Fourth Avenue area scheduled for mosquito spraying tonight

Fourth Avenue area scheduled for mosquito spraying tonight

The latest lab report has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Culex mosquitoes in the Fourth Avenue area of Knox County. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) will spray for mosquitoes in this area of North Knoxville on Tuesday, Aug. 23 between 9 […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of August 22, 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 June 19, 2014, executed by BRIDGETT R. COLLIER AND JOE J. COLLIER, conveying certain real property therein described to CONCORD TITLE, as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

The Chalk Board for August 22, 2016

By Sally Absher     ACT Retake Offered The Tennessee Department of Education is offering a statewide ACT Senior Retake Opportunity that provides every eligible high school senior, meaning any public school student who took the ACT as a junior, the ability to retake the ACT free of charge on Saturday, Oct. 22, regardless of […]

Two grounds for a divorce in Tennessee

By Jedidiah McKeehan With the 10th highest divorce rate in the United States (13 percent), chances are you or someone you know will go through the process of obtaining a divorce. And despite what you’ve seen on television or in the movies (“War of the Roses” comes to mind), getting a divorce in Tennessee can be […]

Relationships

By Dr. Jim Ferguson My minister recently preached a sermon entitled Who Are We? It seems best to change the pronoun to I and consider “Who am I?” Reflection is inevitable for a contemplative like me, but is fundamental to everyone, at least to some degree. Wisdom teaches that humans are unique because we think, […]

The Knisley Family (Part 2)

By Ralphine Major Jeff and Orlena Knisley were parents to sixteen children, fourteen of whom survived into adulthood.  I knew several of the Knisley siblings from my earliest memories at Fairview Baptist Church.  They held leadership roles in many areas of the church. Clifford Knisley worked in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  He started the Royal Ambassador  […]

Learning their places the hard way

By Joe Rector Teenagers are a funny bunch, and freshman are always the most comical. Over my lifetime, I’ve been one and have watched many classes of them during 30 years as a teacher. They arrive at high school “wet behind the ears” but act as if they are seasoned veterans. It doesn’t take long […]

Are you an Olympian?

By Rosie Moore Did you watch the Olympics? I hope so. It is one way to applaud the athletes for all their hard work—for the years of dedication, determination, and hopes that they displayed during the games and at the finals. I had a granddaughter years ago who aspired to be in the Olympics at […]

Defensive Emphasis for Vols

By Alex Norman 4th and 14… It was the down and distance that many Vols fans have forever burned into their psyche. Making a stop on 4th and 14 against the Florida Gators last September not only would have snapped Tennessee’s 10 game losing streak to their rivals, but would have given the Vols the […]

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