KNOX COUNTY RECEIVING COURT KIOSK TO ASSIST LITIGANTS

Nashville, Tenn. – Self-represented litigants in Knox County will soon be able to enjoy convenient access to valuable legal information and resources thanks to a grant provided by the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Administrative Office of the Courts. The grant covers the expense of purchasing and installing a special court kiosk in Knox County. […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Dance the night away, hunt for treasure, hike among the wildflowers, taste a slawburger, see the world’s largest Titanic ship built with Legos; and experience festivals celebrating culture, art and history. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Memphis – “The Chaos and the Cosmos: […]

Public meeting of the Police Advisory & Review Committee

When: 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19   Where: Lonsdale Community Center, 2700 Stonewall St.   Who: Members of the Police Advisory & Review Committee will hold their quarterly meeting, which is open to the general public and citizens with concerns about crime and safety in the City of Knoxville. Representatives from the Knoxville Police Department […]

Spring Tea with Peggy Ramsey

April 28, 2018, 2-4 pm.  Historic Ramsey House will honor women and how far they have come from the 18th century by hosting an educational program and afternoon tea. Participants will learn about the layers and purpose of the beautiful clothing that women like Peggy Ramsey would have worn to a tea she may have […]

At-Large County Commission Candidates to Participate in Forum

The League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County and the Alpha Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, are hosting a forum for at large county commission candidates. John North of WBIR will moderate, and the candidates will be available for interviews at the conclusion of the forum.   Who:          Larsen Jay, Ronnie […]

Legal and public notices for the week of April 16, 2018

Foreclosure notices     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 20, 2004, executed by AMANDA C. BURGESS and JASON P. BURGESS, conveying certain real property therein described to SECURITY ESCROW & TITLE CO, as Trustee, […]

Borrow the money or use existing city funds?

By Mike Steely Should the city borrow $17.5 million through bonds or pay for the city’s ownership and conversion of street lights to LED bulbs? That was a question raised Tuesday evening by Councilman George Wallace regarding two items on the agenda: one to authorize $10M for the restoration of the Civic Auditorium and Coliseum […]

26th HonorAir trip flies 132 veterans to DC

26th HonorAir trip flies 132 veterans to DC

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Twenty-six flights and more than 3,300 military veterans: the numbers backing the history of Knoxville’s Honor Air are impressive but the real story is the precise organization it takes to run events behind the scenes. Prestige Cleaners owner Eddie Mannis, founder of the effort to recognize area veterans, is the cog […]

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