Library and Archives Hosts Genealogy Workshop the Saturday after Thanksgiving

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Thanksgiving is a time when many of us reconnect with family members and share stories. At the Tennessee State Library and Archives, families can also explore stories of their relatives who lived generations ago. On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the staff at the Library and Archives is encouraging Tennesseans to visit the […]

Veterans Day Parade This Friday

~ from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods    Knoxville’s 92nd annual Veterans Day Parade will honor the service of U.S. military veterans in downtown Knoxville on the morning of Friday, Nov. 10.   The parade will line up in the eastbound lanes of Howard H. Baker Jr. Avenue, with the step-off at 10:45 a.m. […]

Tattoo Event to Benefit Humane Society’s Heroes and Hounds

  In support of the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley’s (HSTV) Heroes and Hounds Program, Archangel Custom Ink will be offering select animal tattoos for only $50, starting on Veteran’s Day, November 11th, until November 30th.  In addition, the tattoo shop will be holding a raffle for a chance to win a custom tattoo […]

South Knox Constituents Meeting set for November 28

November 28, 2017   From 5-7 p.m.   Commissioner Carson Dailey and School Board member Amber Rountree will be meeting with the citizen’s of the 9th district at  Gap Creek Market, 2138 Kimberlin Heights Road.     Everyone is welcome to meet with your Commissioner and School Board Member.

Grieve to Offer Amendments to Short-Term Rental Ordinance

~ from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods    Vice Mayor Duane Grieve, who represents Council District 2 in west Knoxville, will offer several amendments to the proposed short-term rental (STR) ordinance at tonight’s meeting of Knoxville City Council.   The proposed ordinance — drafted by the City Administration following numerous public meetings over […]

Employment fair connects ex-offenders with jobs, resources

  The City of Knoxville’s Save Our Sons (SOS) initiative is hosting a job fair focused on helping ex-offenders find jobs, receive help building their resumes, connect to educational programs, and get assistance with background checks and record expungement. The fair will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Midway Rehabilitation Center, 1515 […]

Go Vote! City Council Election Today

CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS   City voters will elect five new members to the nine-member Knoxville City Council in 2017. Candidates will be running for open seats in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 6th Districts. NOTE: In the Nov. 7 general election, ALL registered City of Knoxville voters can vote in ALL FIVE district races. The primaries […]

Suzanne Dixon named president of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Suzanne Dixon, former senior director of the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), has been selected as the Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s (ATC) new president and CEO. Beginning on December 11, Dixon will lead the organization in its mission to maintain, protect and celebrate the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (A.T.). “Suzanne has the extraordinary talent and drive […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of November 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 December 15, 2015, executed by MEREDITH POWELL, conveying certain real property therein described to FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the […]

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