UT Homecoming Week Begins October 30; Celebration Marks 100th Anniversary 

UT Homecoming Week Begins October 30; Celebration Marks 100th Anniversary 

One hundred years ago, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, held its first Homecoming celebration. Three hundred alumni attended. This year, thousands of Volunteers are expected to participate in Homecoming activities which begin Sunday, Oct. 30, and culminate the following weekend with the UT vs. Tennessee Tech football game and several events, including a free Saturday-night […]

TNECD announces five new Select Tennessee Certified Sites

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development today announced five new Select Tennessee Certified Sites.   The Select Tennessee program was launched in 2012 to help Tennessee communities prepare available industrial sites for investment and expansion. The program sets rigorous standards to give companies reliable information when making location choices during the site selection […]

Mosquito spraying in Powell rescheduled due to weather conditions

Due to rain and wind, follow-up mosquito spraying originally scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 20 was postponed. It has since been rescheduled for Thursday, Oct. 27. Weather conditions such as rain, high winds, and temperatures near or below 55 degrees can compromise the effectiveness of the spray.   “We’ll have to watch the weather closely this […]

Knoxville Children’s Theatre presents: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present “The Haunting of Hill House” a live theatre version of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel” especially adapted for young people, ages 11 and older, and families.  The play will be performed October 28 through November 13, Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.; Sundays at […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of October 24, 2016

  NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Lynette K. Martin executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., Lender and Larry A. Weissman, Trustee(s), which was dated May 5, 2010 and recorded on May 7, 2010 in Instrument No. 201005070070015, Knox County, […]

A Fall Pause

By Ralphine Major I paused for a moment when I saw it.  The simple beauty of a church steeple wrapped in an early morning fog slowed my work on a long list of things to do.  I marveled at its powerful and majestic impact as it towered toward the sky.  Even more amazing is the […]

The difference between probation and parole

By Jedidiah McKeehan Two common legal terms that are often confused are probation and parole. While these terms are used frequently, there are some similarities and some differences. Probation generally happens before going to jail.  Probation is what a defendant will receive when a sentence has been suspended.  A suspended sentence means that they will serve […]

Green Metal Chairs

By Joe Rector joerector@comcast.net Last spring, Amy and I traveled to Cookeville to help sort through her aunt’s possessions. She suffers from Alzheimer’s and resides in an assisted living community. To pay for her stay there, the house had to be sold. Family came to box up her items, and they took home some things […]

How do we get allergies?

By Rosie Moore After a few months of sniffling, itching, and sneezing, I finally went to an allergist. What he told me after going through some needle-ing tests, amazed me. I was allergic to weeds, some trees and mold. What! Me! Allergic to Mother Nature, whom I love with all my heart? I have two […]

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