Fountain City Tree-Lighting this Friday

The Fountain City Lions Club and Fountain City Town Hall will be co-hosting a tree lighting on Friday, December 8 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. The event will take place at the gazebo at Fountain City Park. The evening will include singing by middle and high school choral volunteers, group caroling led by Matt and Haley Parks, […]

tnAchieves EXCEEDS MENTOR RECRUITMENT GOAL

  With nearly 9,020 volunteers completing a tnAchieves mentor application, the program has successfully exceeded its mentor recruitment goal for the TN Promise class of 2018.  This is a testament to countless local advocates who have shared the opportunity with their networks, to many businesses and industries who discussed the program with their employees and […]

Knoxville Opera to Perform Traditional Christmas Selections at Knox Area Rescue Ministries tonight

Knoxville Opera to Perform Traditional Christmas Selections at Knox Area Rescue Ministries tonight

KARM “Arts on Broadway” series offers positive entertainment for KARM guests The Knoxville Opera will entertain guests at Knox Area Rescue Ministries with familiar Christmas musical selections in the KARM Chapel on Tuesday, December 5th.The performance is part of KARM’s “Arts on Broadway” series of events for guests at KARM. The performance will begin at […]

NASA and NIA Announce Finalists in the 2018 Mars Ice Challenge

  NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace, or NIA, have selected the 10 university teams to participate in NASA’s 2nd RASC-AL Special Edition: Mars Ice Challenge.  The finalists will design, build, and test prototype systems capable of extracting water from simulated Martian subsurface ice. Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage, or RASC-AL, is […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of December 4, 2017

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 18, 2011, executed by GARY W. HESTER, JUDY M. HESTER, conveying certain real property therein described to Arnold M. Weiss, Esq, as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

Financial Disclosures Questioned

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com When someone files to seek public office in Tennessee they are supposed to provide information about the funds they receive for the campaign every week. The problem is there appears to be no penalties for not doing so. Two term-limited city council members, Brenda Palmer and Nick Pavlis, have asked that […]

A Wildfire Survivor “Charles the Pig”

By Ralphine Major The month of November has been a stark reminder. Television and newspaper accounts have covered extensively the progress since wildfires ravaged Gatlinburg one year ago. Many have rebuilt homes and businesses; others have not. The fires left heartbreak and massive destruction and claimed fourteen lives. In the following months, there were countless […]

Television shows that hit home

By Joe Rector I’ve always been a person who is easily moved by movies, the sappy kind. The same goes for television shows. I watched every episode of “West Wing” and now wish this country could have the same kind of leadership regardless of what party provides it. I never miss “This Is Us.” Evidently, […]

Christmas thoughts

By Rosie Moore There are thousands and thousands of Christmas thoughts that have been printed over the years. Everyone I know has a thought about Christmas but let’s read the thoughts of notable people, some you may not have heard of, some are famous. Here is one written by George Matthew Adams, an American newspaper […]

Removing an Evicted Tenant’s Items from the Property

By Jedidiah McKeehan If you are a landlord and you go to court and get a tenant evicted, you do not actually get to take possession of the property right away. Landlord-tenant cases are heard in general sessions court in Tennessee, and there is a 10 day period in which the landlord or the tenant […]

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