Radiothon tomorrow to benefit Children’s Hospital

Cumulus Radio stations WIVK and WOKI will partner with Children’s Hospital to give people in East Tennessee an opportunity to help children in their own community. A live, 13-hour radiothon will be carried inside programming on both stations February 16, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. WIVK 107.7 and WOKI NewsTalk 98.7 radio personalities will […]

Hundreds of Students Compete to Qualify for Tennessee History Day

Beginning this week, hundreds of middle and high school students from across the state will compete for the right to participate in Tennessee History Day. History Day is a competition in which students submit projects, either individually or in groups, on historical topics of their choice related to an annual theme. This year’s theme is […]

Railroad crossing repairs to detour motorists

Late this week, contract crews will be repairing CSX railroad crossings on Liberty Street, Piney Grove Church Road, Third Creek Road, Jackson Road and Knott Road. Motorists should follow signed detours around the work sites.   Starting on Wednesday morning, Feb. 15, a crew will be repairing the at-grade crossing on Liberty Street between Middlebrook […]

Career Day Welcomes Eighth Grade and High School Students

  Close to 90 area employers and colleges will participate in the annual Knox County Schools Career Day for 8th-12th grade students from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Knoxville Expo Center (5441 Clinton Highway). The event is free and open to all Knox County Schools’ eighth graders, high school students and their […]

Corker, Cardin, Alexander, Kaine Introduce Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to Master Sergeant Rodrick Edmonds

U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) yesterday introduced a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Master Sergeant Rodrick “Roddie” Edmonds, a lifelong Tennessean, in recognition of his heroic actions during World War II. As the senior noncommissioned officer responsible for 1,275 members of the […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of February 6, 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 May 5, 2003, executed by ANTHONY R. WRIGHT, MIRIAN K. WRIGHT, conveying certain real property therein described to DAVID R. WILSON, as Trustee, as same appears […]

Back When (Part 2)

By Ralphine Major With a computer and a sharp mind, the lengthy e-mails to his grandson and nephew’s inquiries answered their questions about family.  At the same time, he was describing life in the early 1900s with much clarity and detail.  Informally titled “back when” by Woodrow Luttrell himself, the story continues. In 1920, the […]

Back at it

By Joe Rector Well, I don’t believe it. I left teaching in 2008 and vowed that I’d never again darken the doorway of a classroom. In August, I began substituting at a few schools. Before long, I was working four days a week. The work was easy, and the pay was better than at other […]

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