Humane Society Hosts Community Vaccine Clinic, Dog Wash

Caring for a pet is a big responsibility and can get costly, but providing one’s pet with basic yearly vaccines and testing doesn’t have to be. The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley (HSTV) will be hosting its annual “Dirty Dogs Done Dirt Cheap” low-cost vaccine clinic and dog wash Saturday, August 6 from 10 […]

Butterfly Festival to be held at UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge this Saturday

Butterfly Festival to be held at UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge this Saturday

Monarch release and UT Insect Zoo are highlights The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will present a Butterfly Festival on Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UT Arboretum Auditorium and surrounding grounds, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge.  It is cosponsored by the UT Forest Resources AgResearch and Education […]

Second Annual Statewide “Purple Out Day” to support Alzheimer’s Tennessee is Friday

Second Annual Statewide “Purple Out Day” to support Alzheimer’s Tennessee is Friday

Alzheimer’s disease impacts Tennessee families in every county from West to East, and now Court Clerks across the state, including Blount County’s Circuit Court Clerk Tom Hatcher, Knox County Criminal Court Clerk Mike Hammond as well as Court Clerks in Jefferson, Loudon, Sevier, Hamblen Counties and beyond, are showing their support by participating in the […]

Blount Co. Fifth Annual Pigs & Politics Legislative Day this afternoon

Opportunity for the public to meet and greet candidates and elected officials   Enjoy the summer scent of BBQ cooking and live music while visiting with federal, state and Blount County elected officials and candidates in a relaxed atmosphere at the Blount Partnership’s fifth annual Pigs & Politics Legislative Day sponsored by Paine Bickers Attorneys […]

Goats help improve City parks by chewing on kud(zu)

Goats help improve City parks by chewing on kud(zu)

The City of Knoxville has once again called upon a herd of goats to rescue a park from the plague of the invasive exotic plant, kudzu. The goats are currently chewing their way through parts of Fort Dickerson Park and will eventually head over to City-owned property along Williams Creek.   “The goats are a […]

Knox County to begin mapping streams in White’s Creek Watershed

Beginning in August, the Knox County Stormwater Management Department will being stream mapping within the White’s Creek watershed. The project is expected to be complete by December 2016. The White’s Creek watershed is located northeast of First Creek between Beaver Creek and Roseberry Creek to the northeast and Loves Creek to the south.   To […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of July 25, 2016

  NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE   Default having been made by the Debtor in the terms, conditions and payments of a certain purchase-money indebtedness evidenced by a purchase-money promissory note date August 13, 2013, and secured by the lien of a purchase-money Deed of Trust of even date recorded in Instrument No. 201308130011152 in the […]

School Bells Ringing in the Distance!

By Ralphine Major The days of summer vacation are dwindling, and the start of school is almost here!  It is fun to think back to our school days when a day was set aside to go to town.  That would be downtown Knoxville.  There were no malls in the sixties.  When we did not drive […]

It takes only one event

By Joe Rector You’re where you are in life through a series of events. I suppose the fact that for every action there is a consequence comes into play. At this point, I’m pretty sure that one major event in my life dictated what paths I’ve taken. The most serious event that changed my life […]

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