Seymour Chamber swears in new officers

Seymour Chamber swears in new officers

The Seymour Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) swore in its 2014 Officers on Friday, March 14, 2014 at its 11th Annual Chamber Banquet held at Valley Grove Baptist Church. This year’s Officers include President, Linda Karam of AdvoCare; Vice President, John Linsenbigler of the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department; Treasurer, Melissa Frazier of Tennessee State Bank; […]

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Twelve

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Twelve

By Ray Hill Tennessee’s Senator Estes Kefauver had once again bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1956.  Unlike 1952, Kefauver had encountered stiff competition from various other candidates.  Former Illinois governor and 1952 Democratic presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson had not been coy or hesitant as he had been four years earlier.  Stevenson wanted the […]

Our Neighborhoods: EAST KNOXVILLE

Our Neighborhoods: EAST KNOXVILLE

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Every section of Knox County is unique and offers a variety of home styles, historic sites, restaurants, neighborhoods, and culture. East Knoxville has all that and more. From downtown Knoxville to Interstate 40, the east side of the city may be the most diverse section in our region. East Knoxville basically […]

Hipsher’s grand slam sets tone for Central win

Hipsher’s grand slam sets tone for Central win

By Ken Lay Senior catcher Maleah Hipsher knows that she’ll be expected to provide some offensive punch for the Central High School softball team and this a role she relishes. Hipsher, the fifth hitter in the Lady Bobcats’ batting order, came through big on Monday, March 24 in an 8-5 District 3-AAA victory at Karns. […]

Nuisance

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law Nuisance is the maintenance of a wrongful condition on a person’s own property over an unreasonable length of time which annoys or disturbs the free use of another’s property or which renders its ordinary use or physical occupation uncomfortable.  For example, in the case of Oakley v. Simmons, 799 […]

Determined Vols make it to the Dance after all

By Steve Williams Give Cuonzo Martin credit. The embattled University of Tennessee basketball coach didn’t let himself get caught up in all that negativity. He kept his eye on the prize and his players followed suit. As I write this on Friday night, the Vols are coming off NCAA tournament wins over Iowa and UMass […]

Pearl heads to The Plains, Knoxville loses its mind

By Alex Norman Bruce Pearl loves Knoxville so much he chose to stay here, despite his firing in March 2011. Knoxville loves Bruce Pearl so much tens of thousands of Tennessee fans signed a petition demanding his return as Vols basketball coach. Today Pearl has a new team, and a new home… And Knoxville can’t […]