A good way to spend time

By Joe Rector Like Gene Autry used to sing, “I’m Back in the Saddle Again.” The school year has begun, and I have more students than last year. The feeling of being overwhelmed hit when the rolls indicated that both classes had multiple students. Before long, however, a sense of comfort came. Being back into […]

Q&A with Farragut’s Jacob Warren

By Alex Norman From time to time we like to catch up with a newsmaker in East Tennessee.  This week we had a conversation with Farragut senior tight end Jacob Warren, who has been committed to Tennessee since late May.  Warren is hoping to be an early enrollee, and would matriculate to UT in January. […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of August 28, 2017

  NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE     STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, James E. Bay and Kimberly C. Bay executed a Deed of Trust to National City Mortgage a division of National City Bank, Lender and John O. Rhea, Trustee(s), which was dated December 11, 2007 and recorded on December 18, 2007 in Instrument […]

AMR-Rural/Metro service questions continue

AMR-Rural/Metro service questions continue

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The early renewal proposal for ambulance service in Knox County saw lots of discussion and questions during the Knox County Commission’s work session last week and the issue may come to a head today during the regular meeting. The Knox County Health Department is asking to renew a five-year agreement with […]

The Last Vestige of the Crump Machine: Clifford Davis, Part II

The Last Vestige of the Crump Machine:  Clifford Davis, Part II

By Ray Hill Congressman Clifford Davis of Memphis had served in the House of Representatives since 1940 and in 1959 was the chairman of the House Public Works Committee.  A relatively obscure committee to most folks, it became of prime importance to Tennessee.  Davis was pushing a bill vital to the Tennessee Valley Authority, a […]

Fall Gardeners Festival Set for Tuesday!

Everyone Is Invited on Aug. 29 to the Plateau AgResearch Center CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – Gardening enthusiasts and anyone interested in their landscapes are reminded that Tuesday, August 29, is the state for the 2017 Fall Gardeners’ Festival at the University of Tennessee Plateau AgResearch and Education Center in Crossville. This is the ninth year for […]

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