HUD announces Bob W. Cook as Knoxville, Tennessee Field Office Director

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Southeast Regional Administrator Denise Cleveland-Leggett, announced the selection of Bob W. Cook, to serve as HUD Field Office Director for Knoxville, Tennessee on July 10, 2018. As the Knoxville Field Office Director, Cook will serve as HUD’s liaison to mayors, city managers, county commissioners, elected representatives, state and local officials, […]

City Council Workshop: Clayton Science/Discovery Center Project

  Representatives from the City of Knoxville and the Clayton Homes Foundation will present the proposed Clayton Science/Discovery Center Project on Thursday, July 12, at 6 p.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main St.   Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “[People] love to wonder, and that is the seed […]

Fountain City Business and Professional Association meets tomorrow

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is  Wednesday, July the 11th . Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: Steven M. Borden, P.E. | Director/Assistant Chief Engineer, TDOT – Region 1 Topic:  What’s happening with […]

July Breakfast Buzz Networking

~from the Seymour Area Chamber of Commerce Join us on Thursday, July 19th for our Monthly Breakfast Buzz hosted by Seymour Volunteer Fire Department with a special presentation by TDOT with updates to the Chapman Highway road project. Breakfast Buzz is a monthly networking event organized by the Seymour Area Chamber of Commerce. Each month […]

Legal and Public Notices for July 9, 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 20, 2005, executed by APRIL CARTHORN, conveying certain real property therein described to ARNOLD M. WEISS, ATTORNEY, as Trustee, as same appears of record in […]

Randy Boyd’s Double Irish Sweepstakes

Randy Boyd’s Double Irish Sweepstakes

By Steve Hunley Randy Boyd has spent many of his millions of dollars in flooding the airwaves in Tennessee trying to win the GOP nomination for governor. Always describing himself as a “conservative businessman,” Boyd has shown a keen aptitude in reading the polls and cranking out new radio or television ads to try to […]

Bill Brock of Tennessee, Part Five

Bill Brock of Tennessee, Part Five

By Ray Hill Congressmen Bill Brock and Jimmy Quillen, along with their newly elected colleague John Duncan, gave a dinner for Republican legislators after the 1964 election.  Howard Baker attended the dinner and was surprised when the legislators unanimously announced they wanted him to serve as Chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party.  Bill Brock spoke […]

Most congressional candidates attend Burlington forum

Most congressional candidates attend Burlington forum

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Eight candidates in a field of 14 seeking to replace Congressman John Duncan appeared at the monthly East Knoxville Community forum last week. Each made opening and closing statements and were asked questions submitted by the audience. Community leader Michael Covington hosted the gathering and Hubert Smith presented the questions. Key […]