Holidays on Ice, presented by Home Federal Bank, opens Friday, Nov. 24, for another festive season of open-air ice skating in Market Square.   “There’s no better way to spend ‘Black Friday’ than coming downtown to enjoy skating on our open-air ice rink, do some local shopping and enjoy the beautiful holiday decorations,” […]

Tennessee Economy Reaches Sixth Year of Positive Growth

Six years of year-over-year growth coupled with historically low unemployment rates indicate Tennessee’s economy won’t slow down anytime soon, according to a report released by the Secretary of State’s office. There were 9,326 new entity filings in the third quarter of 2017, representing a 4.8 percent increase compared to the same time last year. Initial […]

TDOT Halts Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During Thanksgiving Holiday

No Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period   Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. All construction related lane closures will be stopped […]

Conference offers education, support and resources for teen parents

Who:               Knox Adolescent Partners in Prevention Initiative (KAPPI), Knox County Health Department (KCHD), TennCare Kids   What:              Teaching Teens Outstanding Parenting Skills (T-TOPS) Conference   When:             Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Where:            St John’s Lutheran Church, 544 N. Broadway   Interviews:     KCHD TennCare Kids Manager Charlayne Frazier will […]

Holiday Lights Go Up on Downtown

Holiday Lights Go Up on Downtown

HOLIDAY LIGHTS GO UP ON DOWNTOWN   Downtown Knoxville will shimmer like a scene from a classic Christmas movie when Mayor Madeline Rogero leads the countdown to light the lights and kick off Regal Celebration of Lights at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at the Krutch Park Extension stage at Gay Street.   The Wild […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of November 20, 2017

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   Sale at public auction will be on December 12, 2017 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the North door, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville, Tennessee, conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set forth herein below, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by PEGGY ELIZABETH LOY, to Joseph B. Pitt, […]

The Knoxville Museum of Art Presents the 2017 East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition

The Knoxville Museum of Art and the Tennessee Art Education Association present the East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition Friday, November 24, 2017-Sunday, January 14, 2018. Now in its 12th year, the exhibition offers middle and high school students from around East Tennessee the opportunity to participate in a juried exhibition and to display their […]

The Knoxville Focus for November 20, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for November 20, 2017

Rogero asks council to table Historic Overlay By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Responding to concerns voiced by the two elected officials from East Knoxville, Mayor Madeline Rogero is asking the city council to table the proposed historic overlay in the Parkridge neighborhood. The council had passed the expansion on First Reading in their November 7th meeting […]

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