Goats help improve City parks by chewing on kud(zu)

Goats help improve City parks by chewing on kud(zu)

The City of Knoxville has once again called upon a herd of goats to rescue a park from the plague of the invasive exotic plant, kudzu. The goats are currently chewing their way through parts of Fort Dickerson Park and will eventually head over to City-owned property along Williams Creek.   “The goats are a […]

Knox County to begin mapping streams in White’s Creek Watershed

Beginning in August, the Knox County Stormwater Management Department will being stream mapping within the White’s Creek watershed. The project is expected to be complete by December 2016. The White’s Creek watershed is located northeast of First Creek between Beaver Creek and Roseberry Creek to the northeast and Loves Creek to the south.   To […]

Legal and Public Notices for the week of July 25, 2016

  NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE   Default having been made by the Debtor in the terms, conditions and payments of a certain purchase-money indebtedness evidenced by a purchase-money promissory note date August 13, 2013, and secured by the lien of a purchase-money Deed of Trust of even date recorded in Instrument No. 201308130011152 in the […]

The Knoxville Focus for July 25, 2016

The Knoxville Focus for July 25, 2016

Susan Horn Talks Education with 5th District Residents By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com Friends and supporters of Susan Horn, candidate for KCS Board of Education, 5th District, hosted a “meet and greet” at the Copperstone Clubhouse in the Choto area of West Knox County last week. Horn has been active in Knox County Schools since her […]

The Money-Bullies Are After Martin Daniel

The Money-Bullies Are After Martin Daniel

By Steve Hunley Knoxville has a particular wealthy elite political class that has appeared with alarming frequency during the last several election cycles.  The Haslam family and its faithful retainers have recently had a habit of contributing money for their favorite candidates.  One such candidate was Board of Education member Tracie Sanger who received about […]

The Chalk Board for July 25

The Chalk Board for July 25

By Sally Absher sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com Knoxville’s Summer Interns Create Mosaic in Honor of Zaevion Dobson High school and college students participating in the City of Knoxville’s Summer in the City internship program have created a mosaic in honor of Zaevion Dobson, the 15-year-old Fulton High School student who was tragically killed in December 2015. The 26 […]

The 1936 Campaign For Governor

The 1936 Campaign For Governor

By Ray Hill Hill McAlister had finally achieved his dream of serving as governor of Tennessee after two hard fought failed campaigns.  The descendant of two governors, McAlister had run a strong race against incumbent Austin Peay when the latter was seeking a third two-year term in 1926.  Peay had died suddenly in 1927 and […]

Karns All-Stars take third place in state

Karns All-Stars take third place in state

By Steve Williams A few of the Karns players could be seen being consoled by a parent after their season ended one win short of the State Little League tournament finals Wednesday night at Karns. Such scenes are quick reminders that these are just 11-year-old boys. Six years or so ago, they were just beginning […]

Head Start, Pilot fuel cards, and TIFs on Commission agenda

By Mike Steely An agenda of some 54 items was passed on to their regular meeting tomorrow night when the Knox County Commission met in work session last week, including a resolution to extend a 20-year lease of a former school for use as a Head Start program. Commissioner Mike Brown, who represents the area […]

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