September 2016 Events at the Blount County Public Library

As summer wanes and changing leaf colors remind us that fall is just around the corner, keep in mind that your public library has online databases, e-books and multiple types of services available to assist you.  In addition, the library offers a wide range of programs for all ages. Some of those programs include Hot […]

 Labor Day schedule for City of Knoxville services

 Labor Day schedule for City of Knoxville services

    Waste Connections, the City’s solid waste contractor, will run normal residential garbage and recycling routes on Monday, Sept. 5. Downtown trash and recycling will also run on its regular schedule throughout the Labor Day weekend.   The City’s recycling centers will be open for recycling use; the Goodwill attendant will not be available […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Living Trust

By Jedidiah McKeehan Before we get into the advantages and disadvantages of a living trust, let’s define exactly what we mean by the term living trust.   What is a living trust? A living trust is a legal device people use to place their assets (property, resources, estate, holdings, goods, and other valuables) into this […]

Celebrating Life

By Dr. Jim Ferguson My friend always said she wanted to stop traffic on Kingston Pike, and last week she did. Not only did Chris stop traffic in West Knoxville, she caused people to pause in reverence as her horse drawn hearse left Mann’s Heritage Chapel and traveled down Kingston Pike with a motorcycle police […]

Cooling Off

By Joe Rector Weather forecasters predict that temperatures will cool into the 80’s in the coming days. The summer of 2016 has been the hottest we’ve had in the last few years. Perhaps global warming is finally giving us a preview of what’s in store if our pollution of the planet continues. At any rate, […]

Unknown Beautiful Thoughts

By Rosie Moore Every once in a while I come across a beautiful thought and I feel that I should share it with others. The following is an example: I asked God for strength, that I might achieve… I was made weak, that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked for health, that I […]


By Ralphine Major As we each worked to make the most of our “wait” time, the gentleman sitting beside me commented on our different backgrounds. He was a psychologist, the lady across from us was a teacher, and I was a writer. The psychologist went on to tell about the various livelihoods of people he […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of August 29, 2016

  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 January 2, 2008, executed by CAROL ANDERSON, STEPHEN C. ANDERSON, conveying certain real property therein described to BRAD BORCHERS, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office […]

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