Heiskell Community Center Community Day Festival is Saturday

The Community Center at 1708 W. Emory Road in Powell will host their “Community Day Festival” event on Saturday, October 7, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Live music featuring Whitewater Bluegrass Band, food, historical exhibit of Powell Station, arts and crafts vendors.   Free event.  Vendor spaces available.  For more information and vendor applications call […]

KPD Hosts ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Fountain City

—from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods      The Knoxville Police Department is offering community members an opportunity to visit with officers, command staff, and Chief David Rausch in an informal atmosphere from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. tomorrow — Wednesday, Oct. 4 — at Chick-fil-A, 5100 North Broadway in Fountain City.   “Coffee […]

National Night Out Is Tonight!

—from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods  Tonight’s the night to celebrate the good work of diligent neighbors, officers, and first responders who help keep our neighborhoods safer!   Many neighborhoods around Knoxville will be participating by serving meals, playing games, delighting in desserts, playing music, and engaging in community conversations.  Others are illuminating their […]

East Tennessee Attorneys General File Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

Filing seeks damages for actions contributing to area’s opioid epidemic   JACKSBORO, Tenn. — The district attorneys general of Tennessee’s Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts have jointly filed a lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma L.P. and its related companies, along with Mallinckrodt LLC, Endo Health Solutions Inc. and its wholly […]

Beginner Beekeeping Program tomorrow

    The Knox County Beekeepers Association’s Beginner Beekeeping Program is Wednesday, October 4, 7-9 p.m., at New Harvest Park Community Building. Open to anyone interested in honey bees. Admission is free.

Fountain City Business and Professional Association hosting City Council candidate forum Wednesday, October 11

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up on Wednesday, October the 11th. 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: 2017 Knoxville City Council Candidates Forum Topic: Come and meet the candidates for Knoxville’s five […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of October 2, 2017

Foreclosure notices SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on October 18, 2017 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by KENNETH C WILSON, JR. AND KATHY […]

Visiting Historic Bulls Gap

By Mike Steely Want a visit to the past? Interested in ghost towns or almost ghost towns? Probably no place in our region is more typical of small, 1880s era towns than Bulls Gap in southern Hawkins County. Located between Morristown and Greeneville the little town began before the railroad but bloomed during the heyday […]

What does it mean to be an accessory after the fact?

By Jedidah McKeehan We’ve all seen the movie where a suspect is being questioned about their criminal history and they are reminded of how they were involved in an armed robbery many years ago.  The suspect always responds by saying that he was driving a car and his friends robbed a place and he inadvertently […]


By Rosie Moore I am sure many of my readers have read  these thoughts before but I think they bear repeating. “One night a man had a dream. He dreamed he was walking along the beach with the Lord. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene, he noticed two sets of […]

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