Mechanicsville Community Cleanup Saturday

Keep Knoxville Beautiful will host a community-wide cleanup of Mechanicsville on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. until noon. Volunteers should meet at Danny Mayfield Park located off College Street. This is an annual litter cleanup of the Mechanicsville neighborhood. KKB encourages the participation families and neighbors to come together to embrace the importance of […]

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Boyd announce Teamhealth to expand headquarters in Knox County

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with TeamHealth officials announced yesterday the company will expand its current headquarters in Knoxville. The healthcare solutions company will invest $6.7 million to construct additional space adjacent to its current headquarters location in Knoxville. This expansion comes as a result of anticipated growth […]

State Rep. Dunn to speak to FCB&PA May Meeting

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up on Wednesday, May 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: State Representative Bill Dunn Topic: […]

Zoo Knoxville announces birth of critically endangered red wolf

Zoo Knoxville announces birth of critically endangered red wolf

Zoo Knoxville is excited to announce the birth of a critically endangered red wolf.   The single male pup was born on Saturday, April 30th, to mother Saaron and father Sunny, both first-time parents.  He is the first red wolf pup born at Zoo Knoxville in 23 years.   Zoo staff are checking and weighing […]

Legal and Public Notices for May 9, 2016

    SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Default having been made in the terms, conditions, provisions and payments made and provided for in a Deed of Trust dated September 11, 2008, executed by Daniel R. Hodges, Single, to George V. Crawford, Jr., Trustee, and recorded in 20080912-0018262, and subject to an Assignment of Leases as Collateral […]


By Ralphine Major It is still one of the most celebrated holidays.  The day our nation has set aside to honor mothers is appropriate for the month of May when springtime is at her best.  The weather is warming, and flowers are blooming.  As in years before, this season is also seeing its share of […]

The Chalk Board for May 9, 2016

By Sally Absher Knox County Schools Summer Transfer Window Now Open The KCS summer transfer window began Monday, May 2016 and concludes Wednesday, July 1, 2016 at 4 pm. The summer transfer window provides an opportunity for parents and/or legal guardians to request transfers for their students who meet at least one of the following […]

Chain Letters

By Rosie Moore Did you ever get a  chain letter? I did many years ago. I would read them out of curiosity then throw them away. The way my life was going as far as luck was concerned, no way was a letter going to change it! There are two types of chain letters. A […]

Follow the Rules

By Joe Rector Yes, I know that the world is filled with rules. We have plenty of guidelines that tell us what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. Many folks rebel when demands become too much or too harsh. I get that, but what I don’t understand is why so […]

Coming Home

By Dr. Jim Ferguson It was a momentous day for my friends and their entire family. Their son came home from war. He’s a naval aviator like my father seventy years ago, and had been deployed in the Persian Gulf for the last seven months. Our servicemen are exceptional people and they give me hope […]

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