Lunch with Mayor Burchett and Randy Boyd

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is scheduled to have lunch at Vol Market #3, 3400 Western Ave., with Former Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development and current gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd this Thursday, June 8, from noon until 1 p.m. The media, members of the public and other elected officials, including the Knox County […]

Canine Influenza Confirmed in East Tennessee

UT Working to Confirm Sub-type   The Virology Laboratory at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed two cases of Type A Influenza in dogs in the Knoxville region. The samples were received Monday, June 5. Sub-typing is ongoing and will determine if it is H3N2 Influenza, a strain of influenza that […]

Second Saturday Concert series kicks off this weekend

Relentless Blues to play at New Harvest Park                                                         Knox County’s Second Saturday Concert series, which takes place each summer at The Cove at Concord Park and New Harvest Park, kicks off this weekend with Relentless Blues taking the stage at New Harvest Park. The live entertainment, which is free and open to the public, […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of June 5, 2017

Foreclosure notices NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Whereas default has occurred in the payment of a debt due Samuel C. Perry and Judy J. Perry secured by a deed of trust dated July 10, 2014, from Clay M Gilstrap and Wendy R. Gilstrap to Myron C. Ely, trustee, and recorded July 11, 2014 at Instrument […]

Oak Ridge Civic Music Association Announces 2017-18 Season

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will celebrate its 73rd season with exhilarating performances by the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, celebrated artists on the Chamber Music Series, and exciting new additions to the Oak Ridge Chorus Series.    “I’m thrilled to begin my 8th season as Music Director of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra,” said […]

A Spring Scene

By Ralphine Major It is picture perfect!  But, this rare wildlife photo is not mine.  The credit belongs to someone else.  In woodlands and open fields, what a thrill it is when wildlife appear! Only a few weeks ago, we were counting the days until spring.  Finally, the season of new life arrived, bringing beautiful […]

Birthday Boy Blues

By Joe Rector So, I recently celebrated my true entrance into senior citizen life. To me, 65 is the correct age for entering the group, even though AARP mails out membership cards to folks when they reach 50. At any rate, I am a bonafide “senior.” Does this mean I am allowed to fuss and […]

What Does a Court Clerk Do?

By Jedidiah McKeehan You may have heard the term “court clerk” at some point and wonder, “What does a court clerk do?”  How does someone become a court clerk, anyway? The courts that have clerks are circuit, general sessions, criminal and juvenile court.  In each county there is at least one person who is the […]

TSSAA director compliments Powell and others for cooperation

By Steve Williams The day after the rains came at this year’s Spring Fling, causing repeated delays in softball and baseball games and forcing tennis play to move indoors, TSSAA Executive Director Bernard Childress said he was particularly sorry for the Powell High softball team. “Both Powell and Brentwood, because of the weather, had been […]

Tour of Duty

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Often, the hardest part of writing is getting started. Sometimes I think I’ve said enough in this column after a half million words. This is especially true as another editorial deadline approaches. And then I get a phone call of praise or a fellow church member thanks me for a recent […]

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