Audition Notice: ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Knoxville Children’s Theatre:

By appointment, after-school on Monday, February 6 FROM: Knoxville Children’s Theatre • 109 E. Churchwell Avenue • Knoxville, TN 37917 For more information: (865) 208-3677 • •   Knoxville Children’s Theatre (KCT) will hold auditions on Monday, February 6 for the upcoming stage production of  “The Miracle Worker.”   This classic play tells the […]

Wesley Road reopened after sinkhole repair

City crews reopened Wesley Road on Wednesday afternoon after repairs were completed on a sinkhole that opened up on Dec. 19.   The sinkhole, originally estimated 20 feet in diameter, grew to 60 feet when it fully collapsed, thus extending the closure of Wesley Road between Kingston Pike and Dorchester Drive.   The City contracted […]

Tennessee Department of Human Services Kicks Off 2017 Summer Food Service Program Application Cycle

  Fourth annual Summer Summit brings together groups energized to provide summer meals to children, while inviting new program partners with start of application cycle   NASHVILLE. – The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2017 application will be available beginning Wednesday, February 1, 2017. SFSP is a federally funded program intended to ensure that children […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of January 30, 2017

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE   STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Barry McQuithy and Sheila McQuithy executed a Deed of Trust to Chase Bank USA, N.A., Lender and David R. Wilson, Trustee(s), which was dated October 26, 2007 and recorded on November 13, 2007 in Instrument No. 200711130038907, Knox County, Tennessee Register of Deeds. WHEREAS, […]

A gathering of hope

By Rosie Moore I recently received a little book written by Helen Hayes called, “A Gathering Of Hope.” We older ones remember Helen I’m sure, but, for the younger ones let me explain that she was a famous actress, born in 1900, died in 1993 of congestive heart failure. A star of many movies, such […]

Reflections of Memphis

By Ralphine Major “After two years (1962-1963) of practicing general dentistry in the Knoxville area, I knew that, rather than general practice, there was more in the profession that I wanted.” Those words were expressed by Perry McGinnis, though they could describe the feelings of many people who strive to find their place in life […]

Taking a long nap

By Joe Rector I watched the NFL/AFL playoff games and was disappointed with both outcomes. WIth the exception of the years that Peyton and Eli won the big games, I’ve managed to be on the wrong side of the score most years. What shocks me is that this year is Super Bowl 51. How’d that […]


By Dr. Jim Ferguson I can honestly say I had never watched a Presidential inauguration until January 20, 2017. I guess it was because I was always working. My son-in-law said he first watched an inauguration in grammar school. When I was coming up TVs were a rarity in school. In those days we learned […]

Super Bowl LI Preview

By Alex Norman It’s hard to believe, but there was a time in the world of American sports when the Super Bowl not only failed to be at the top in terms of interest from the public, but it didn’t even exist. This marks the 51st year that the Super Bowl has been a thing.  […]

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