletn.gov/STRS. It includes a list of necessary supporting documents, including proof of […]

Tennessee State Museum to Host Homeschool Day in February

The Tennessee State Museum will host a free day of fun and historical activities for homeschool families on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The theme of the day will be Black History Month, and will include an exclusive viewing of the award-winning travelling exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, […]

Fountain City Business and Professional Association meets January 10

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up next Wednesday, January the 10th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: Andrew Hartung, CPA, owner of Hartung Tax & Accounting, P.C. Topic: Highlights of the […]

Preregister Today for a Farmers Market Boot Camp

Six Events Will Be Held Across Tennessee in January and February   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Farmers who want to pursue their dream of starting a food business can learn how to turn that dream into reality at six Farmers Market Boot Camps to be held across Tennessee in January and February. The workshops will be […]

What are the grounds for divorce?

By Jedidiah McKeehan If someone wants to get a divorce in Tennessee, they have to prove to the court a reason why they should be granted a divorce. What are the options of “grounds” you can show to the court to get it to grant you a divorce? Tennessee Code Annotated 36-4-101 lists 15 options […]

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