Legal and Public Notices for February 22, 2016

  NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE   STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Kimberly A. Mierzejewski and Mike Mierzejewski executed a Deed of Trust to Charter One Mortgage Corp., Lender and Mid-South Title Corporation, Trustee(s), which was dated March 27, 2001 and recorded on March 28, 2001 in Instrument No. 200103280064252, Knox County, Tennessee Register of […]

It’s Quittin’ Time in Knox County

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) together with Smoke-Free Knoxville and the Community Health Council are joining a statewide effort to help tobacco users quit. Tennessee Quit Week, proclaimed by Governor Bill Haslam as Feb. 22 – 26, 2016, is a time to celebrate all Tennesseans who have quit using tobacco products and to encourage […]

Burger King donates more than $18,000 to Children’s Hospital

Burger King donates more than $18,000 to Children’s Hospital

  Burger King presented an $18,383 check to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The money was raised, with the help of Burger King customers, in just three weeks. Customers purchased $1 coupons to benefit Children’s Hospital, at 29 local Burger King restaurants, during the holidays. The money will be used to […]

Friends of the Smokies Awarded $21,500 for Education, Backcountry Shelters

Friends of the Smokies Awarded $21,500 for Education, Backcountry Shelters

Ranger Will Butler examines aquatic species with a student in the Parks As Classrooms program. KODAK, TN – Friends of the Smokies has received a $21,500 grant from the Richard Haiman National Parks Foundation to support the Parks As Classrooms program and to resupply backcountry shelters in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP). The Richard […]

Tomorrow is Last Saturday to Vote Early

Tomorrow is Last Saturday to Vote Early

The Division of Elections would like to remind Tennesseans planning to vote early in the March 1 presidential preference primary, or “SEC Primary,” that tomorrow, Saturday, February 20, is the last weekend opportunity to cast an early ballot. So far 140,003 Tennesseans have chosen to vote early, which may be an important option this election […]

Magnolia Avenue Project protest continues

Magnolia Avenue Project protest continues

Mayor Madeline Rogero explained the history of the Magnolia Avenue Streetscapes project Tuesday evening and invited opponents to meet with her. (Photo by Dan Andrews) By Mike Steely After about 9 years of planning, meetings, public hearings, and lots of publicity in the media the initial renovation of some six blocks along Magnolia Avenue is getting […]

Knox County Commissioner launches blog

Knox County Commissioner launches blog

Vice Chair and 10th District At-Large Knox County Commissioner Bob Thomas announced the launch of his new blog today: “I am proud to announce the first issue of my monthly blog to keep the citizens of Knox County up to date on the latest meetings of the Knox County Commission and other items of interest.”   […]

Matt Hinkin, WATE Meteorologist to be at Blount County Public Library

Learn more about the science of weather prediction from Matt Hinkin, WATE TV 6 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist by attending his presentation at the Blount County Public Library on Saturday, February 20, at 2 p.m. Hinkin, celebrating 25 years at Channel 6 TV, has a strong commitment to forecasting the weather for the greater Knoxville […]

Food Truck Ordinance Scheduled To Be Discussed During March 1 City Council Meeting

Food Truck Ordinance Scheduled To Be Discussed During March 1 City Council Meeting

The City of Knoxville’s Office of Business Support has gathered extensive public feedback and finalized a proposed permanent ordinance regulating food trucks. City Council is scheduled to discuss the proposed ordinance at its March 1 meeting.   After an almost two-year successful experience with a pilot program for food trucks, the permanent Mobile Food Unit […]

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