Zoo Knoxville hosts Wonderfully Winter Princesses during holiday break

Zoo Knoxville hosts Wonderfully Winter Princesses during holiday break

Zoo Knoxville is celebrating the holiday break with a unique and magical visit from Neverland and Company’s Snow Queen and Snow Princess.  The zoo’s Wonderfully Winter Princesses event will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.   The Snow Queen and the Snow Princess, along with famous friend Beauty, […]

Tennessee Department Of Safety & Homeland Security Announce Holiday Enforcement

Yesterday, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announced a reminder that the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will be out in force during the holiday season to ensure travelers reach their destinations safely. State Troopers will focus their attention on impaired driving and seat belt usage during the holiday, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on […]

TDOT Halts Highway Construction for Christmas Holiday

No Lane Closures on Interstates and State Routes from December 23rd until January 3rd   Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.   […]

Dogwood Arts’ First Friday: Glass Guys

Celebrating East Tennessee’s Finest Glass Artists Dogwood Arts’ First Friday events and exhibitions support the creativity of local and regional artists. To kick off the new year, Dogwood Arts will present artworks created by the talented Glass Guys who call Knoxville and our East Tennessee region home. These artists create contemporary artworks using glass blowing […]

Cash mob Thursday to honor longtime local business owner

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is organizing one last cash mob, this time to show appreciation to Alvin Frye, a longtime local business owner in Fountain City.   Frye served during World War II and the Korean War and has owned the Fountain City Exxon station at the intersection of Broadway and Essary Road for […]

January Classes at the Appalachian Arts Craft Center

Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris will be offering the following classes in January: Landscape Painting with Sherry Smith, Dichoric Pendant with Donna Gryder, Pottery on the Wheel with Sandra McEntire, Handbuilding with Judy Brater, and Nuno Felted Scarf with Tone Haugen-Cogburn. For additional information call 865-494-9854 or visit www.applachianarts.net .     LANDSCAPE PAINTING, […]

Knox County Solid Waste offers Christmas tree recycling

What:         Christmas tree recycling                         When:        Throughout the month of January 2017   Where:       Dutchtown Convenience Center – 10618 Dutchtown Rd Halls Convenience Center – 3608 Neal Dr John Sevier Convenience Center – 1950 W. Gov. John Sevier Hwy Karns Convenience Center – 6930 Karns Crossing Lane Powell Convenience Center – 7311 Morton […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of December 19, 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 August 7, 2007, executed by ALFRED LAMAR GRIFFIN AND EVON GRIFFIN, conveying certain real property therein described to ROBERT M. WILSON, JR., as Trustee, as same appears of record […]

Difference between a Chapter 13 and a Chapter 7 bankruptcy

By Jed McKeehan Tennessee has the highest number of bankruptcies of any state in the country, so it might be useful to understand the differences between the two most common types of bankruptcies. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or a straight bankruptcy, is where you are asking the courts to discharge your debts. Essentially, the debt […]

No Habla Ingles

By Joe Rector Stepping outside our comfort zones is a scary thing. Little control over many situations is available, and our nerves are frayed in dealing with the simplest tasks. We can learn so much about the rest of the world and, in some cases, learn to empathize with others. Recently, I substituted for a […]

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