This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Check out the new locations of the Tennessee State Museum and American Museum of Science and Energy. Grab seasonal decorations at arts and crafts fairs, take a pelican cruise, celebrate yesteryear at Chickasaw State Park Frontier Days, relax at Cookeville’s Blues & Brews Craft Beer Festival or experience Appalachian culture at the Mountain Makins Festival. […]

Governor Haslam Proclaims Oct. 19 “Big Orange Friday” Across the State

Official State Proclamation (PDF) Inspired by Knoxville-area Vol fans this fall, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam recently signed an official proclamation designating Friday, Oct. 19, as “Big Orange Friday” throughout the entire Volunteer State. Big Orange Friday is an initiative created to engage the community, residents and fans with Tennessee Athletics and the university by wearing orange […]

Heiskell Community Center meeting

A public meeting for the Heiskell community regarding Rural/Metro coverage in Heiskell will be held on Tuesday, October 23 at 6 p.m.  The meeting will be held at Heiskell United Methodist Church, 9420 Heiskell Road in Heiskell.  Jerry Harnish and Jeff Bagwell with Rural/Metro will be available to take questions on impact and/or any changes […]

Early Voting Begins Across Tennessee

Early voting for the Nov. 6 election begins Wed., Oct. 17. Early voting runs Mondays through Saturdays and ends Thursday, Nov. 1. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. The voter registration deadline ahead of this election was Tuesday, Oct. 9. “Tennesseans broke August early voting records as they selected nominees and elected county officials, and […]

Monsters at the Museum

A Free Halloween Event at the Museum of East Tennessee History Saturday, October 27, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.   On Saturday, October 27, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a spooky event highlighting the “monsters” and superstitions that have called East Tennessee home over the years. From the wampus cat […]

Legal and public notices for the week of October 15, 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 April 2, 2009, executed by LAURA J AYRES, conveying certain real property therein described to INVESTORS TRUST COMPANY, as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

The Knoxville Focus for October 15, 2018

The Knoxville Focus for October 15, 2018

UT honors exemplary community advocates, collaborators, alumni The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences held their 5th Annual Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, October 11 at the UT Visitors Center.  The ceremony was opened by TPTE Department Head, Dr. Sherry Mee Bell. Community Recognitions were […]

Williams honored by Careacter Star

Williams honored by Careacter Star

By Ken Lay Knoxville Focus sportswriter Steve Williams has a long career and on Friday night, he was honored by Careacter Star, an organization founded in East Tennessee to recognize student-athletes for academics, community service and character. Williams, who has been with The Focus since 2008, was named Careacter Star Sportswriter of the Year and […]

Getting to know Glenn Jacobs

Getting to know Glenn Jacobs

The Knoxville Focus is sitting down with several city and county officials, residents and community leaders for a series of casual chats that will, hopefully, let you get to know them on a personal level. Our first chat was with Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs.   You’ve been mayor for several weeks now. How is […]

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