Candidate List – Federal/State Primary & Town of Farragut Municipal Election – August 6, 2020

Candidates Name Party Office Address Phone Tim Burchett Republican US Congress, District 2 501 Princeton Ct 37919 202-5935 Chance C. Brown Democratic US Congress, District 2 1001 Wyndham Way, #1238 37923 423-741-9404 Renee Hoyos Democratic US Congress, District 2 527 Woodlawn Pike 37920 323-3131 Becky Duncan Massey Republican State Senate, District 6 6932 Westland Dr […]

Candidate List – Knox County General Election – August 6, 2020

Candidates Name Party Office Address Phone Kyle Hixson Republican Criminal Crt. Judge Div. II, Dist. 6 5313 Riverbriar Rd 37919 865-315-6587 Eric M. Lutton Republican Public Defender 6528 Orchard Creek Ln 37918 865-235-1256 Sherif Guindi Independent Public Defender 6407 Orchard Ave 37919 606-524-3359 Dasha Lundy Democratic County Comm. Dist. 1 301 Burns Rd. 37914 865-806-9061 […]

Legal and public notices for the week of April 6, 2020

COURT NOTICES   Non-resident notice   TO: THE UNKNOWN FATHER OF CARSON LAYNE YOUNG, IN RE: CARSON LAYNE YOUNG DOB: 5/20/2010 199804-3 IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE In this Cause appearing from the Complaint filed, which is verified, that the Defendant, THE UNKNOWN FATHER OF CARSON LAYNE YOUNG, is a non-resident of […]

Zoo Knoxville gets city and county emergency funds

  By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville’s top attraction normally makes 75 percent of its operating funds through ticket sales but Zoo Knoxville closed in March and won’t reopen until the coronavirus pandemic is over. That puts the animals there at risk and the city and county are coming to the rescue. The Knox […]

We Need To Continue To Talk

We Need To Continue To Talk

By Steve Hunley I don’t know of anyone who isn’t eager to return to his/her former life, yet life after the coronavirus may likely be very different. It will be mighty interesting to see just what kind of conversations our nation will be having in the wake of the virus.  We’ve seen the first real […]

911 Knox Decon Services delivers flowers to elderly

911 Knox Decon Services delivers flowers to elderly

  By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com “It has been bothering us,” said Paullette Thomas speaking for herself and son, Daniel. The two own a business you hope you’ll never need but, during the coronavirus outbreak, recognized a need that they could fill. They own and operate 911 Knoxville Biohazard Decontamination Service, a company that […]

Ross got the gold ball rolling for Austin-East

Ross got the gold ball rolling for Austin-East

  By Steve Williams Austin-East has 13 state championships in its sports history. Basketball coach Clifford H. Ross guided the Roadrunners to their first. It’s no wonder Sam Anderson, who years later led A-E to state titles in football, girls track and boys track, began his comment about Ross by saying, “He set a standard […]

City, county limit park use

City, county limit park use

  By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com The City of Knoxville closed its parks except for “passive use” last week and Mayor Indya Kincannon is asking the council’s meeting Tuesday to help fund Zoo Knoxville while that attraction is closed because of the coronavirus emergency. Kincannon’s order for the parks included closing park offices, restrooms, […]

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