UT Libraries Exhibit and Lecture Examine Echoes of War

UT Libraries holds thousands of unique documents and artifacts relating to America’s participation in World Wars I and II. A collection of those materials is now on display for a limited time in the Elaine Altman Evans Exhibit Area in the John C. Hodges Library. Members of the US Marine Corps Women’s Reserve, World War […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – If the snow or cold temperatures are giving you cabin fever, get out and create new memories with these exciting events happening across the state. For a complete list, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing  Murfreesboro – Learn about surprising ways science and music connect at the Science of Music exhibit at the Discovery […]

Knoxville’s Vintage Base Ball Teams Seek Players and Volunteers

Free information session to be held this Sunday The Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball will host a player and volunteer recruitment and information session at 2:00 p.m., EST, Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Historic Ramsey House, 2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37914. Players from the Knoxville Holstons and the Emmett Machinists will be on […]


The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville is inviting nominations for the next Poet Laureate for the City of Knoxville.   Mayor Madeline Rogero created the position of City Poet Laureate in June 2016 and named poet, musician and playwright R.B. Morris as the first holder of the office. In the past two years, […]

Legal and public notices for the week of January 22, 2018

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Brian C. Rickman and Pamela C. Rickman executed a Deed of Trust to Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Lender and Quality Title, Inc., Trustee(s), which was dated July 11, 2007 and recorded on July 13, 2007 in Instrument No. 200707130003858, Knox County, Tennessee Register of Deeds. […]

Students in Knoxville and Oak Ridge break Guinness World Record for Largest Computer Programming Lesson

An attempt last November by students from Knox County Schools and Oak Ridge City Schools to break the Guinness World Record for the largest computer programming lesson has been officially certified. Nearly 6,800 students joined together and now claim the world record for simultaneously learning how to code. Philip Robertson, a New York City-based Adjudicator […]

South Knoxville riding a wave

South Knoxville riding a wave

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “You guys are riding a wave. You couldn’t be in a better place,” said the developer of the former Kern’s Bakery on Chapman Highway. He was speaking to the South Knoxville Alliance last week in their monthly meeting being held at Dogwood Elementary School. Oliver Smith told the gathering that the […]

Playing Games for a Cause

Playing Games for a Cause

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Ever play cards with a comedian, foosball with a TV personality, air hockey with a famous voice or darts with a symphony conductor? Bet you haven’t, but you can, during an evening of games, auctions, food and fun at “Game On Against Cancer” at Games and Things on Kingston Pike and […]

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