KAUL holding free MS Word 2013 class

A free MS Word 2013 class will be held at The Knoxville Area Urban League, 1514 E 5th Avenue, Tuesday and Thursday, May 16 and 18 from 8:30 a.m.- noon. Learn and/or upgrade your word processing skills for job search, work or personal use. Taught by Pellissippi State instructors, class size is limited and registration required. Call […]

North Hills Garden Club to host garden tour, art sale

What:         North Hills Garden Tour & Art Sale When:        Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where:       North Hills Neighborhood Purchase tickets and begin tour at: 3033 Fountain Park Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37917   The North Hills Garden Club is hosting a Garden Tour and Art Sale on Saturday, May 13 from […]

Writing and Cooking the South: Workshop Hosted by Knoxville Writers’ Guild

Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, editor, publisher, teacher, shows the ingredients of great food writing that stimulates the senses, illuminates regional culture, and advances fine writing. The workshop will take place Saturday, May 13 at 10:00 am. Erin says, “Southern food has always been more than fried chicken and biscuits—it’s the story of our grandmother’s hands, […]

KCHD resumes public health campaign to prevent mosquito-borne illness

#MosquitoMonday to serve as weekly reminder through summer months   Yesterday the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) restarted its public health campaign aimed at reducing mosquito-borne illnesses. During the summer-long #MosquitoMonday campaign, KCHD will post tips and advice for residents each Monday on its social media networks: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.   “Our hope is that […]

2017 Barney Thompson Scholarship Winners Announced

2017 Barney Thompson Scholarship Winners Announced

Fourteen graduating Knox County seniors were honored last night at the Barney Thompson Scholarship 2017 Awards Banquet presented by Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace (CBWW), one of the largest residential real estate companies in our region with five offices and more than 300 sales associates. Barney Thompson was a South High teacher and coach who […]

Professor Reflects On 20 Years Of Tailwater Trout Research

“A Retrospective on 20 years of Tailwater Trout Research”—that’s the topic of Dr. Phillip W. Bettoli, speaking Thursday, May 11, at a free, public meeting of the Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited. The program starts at 7 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Francis Episcopal Church, 158 W. Norris Road, Norris. Bettoli, of […]

 Shakespeare on the Square Special Dog Audition!

  Who:                      The Tennessee Stage Company What:                     Shakespeare On The Square: Two Gentlemen Of Verona Where:                   Young Williams Animal Shelter, 3201 Division Street Knoxville 37919 When:                    Saturday, May 20, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm     One of this year’s Shakespeare On The Square plays is The Two Gentlemen of Verona which boasts one of […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of May 8, 2017

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 18, 2007, executed by ERIC FLANIGAN, HOLLY K. FLANIGAN, conveying certain real property therein described to BENJAMIN DAVID BAER, as Trustee, as same appears of record […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 8, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for May 8, 2017

Focus’ Mike Steely receives award from ET Historical Society By Steve Williams Cherel Henderson may have summed it up best. “I think he just has a natural love for history,” said the executive director of the East Tennessee Historical Society after presenting Mike Steely of The Knoxville Focus with a “History in the Media Award” […]

Davis honored for milestone victory Tuesday

Davis honored for milestone victory Tuesday

By Ken Lay Geff Davis has built one of Knox County’s top baseball programs at Gibbs High school and on Tuesday night the school honored its longtime coach for reaching a career milestone. Davis, who won his 500th game on April 4 when the Eagles defeated District 3-AAA rival Central 8-1 at Tommy Shumpert Park, […]

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