Legal and public notices for the week of June 26, 2017

Foreclosure notices SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on July 25, 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 TIM WILHOIT AND SHANNON WILHOIT AND […]

The Knoxville Focus for June 26, 2017

The Knoxville Focus for June 26, 2017

Tindell’s Celebrates 125 Years in Business By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com A huge crowd of employees, former employees, vendors, customers, county officials and friends gathered Friday to celebrate 125 successful years in business for Tindell’s Building Materials. President Johan van Tilburg hosted the event at Tindell’s Truss operations in Karns, which featured food, live music, children’s […]

Jeff Sessions Ends Illegal Practice

Jeff Sessions Ends Illegal Practice

By Steve Hunley Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced the Department of Justice will no longer engage in the practice of “third party settlements.”  This was a common practice by the Department of Justice when Eric Holder was the Attorney General under the Obama administration.  Leftists have once again gnashed their teeth and wailed when […]

Expressions Home Store has ‘like new’ for less

Expressions Home Store has ‘like new’ for less

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com “We now have lots more space and a lot more furniture,” said Melissa Rose, owner of Expressions Home Store. The popular store features what Rose describes as “West Knox quality without West Knox prices.” Since the store moved to 6204 Chapman Highway, just behind Kays Ice Cream, and is in the […]

Thetus W. Sims: The Senator Who Never Was

Thetus W. Sims: The Senator Who Never Was

By Ray Hill to 1915, United States senators from Tennessee had been elected by the state legislature.  That same year Democrats were anticipating a primary, a year in advance of the 1916 general election.  The primary would include a run-off election between the two top vote getters, something that has never happened since. The incumbent […]

Doctor and Macel On the Way to South Dakota!

Doctor and Macel On the Way to South Dakota!

By Ralphine Major Their names are familiar.  I saw Doctor and Macel mentioned in the late Woodrow Luttrell’s memories of the “Back When” series recently published in the Focus.  Macel was Woodrow’s sister.  I cannot recall a time when I did not know the names “Doctor and Macel.”  But, the story of their wedding and […]

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