Tennessee Historical Commission announces opening of battlefield preservation grant funding

The Tennessee Wars Commission and the Tennessee Historical Commission announce that applications for the Tennessee Civil War Sites Preservation Fund are now being accepted. The grant program, begun in 2013, is a key source of matching funding for the preservation of properties associated with the 38 most significant Civil War sites in Tennessee. Additionally, grants […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Elvis Week, a poetry slam, rodeo, Dog Daze Festival, Melon Fest, Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival, an open house at the historic Tennessee Theatre, Wilson County Fair, a ghost hunt, free Shakespeare plays and free outdoor concerts. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Aug. 16 Memphis […]

Ramsey House Needs Your Vote!

Calling all those on Facebook and social media: Historic Ramsey House is applying for a grant from Capital Bank/First Tennessee Foundation in their 25 Years of Giving competition with voting running through August 31st. The Ramsey House video submission can be viewed and voted upon here. The 30 organizations that get the most votes for […]

Legal and public notices for the week of August 13, 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 24, 2007, executed by WINFRED H. ANDERSON, conveying certain real property therein described to RICHMOND TITLE, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the […]

THE Neighborhood Scoop to be held August 25

Town Hall East will host its annual ice cream social, THE Neighborhood Scoop, on Saturday, August 25, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Tank Strickland Park — next to the Burlington Branch Library — 4614 Asheville Highway. There will be free ice cream and lemonade and  a raffle of door prizes. This is a […]

The Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for August 13, 2018

Litton’s serving up something new Kelly’s Back Room offers home cooking to go By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Seventy years in business with thirty-eight years just off Broadway in Fountain City has made Litton’s Market and Restaurant a huge success and a popular landmark. What initially started as a meat market that fried hamburgers on a […]

Punching back or lying down

Punching back or lying down

By Steve Hunley Recently, A. G. Sulzberger, publisher of the New York Times, visited the White House to meet with President Donald Trump. Naturally, Sulzberger categorized the meeting as having been requested by the White House and said he attended to “raise concerns about the president’s deeply troubling anti-press rhetoric.” Presidents of the United States […]

TKA, Powell notch wins at Kick-Off Classic

TKA, Powell notch wins at Kick-Off Classic

  By Ken Lay Les Greer makes it no secret that his expectation is to win a Division II-A State Championship. And he’s coached championship teams before. He may just have a title contender at The King’s Academy if Friday night’s small sample size is any indication. Greer, who was tapped to take over as […]

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