BOMA of Greater Knoxville to Host Hands-on Fire Prevention Seminar

  Every year, fires cost business owners billions of dollars—a fact brought home by the 2016 Gatlinburg Fires. That number doesn’t even begin to measure the impact fires have on the business itself and the families of employees who are injured or killed by the blaze.   Seeing such high commercial fire occurrence numbers, the […]

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Treat your mom for Mother’s Day, listen to storytellers, trace your family history, tip your glass to wine festivals, find bargains along the Hwy 52 Yard Sale, taste the world’s best barbecue in championship cook-offs and savor strawberries. Here’s what’s going on across Tennessee this week. For a complete list of […]

Tonight: Community Meeting about the Urgent Care Center

Helen Ross McNabb recently opened its new Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center (BHUCC), which was created to provide an alternative to incarceration for individuals who are charged with a misdemeanor; who exhibit symptoms of mental illness, substance abuse, and similar disorders; who are nonviolent; and who might respond positively to treatment.   Both the City […]

Tonight: Neighborhood Advisory Council to Discuss Recruiting and Retaining Members, Volunteers

Recruiting and retaining members and volunteers for neighborhood organizations will be the primary focus of this month’s meeting of the Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC), with Neighborhood Coordinator David Massey facilitating the discussion.   NAC meets from 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Cansler YMCA, 616 Jessamine Street. All are invited to attend and participate. […]

18th Annual Vestival Makes Changes Ahead of Renovations

The 18th Annual Vestival, South Knoxville’s art, music, and heritage festival, sponsored by Candoro Arts and Heritage Center, will be held Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the grounds of Knoxville’s Historic Candoro Marble Building off Martin Mill Pike in the historic neighborhood of Vestal.   Vestival began as a way […]

Judge Denies Big Pharma Motions to Dismiss Sullivan Baby Doe Opioid Suit

  Lawsuit against prescription opioid producers set to move forward   BRISTOL, Tenn. — Second Judicial District Chancellor E.G. Moody issued a ruling today on multiple motions filed by prescription opioid producers to dismiss the Sullivan Baby Doe lawsuit. The lawsuit was jointly filed on June 13, 2017, in Sullivan County Circuit Court in Kingsport, […]

Tennessee Department of Education Announces the First Fifteen Schools to Receive Tennessee STEM School Designations

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that fifteen schools have received the Tennessee STEM School Designation, the first in the state to receive this award. This designation, developed in collaboration with the STEM Leadership Council and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, is designed to recognize schools that promote and implement rigorous STEM-related learning opportunities for […]

Legal and public notices for the week of May 7, 2018

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 27, 2007, executed by ODESSA B. CLARK, conveying certain real property therein described to B DARNELL, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register’s Office […]