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

COURT NOTICES     Non-resident Notice   IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR CLAIBORNE COUNTY, TENNESSEE AT TAZEWELL   Case No.19,506 IN THE MATTER OF:  C.B. DOB xx-xx-xxxx A minor child under the age of 18.   CANDICE LEANNE BROGAN, (Mother) 165 CAROL LANE TAZEWELL, TN 37879 Petitioner Vs. MATTHEW BECERRA, (Father) 180 WATERVIEW DRIVE OAK […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 6, 2020

The Knoxville Focus for July 6, 2020

Knox Health Board mandates masks By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com Wednesday’s meeting of the Knox County Board of Health saw masks being required in most indoor businesses to flatten the surge of COVID-19 but the effort saw some resistance. The board’s involvement goes back to orders issued by Dr. Martha Buchanan in March instituting […]

Odds & Ends of This & That, X

Odds & Ends of This & That, X

By Steve Hunley Reviving Gov. Lee’s ESSA Plan? In May of this year, a Nashville judge ruled Governor Bill Lee’s educational savings account legislation, approved by the Tennessee General Assembly, unconstitutional.  A collective “hurrah” went up from teachers’ unions, but the celebration might have been somewhat premature. Last week, the U. S. Supreme Court has […]

Knox County Museum of Education needs your help

Knox County Museum of Education needs your help

By Mike Steely Senior Writer steelym@knoxfocus.com If you are a graduate of any Knox County school you may be interested in the Knox County Museum of Education, next to Old South High School. The volunteer-operated, non-profit museum has just about everything, from high schools annuals to letter sweaters, from current and former county schools. Until […]

Tennessee making it possible for more families to receive COVID-19 assistance

  The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is giving more families an opportunity to apply for a program that’s already provided valuable financial assistance to thousands across the state who’ve been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. TDHS has extended that deadline to apply for Emergency Cash Assistance until Saturday, August 29, 2020. This change […]