Legal and public notices for the week of September 9, 2019

Foreclosure notices   SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE   Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided in a certain Deed of Trust dated MARCH 30, 2007, executed by DANNI S. JOHNSON, UNMARRIED, to CHARLES E. TONKIN, II, A RESIDENT OF KNOX COUNTY, Trustee, of record in INSTRUMENT NO. 200704040080988, for […]

HAGERTY ANNOUNCES BID FOR U.S. SENATE

NASHVILLE, TN — Today, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced his bid to represent Tennessee in the United States Senate. “Serving in President Trump’s administration was the honor of a lifetime, but when I saw the threat to Tennessee and our country from the Democrats’ socialist agenda, I felt called to act.  We […]

WATER QUALITY GRANT PROPOSALS now accepted

Projects to improve Tennessee waters eligible for funds   The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is now accepting grant proposals for projects that will help improve water quality and reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution. “From the Delta region to the Great Smoky Mountains, we have a diverse range of waterways in Tennessee that are […]

The Knoxville Focus for September 9, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for September 9, 2019

Knox County School Board Elects New Chair By Anne Primm Chair Terry Hill called the September 4 special-called meeting to order at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Three board members were absent from the meeting: First District Representative Evetty Satterfield, Third District Representative Tony Norman, and Eighth District Representative Mike McMillan. The sole purpose of […]

City Council Races Matter

City Council Races Matter

By Steve Hunley It will likely be easy for some Knoxville residents to overlook or pay little attention to the various races for City Council on the November ballot, especially with a hotly contested mayor’s race in the offing. Charles Thomas and Charles Al-Bawi will be squaring off city-wide after a primary vote solely inside […]

The Smoky Mountain Railroad

The Smoky Mountain Railroad

By Joe Holloway Knoxville’s railroad history is a proud one.  Its two beautifully-preserved downtown depots, the Louisville & Nashville (L&N) and the Southern, stand as testaments to that heritage.  Another downtown fixture, the “Three Rivers Rambler” passenger train, returns the lonesome whistles of iron horses to a city once filled with them. Yet, many Knoxvillians, […]

South-Doyle loses quarterback in 62-17 win over Gibbs

South-Doyle loses quarterback in 62-17 win over Gibbs

By Steve Williams South-Doyle kept piling up the points in the second half Friday night, but uncertainty and sadness still weighed heavily on the unbeaten football team and its fans. The Cherokees had lost a team leader and their veteran quarterback. Mason Brang suffered a serious injury to his left leg when tackled at the […]

Catholic sweeps rival Webb at home 25-10, 25-20

Catholic sweeps rival Webb at home 25-10, 25-20

By Ken Lay For the second time this season, Catholic High School has beaten Webb School on the volleyball court. The Lady Irish, who entered the season on the heels of making six consecutive Class AA State Championship matches, swept the six-time defending Division II-A State Champion Spartans 25-10 and 25-20 Wednesday night before a […]

Vols Fall in Double-Overtime, 29-26

~ from UTAD Despite 154 rushing yards from junior Ty Chandler and a career-high-tying two receiving touchdowns from senior Jauan Jennings, Tennessee fell, 29-26, in double-overtime to BYU Saturday at Neyland Stadium. With less than a minute remaining in regulation, BYU drove 68 yards in five plays before Jake Oldroyd nailed the game-tying field goal with one second […]