By Dr. Jim Ferguson This is an unusual Christmas season for me. I say this because all my shopping is done, the presents are wrapped and are already under the tree. I’m not being smug because my wife Becky, like most women, does the lion’s share of Christmas shopping. Actually, she likes shopping, and I […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of December 18, 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 July 31, 2006, executed by Jayson W. Smith, an unmarried man, to TONYA ESQUIBEL, Trustee, for CTX MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC, its successors and assigns, and appearing of […]

New discoveries for an old body

By Joe Rector Once again, I’m thinking about growing older each and every day. Yes, doing so beats the alternative, and I’m not complaining…sort of. What I’d rather say is that I’m discovering new things that accompany new birthdays. For one, I’ve learned new tricks for retrieving things that I drop or which lie in […]

Merry Christmas!

By Ralphine Major It is a favorite among the Christmas songs—”The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”  It’s true.  The words that Andy Williams made so popular at Christmas time carry so much meaning.  Folks seem friendlier, days seem brighter, and moods seem lighter.  Joy abounds all around us. 2017 brought to us an eventful […]

The Differences Between a Quitclaim Deed and a Warranty Deed

By Jed McKeehan When two people want to transfer ownership of real property (real property is land, a house, etc.) between them in exchange for money, the document that officially memorializes the transaction is called a deed.  A deed will have the description and location of the property on it as well as the name […]

UT fans get a new AD and football coach for Christmas

1, 2, 3, 4! I’m gettin’ nuttin’ for Christmas ‘Cause I ain’t been nothin’ but bad I held out for Gruden way too long Somebody snitched on me I hollered no for the guy in Ohio Somebody snitched on me We couldn’t get Cutcliffe back We tried Gundy but that fell through Even botched the […]

Alontae Taylor was a must get for Tennessee

By Alex Norman If you ever are bored at work, do yourself a favor at watch Alontae Taylor’s highlight tape.  It’s spectacular. What you see from the 4-star prospect from Coffee County Central HS is someone with breakaway speed, toughness and athleticism.  He’s the real deal, and soon will make some college very happy. Taylor […]

Homeless advocates beseech new council

By Mike Steely When the city council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m. the five new members may be getting an ear full as advocates for the city’s homeless population plan to address the meeting. Community Activist Vivian Underwood Shipe is rallying the Knoxville community to call the city council office and place their names on […]

Saunders elected vice mayor

Saunders elected vice mayor

By Mike Steely In their first votes as new members of the Knoxville City Council the five newly elected members voted unanimously with the remaining four members to select Councilman Finbarr Saunders as Vice Mayor. The five members split on the election of a Beer Board Chairman with Gwen McKenzie, Seema Perez, Marshall Stair […]

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