Efforts to save the Howard House continue

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com They were there from Old North Knoxville, 4th and Gill, Oakwood-Lincoln Park, Edgewood, Fountain City, Park Ridge, Belle Morris, Whittle Springs and the Alice Bell neighborhood. Other residents attended as well, from the neighborhoods like South Knoxville and Chilhowee Hills. All of them, some 30 or so people, were at the […]

Legal and Public Notices for May 18, 2015

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, KNOX COUNTY WHEREAS, Eva J. Bowser executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, Lender and FMLS, Inc., Trustee(s), which was dated September 8, 2009 and recorded on September 15, 2009 in Instrument No. 200909150019586, Knox County, […]

Knoxville Focus for May 18, 2015

Rescue Squad Assists with Meads Quarry Dive, Cleanup On Saturday, May 16, the Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad conducted a dive training exercise and cleanup of Meads Quarry in South Knoxville as part of a project to assist Ijams Nature Center. Ijams Nature Center offers a variety of recreational activities at the Quarry, and the […]

‘Holston effect’ well-known to Gibbs community

By Steve Hunley “Leaders” need a history lesson on Gibbs Middle School A recent article in the local daily paper cited concerns raised by “community leaders” over the proposed construction of a middle school in the Gibbs community. Their issues with the proposal stem from a fear that a new school in Gibbs would have […]

Grow Green is more than hydroponics

By Mike Steely Steelym@knoxfocus.com Grow Green Garden Shop is Knoxville’s premier indoor gardening equipment retailer. Since opening in 2012, the shop has featured a wide variety of hydroponics equipment — everything from water tanks and pumps to lights and plant food. Ty Nance owns and operates this unique business located just off Broadway in North […]

Congressman Carroll Reece Goes Back To Congress

By Ray Hill For decades Tennessee was a one-party state, dominated by the Democrats. The exceptions were the First and Second Congressional districts in East Tennessee. Despite being the minority party, Republicans were perfectly capable of fighting amongst themselves and the Tennessee GOP was frequently highly factionalized. Fights in both the First and Second Congressional […]

Saving Historic Homes, Buildings

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfcous.com On Sunday, May 17, people interested in preserving the Howard Home at 2921 Broadway met at 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Central United Methodist Church at 210 East Third Street. The historic home is said to be the possible future location of a Walmart Neighborhood Market and the […]

Hardin Valley punches ticket to State Tourney

By Ken Lay A long voyage for the Hardin Valley Academy softball team resulted in a trip to Murfreesboro. The Lady Hawks punched their ticket to the Class AAA State Tournament with an 8-3 victory at home Friday night. HVA will make its first trip to the Midstate this week but two key figures have […]

Southern Biscuit® Returns as Official Sponsor of 6th Annual International Biscuit Festival Biscuit Baking Contest

Live Demos and Biscuit Baking Competitions Live Under the Big Tent in Downtown Knoxville   Do you love watching cooking competitions? Well we’ve got you covered live under the big tent on Biscuit Boulevard at the 6th annual International Biscuit Festival in downtown Knoxville this Saturday, May 16. Southern Biscuit® Flour, famously known as the […]

Legal and Public Notices for May 11, 2015

foreclosure notices   NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated February 13, 2008, executed by CHERI R. WYRICK AND JAMES W. WYRICK, conveying certain real property therein described to PYRAMID TITLE, INC., as Trustee, as same appears […]

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