Tennessee and American Neutrality, IV

Tennessee and American Neutrality, IV

By Ray Hill Secretary of State Cordell Hull had finally made clear the position of the Roosevelt administration on revision of America’s neutrality laws. Before writing letters outlining the position of the administration to key committee chairmen, Hull had consulted with influential members of both the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations […]

Surprises in East Knoxville

Surprises in East Knoxville

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com East Knoxville is a huge area made up of many neighborhoods and each has its own features but sometimes a drive around the area can bring you to some surprises. There are unusual buildings, streets, houses and thing you just don’t expect. There’s been overdue attention to East Knoxville recently with […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of March 27, 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 25, 2014, executed by DUNCAN RANDOLPH SAUSSER MCKELLAR, MICKINZY WEVLEY, conveying certain real property therein described to JOSEPH B PITT, JR., as Trustee, as same appears […]

The WordPlayers at Cedar Lane UMC

The WordPlayers will present its spring touring show On a Hill Far Away on Sunday, April 2, 6:00 p.m., at Cedar Lane United Methodist Church, 714 Cedar Lane (location of the former Inskip UMC). The event is free, and everyone is welcome to attend. With a mix of humor, drama, and music, this original production […]

County receives grant for improvements to Roseberry Creek watershed

Knox County Stormwater Management has been awarded a $144,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for water quality initiatives and improvements in the Roseberry Creek watershed.   Roseberry Creek is on the Tennessee 303(d) list of impaired streams for high levels of bacteria, specifically E coli. According to the Tennessee Department of Environment and […]

Administrative Office of the Courts offering grants for TN nonprofits

The Administrative Office of the Courts is now accepting Grant Applications for the Parent Education and Mediation Fund as well as the Victim Offender Reconciliation Program for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Tennessee (VORP) was sanctioned by the legislature in 1993.  Pursuant to this legislation, the Administrative Office of the […]

City officials open 1st of ‘Knoxville Slides’ initiative at Coliseum

Mayor Madeline Rogero cut the ribbon this week on a 19-foot bright yellow embankment slide at the Civic Auditorium and Coliseum. The slide serves as the pilot project for the new “Knoxville Slides” initiative. The Mayor was joined by members of City Council and representatives from the national nonprofit organization KaBOOM!, Knoxville Area Transit and […]

Volunteers Needed for Ijams River Rescue April 1

If getting a little dirty to make Knoxville a cleaner place excites you, you’ll want to volunteer for Ijams River Rescue Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Presented by Keurig Green Mountain and TVA, the 28th annual Ijams cleanup event focuses on 30-40 locations along the Tennessee River and its associated […]

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