Lonsdale International Food and Craft Market Is Back This Week

~from the City Office of Neighborhoods Did you miss the Lonsdale International Food and Craft Market while they were closed? This season kicks off Saturday, Apr. 13, at Lonsdale Park, adjacent to the elementary school at 1317 Louisiana Ave., NW.. Come and get the delicious pupusas from El Salvador, Mexican tamales, amazing Iraqi food and […]

NAC to Hear about Affordable Housing and Consolidated Plan today

~ from the Office of Neighborhoods   The Neighborhood Advisory Council  (NAC) marked Affordable Housing as one of the most important topics to address in 2019.   To speak to that, Becky Wade, Community Development Director, Linda Rust, Community Development Administrator, and Hope Ealey, Project Specialist, will continue the conversation about how neighborhood organizations can […]

Fountain City Business and Professional Association meets tomorrow

Important! Remember the Annual Fountain City Easter Egg Hunt is Sat. April 13th.  https://www.facebook.com/events/616730132124412/ A friendly reminder that the Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is Wednesday, April the 10th. We’re looking forward to seeing you! Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 12.00 RSVP is […]

Registration now open for 2019 Neighborhood Conference

Knoxville residents interested in maintaining or improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods are invited to attend this year’s Neighborhood Conference, which will be held Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knoxville Convention Center.   “The Neighborhood Conference has become an annual opportunity for residents from all over the city […]

Easter buffets, egg hunts plentiful at state parks

Families looking for ways to observe Easter will find a feast of buffets and a basketful of egg hunts at Tennessee State Parks, with events leading up to and including the weekend of April 20-21.   “Our state parks are geared for families, and we know Easter is a special time on the calendar of […]

Legal and public notices for the week of April 8, 2019

Foreclosure notices SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on May 30, 2019 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 JAMES H. ROBINSON AND CORRINE B. […]

The Knoxville Focus for April 8, 2019

The Knoxville Focus for April 8, 2019

Gov. Bill Lee speaks at GOP dinner By Ken Lay Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee was the keynote speaker at the Knox County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner in West Knoxville Saturday night. Lee, Tennessee’s 50th governor, spoke briefly at the annual fundraiser at the Rothchild Catering and Conference Center. This was his second speech in Knoxville […]

Deconstructing Recode Knoxville

Deconstructing Recode Knoxville

By Steve Hunley This past Thursday, April 4, the third City Council Recode Workshop was held. It was different from the first two workshops in that serious questions were finally asked to city council about why Recode is actually needed. In Philosophy there is a concept known as a “false construct.” It is one of […]

A ‘marriage’ is celebrated at the Change Center

A ‘marriage’ is celebrated at the Change Center

By Steve Williams A $10,000 grant presented to the Change Center recently will be used for sports equipment for the hockey program and for basketball, said Nicole Chandler, Executive Director. The gift came from the Zaevion Dobson Memorial Foundation and was made in memory of Zaevion Dobson and in honor of Zack Dobson. Zaevion Dobson […]