Legal and Public Notices for the week of May 13, 2019

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 June 18, 2014, executed by BARBARA A DAVIS, BRENT L DAVIS, conveying certain real property therein described to CHARLES E. TONKIN, II, as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

Town Hall East Hosts Mayoral Candidate Forum

Join Town Hall East, Monday, May 13, 7 p.m., at the Fellowship Hall of Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 4904 Asheville Hwy., to hear from Mayoral candidates.   Fletcher Burkhardt, Indya Kincannon, Eddie Mannis, and Marshall Stair will take time to make introductions and answer the following three prompts before opening to questions from the floor: What […]

The Knoxville Focus for May 13, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for May 13, 2019

Whittle Springs golf course ranked No. 4 Most Improved By Steve Williams The old golf course needed some tender loving care. And as it turned out, whom better to see and understand that than Knoxville’s lady mayor. But in 2015 someone had to let Madeline Rogero know about the needs of Whittle Springs, where golfers […]

Nashville Blues

Nashville Blues

By Steve Hunley Nashville/Davidson County has its problems.  I suppose all local governments have their problems, but Nashville seems to have more than most.  Pretty much everybody knows about the scandal involving former mayor Meghan Barry and her subsequent resignation.  Now Mayor David Briley is up for reelection this year and the metro government is […]

Family Pet Portrait Day was picture perfect

Family Pet Portrait Day was picture perfect

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Seeing people taking their pets to get a photo with the Easter Bunny or Santa gave Cameron Brooks an idea. The Knox County Election Commission member, realtor and former Democratic Party chairman decided to try out the idea. Brooks  looked for help in creating “Family Pet Portrait Day” and found Gary […]

Tennessee And FDR’S Court Packing Plan, II

Tennessee And FDR’S Court Packing Plan, II

By Ray Hill President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, coming off his greatest reelection campaign, had announced he was submitting legislation to Congress to expand the United State Supreme Court.  Roosevelt’s proposal was widely and bitterly attacked in much of the press and despite huge Democratic majorities in both Houses of Congress, many Democrats were openly opposed […]

Getting to Know Mark Campen

Getting to Know Mark Campen

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com The Knoxville Focus is featuring citizens in our community, sitting down with them for an informal chat, so our readers can know them better. Mark Campen represents the 5th District on the Knoxville City Council and holds a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife management and Fisheries Science and a minor in […]

Trusley’s bat gives Powell another home game

Trusley’s bat gives Powell another home game

By Steve Williams Powell High’s baseball team captured the District 3-AAA championship and avoided a must-win matchup with mighty Farragut, but what junior Walker Trusley was most happy about was getting to play another home game with his senior teammates. “It’s more of I love these seniors and I have a great relationship with them, […]

Letter Carriers’ 27th Anniversary “Stamp Out Hunger®” Food Drive Happens This Weekend

Knox County residents invited to participate in nation’s largest one-day food drive on May 11   The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) is holding its 27th annual food drive “Stamp Out Hunger®” this Saturday, May 11, and Knoxville Branch 419 is participating. Letter carriers throughout Knox County will collect nonperishable food donations from homes […]