By Dr. Jim Ferguson With all that is wrong in the world today I sometimes lose sight of the beauty and the majesty of creation. A friend and a reader of my stories noted a sense of pessimism in my Focus musings. I will admit that I am a glass-half-empty kind of guy. And though […]
Join us at Marble Springs on Saturday, November 18th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. for our fall nighttime viewing session. This session will be facilitated by Gary Noland, adjunct instructor of Astronomy at the University of Tennessee. Guests will meet at the cottage at 5:30 p.m. where they will begin with a discussion […]
Early voting for city council seats underway By Mike Steely email@example.com Early voting to elect five new Knoxville City Council members began Wednesday and continues until Thursday, November 2. The general election is November 7 and it’s too late to register for this election. Not sure if you’re a registered Knoxville voter? You can easily […]
By Steve Hunley Evidently the Knoxville News-Sentinel has taken up the cause of allowing folks to copy public documents with cell phones. According to the Sentinel, this is a fundamental aspect of transparency required for the public good. The Sentinel is commending the efforts of State Senator Mike Bell, a Riceville Republican. Senator Bell is […]
By Ray Hill Tennessee’s senior United States senator, John Knight Shields, had surprised tens of thousands of his constituents and infuriated many members of his own Democratic Party when he had voted to add reservations to the Treaty of Versailles in the Senate. The treaty was the culmination of months of torturous negotiations between the […]
PHOTO BY LEXIE GILLAND / FUL.COM Versatile J'Coryan Anderson carries the ball for Fulton in a win over Powell. The Falcons' "unsung hero" has played six different positions this season plus seen action on special teams.
By Steve Williams Star players on winning teams get most of the headlines and deservedly so. But there are others who contribute to a team’s success during games and practice. These are the unsung heroes. He may be a player who has never had his name in the headlines. He may be a starter or […]
PHOTO BY LEXIE GILLAND / FUL.COM Fulton's Jashaun Fenderson makes one of his two touchdown catches in the Falcons' 41-14 win over West Friday night. Tre Everson defends for the Rebels.
By Steve Williams Fulton football fans were treated to an air show Friday night. Junior quarterback Xavier Malone and a pack of talented receivers propelled the Falcons to a 41-14 win over West, a Region 3-5A foe known for its defense. The air strike produced 328 yards in the first half alone. Malone, listed at […]
Photo by Luther Simmons Grace Christian Academy sophomore Emma Moore celebrates a game-winning goal while Battle Ground Academy goalkeeper Anna Quinn French sadly walks away. The Lady Rams and Lady Wildcats battled to a 0-0 draw before Grace moved on in the state playoffs by winning a penalty kicks shootout 6-5 Wednesday night.
By Ken Lay Grace Christian Academy’s girls soccer team began its 2017 Division II-A State Tournament run Wednesday night at home. The Lady Rams needed penalty kicks to advance past Battle Ground Academy at the Jerry Disney Family Sports Complex. The Lady Rams and the Lady Wildcats played to a 0-0 tie through 80 minutes […]
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Tanya D. Phillips a/k/a Tanya McClellan executed a Deed of Trust to Beneficial Tennessee, Inc., Lender and Kyle M. Walters, Trustee(s), which was dated April 18, 2007 and recorded on April 20, 2007 in Instrument No. 200704200085766, Knox County, Tennessee Register of […]
Nineteen cars derailed in the Inskip neighborhood Saturday evening. Several of the shipping containers fell into industrial warehouses along the track. No injuries were reported and no evacuation was necessary. The Knoxville Police Department is keeping viewers away from the recovery work as the mangled railroad cars are being loaded onto flatbed trucks and removed. […]